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

COMMON STOCK | Utilities-Regulated Electric | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 95.47

Change

+0.34 (+0.36)%

Market Cap

USD 49.06B

Volume

1.25M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 101.60 (+6.42%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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AEP Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the American Electric Power Company Inc stock forecasts from 8 analysts, the average analyst target price for American Electric Power Company Inc is USD 101.60 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 6 positive signals and 4 negative signals. At the last closing, American Electric Power Company Inc’s stock price was USD 95.47. American Electric Power Company Inc’s stock price has changed by +4.59% over the past week, +9.21% over the past month and +13.90% over the last year.

About American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP:NSD)

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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Largest Industry Peers for Utilities-Regulated Electric

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USD39.20B 19.15 7.15
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N/A

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AEPPZ American Electric Power Compan..

-0.20 (-0.38%)

N/A 10.04 N/A
VIASP Via Renewables Inc

N/A

N/A 21.19 N/A

ETFs Containing AEP

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

N/A

USD4.26B
PFFD Global X U.S. Preferred E.. 0.00 % 0.23 %

+0.08 (+0.39%)

USD1.96B
XDWU:F Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.14 (+0.45%)

USD0.18B
ZPDU:F SPDR S&P U.S. Utilities S.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.17 (+0.44%)

USD0.05B
2B7A:XETRA iShares S&P 500 Utilities.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.05 (+0.59%)

USD0.17B
IUSU:XETRA iShares $ Treasury Bond 1.. 0.00 % 0.12 %

+0.07 (+0.06%)

USD4.09B
XDWU:XETRA db x-trackers MSCI World .. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.15 (+0.50%)

USD0.18B
ZPDU:XETRA SPDR S&P U.S. Utilities S.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.22 (+0.55%)

USD0.05B
ECLN First Trust EIP Carbon Im.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

+0.18 (+0.68%)

USD0.03B
WUTI:LSE SPDR® MSCI World Utiliti.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+0.13 (+0.27%)

USD0.02B
FLYT Direxion Flight to Safety.. 0.00 % 0.37 %

N/A

USD0.02B
TPHG:LSE Amundi Index Solutions - .. 0.00 % 0.38 %

+10.00 (+0.13%)

USD6.17M
TPHU:LSE Amundi Japan Topix UCITS .. 0.00 % 0.38 %

+0.12 (+0.14%)

USD0.02B
TPXG:LSE Amundi Index Solutions - .. 0.00 % 0.10 %

-9.00 (-0.12%)

USD17.52B
TPXU:LSE Amundi Index Solutions - .. 0.00 % 0.10 %

-0.41 (-0.44%)

USD17.52B
ASPY ASYMshares™ ASYMmetric .. 0.00 % 0.95 %

-0.01 (-0.04%)

USD0.03B
XDWU:LSE db x-trackers MSCI World .. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.08 (+0.26%)

USD0.18B
SXLU:LSE SPDR S&P U.S. Utilities S.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.10 (+0.24%)

USD0.05B
FUTY Fidelity® MSCI Utilities.. 0.00 % 0.08 %

+0.29 (+0.63%)

USD2.01B
UPW ProShares Ultra Utilities 0.00 % 0.95 %

+0.67 (+0.96%)

USD0.01B
IDU iShares U.S. Utilities ET.. 0.00 % 0.39 %

+0.45 (+0.52%)

USD1.04B
JXI iShares Global Utilities .. 0.00 % 0.40 %

+0.44 (+0.72%)

USD0.14B
MINT PIMCO Enhanced Short Matu.. 0.00 % 0.36 %

+0.04 (+0.04%)

USD10.34B
PFXF VanEck Preferred Securiti.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.01 (-0.06%)

USD0.90B
RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividen.. 0.00 % 0.39 %

+0.04 (+0.09%)

USD1.11B
SDP ProShares UltraShort Util.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

-0.09 (-0.82%)

USD3.94M
VPU Vanguard Utilities Index .. 0.00 % 0.10 %

+1.01 (+0.66%)

USD5.64B
IUUS:LSE iShares S&P 500 Utilities.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.03 (+0.38%)

USD0.17B
XLU Utilities Select Sector S.. 0.00 % 0.10 %

+0.41 (+0.58%)

USD15.48B
MINT PIMCO Enhanced Short Matu.. 0.00 % 0.36 %

+0.04 (+0.04%)

USD10.34B
UTSL Direxion Daily Utilities .. 0.00 % 0.97 %

+0.61 (+1.81%)

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

N/A

USD0.03B
TPHD Timothy Plan High Dividen.. 0.00 % 0.52 %

+0.06 (+0.19%)

USD0.19B
IUSU:LSE iShares V Public Limited .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+5.00 (+0.76%)

USD0.17B
TPHE Timothy Plan - Timothy Pl.. 0.00 % 0.52 %

+0.05 (+0.18%)

USD0.06B

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 7.31% 100% A+ 89% B+
Dividend Return 3.56% 57% F 73% C
Total Return 10.87% 100% A+ 90% A-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 15.65% 100% A+ 92% A-
Dividend Return 3.84% 57% F 70% C-
Total Return 19.49% 100% A+ 92% A-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 24.85% 60% D- 66% D
Dividend Return 18.63% 100% A+ 83% B
Total Return 43.48% 60% D- 70% C-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 8.49% 71% C- 71% C-
Dividend Return 3.48% 100% A+ 79% C+
Total Return 11.97% 71% C- 74% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 14.66% 43% F 76% C
Risk Adjusted Return 81.63% 71% C- 97% A+
Market Capitalization 49.06B 100% A+ 99% 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 19.81 57% F 46% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.01 60% D- 40% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 12.78 100% A+ 20% F
EV/EBITDA 11.91 60% D- 20% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 10.46% 57% F 74% C
Return on Invested Capital 5.85% 57% F 69% D+
Return on Assets 2.79% 71% C- 77% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio 139.53% 14% F 15% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 3.49% 57% F 58% F
Short Ratio 1.64 43% F 65% D
Short Percent 1.10% 71% C- 66% D
Beta 0.40 86% B 86% B
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 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.

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.

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 Dividend Growth

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