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

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$76.95 -0.07 (-0.09 %)
(As of 11/19/2018 02:43 PM ET)
Previous Close$77.02
Today's Range$76.7635 - $77.65
52-Week Range$62.71 - $78.07
Volume1.70 million shs
Average Volume3.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$37.98 billion
P/E Ratio20.91
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 3,675 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities
Current SymbolNYSE:AEP
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.10
Current Ratio0.56
Quick Ratio0.46


Trailing P/E Ratio20.91
Forward P/E Ratio19.43
P/E Growth3.5

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.40 billion
Price / Sales2.46
Cash Flow$7.9907 per share
Price / Cash9.63
Book Value$37.23 per share
Price / Book2.07


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.68
Net Income$1.91 billion
Net Margins12.14%
Return on Equity10.78%
Return on Assets3.04%


Outstanding Shares493,110,000
Market Cap$37.98 billion

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, October 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.67 per share on Monday, December 10th. This represents a $2.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.47%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 8th. This is a positive change from American Electric Power's previous quarterly dividend of $0.62. View American Electric Power's Dividend History.

How were American Electric Power's earnings last quarter?

American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The utilities provider reported $1.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.21 by $0.05. The utilities provider had revenue of $4.30 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.26 billion. American Electric Power had a net margin of 12.14% and a return on equity of 10.78%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.10 EPS. 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 24th 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 Monday, November, 12th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) 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?

17 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for American Electric Power's shares. Their forecasts range from $69.00 to $84.00. On average, they anticipate American Electric Power's share price to reach $75.9688 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for American Electric Power.

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

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Electric Power in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 13 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?

Media coverage about AEP stock has been trending very positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring 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 closest to five being the most favorable. American Electric Power earned a news impact score of 3.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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)

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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.16%), Capital Research Global Investors (3.75%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.95%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (1.31%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.14%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.12%). 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, FMR LLC, Luminus Management LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and Janus Henderson Group PLC. Company insiders that have sold American Electric Power company stock in the last year include Mark C Mccullough 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 Capital Research Global Investors, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., Banco Santander S.A., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Renaissance Technologies 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 $77.19.

How big of a company is American Electric Power?

American Electric Power has a market capitalization of $37.98 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.

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:  468 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  516 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  984
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 11/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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