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.
American Electric Power Co stock last closed at $78.68, down 0.62% from the previous day, and has decreased 17.72% in one year. It has underperformed other stocks in the Utilities - Regulated Electric industry by 0.07 percentage points. American Electric Power Co stock is currently +4.25% from its 52-week low of $75.47, and -21.57% from its 52-week high of $100.32.
At the moment, there are 515.18M AEP shares outstanding. The market value of AEP is $40.53B. In the last 24 hours, 2.23M AEP shares were traded.
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Out of 12 Equities analysts who research AEP, the consensus analyst rating on American Electric Power Co is a Strong Buy
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Stephen Byrd, a top 11% analyst from Morgan Stanley maintains AEP with a strong buy rating and raises their AEP price target from $95.00 to $97.00, on Sep 21, 2023.
Morgan Stanley's Stephen Byrd raised their price target on American Electric Power Co (NASDAQ: AEP) by 2.1% from $95 to $97 on 2023/09/21. The analyst maintained their Strong Buy rating on the stock.
The analyst said they made their move after taking a deep dive into their Regulated & Diversified Utilities portfolio to prepare for their "Monthly Meter Reading" report.
Daniel Rich, a bottom 41% analyst from CFRA maintains AEP with a buy rating and lowers their AEP price target from $99.00 to $94.00, on Sep 18, 2023.
Shelby Tucker, a top 23% analyst from RBC Capital maintains AEP with a buy rating and lowers their AEP price target from $103.00 to $89.00, on Sep 6, 2023.
Eric Beaumont, a top 11% analyst from Barclays initiates coverage on AEP with a strong buy rating and announces their AEP price target of $88.00, on Aug 23, 2023.
David Arcaro, a bottom 14% analyst from Morgan Stanley maintains AEP with a strong buy rating and raises their AEP price target from $100.00 to $101.00, on Jul 21, 2023.
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Last year, AEP earnings were $1.99B. In the past 5 year, AEP's earnings have increased by -0.31% per year. This was slower than the Utilities - Regulated Electric industry average of 1.73%.
Last year, AEP revenue was $19.47B. In the past five year, AEP's revenue has gone up by 4.03% per year. This was slower than the Utilities - Regulated Electric industry average of 4.86%.
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In the past year, insiders at AEP have sold more shares than they have bought.
Nicholas K. Akins, Executive Chair of AEP, was the latest AEP insider to sell. They sold $973,040.25 worth of AEP stock on May 2, 2023.
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American Electric Power Co pays a dividend of 4.22%, compared to the Utilities - Regulated Electric industry's average dividend yield of 4.84%. If you owned $1,000 of AEP stock, you would have received $42.20 in the past 12 months.
American Electric Power Co dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade and have remained stable.
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