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NYSE:AEPAmerican Electric Power Stock Price, Forecast & News

$84.83
-0.71 (-0.83 %)
(As of 08/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$84.50
Now: $84.83
$86.12
50-Day Range
$78.00
MA: $83.67
$89.28
52-Week Range
$65.14
Now: $84.83
$104.97
Volume2.34 million shs
Average Volume3.37 million shs
Market Capitalization$42.04 billion
P/E Ratio22.74
Dividend Yield3.27%
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: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.26 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP02553710
CIK4904
Phone614-716-1000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.56 billion
Cash Flow$9.67 per share
Book Value$40.30 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.92 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees17,408
Market Cap$42.04 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$84.83
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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 COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AEP stock has decreased by 5.5% and is now trading at $84.83.
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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."
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When is American Electric Power's next earnings date?

American Electric Power is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020.
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How were American Electric Power's earnings last quarter?

American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 6th. The utilities provider reported $1.02 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.09 by $0.07. The utilities provider earned $3.70 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.26 billion. American Electric Power had a net margin of 12.08% and a return on equity of 10.15%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 9.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.19 earnings per share.
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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, July 21st. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.70 per share on Thursday, September 10th. This represents a $2.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.30%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 7th.
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What price target have analysts set for AEP?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for American Electric Power's shares. Their forecasts range from $76.00 to $115.00. On average, they expect American Electric Power's share price to reach $95.88 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.0% from the stock's current price.
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Has American Electric Power been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AEP stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Electric Power earned a media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.
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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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Swiss National Bank (0.47%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.43%), DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale (0.16%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.16%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.14%) and M&T Bank Corp (0.14%). 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.
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Which institutional investors are selling American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, LSV Asset Management, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., SeaTown Holdings Pte. Ltd., Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc., and Arizona State Retirement System. 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.
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Which institutional investors are buying American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Randolph Co Inc, ZWJ Investment Counsel Inc., Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Strs Ohio, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., MAI Capital Management, and Pacer Advisors Inc..
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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 $84.83.

How big of a company is American Electric Power?

American Electric Power has a market capitalization of $42.04 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 8/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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