AEP:NSD-American Electric Power Company, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities-Regulated Electric | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 82.35

Change

-2.04 (-2.42)%

Market Cap

USD 42.17B

Volume

4.48M

Average Target Price

USD 97.63 (+18.55%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

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 3,016 railcars, 411 barges, 6 towboats, and a coal handling terminal with approximately 18 million tons of annual capacity. American Electric Power Company, Inc. was incorporated in 1906 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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ETFs Containing AEP

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
CWB SPDR Bloomberg Barclays C.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.35 (-0.41%)

USD6.33B
IUSU:LSE iShares V Public Limited .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-3.13 (-0.61%)

USD0.11B
XDWU:XETRA Xtrackers (IE) Plc - Xtra.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.31 (-1.17%)

USD0.09B
IUSU:XETRA iShares Public Limited Co.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.46 (+0.41%)

USD3.40B
2B7A:XETRA iShares S&P 500 Utilities.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

N/A

USD0.11B
ZPDU:F SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe II .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.18 (-0.59%)

USD0.03B
XDWU:F Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.22 (-0.85%)

USD0.09B
XDWU:LSE Xtrackers (IE) Plc - Xtra.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.79 (-2.53%)

USD0.15B
WUTI:LSE SPDR MSCI World Utilities.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

N/A

USD0.02B
SXLU:LSE SPDR S&P U.S. Utiliti.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.27 (-0.74%)

USD0.03B
IUUS:LSE iShares S&P 500 Utili.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.04 (-0.59%)

USD0.11B
UTSL Direxion Daily Utilities .. 0.00 % 1.00 %

-2.39 (-7.79%)

USD0.02B
FUTY Fidelity MSCI Utilities I.. 0.00 % 0.08 %

-1.43 (-3.35%)

USD1.08B
MINT PIMCO Enhanced Short Matu.. 0.00 % 0.36 %

+0.01 (+0.01%)

USD14.45B
XLU Utilities Select Sector S.. 0.00 % 0.12 %

-1.71 (-2.60%)

USD11.63B
VPU Vanguard Utilities Index .. 0.00 % 0.10 %

-3.82 (-2.65%)

USD6.21B
UPW ProShares Ultra Utilities 0.00 % 0.95 %

-3.25 (-5.20%)

USD0.01B
SDP ProShares UltraShort Util.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

+0.82 (+5.16%)

USD2.25M
PFXF VanEck Vectors Preferred .. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.10 (-0.47%)

USD0.95B
MINT PIMCO Enhanced Short Matu.. 0.00 % 0.36 %

+0.01 (+0.01%)

USD14.45B
JXI iShares Global Utilities .. 0.00 % 0.46 %

-1.30 (-2.11%)

USD0.16B
JHMU John Hancock Multifactor .. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.91 (-2.75%)

USD0.02B
IDU iShares U.S. Utilities ET.. 0.00 % 0.43 %

-2.11 (-2.60%)

USD0.82B
ZPDU:XETRA SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe II .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.39 (-1.27%)

USD0.03B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Utilities-Regulated Electric)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -1.10% 43% F 31% F
Dividend Return 1.78% 43% F 66% D
Total Return 0.67% 14% F 35% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 3.31% 17% F 22% F
Dividend Return 3.66% 50% F 62% D-
Total Return 6.98% 33% F 25% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 22.53% 50% F 38% F
Dividend Return 18.61% 75% C 71% C-
Total Return 41.14% 50% F 42% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 7.33% 67% D+ 49% F
Dividend Return 3.33% 67% D+ 77% C+
Total Return 10.66% 67% D+ 53% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 15.03% 50% F 85% B
Risk Adjusted Return 70.92% 50% F 84% B
Market Capitalization 42.17B 100% A+ 97% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Utilities-Regulated Electric)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 18.47 67% D+ 50% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.01 100% A+ 64% D
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 54.70 33% F 9% F
EV/EBITDA 12.32 75% C 63% D
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 11.02% 57% F 74% C
Return on Invested Capital 5.71% 29% F 67% D+
Return on Assets 2.46% 14% F 68% D+
Debt to Equity Ratio 141.05% 43% F 14% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.12 29% F 50% F
Short Percent 1.77% 50% F 69% D+
Beta 0.26 71% C- 91% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.