AEL:NYE-American Equity Investment Life Holding Co (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Insurance-Life | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 36.10

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 3.16B

Volume

0.36M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 42.54 (+17.84%)

Avg User Target

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


AEL Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the American Equity Investment Life Holding Co stock forecasts from 8 analysts, the average analyst target price for American Equity Investment Life Holding Co is USD 42.54 over the next 12 months. American Equity Investment Life Holding Co’s average analyst rating is Buy . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of American Equity Investment Life Holding Co is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 7 positive signals and 4 negative signals. At the last closing, American Equity Investment Life Holding Co’s stock price was USD 36.10. American Equity Investment Life Holding Co’s stock price has changed by -3.73% over the past week, -7.17% over the past month and +23.55% over the last year.

About American Equity Investment Life Holding Co (AEL:NYE)

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company, through its subsidiaries, provides life insurance products in the United States. The company issues fixed index and rate annuities, as well as single premium immediate annuities. It markets its products through independent agents, ...Read More

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Largest Industry Peers for Insurance-Life

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
LFC China Life Insurance Company

N/A

USD102.51B 7.83 N/A
MET MetLife Inc

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USD51.46B 16.33 N/A
MET-PE MetLife Inc

N/A

USD43.06B 3.11 N/A
MET-PA MetLife Inc

N/A

USD41.06B 2.71 N/A
AFL Aflac Inc

N/A

USD36.52B 8.72 N/A
PRU Prudential Financial Inc

N/A

USD33.84B 16.54 N/A
MFC Manulife Financial Corp

N/A

USD33.07B 5.99 N/A
PUK Prudential Public Limited Comp..

N/A

USD29.70B 22.88 N/A
GL Globe Life Inc

N/A

USD10.11B 14.76 N/A
LNC Lincoln National Corporation

N/A

USD8.17B 9.94 N/A

ETFs Containing AEL

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FYT First Trust Small Cap Val.. 0.00 % 0.71 %

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USD0.20B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Insurance-Life)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -7.25% 79% C+ 77% C+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -7.25% 74% C 74% C
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 23.55% 95% A 94% A
Dividend Return 1.16% 19% F 22% F
Total Return 24.71% 95% A 94% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 27.20% 85% B 73% C
Dividend Return 5.29% 9% F 17% F
Total Return 32.49% 77% C+ 69% D+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 7.22% 84% B 62% D-
Dividend Return 1.09% 13% F 30% F
Total Return 8.31% 74% C 58% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 28.60% 42% F 38% F
Risk Adjusted Return 29.07% 74% C 48% F
Market Capitalization 3.16B 29% F 73% C
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
(Insurance-Life)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 3.04 74% C 94% A
Price/Book Ratio 0.84 73% C 78% C+
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 0.75 88% B+ 69% D+
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 23.04% 95% A 78% C+
Return on Invested Capital 6.75% 37% F 56% F
Return on Assets 1.31% 79% C+ 37% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 9.09% 100% A+ 86% B
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 0.94% 12% F 13% F
Short Ratio 5.34 31% F 22% F
Short Percent 4.86% 27% F 42% F
Beta 1.03 72% C- 52% F
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:
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.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

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

Superior Revenue Growth

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

Superior Dividend Growth

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

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

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.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Poor capital utilization

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