NYSE:AEP - American Electric Power Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $87.29 +0.68 (+0.79 %) (As of 05/23/2019 06:43 AM ET)Previous Close$86.61Today's Range$86.47 - $87.3752-Week Range$62.71 - $87.37Volume1.92 million shsAverage Volume2.19 million shsMarket Capitalization$43.06 billionP/E Ratio22.10Dividend Yield3.09%Beta0.17 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive AEP News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AEP and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Electric services Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:AEP Previous Symbol CUSIP02553710 CIK4904 Webhttp://www.aep.com/ Phone614-716-1000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.19 Current Ratio0.49 Quick Ratio0.37Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio22.10 Forward P/E Ratio21.19 P/E Growth3.72 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$16.20 billion Price / Sales2.66 Cash Flow$8.88 per share Price / Cash Flow9.83 Book Value$38.98 per share Price / Book2.24Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.95 Net Income$1.92 billion Net Margins12.64% Return on Equity10.81% Return on Assets3.00%Miscellaneous Employees17,582 Outstanding Shares493,250,000Market Cap$43.06 billion Next Earnings Date7/24/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, May 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.67 per share on Monday, June 10th. This represents a $2.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.07%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 9th. View American Electric Power's Dividend History. How were American Electric Power's earnings last quarter? American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 25th. The utilities provider reported $1.19 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.09. The utilities provider had revenue of $4.10 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.23 billion. American Electric Power had a return on equity of 10.81% and a net margin of 12.64%. The business's revenue was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.96 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 Wednesday, July 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Electric Power. What guidance has American Electric Power issued on next quarter's earnings? American Electric Power issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, April, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.00-4.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.13. What price target have analysts set for AEP? 16 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for American Electric Power's shares. Their forecasts range from $72.00 to $94.00. On average, they expect American Electric Power's stock price to reach $80.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for American Electric Power. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Electric Power? 16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Electric Power in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 9 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? Press coverage about AEP stock has trended very negative on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Electric Power earned a daily sentiment score of -3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of American Electric Power's key competitors? Some companies that are related to American Electric Power include NextEra Energy (NEE), Enel S.p.A. ADS (ENLAY), Dominion Energy (D), Southern (SO), Eversource Energy (ES), DTE Energy (DTE), FirstEnergy (FE), PPL (PPL), Edison International (EIX), Entergy (ETR), Fortis (FTS), Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNABY), Avangrid (AGR), CenterPoint Energy (CNP) and Korea Electric Power (KEP). 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), General Electric (GE), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Pfizer (PFE), The Coca-Cola (KO), Bank of America (BAC) and Intel (INTC). 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.22%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.29%), Northern Trust Corp (1.19%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.01%), Jennison Associates LLC (0.88%) and Lazard Asset Management LLC (0.67%). Company insiders that own American Electric Power stock include Brian X Tierney, 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 Lazard Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Macquarie Group Ltd., Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Retirement Systems of Alabama and Jennison Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold American Electric Power company stock in the last year include Brian X Tierney, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, GQG Partners LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Geode Capital Management LLC, USS Investment Management Ltd, Sabal Trust CO and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is American Electric Power's stock price today? One share of AEP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $87.29. How big of a company is American Electric Power? American Electric Power has a market capitalization of $43.06 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. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 509 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 558 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,067MarketBeat'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 5/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Convertible Shares Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.