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American Electric Power Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.16 (+0.20 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $80.65
50-Day Range
MA: $80.65
52-Week Range
Now: $80.65
Volume3.25 million shs
Average Volume3.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$40.01 billion
P/E Ratio20.95
Dividend Yield3.48%
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. It also supplies and markets electric power at wholesale to other electric utility companies, rural electric cooperatives, municipalities, and other market participants. The company owns, leases, or controls approximately 3,664 railcars, 468 barges, 9 towboats, and a coal handling terminal with approximately 18 million tons of annual capacity. American Electric Power Company, Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.94 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.56 billion
Cash Flow$9.88 per share
Book Value$40.30 per share


Net Income$1.92 billion


Market Cap$40.01 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
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American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has American Electric Power's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

American Electric Power's stock was trading at $89.72 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AEP stock has decreased by 10.1% and is now trading at $80.65.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of American Electric Power?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Electric Power in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is American Electric Power's next earnings date?

American Electric Power is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 22nd 2020.
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How were American Electric Power's earnings last quarter?

American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) announced its earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The utilities provider reported $1.08 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.03. The utilities provider earned $3.50 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.95 billion. American Electric Power had a net margin of 12.56% and a return on equity of 10.24%. The company's revenue was down 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.00 earnings per share.
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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, July 21st. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.70 per share on Thursday, September 10th. This represents a $2.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 7th.
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What guidance has American Electric Power issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Electric Power updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.25 to $4.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.27.

What price target have analysts set for AEP?

18 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for American Electric Power's shares. Their forecasts range from $76.00 to $115.00. On average, they anticipate American Electric Power's share price to reach $95.76 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.7% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting American Electric Power?

American Electric Power saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 7,570,000 shares, an increase of 28.7% from the July 30th total of 5,880,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,120,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.4 days.
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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), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), AbbVie (ABBV), Coca-Cola (KO), Procter & Gamble (PG), Intel (INTC) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are American Electric Power's key executives?

American Electric Power's management team includes the following 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)

What is American Electric Power's stock symbol?

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

Who are American Electric Power's major shareholders?

American Electric Power's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.07%), Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp (0.90%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.84%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.71%), Swiss National Bank (0.47%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.47%). Company insiders that own American Electric Power stock include Brian X Tierney, Charles E Zebula, David Matthew Feinberg, Lana L Hillebrand, Lisa M Barton, Mark C Mccullough, Nicholas K Akins and Paul Chodak III.
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Which institutional investors are selling American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Marshall Wace North America L.P., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., and LSV Asset Management. Company insiders that have sold American Electric Power company stock in the last year include Brian X Tierney, Lana L Hillebrand, Lisa M Barton, Mark C Mccullough, and Nicholas K Akins.
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Which institutional investors are buying American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Randolph Co Inc, Godsey & Gibb Associates, and ZWJ Investment Counsel Inc..
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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 $80.65.

How big of a company is American Electric Power?

American Electric Power has a market capitalization of $40.01 billion and generates $15.56 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.92 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.24 on an earnings per share basis. American Electric Power employs 17,408 workers across the globe.

What is American Electric Power's official website?

The official website for American Electric Power is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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