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

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$71.80 +0.03 (+0.04 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 10:43 AM ET)
Previous Close$71.67
Today's Range$71.55 - $71.92
52-Week Range$62.71 - $78.07
Volume37,155 shs
Average Volume3.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$34.92 billion
P/E Ratio19.51
Dividend Yield3.50%
American Electric Power logoAmerican 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.05
Current Ratio0.50
Quick Ratio0.40


Trailing P/E Ratio19.51
Forward P/E Ratio18.46
P/E Growth3.25

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.40 billion
Price / Sales2.30
Cash Flow$8.1038 per share
Price / Cash8.86
Book Value$37.23 per share
Price / Book1.93


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.68
Net Income$1.91 billion
Net Margins12.09%
Return on Equity10.50%
Return on Assets2.96%


Outstanding Shares492,930,000
Market 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. Investors of record on Friday, August 10th will be given a dividend of $0.62 per share on Monday, September 10th. This represents a $2.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.45%. The ex-dividend date 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) released its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The utilities provider reported $1.01 earnings per share 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 for the quarter was up 11.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.75 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, 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 (EPS) 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 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for American Electric Power's shares. Their predictions range from $69.00 to $81.00. On average, they anticipate American Electric Power's share price to reach $75.2188 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.7% 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?

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?

Headlines about AEP stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Electric Power earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.25 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for American Electric Power.

Who are American Electric Power's major shareholders?

American Electric Power's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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 institutional 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 Morgan Stanley. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Electric Power.

Which institutional investors are buying American Electric Power stock?

AEP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, BlackRock Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Luminus Management LLC, PointState Capital LP, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC and Marshall Wace LLP. 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 $71.83.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  434 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  495 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  929
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 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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