American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE: AEP), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 33.57 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for American Electric Power Company, Inc. is 68.6 (with a change from open of -0.20%), this in conjunction with a target price of 71.5. Volume today has so far reached 64082, with an average volume of about 2439.21. The GAP for this stock, is 0.67%.
The P/E ratio is 47.68, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 17.58. The current EPS for American Electric Power Company, Inc., is 1.43, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -65.30%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 8.45%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for American Electric Power Company, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 6.12% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 2.39%. Quarter over quarter is 18.00% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -2.80%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -17.40%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 1.60%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at *TBA and institutional ownership is 71.90%. Shares outstanding is 491.71, while shares float is at a value of 491.62. Float short for American Electric Power Company, Inc. is 1.47% and the short ratio is 2.96.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.95, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.17. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 0.5, and the quick ratio is 0.3. The most recent gross margin is 82.40% and their operating margin is 8.70%. The profit margin is 4.30%.
American Electric Power Company, Inc. has seen returns on assets of 1.10%, and on investment, 3.30%. Return on equity is 4.00%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 19.99. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 2.06, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.9 and Price/cash is 74.61, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.
The simple moving averages are -2.54% and 4.83% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -5.99% and the 52 week low is 18.50%.
American Electric Power Company, Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.46%, with a current price of 68.6. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 161.10%. This is in an industry, Electric Utilities, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Utilities. American Electric Power Company, Inc. is based in USA.
Performance in the Electric Utilities industry means that American Electric Power Company, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of -1.07%, with performance for the month coming to -4.70%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 0.72%, and for the half year the performance is -2.47%. Volatility for this week is 0.85% and for the month this is 0.98%.
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