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

COMMON STOCK | Utilities—Regulated Electric | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 79.98

Change

-3.73 (-4.46)%

Market Cap

USD 39.58B

Volume

6.25M

Average Target Price

USD 102.44 (+28.08%)
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

-5.39 (-2.19%)

USD113.42B 29.89 16.11
DUK-PA Duke Energy Corporation

+0.13 (+0.50%)

USD63.26B 5.07 7.77
DUK Duke Energy Corporation

-2.58 (-3.09%)

USD59.37B 15.99 11.66
SO The Southern Company

-3.85 (-6.64%)

USD57.08B 12.03 12.70
WEC WEC Energy Group, Inc

-3.76 (-4.09%)

USD27.80B 24.62 16.30
ED Consolidated Edison, Inc

-2.73 (-3.38%)

USD26.03B 19.12 11.39
ES Eversource Energy

-5.44 (-6.50%)

USD20.54B 22.15 13.95
EIX Edison International

-1.52 (-2.70%)

USD20.07B 14.68 10.53
PPL PPL Corporation

-1.15 (-4.45%)

USD19.52B 10.73 9.44
DTE DTE Energy Company

-4.46 (-4.49%)

USD19.15B 15.76 13.76

ETFs Containing AEP

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
SDP ProShares UltraShort Util.. 4.77 % 0.95 %

+1.07 (+7.85%)

USD4.96M
IDU iShares U.S. Utilities ET.. 4.75 % 0.42 %

-5.33 (-3.72%)

USD1.11B
PXLV Invesco S&P 500 Value wit.. 3.58 % 0.39 %

N/A

USD0.06B
JXI iShares Global Utilities .. 3.19 % 0.46 %

-1.32 (-2.54%)

USD0.21B
IGF iShares Global Infrastruc.. 2.12 % 0.46 %

-0.39 (-1.13%)

USD3.35B
DFU:CA Desjardins USA Multifacto.. 0.00 % 0.58 %

N/A

USD0.03B
VMO:CA Vanguard Global Momentum .. 0.00 % 0.40 %

N/A

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 -15.37% 55% F 70% C-
Dividend Return 0.74% 46% F 43% F
Total Return -14.63% 55% F 71% C-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -3.43% 74% C 79% C+
Dividend Return 3.31% 54% F 69% D+
Total Return -0.12% 74% C 81% B-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 41.88% 72% C- 88% B+
Dividend Return 20.63% 63% D 72% C-
Total Return 62.52% 72% C- 90% A-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 12.92% 57% F 82% B-
Dividend Return 3.46% 67% D+ 68% D+
Total Return 16.38% 57% F 84% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 11.76% 66% D 66% D
Risk Adjusted Return 139.28% 74% C 95% A
Market Capitalization 39.58B 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 20.61 38% F 29% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.01 29% F 28% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 9.27 37% F 34% F
EV/EBITDA 13.98 17% F 24% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 9.82% 55% F 55% F
Return on Invested Capital 6.50% 50% F 52% F
Return on Assets 2.48% 34% F 49% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 127.99% 26% F 27% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.85 76% C 49% F
Short Percent 1.66% 85% B 81% B-
Beta 0.31 68% 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