American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE: AEP) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 33915.66. It is in the Electric Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 20.63, a forward P/E of 17.99 and EPS of 3.35. At a stock price of 68.79 (-0.32%) it has a dividend yield of 3.25%.
EPS growth for the last five years have been 7.30%, more recently this last year it has grown by 10.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 4.47% and more long-term 3.67% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -66.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -68.50%.
For performance, American Electric Power Co., Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -1.05%. For the last month performance for American Electric Power Co., Inc. is -1.61%. While the last quarter is 7.92% and half year, 13.28%. Finally for the year, performance is 25.49%.
The 52-week high for American Electric Power Co., Inc., is at -3.55%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 35.23%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.47% and 11.17% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.18%, and for the month it is 1.18%. American Electric Power Co., Inc., has a target price of 72.24.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.95, and for total debt/equity American Electric Power Co., Inc. has 1.18. The gross margin is 82.60%, while operating margin is 20.00%, the profit margin is 12.50%. The current ratio is 0.6 and the quick ratio is 0.4.
Insider ownership is at *TBA, with instituitional ownership at 69.00%. American Electric Power Co., Inc. has a payout ratio of 54.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 491.46. The shares float is 491.23, with the float short at 1.24%, with short ratio coming to 2.44.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see American Electric Power Co., Inc., get 3.20%, with its returns on investment at 6.30%. Return on equity is 11.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 72.24, reached soon?
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