AEP - American Electric Power Company, Inc.

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
71.06
+0.82 (+1.17%)
As of 1:28PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close70.24
Open70.46
Bid71.11 x 800
Ask71.11 x 800
Day's Range70.38 - 71.16
52 Week Range62.71 - 78.07
Volume981,696
Avg. Volume3,081,609
Market Cap34.999B
Beta-0.01
PE Ratio (TTM)19.74
EPS (TTM)3.60
Earnings DateJul 25, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield2.48 (3.60%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-05-09
1y Target Est74.44
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  • Cramer's Exec Cut: Business is bigger in Texas
    CNBC Videos6 days ago

    Cramer's Exec Cut: Business is bigger in Texas

    Jim Cramer revisits talks of Texas after the Lone Star State was named CNBC’s Top State for Business.

  • Reuters19 hours ago

    Texas power demand hits all-time peak during heat wave -ERCOT

    Texas homes and businesses set an all-time power consumption record on Wednesday as consumers crank up air conditioners to escape a brutal heat wave, according to the operator of most of the state's power grid. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) said demand reached 71,438 megawatts (MW) on Wednesday, topping the grid's August 2016 high of 71,110 MW. To keep air conditioners humming, Texas utilities bought electricity from all sources, boosting power prices to their highest in almost seven years.

  • AEP Schedules Live Webcast Of Quarterly Earnings Call
    PR Newswire2 days ago

    AEP Schedules Live Webcast Of Quarterly Earnings Call

    COLUMBUS, Ohio , July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a quarterly earnings conference call with financial analysts at 9 a.m. EDT Wednesday , July 25. The call ...

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about American Electric Power Company Inc.
    Markit5 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about American Electric Power Company Inc.

    This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting AEP. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding AEP totaled $1.13 billion.

  • American Electric Power: Analyst Recommendations, Price Targets
    Market Realist7 days ago

    American Electric Power: Analyst Recommendations, Price Targets

    Among the 18 analysts covering American Electric Power (AEP), six have recommended a “hold,” eight have recommended a “buy,” four have recommended a “strong buy,” and none have recommended a “sell.”

  • TheStreet.com10 days ago

    American Electric Power Is Correcting Now but Its Pattern Remains Bullish

    In this daily bar chart of AEP, below, we can see that prices rallied straight up from $63 in early June to short of $72 last week. The daily On-Balance-Volume (OBV) line is positive and the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) oscillator is starting to narrow towards a take profits sell signal. In this weekly bar chart of AEP, below, we can see an uptrend over the past three years.

  • AEP Named Best Place To Work For Disability Inclusion Three Years In A Row
    PR Newswire10 days ago

    AEP Named Best Place To Work For Disability Inclusion Three Years In A Row

    COLUMBUS, Ohio , July 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) was been named one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion for the third consecutive year. The recognition ...

  • ACCESSWIRE14 days ago

    Free Daily Technical Summary Reports on American Electric Power and Three Other Electric Utilities Stocks

    According to a First Research report dated April 30th, 2018, the global electricity industry generates about 23 trillion kilowatt hours of electricity. Leading countries in electricity generation include China, US, India, Russia, and Japan.

  • Reuters16 days ago

    U.S. Northeast grids monitoring heat wave, say power is sufficient

    Utilities in the U.S. Northeast expect to have enough power to keep the lights on as homes and businesses crank up air conditioners to escape a heat wave, the region's power grid operators said on Tuesday. Temperatures in the biggest U.S. Northeast cities were all expected to reach the 90s Fahrenheit (32 Celsius) this week, the highest so far this summer. "We expect to have sufficient capacity through the heat wave but we will continue to closely monitor regional electricity supplies," said Marcia Blomberg, a spokeswoman at ISO New England, which operates the grid for the six New England states.

  • Bloomberg21 days ago

    Activists to Keep Targeting ‘Schizophrenic’ Utilities,  AEP Chief Says

    “Oh I think you will” see activists continue to go after growth-hungry utilities that have expanded beyond the regulated electricity business in search of profits, Akins said. For its part, AEP long ago got rid of its “unregulated” power plants -- the kind that sell their electricity directly into wholesale markets that can be volatile.

  • PR Newswire23 days ago

    New 70-Mile Transmission Line Energized In Indiana To Improve Regional Reliability, Expand Access To Renewable Energy And Other Resources

    COLUMBUS, Ohio , June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneer Transmission, LLC – a joint venture of Duke Energy and American Electric Power (AEP) – and Northern Indiana Public Service Company, LLC (NIPSCO) today ...

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about American Electric Power Company Inc.
    Markit23 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about American Electric Power Company Inc.

