NYSE:AEP - American Electric Power Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $83.06 -0.14 (-0.17 %) (As of 04/18/2019 02:58 PM ET)Previous Close$83.20Today's Range$82.96 - $83.8552-Week Range$62.71 - $86.10Volume213,264 shsAverage Volume2.78 million shsMarket Capitalization$40.97 billionP/E Ratio21.02Dividend Yield3.23%Beta0.17 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions 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 3,664 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. 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 Current SymbolNYSE:AEP Previous Symbol CUSIP02553710 CIK4904 Webwww.aep.com Phone614-716-1000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.14 Current Ratio0.48 Quick Ratio0.37Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.02 Forward P/E Ratio20.16 P/E Growth3.61 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$16.20 billion Price / Sales2.53 Cash Flow$8.6883 per share Price / Cash Flow9.56 Book Value$38.64 per share Price / Book2.15Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.95 Net Income$1.92 billion Net Margins11.91% Return on Equity10.32% Return on Assets2.89%Miscellaneous Employees17,582 Outstanding Shares493,246,000Market Cap$40.97 billion Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable 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, January 22nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 8th will be given a dividend of $0.67 per share on Friday, March 8th. This represents a $2.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.23%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 7th. View American Electric Power's Dividend History. How were American Electric Power's earnings last quarter? American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 24th. The utilities provider reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.71 by $0.01. The utilities provider had revenue of $3.80 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.97 billion. American Electric Power had a net margin of 11.91% and a return on equity of 10.32%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up .0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.85 EPS. 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, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Electric Power. How can I listen to American Electric Power's earnings call? American Electric Power will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 25th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What guidance has American Electric Power issued on next quarter's earnings? American Electric Power issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 24th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.00-4.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.12. American Electric Power also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $4.00-4.20 EPS. What price target have analysts set for AEP? 14 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for American Electric Power's shares. Their forecasts range from $72.00 to $88.00. On average, they expect American Electric Power's stock price to reach $77.8615 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for American Electric Power. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Electric Power? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Electric Power in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for American Electric Power. Has American Electric Power been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about AEP stock have been trending positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Electric Power earned a media sentiment score of 2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. 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 (ENLAY), Dominion Energy (D), Southern (SO), CLP (CLPHY), DTE Energy (DTE), PPL (PPL), Eversource Energy (ES), FirstEnergy (FE), Edison International (EIX), Entergy (ETR), Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNABY), Korea Electric Power (KEP), Fortis (FTS) and Avangrid (AGR). 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), General Electric (GE), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), Bank of America (BAC), The Coca-Cola (KO) and Procter & Gamble (PG). 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 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) Who are American Electric Power's major shareholders? American Electric Power's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hexavest Inc. (0.14%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.10%), USS Investment Management Ltd (0.08%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%), Sabal Trust CO (0.05%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%). 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 Retirement Systems of Alabama, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, PGGM Investments, Stralem & Co. Inc., Huntington National Bank, Telos Capital Management Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Raymond James Trust N.A.. Company insiders that have sold American Electric Power company stock in the last year include Lisa M Barton, Mark C Mccullough and Paul Chodak III. 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 USS Investment Management Ltd, Sabal Trust CO, DNB Asset Management AS, Hexavest Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC and Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV. 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 $83.0250. How big of a company is American Electric Power? American Electric Power has a market capitalization of $40.95 billion and generates $16.20 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.92 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.95 on an earnings per share basis. American Electric Power employs 17,582 workers across the globe. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 501 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 553 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,054MarketBeat'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 4/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a Derivative?