NYSE:AEP - American Electric Power Price Target & Analyst Ratings Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $85.14 +1.05 (+1.25 %) (As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$85.14Today's Range$84.34 - $85.7152-Week Range$62.71 - $85.71Volume3.60 million shsAverage Volume2.99 million shsMarket Capitalization$42.00 billionP/E Ratio21.55Dividend Yield3.19%Beta0.17 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Analyst Ratings American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?) MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.14 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for American Electric Power in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $77.6154, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 8.84%. The high price target for AEP is $88.00 and the low price target for AEP is $72.00. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days AgoConsensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuyConsensus Rating Score: 2.642.572.762.68Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)5 Hold Rating(s)9 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)6 Hold Rating(s)8 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)4 Hold Rating(s)13 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)6 Hold Rating(s)13 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)Consensus Price Target: $77.6154$76.8462$75.9688$75.4722Price Target Upside: 8.84% downside4.05% downside1.36% downside6.18% upsideAmerican Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) Consensus Price Target History American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) Analyst Ratings History Show: Only the Most Recent Rating From Each Brokerage All Ratings For This Stock DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails3/12/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$78.00 ➝ $88.00Low2/12/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$81.00 ➝ $84.00Low1/7/2019GuggenheimDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium1/3/2019MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$72.00Medium11/19/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$81.00 ➝ $84.00Low10/26/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$76.00 ➝ $78.00Low9/17/2018Wells Fargo & CoBoost Price TargetOutperform$77.00 ➝ $81.00Low9/10/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$71.00 ➝ $72.00Low7/25/2018SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy$80.00High7/24/2018ScotiabankInitiated CoverageHold$72.00Low7/24/2018Howard WeilInitiated CoverageSector Perform$72.00Low7/19/2018Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$76.00 ➝ $74.00Medium7/19/2018KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$70.00 ➝ $73.00Low5/24/2018ArgusLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$84.00 ➝ $79.00Low2/2/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$76.00Low1/22/2018MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$75.00 ➝ $76.00Low1/18/2018Deutsche BankUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$68.25 ➝ $75.00Low10/30/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$74.00N/A10/3/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$73.00High7/28/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$73.00 ➝ $75.00Low(Data available from 3/23/2017 forward) This page was last updated on 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a Backdoor Roth IRA?