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American Electric Power Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:AEP)

$89.64
+1.14 (+1.29 %)
(As of 11/13/2019 10:46 AM ET)
Today's Range
$88.63
Now: $89.64
$89.69
50-Day Range
$88.48
MA: $92.99
$95.63
52-Week Range
$72.25
Now: $89.64
$96.22
Volume349,893 shs
Average Volume2.42 million shs
Market Capitalization$44.28 billion
P/E Ratio22.69
Dividend Yield3.15%
Beta0.07
American Electric Power Company, Inc, an electric public utility holding company, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers in the United States. The company generates electricity using coal and lignite, natural gas, nuclear, hydroelectric, solar, wind, and other energy sources. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP02553710
CIK4904
Phone614-716-1000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$16.20 billion
Cash Flow$8.87 per share
Book Value$38.64 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.92 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees17,582
Market Cap$44.28 billion
Next Earnings Date1/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is American Electric Power's stock symbol?

American Electric Power trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AEP."

How often does American Electric Power pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Electric Power?

American Electric Power announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, November 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.70 per share on Tuesday, December 10th. This represents a $2.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 7th. This is a positive change from American Electric Power's previous quarterly dividend of $0.67. View American Electric Power's Dividend History.

How were American Electric Power's earnings last quarter?

American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 24th. The utilities provider reported $1.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.32 by $0.14. The utilities provider earned $4.30 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.08 billion. American Electric Power had a return on equity of 11.09% and a net margin of 13.52%. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.26 earnings per share. View American Electric Power's Earnings History.

When is American Electric Power's next earnings date?

American Electric Power is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 23rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for American Electric Power.

What guidance has American Electric Power issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Electric Power updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Friday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.25 -4.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.40.

What price target have analysts set for AEP?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for American Electric Power's shares. Their forecasts range from $78.00 to $105.00. On average, they anticipate American Electric Power's stock price to reach $95.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for American Electric Power.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Electric Power?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Electric Power in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for American Electric Power.

Has American Electric Power been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about AEP stock have been trending very negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Electric Power earned a coverage optimism score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for American Electric Power.

Are investors shorting American Electric Power?

American Electric Power saw a decrease in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 6,760,000 shares, a decrease of 14.2% from the September 30th total of 7,880,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,300,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.9 days. Currently, 1.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. View American Electric Power's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of American Electric Power's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of American Electric Power own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other American Electric Power investors own include AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), General Electric (GE), Walt Disney (DIS), The Coca-Cola (KO) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are American Electric Power's key executives?

American Electric Power's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Nicholas K. Akins, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Brian X. Tierney, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Ms. Lana L. Hillebrand, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. David M. Feinberg, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 49)
  • Ms. Lisa M. Barton, Exec. VP of Utilities (Age 53)

Who are American Electric Power's major shareholders?

American Electric Power's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include California Public Employees Retirement System (0.81%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.41%), Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. (0.32%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.19%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.17%) and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.17%). Company insiders that own American Electric Power stock include Brian X Tierney, Charles E Zebula, David Matthew Feinberg, Lisa M Barton, Mark C Mccullough, Nicholas K Akins and Paul Chodak III. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Electric Power.

Which institutional investors are selling American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., First Trust Advisors LP, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Teacher Retirement System of Texas and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold American Electric Power company stock in the last year include Brian X Tierney, Charles E Zebula, David Matthew Feinberg, Lisa M Barton, Mark C Mccullough, Nicholas K Akins and Paul Chodak III. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Electric Power.

Which institutional investors are buying American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., California Public Employees Retirement System, Payden & Rygel, CWM LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Retirement Systems of Alabama and Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Electric Power.

How do I buy shares of American Electric Power?

Shares of AEP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is American Electric Power's stock price today?

One share of AEP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $89.33.

How big of a company is American Electric Power?

American Electric Power has a market capitalization of $44.12 billion and generates $16.20 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.92 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.95 on an earnings per share basis. American Electric Power employs 17,582 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About American Electric Power.

What is American Electric Power's official website?

The official website for American Electric Power is http://www.aep.com/.

How can I contact American Electric Power?

American Electric Power's mailing address is 1 RIVERSIDE PLAZA, COLUMBUS OH, 43215. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 614-716-1000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for American Electric Power (NYSE AEP)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  550 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  595 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,145
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about American Electric Power and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AEP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AEP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/13/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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