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NYSE:AEPAmerican Electric Power Stock Price, Forecast & News

$79.92
+1.14 (+1.45 %)
(As of 05/26/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$79.31
Now: $79.92
$80.78
50-Day Range
$72.50
MA: $81.43
$86.38
52-Week Range
$65.14
Now: $79.92
$104.97
Volume2.95 million shs
Average Volume3.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$39.61 billion
P/E Ratio21.43
Dividend Yield3.55%
Beta0.38
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: 3.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.43 out of 5 stars


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$15.56 billion
Cash Flow$9.93 per share
Book Value$40.37 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.92 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees17,408
Market Cap$39.61 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) Frequently Asked Questions

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

American Electric Power's stock was trading at $89.72 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AEP stock has decreased by 10.9% and is now trading at $79.92. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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." View analyst ratings for American Electric Power.

When is American Electric Power's next earnings date?

American Electric Power is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for American Electric Power.

How were American Electric Power's earnings last quarter?

American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 6th. The utilities provider reported $1.02 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.07. The utilities provider earned $3.70 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.26 billion. American Electric Power had a return on equity of 10.15% and a net margin of 12.08%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 9.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.19 earnings per share. View American Electric Power's earnings history.

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, April 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.70 per share on Wednesday, June 10th. This represents a $2.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.50%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 7th. View American Electric Power's dividend history.

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

American Electric Power updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.25-$4.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.30.

What price target have analysts set for AEP?

18 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for American Electric Power's stock. Their forecasts range from $76.00 to $115.00. On average, they anticipate American Electric Power's share price to reach $94.82 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for American Electric Power.

Has American Electric Power been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about AEP stock have trended extremely negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news 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 closest to five being the most favorable. American Electric Power earned a media sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutAmerican Electric Power.

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), AbbVie (ABBV), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), Walt Disney (DIS), Coca-Cola (KO), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Procter & Gamble (PG).

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wellington Management Group LLP (1.76%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.40%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (1.15%), Legal & General Group Plc (1.06%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (0.99%) and California Public Employees Retirement System (0.82%). 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. 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 AQR Capital Management LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC, Centenus Global Management LP, Martingale Asset Management L P, Squarepoint Ops LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, and Schroder Investment Management Group. Company insiders that have sold American Electric Power company stock in the last year include Brian X Tierney, Charles E Zebula, Lana L Hillebrand, Lisa M Barton, Mark C Mccullough, and Nicholas K Akins. View insider buying and selling activity 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 Eagle Asset Management Inc., Zimmer Partners LP, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., and Lord Abbett & CO. LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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, 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 $79.92.

How big of a company is American Electric Power?

American Electric Power has a market capitalization of $39.61 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 5/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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