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

COMMON STOCK | Utilities—Regulated Electric | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 82.12

Change

-0.40 (-0.48)%

Market Cap

USD 40.00B

Volume

2.13M

Average Target Price

USD 97.78 (+19.07%)
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 4,004 railcars, 468 barges, 8 towboats, and a coal handling terminal with approximately 18 million tons of annual capacity. American Electric Power Company, Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

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Largest Industry Peers for Utilities—Regulated Electric

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
NEE NextEra Energy, Inc

+0.56 (+0.23%)

USD118.29B 34.53 15.61
DUK-PA Duke Energy Corporation

+0.06 (+0.22%)

USD66.91B 5.07 N/A
DUK Duke Energy Corporation

-2.03 (-2.48%)

USD59.13B 16.92 11.17
SO The Southern Company

-0.18 (-0.34%)

USD55.31B 16.47 11.34
ES Eversource Energy

-0.81 (-0.96%)

USD27.89B 29.08 15.48
WEC WEC Energy Group, Inc

-0.23 (-0.26%)

USD27.38B 24.42 14.86
ED Consolidated Edison, Inc

-0.71 (-0.96%)

USD23.90B 18.36 10.38
DTE DTE Energy Company

-1.54 (-1.40%)

USD20.28B 18.32 12.02
EIX Edison International

+0.51 (+0.92%)

USD19.78B 16.31 10.95
PPL PPL Corporation

-0.30 (-1.15%)

USD19.62B 10.76 9.40

ETFs Containing AEP

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
ZPDU:F SPDR S&P U.S. Utilities S.. 5.15 % 0.15 %

-0.40 (-1.43%)

USD0.04B
ZPDU:XETRA SPDR S&P U.S. Utilities S.. 5.15 % 0.15 %

-0.32 (-1.13%)

USD0.04B
IUUS:LSE iShares S&P 500 Utilities.. 5.15 % 0.15 %

-0.04 (-0.61%)

USD0.04B
SXLU:LSE SPDR S&P U.S. Utilities S.. 5.15 % 0.15 %

-0.17 (-0.54%)

USD0.04B
2B7A:XETRA iShares S&P 500 Utilities.. 5.10 % 0.15 %

-0.07 (-1.21%)

USD0.03B
IUSU:LSE iShares S&P 500 Utilities.. 5.10 % 0.15 %

-4.30 (-0.87%)

USD0.03B
IUSU:XETRA iShares S&P 500 Utilities.. 5.10 % 0.15 %

-0.73 (-0.60%)

USD0.03B
XLU Utilities Select Sector S.. 5.09 % 0.13 %

-0.71 (-1.23%)

USD10.89B
SDP ProShares UltraShort Util.. 4.77 % 0.95 %

+0.23 (+1.95%)

USD1.87M
IDU iShares U.S. Utilities ET.. 4.58 % 0.42 %

-1.63 (-1.14%)

USD0.84B
VPU Vanguard Utilities Index .. 4.55 % 0.10 %

-1.51 (-1.19%)

USD5.34B
FUTY Fidelity MSCI Utilities I.. 4.36 % 0.08 %

-0.40 (-1.07%)

USD0.84B
JHMU John Hancock Multifactor .. 3.60 % 0.40 %

-0.12 (-0.43%)

USD0.03B
XDWU:LSE Xtrackers MSCI World Util.. 2.98 % 0.30 %

+0.06 (+0.21%)

USD0.07B
XDWU:F Xtrackers MSCI World Util.. 2.98 % 0.30 %

-0.19 (-0.78%)

USD0.07B
XDWU:XETRA Xtrackers MSCI World Util.. 2.98 % 0.30 %

-0.13 (-0.55%)

USD0.07B
WUTI:LSE SPDR MSCI World Utilities.. 2.97 % 0.30 %

+0.10 (+0.24%)

USD0.01B
JXI iShares Global Utilities .. 2.95 % 0.46 %

-0.16 (-0.29%)

USD0.23B
OSX2:XETRA Ossiam Lux - Ossiam US Mi.. 2.28 % 0.65 %

+1.75 (+0.86%)

N/A
MVUS:PA Ossiam US Minimum Varianc.. 2.28 % 0.00 %

+2.84 (+1.23%)

N/A
TPHD Timothy Plan High Dividen.. 1.60 % 0.52 %

+0.21 (+0.94%)

USD0.11B
CDL VictoryShares US Large Ca.. 1.48 % 0.35 %

+0.34 (+0.87%)

USD0.20B
PFXF VanEck Vectors Preferred .. 1.24 % 0.41 %

+0.03 (+0.16%)

USD0.70B
CDC VictoryShares US EQ Incom.. 1.16 % 0.35 %

+0.30 (+0.64%)

USD0.57B
FUD:CA First Trust Value Line Di.. 0.56 % 0.70 %

N/A

USD0.02B
RWDC Direxion MSCI Defensives .. 0.00 % 0.46 %

-0.02 (-0.04%)

USD0.01B
SPXT ProShares S&P 500 ex-Tech.. 0.00 % 0.27 %

+0.85 (+1.57%)

USD2.70M
UTSL Direxion Daily Utilities .. 0.00 % 0.99 %

-0.77 (-3.55%)

USD0.02B

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 -13.11% 59% F 47% F
Dividend Return 1.48% 48% F 63% D
Total Return -11.63% 59% F 48% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -8.59% 62% D- 51% F
Dividend Return 3.08% 50% F 64% D
Total Return -5.51% 62% D- 52% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 46.43% 66% D 82% B-
Dividend Return 21.04% 59% F 72% C-
Total Return 67.48% 62% D- 84% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 11.32% 57% F 82% B-
Dividend Return 3.41% 67% D+ 68% D+
Total Return 14.73% 57% F 84% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 12.48% 66% D 66% D
Risk Adjusted Return 118.05% 74% C 95% A
Market Capitalization 40.00B 89% B+ 95% 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%

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 21.98 32% F 30% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.05 27% F 35% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 9.37 30% F 34% F
EV/EBITDA 12.73 25% F 40% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 9.37% 57% F 59% F
Return on Invested Capital 5.91% 38% F 50% F
Return on Assets 2.38% 27% F 51% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 127.99% 22% F 26% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.35 55% F 40% F
Short Percent 1.60% 74% C 78% C+
Beta 0.38 61% D- 84% 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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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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.

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.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

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.

Higly 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 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