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American Electric Power Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.45 (-0.53 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $84.92
50-Day Range
MA: $89.30
52-Week Range
Now: $84.92
Volume1.15 million shs
Average Volume3.17 million shs
Market Capitalization$42.15 billion
P/E Ratio22.06
Dividend Yield3.47%
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. It operates through Vertically Integrated Utilities, Transmission and Distribution Utilities, AEP Transmission Holdco, and Generation & Marketing segments. The company generates electricity using coal and lignite, natural gas, nuclear, and hydroelectric, as well as 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 4,004 railcars, 468 barges, 8 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: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.52 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.56 billion
Cash Flow$10.17 per share
Book Value$40.30 per share


Net Income$1.92 billion


Market Cap$42.15 billion
Next Earnings Date2/18/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) Frequently Asked Questions

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

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 shares have decreased by 5.3% and is now trading at $84.92.
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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 5 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than American Electric Power?

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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, February 18th 2021.
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How were American Electric Power's earnings last quarter?

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 22nd. The utilities provider reported $1.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.44 by $0.03. The utilities provider earned $4.10 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.21 billion. American Electric Power had a return on equity of 10.24% and a net margin of 12.56%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 4.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.46 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 Wednesday, October 21st. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 10th will be given a dividend of $0.74 per share on Thursday, December 10th. This represents a $2.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.49%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 9th. This is an increase from American Electric Power's previous quarterly dividend of $0.70.
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What guidance has American Electric Power issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Electric Power updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.25-$4.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.32.

What price target have analysts set for AEP?

16 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets 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 $97.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.0% from the stock's current price.
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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), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), The Coca-Cola (KO), AbbVie (ABBV), Intel (INTC), The Procter & Gamble (PG) and The Walt Disney (DIS).

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 60, Pay $5.19M)
  • Mr. Brian X. Tierney, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52, Pay $1.98M)
  • Ms. Lana L. Hillebrand, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 60, Pay $1.49M)
  • Mr. David M. Feinberg, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50, Pay $1.62M)
  • Ms. Lisa M. Barton, Exec. VP of Utilities (Age 54, Pay $1.48M)
  • Mr. Joseph M. Buonaiuto, Sr. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Therace M. Risch, Sr. VP and Chief Information & Technology Officer (Age 47)
  • Ms. Bette Jo Rozsa, Managing Director of Investor Relations
  • Gina E. Mazzei-Smith, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Dale E. Heydlauff, Sr. VP of Corp. Communications (Age 63)

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.26%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.83%), Swiss National Bank (0.46%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.44%), UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.34%) and Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. (0.28%). 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 Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., LSV Asset Management, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., James Investment Research Inc., Sei Investments Co., and Principal Financial Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold American Electric Power company stock in the last year include Brian X Tierney, Lana L Hillebrand, Lisa M Barton, Mark C Mccullough, Nicholas K Akins, and Paul Chodak III.
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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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Maple Brown Abbott Ltd, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Scotia Capital Inc., Reaves W H & Co. Inc., and ZWJ Investment Counsel 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 $84.92.

How big of a company is American Electric Power?

American Electric Power has a market capitalization of $42.15 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 11/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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