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

COMMON STOCK | Utilities-Regulated Electric | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 102.22

Change

+1.95 (+1.94)%

Market Cap

USD 51.49B

Volume

2.53M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 109.14 (+6.77%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP) Stock Analysis:
Based on the American Electric Power Company Inc stock forecasts from 5 analysts, the average analyst target price for American Electric Power Company Inc is USD 109.14 over the next 12 months. American Electric Power Company Inc’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of American Electric Power Company Inc is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 8 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, American Electric Power Company Inc’s stock price was USD 102.22. American Electric Power Company Inc’s stock price has changed by +1.81% over the past week, +1.97% over the past month and +18.08% over the last year.

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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, Transm ...Read More

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ETFs Containing AEP

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

-1.26 (-1.87%)

USD4.41B
PFFD Global X U.S. Preferred E.. 0.00 % 0.23 %

+0.19 (+0.90%)

N/A
XDWU:F Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.25 (-0.80%)

USD0.23B
ZPDU:F SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe II .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.19 (-0.48%)

USD0.04B
2B7A:XETRA iShares V Public Limited .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.05 (-0.64%)

USD0.12B
IUSU:XETRA iShares Public Limited Co.. 0.00 % 0.10 %

-0.24 (-0.20%)

USD4.25B
XDWU:XETRA Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.33 (-1.07%)

USD0.23B
ZPDU:XETRA SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe II .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.26 (-0.67%)

USD0.04B
ECLN First Trust EIP Carbon Im.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

+0.27 (+1.07%)

N/A
WUTI:LSE SPDR® MSCI World Utiliti.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

-0.35 (-0.71%)

USD0.03B
FLYT Direxion Flight to Safety.. 0.00 % 0.37 %

N/A

N/A
TPHG:LSE Amundi Index Solutions - .. 0.00 % 0.38 %

-128.50 (-1.80%)

N/A
TPHU:LSE Amundi Index Solutions - .. 0.00 % 0.38 %

-1.40 (-1.81%)

N/A
TPXG:LSE Amundi Index Solutions - .. 0.00 % 0.10 %

-28.50 (-0.39%)

N/A
TPXU:LSE Amundi Index Solutions - .. 0.00 % 0.10 %

-0.75 (-0.81%)

N/A
ASPY ASYMshares® ASYMmetric 5.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

+0.11 (+0.41%)

N/A
XDWU:LSE Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.27 (-0.80%)

USD0.23B
SXLU:LSE SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe II .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.13 (-0.32%)

USD0.04B
FUTY Fidelity MSCI Utilities I.. 0.00 % 0.08 %

+0.87 (+1.86%)

USD1.39B
UPW ProShares Ultra Utilities 0.00 % 0.95 %

+2.85 (+3.74%)

USD0.02B
IDU iShares U.S. Utilities ET.. 0.00 % 0.41 %

+1.63 (+1.84%)

USD0.98B
JXI iShares Global Utilities .. 0.00 % 0.43 %

+0.46 (+0.71%)

USD0.19B
MINT PIMCO Enhanced Short Matu.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.03 (+0.03%)

USD12.33B
PFXF VanEck Vectors Preferred .. 0.00 % 0.40 %

+0.07 (+0.37%)

USD1.00B
RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividen.. 0.00 % 0.39 %

+0.21 (+0.48%)

USD1.03B
SDP ProShares UltraShort Util.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

-0.51 (-4.42%)

USD2.64M
VPU Vanguard Utilities Index .. 0.00 % 0.10 %

+2.86 (+1.81%)

USD7.80B
IUUS:LSE iShares S&P 500 Utilities.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.04 (-0.46%)

USD0.12B
XLU The Select Sector SPDR Tr.. 0.00 % 0.10 %

+1.45 (+2.00%)

USD15.15B
MINT PIMCO Enhanced Short Matu.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.03 (+0.03%)

USD12.33B
UTSL Direxion Daily Utilities .. 0.00 % 1.00 %

+2.51 (+6.19%)

USD0.02B
IIGV Invesco Exchange-Traded S.. 0.00 % 0.13 %

+0.20 (+0.85%)

USD0.04B
TPHD Timothy Plan High Dividen.. 0.00 % 0.52 %

+0.23 (+0.74%)

USD0.15B
IUSU:LSE iShares V Public Limited .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.38 (+0.06%)

USD0.14B
TPHE Timothy Plan - Timothy Pl.. 0.00 % 0.52 %

+0.13 (+0.51%)

N/A

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 14.89% 100% A+ 95% A
Dividend Return 1.75% 80% B- 77% C+
Total Return 16.65% 100% A+ 96% A
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 18.96% 100% A+ 93% A
Dividend Return 3.58% 80% B- 70% C-
Total Return 22.54% 100% A+ 93% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 44.38% 50% F 69% D+
Dividend Return 19.56% 100% A+ 82% B-
Total Return 63.94% 50% F 73% C
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 6.90% 60% D- 58% F
Dividend Return 3.46% 100% A+ 78% C+
Total Return 10.35% 60% D- 61% D-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 14.89% 40% F 77% C+
Risk Adjusted Return 69.52% 60% D- 89% B+
Market Capitalization 51.49B 100% A+ 98% 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 19.21 60% D- 43% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.15 75% C 39% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 13.41 75% C 22% F
EV/EBITDA 12.61 75% C 42% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 11.61% 60% D- 71% C-
Return on Invested Capital 5.85% 40% F 64% D
Return on Assets 2.70% 40% F 71% C-
Debt to Equity Ratio 139.53% 20% F 16% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 3.13% 80% B- 59% F
Short Ratio 2.63 80% B- 56% F
Short Percent 1.41% 60% D- 67% D+
Beta 0.34 60% D- 90% 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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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.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

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.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to 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.

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.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
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.

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.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

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

Low Revenue Growth

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