American Electric Power Company, Inc. Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-1.020 (-1.144%)
52 week
74.8 - 94.21

Last traded: Last Friday at 8:00 PM

American Electric Power Company, Inc., an electric public utility holding company, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers in the United States. It operates through Vertically Integrated Utilities, Transmission and Distribution Utilities, AEP Transmission Holdco, and Generation & Marketing segments. The company generates electricity using coal and lignite, natural gas, nuclear, and hydroelectric, as well as solar, wind, and other energy sources. It also supplies and markets electric power at wholesale to other electric utility companies, rural electric cooperatives, municipalities, and other market participants. The company owns, leases, or controls approximately 3,016 railcars, 411 barges, 6 towboats, and a coal handling terminal with approximately 18 million tons of annual capacity. American Electric Power Company, Inc. was incorporated in 1906 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorUtilities—Regulated Electric / Utilities
Full time employees16787
Mailing address1 Riverside Plaza Columbus OH 43215-2373 United States
Phone / Fax614-716-1000 /


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American Electric Power Company, Inc. paid $2.92 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 08 Aug 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 62.26%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.AEP dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

AEP's forward dividend amount is $2.96 and the forward dividend yield is 3.36%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Aug 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on American Electric Power Company, Inc..

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Nicholas K. AkinsChairman, Pres & CEO605.19M
Ms. Lisa M. BartonExec. VP & COO541.6M
Mr. David M. FeinbergExec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.501.63M
Ms. Julia A. SloatExec. VP & CFO50
Mr. Joseph M. BuonaiutoSr. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
Ms. Therace M. RischExec. VP and Chief Information & Technology Officer47
Darcy ReeseVP of Investor Relations
Gina E. Mazzei-SmithChief Compliance Officer53
Ms. Melissa McHenrySr. VP of Communications & Marketing51
Mr. Scott N. SmithSr. VP of Transmission Controls & Field Services56

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of American Electric Power Company, Inc. is 44.08B and its enterprise value is 80.86B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of AEP is 5.12.

The AEP's stocks Beta value is 0.26 making it 74% less volatile compared to NASDAQ market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEP) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is American Electric Power Company, Inc.'s Stock Symbol?

American Electric Power Company, Inc. trades on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AEP".

2. What is American Electric Power Company, Inc.'s stock price today?

One share of AEP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $88.12.

3. How can I contact American Electric Power Company, Inc.?

American Electric Power Company, Inc.'s mailing address is 1 Riverside Plaza Columbus OH 43215-2373 United States. The company can be reached via phone at 614-716-1000.

4. What is American Electric Power Company, Inc.'s official website?

The official website of American Electric Power Company, Inc. is