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  • MarketWatch24 days ago

    Dow utilities rally, head for best 8-day stretch in over two years

    The Dow Jones Utilities Average (dju) rallied 1.4% toward a two-month high, and toward its best eight-session stretch in over two years, as global trade tensions sent the broader stock market tumbling and fueled a rally in safe-haven Treasurys. The implied yield for Dow utilities is 3.34%, compared with the implied yields for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (djia) of 2.20% and for the Dow Jones Transportation Average (djt) of 1.32%, and the yield on the 10-year Treasury note of 2.880%. The Dow utilities are on track for an eighth-straight gain.

  • AEP to build $130M data center in Groveport
    American City Business Journals24 days ago

    AEP to build $130M data center in Groveport

    American Electric Power Company Inc. is planning another significant investment in Central Ohio. The Columbus-based energy company, through its AEP Service Corp., plans to build a 22,000-square-foot Tier III backup data center in Groveport that would be connected to its existing data center in New Albany. "Technology investments will allow AEP to continue to provide our customers with reliable energy at a fair price," the company said in a statement.

  • Moody's27 days ago

    AEP Transmission Company, LLC -- Moody's affirms AEP Transmission at A2, outlook stable

    Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") affirmed the ratings of AEP Transmission Company, LLC (AEP Transmission) including its Issuer and senior unsecured ratings at A2. AEP Transmission is a subsidiary of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP, Baa1 stable). "AEP Transmission's A2 rating is driven by its low business risk profile as a transmission only holding company operating under the credit supportive regulatory framework established by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)", said Laura Schumacher, Vice President -- Senior Credit Officer.

  • American Electric's $4.5B Wind Catcher Project Gets LPSC Nod
    Zacks27 days ago

    American Electric's $4.5B Wind Catcher Project Gets LPSC Nod

    The Wind Catcher project involves the acquisition of a 2,000 MW wind generation facility by American Electric (AEP).

  • Does American Electric Power Company Inc’s (NYSE:AEP) Recent Track Record Look Strong?
    Simply Wall St.28 days ago

    Does American Electric Power Company Inc’s (NYSE:AEP) Recent Track Record Look Strong?

    Examining how American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) is performing as a company requires looking at more than just a years’ earnings. Below, I will run you through a simpleRead More...

  • AEP gets another approval to build largest wind farm in the United States
    American City Business Journals28 days ago

    AEP gets another approval to build largest wind farm in the United States

    A titanic $4.5 billion plan by AEP Corp. for the largest wind power investment in the United States has landed another key approval.

  • Investopedia29 days ago

    4 Stocks That Can Shine In A Risky Market

    Equity valuations remain near historic highs, interest rates are rising, the bull market and the economic expansion are aging, and a trade war is escalating between the U.S. and China. This represents a "risk-on" environment in which investors may be well-advised to take defensive cover, according to Michael Wilson, the chief U.S. equity strategist at Morgan Stanley, per a report in Barron's. Wilson is recommending the utilities sector right now, and these four stocks have overweight ratings from Morgan Stanley: American Electric Power Co. Inc. ( AEP), PG&E Corp. ( PCG), Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. ( PEG), and XCEL Energy Inc. ( XEL).

  • Louisiana Public Service Commission Approves Wind Catcher Project
    PR Newswire29 days ago

    Louisiana Public Service Commission Approves Wind Catcher Project

    SHREVEPORT, La. , June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company, today announced that the Louisiana Public Service Commission (LPSC) ...

  • American Electric Power Seeks Bids For Coal
    PR Newswirelast month

    American Electric Power Seeks Bids For Coal

    COLUMBUS, Ohio , June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is seeking bids for the supply of coal to one or more of its generating stations. AEP is seeking spot delivery proposals ...

  • Benzingalast month

    A Defensive Play: Morgan Stanley Upgrades The Utilities Sector

    According to a new note from Morgan Stanley analyst Michael Wilson, it’s a great time for investors to go defensive by buying utilities stocks. A significant divergence has occurred so far this year between the most risky and least risky assets, the analyst said. In the near-term, Wilson expects mean reversion will result in relative outperformance for low-risk assets such as utility stocks.

  • Kentucky Power Company Offers Coal For Sale
    PR Newswirelast month

    Kentucky Power Company Offers Coal For Sale

    COLUMBUS, Ohio , June 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kentucky Power Company (KYPCo), an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company, is seeking requests for proposal (RFP) from prospective coal buyers. KYPCo, ...

  • Moody'slast month

    Electric Transmission Texas, LLC -- Moody's affirms Baa1 Issuer Rating of Electric Transmission Texas LLC, outlook stable

    Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") affirmed Electric Transmission Texas, LLC's (ETT) Baa1 Issuer Rating with a stable outlook. Outlook Actions: ..Issuer: Electric Transmission Texas, LLC ...

  • Moody'slast month

    KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company -- Moody's affirms ratings of Evergy and subsidiaries; stable outlooks

    Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") affirmed the ratings of Evergy, Inc. (Evergy, Baa2, formerly Great Plains Energy), Westar Energy, Inc. (Westar, Baa1), Kansas Gas and Electric Company (KGE, Baa1), Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L, Baa1), and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company (GMO, Baa2). The rating outlooks are stable.