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How has American Electric Power Co., Inc.:(NYSE:AEP) performed recently?

American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE: AEP) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 32634.81. It is in the Electric Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 18.47, a forward P/E of 16.9 and EPS of 3.5. At a stock price of 64.69 (-2.53%) it has a dividend yield of 3.46%.

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 3.74% and more long-term 3.81% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -73.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -75.90%.

For performance, American Electric Power Co., Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -2.53%. For the last month performance for American Electric Power Co., Inc. is -5.36%. While the last quarter is 1.43% and half year, 6.55%. Finally for the year, performance is 22.11%.

The 52-week high for American Electric Power Co., Inc., is at -8.54%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 28.23%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.86% and 3.72% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.44%, and for the month it is 1.31%. American Electric Power Co., Inc., has a target price of 72.85.

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 82.50%, while operating margin is 19.90%, 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 70.20%. American Electric Power Co., Inc. has a payout ratio of 54.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 504.48. The shares float is 491.63, with the float short at 1.13%, with short ratio coming to 2.45.

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 72.85, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

 

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