NYSE:AEP - American Electric Power Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$65.46 +0.41 (+0.63 %)
(As of 06/19/2018 01:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$65.46
Today's Range$64.94 - $65.55
52-Week Range$62.71 - $78.07
Volume3.21 million shs
Average Volume3.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$32.04 billion
P/E Ratio17.79
Dividend Yield3.84%
American Electric Power logoAmerican 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 3,675 railcars, 468 barges, 11 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.02
Current Ratio0.44
Quick Ratio0.34


Trailing P/E Ratio17.79
Forward P/E Ratio16.87
P/E Growth2.95

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.40 billion
Price / Sales2.09
Cash Flow$8.0517 per share
Price / Cash8.13
Book Value$37.23 per share
Price / Book1.76


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.68
Net Income$1.91 billion
Net Margins11.41%
Return on Equity9.93%
Return on Assets2.81%


Outstanding Shares492,520,000

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 24th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 10th will be given a dividend of $0.62 per share on Friday, June 8th. This represents a $2.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 26th. The utilities provider reported $0.96 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.98 by $0.02. The utilities provider earned $4 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4 billion. American Electric Power had a net margin of 11.41% and a return on equity of 9.93%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company 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, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for American Electric Power.

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

American Electric Power updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.75-3.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.89.

What price target have analysts set for AEP?

15 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for American Electric Power's stock. Their predictions range from $67.00 to $79.00. On average, they anticipate American Electric Power's stock price to reach $73.7143 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for American Electric Power.

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

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 58)
  • Mr. Brian X. Tierney, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Ms. Lana L. Hillebrand, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. David M. Feinberg, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 48)
  • Ms. Lisa M. Barton, Exec. VP of Transmission (Age 52)

Has American Electric Power been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about AEP stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American Electric Power earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.85 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

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. (6.96%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.37%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.67%), Northern Trust Corp (1.19%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.07%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (0.94%). 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 institutional investors are selling American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Eaton Vance Management, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Haverford Trust Co., LSV Asset Management, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Swiss National Bank and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Electric Power.

Which institutional investors are buying American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Franklin Resources Inc., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Victory Capital Management Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Forsta AP Fonden and Summit Trail Advisors 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 $65.46.

How big of a company is American Electric Power?

American Electric Power has a market capitalization of $32.04 billion and generates $15.40 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.91 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.68 on an earnings per share basis. American Electric Power employs 17,666 workers across the globe.

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 (AEP)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  401 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  462 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  863
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 6/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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