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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 32803.29. It is in the Electric Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 18.36, a forward P/E of 16.79 and EPS of 3.5. At a stock price of 64.3 (0.44%) it has a dividend yield of 3.48%.

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 3.77% and more long-term 3.81% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 17.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 1.70%.

For performance, American Electric Power Co., Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -2.72%. For the last month performance for American Electric Power Co., Inc. is -2.10%. While the last quarter is -3.06% and half year, -0.05%. Finally for the year, performance is 22.00%.

The 52-week high for American Electric Power Co., Inc., is at -9.09%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 24.83%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.46% and 1.98% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.00%, and for the month it is 1.52%. American Electric Power Co., Inc., has a target price of 72.74.

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 510.16. The shares float is 491.63, with the float short at 1.13%, with short ratio coming to 2.35.

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 72.74, 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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