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Real-Time Update: American Electric Power Company Inc. (AEP) Stock Navigates the Market with Up-to-Date Data

The stock of American Electric Power Company Inc. (AEP) has seen a -3.42% decrease in the past week, with a -9.29% drop in the past month, and a -7.46% decrease in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.26%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 1.75% for AEP. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -6.86% for AEP’s stock, with a -10.13% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in American Electric Power Company Inc. (NASDAQ: AEP) Right Now?

American Electric Power Company Inc. (NASDAQ: AEP) has a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.05x that is above its average ratio. Additionally, the 36-month beta value for AEP is 0.46. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 9 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 rating it as “overweight,” 9 rating it as “hold,” and 1 rating it as “sell.”

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The average price predicted by analysts for AEP is $102.34, which is $19.44 above the current price. The public float for AEP is 513.70M and currently, short sellers hold a 1.26% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of AEP on May 25, 2023 was 2.69M shares.

AEP) stock’s latest price update

American Electric Power Company Inc. (NASDAQ: AEP) has experienced a decline in its stock price by -1.75 compared to its previous closing price of 85.17. However, the company has seen a fall of -3.42% in its stock price over the last five trading days.

AEP Trading at -8.08% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought AEP to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -20.76% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.75%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.26%, as shares sank -9.72% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -9.50% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, AEP fell by -3.29%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -16.68% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $89.39. In addition, American Electric Power Company Inc. saw -11.87% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at AEP starting from Akins Nicholas K, who sale 10,491 shares at the price of $92.75 back on May 02. After this action, Akins Nicholas K now owns 125,520 shares of American Electric Power Company Inc., valued at $973,040 using the latest closing price.

Feinberg David Matthew, the Executive Vice President of American Electric Power Company Inc., sale 1,616 shares at $92.75 during a trade that took place back on May 02, which means that Feinberg David Matthew is holding 8,925 shares at $149,884 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for AEP

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +17.60 for the present operating margin
  • +25.21 for the gross margin

The net margin for American Electric Power Company Inc. stands at +11.95. The total capital return value is set at 5.46, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.10. Equity return is now at value 8.30, with 2.20 for asset returns.

Based on American Electric Power Company Inc. (AEP), the company’s capital structure generated 170.03 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 62.97. Total debt to assets is 41.94, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 143.75. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 53.23.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 4.27, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.46. The receivables turnover for the company is 8.56 and the total asset turnover is 0.21. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.65.


In conclusion, American Electric Power Company Inc. (AEP) has seen bad performance in recent times. Analysts have a mixed opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others rating it as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.