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American Electric Power Co Inc AEP

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$82.00 −0.56 (0.68%)
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Price vs Fair Value

AEP is trading within a range we consider fairly valued.
Price
$82.00
Fair Value
$59.00
Uncertainty
Low
1-Star Price
$567.10
5-Star Price
$56.00
Economic Moat
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Capital Allocation
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Bulls Say, Bears Say

Bulls

Investments in transmission, distribution and renewable energy during the next several years should support earnings growth.

Bears

AEP has struggled to earn its allowed returns at some of its regulated utilities.

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Trading Information

Previous Close Price
$82.56
Day Range
$81.4482.51
52-Week Range
$69.3896.05
Bid/Ask
$80.27 / $85.92
Market Cap
$43.12 Bil
Volume/Avg
4.1 Mil / 3.7 Mil

Key Statistics

Price/Earnings (Normalized)
15.57
Price/Sales
2.11
Dividend Yield (Trailing)
4.17%
Dividend Yield (Forward)
4.29%
Total Yield
4.17%

Company Profile

American Electric Power is one of the largest regulated utilities in the United States, providing electricity generation, transmission, and distribution to more than 5 million customers in 11 states. About 42% of AEP's of capacity is coal, with the remainder from a mix of natural gas (27%), renewable energy and hydro (21%), nuclear (8%), and demand response (2%). Vertically integrated utilities, transmission and distribution, and generation and marketing support earnings.
Sector
Utilities
Industry
Utilities - Regulated Electric
Stock Style Box
Mid Value
Total Number of Employees
16,974

Competitors

Valuation

Metric
AEP
SO
DUK
Price/Earnings (Normalized)
15.5720.7917.40
Price/Book Value
1.642.361.49
Price/Sales
2.112.832.42
Price/Cash Flow
8.1211.077.19
Price/Earnings
AEP
SO
DUK

Financial Strength

Metric
AEP
SO
DUK
Quick Ratio
0.290.350.26
Current Ratio
0.600.770.76
Interest Coverage
2.262.782.42
Quick Ratio
AEP
SO
DUK

Profitability

Metric
AEP
SO
DUK
Return on Assets (Normalized)
2.12%2.73%4.13%
Return on Equity (Normalized)
8.23%12.09%15.64%
Return on Invested Capital (Normalized)
5.60%6.12%7.80%
Return on Assets
AEP
SO
DUK
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