NYSE:AEP - American Electric Power Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $70.94 +0.09 (+0.13 %) (As of 08/14/2018 04:23 AM ET)Previous Close$70.85Today's Range$70.55 - $71.0652-Week Range$62.71 - $78.07Volume2.00 million shsAverage Volume3.17 million shsMarket Capitalization$34.92 billionP/E Ratio19.28Dividend Yield3.49%Beta0.16 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive AEP News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AEP and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Electric services Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities SectorUtilities SymbolNYSE:AEP CUSIP02553710 Webwww.aep.com Phone614-716-1000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.05 Current Ratio0.50 Quick Ratio0.40 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio19.28 Forward P/E Ratio18.24 P/E Growth3.25 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$15.40 billion Price / Sales2.27 Cash Flow$8.0068 per share Price / Cash8.86 Book Value$38.04 per share Price / Book1.86 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.68 Net Income$1.91 billion Net Margins12.09% Return on Equity10.50% Return on Assets2.96% Miscellaneous Employees17,666 Outstanding Shares492,930,000Market Cap$34.92 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, July 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.62 per share on Monday, September 10th. This represents a $2.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 9th. 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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The utilities provider reported $1.01 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.13. The utilities provider earned $4 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.85 billion. American Electric Power had a net margin of 12.09% and a return on equity of 10.50%. The business's revenue was up 11.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.75 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 Thursday, October, 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 Wednesday, July, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.75 to $3.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.88. What price target have analysts set for AEP? 17 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for American Electric Power's shares. Their forecasts range from $69.00 to $81.00. On average, they expect American Electric Power's stock price to reach $75.2188 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.0% from the stock's current price. 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 6 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for American Electric Power. Who are some of American Electric Power's key competitors? Some companies that are related to American Electric Power include NextEra Energy (NEE), Enel S.p.A. ADS Common Stock (ENLAY), Southern (SO), Dominion Energy (D), CLP (CLPHY), Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNABY), Edison International (EIX), PPL (PPL), DTE Energy (DTE), Eversource Energy (ES), Korea Electric Power (KEP), FirstEnergy (FE), SSE PLC/S (SSEZY), Avangrid (AGR) and Entergy (ETR). 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? News headlines about AEP stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Electric Power earned a daily sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.62 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for American Electric Power. 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. (7.13%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.97%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.11%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.07%), Jennison Associates LLC (0.87%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.81%). 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 major investors are selling American Electric Power stock? AEP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Bank of Montreal Can, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, LSV Asset Management, Renaissance Technologies LLC, United Services Automobile Association and Hexavest Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Electric Power. Which major investors are buying American Electric Power stock? AEP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, BlackRock Inc., CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC and Legal & General Group Plc. 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 $70.94. How big of a company is American Electric Power? American Electric Power has a market capitalization of $34.92 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 (NYSE AEP)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 433 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 495 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 928MarketBeat'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 8/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are Closed-End Mutual Funds?