NYSE:AEP - American Electric Power Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$84.09 +1.22 (+1.47 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:09 AM ET)
Previous Close$82.87
Today's Range$82.74 - $84.3358
52-Week Range$62.71 - $84.34
Volume3.24 million shs
Average Volume2.74 million shs
Market Capitalization$41.48 billion
P/E Ratio21.29
Dividend Yield3.23%
Beta0.17
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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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$8.9744 per share
Book Value$38.64 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.92 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees17,582
Market Cap$41.48 billion
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, February 8th will be given a dividend of $0.67 per share on Friday, March 8th. This represents a $2.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 7th. View American Electric Power's Dividend History.

How were American Electric Power's earnings last quarter?

American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 24th. The utilities provider reported $0.72 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.71 by $0.01. The utilities provider earned $3.80 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.97 billion. American Electric Power had a net margin of 11.91% and a return on equity of 10.32%. The firm's revenue was up .0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.85 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, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Electric Power.

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

American Electric Power updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.00-4.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.12. American Electric Power also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $4.00-4.20 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for AEP?

14 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for American Electric Power's shares. Their predictions range from $72.00 to $88.00. On average, they anticipate American Electric Power's stock price to reach $77.6154 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for American Electric Power.

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

14 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 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?

Headlines about AEP stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Electric Power earned a news impact score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Pfizer (PFE), The Coca-Cola (KO), Procter & Gamble (PG) 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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.44%), Northern Trust Corp (1.21%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.21%), Jennison Associates LLC (0.93%), Legal & General Group Plc (0.84%) and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.81%). Company insiders that own American Electric Power stock include Lisa M Barton, Mark C Mccullough and Paul Chodak III. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Electric Power.

Which major investors are selling American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Banco Santander S.A., CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Rare Infrastructure Ltd, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC and Principal Financial Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold American Electric Power company stock in the last year include Lisa M Barton, Mark C Mccullough and Paul Chodak III. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Electric Power.

Which major investors are buying American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, BlackRock Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Hexavest Inc., Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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 $84.09.

How big of a company is American Electric Power?

American Electric Power has a market capitalization of $41.48 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  497 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  548 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,045
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 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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