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

$79.98
-3.73 (-4.46 %)
(As of 04/1/2020 08:08 AM ET)
Today's Range
$79.24
Now: $79.98
$83.49
50-Day Range
$70.00
MA: $92.11
$104.33
52-Week Range
$65.14
Now: $79.98
$104.97
Volume6.25 million shs
Average Volume5.39 million shs
Market Capitalization$39.58 billion
P/E Ratio20.56
Dividend Yield3.34%
Beta0.31
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$15.56 billion
Cash Flow$9.34 per share
Book Value$40.30 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.92 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees17,408
Market Cap$39.58 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (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 $79.98. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 12 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, April 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 20th. The utilities provider reported $0.60 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.02. The utilities provider had revenue of $3.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.37 billion. American Electric Power had a return on equity of 10.67% and a net margin of 12.34%. American Electric Power's quarterly revenue was down 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.72 EPS. 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, January 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 10th will be given a dividend of $0.70 per share on Tuesday, March 10th. This represents a $2.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.50%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 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 Thursday, February, 20th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.25-4.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.40.

What price target have analysts set for AEP?

16 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for American Electric Power's stock. Their forecasts range from $82.00 to $115.00. On average, they anticipate American Electric Power's stock price to reach $100.47 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for American Electric Power.

Has American Electric Power been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about AEP stock have trended very negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public 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 -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock'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), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Pfizer (PFE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Walt Disney (DIS), The Coca-Cola (KO) 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."

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 $79.98.

How big of a company is American Electric Power?

American Electric Power has a market capitalization of $39.58 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. View additional information about American Electric Power.

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:  588 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  628 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,216
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 4/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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