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American Electric Power
AEP

$84.2
2.05%
 

About: 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.

Employees: 17,250

0
Funds holding %
of 6,474 funds
0
Analysts bullish %
of 15 analysts
0
News positive %
of 4 articles

Fund manager confidence

Based on 2023 Q4 SEC filings by fund managers ($100M+ AUM)

187% more call options, than puts

Call options by funds: $417M | Put options by funds: $145M

23% more first-time investments, than exits

New positions opened: 185 | Existing positions closed: 151

10% more capital invested

Capital invested by funds: $29.3B [Q3] → $32.1B (+$2.85B) [Q4]

3% more funds holding

Funds holding: 1,245 [Q3] → 1,279 (+34) [Q4]

0% more funds holding in top 10

Funds holding in top 10: 11 [Q3] → 11 (+0) [Q4]

0.43% less ownership

Funds ownership: 75.59% [Q3] → 75.16% (-0.43%) [Q4]

13% less repeat investments, than reductions

Existing positions increased: 430 | Existing positions reduced: 497

Research analyst outlook

15 Wall Street Analysts provided 1 year price forecasts over the past 6 months

Low target
$73
13%
downside
Avg. target
$86
2%
upside
High target
$95
13%
upside

15 analyst ratings

positive
60%
neutral
27%
negative
13%
Barclays
Nicholas Campanella
0%downside
$84
Equal-Weight
Maintained
15 Apr 2024
UBS
Ross Fowler
1%downside
$83
Sell
Downgraded
11 Mar 2024
BMO Capital
James Thalacker
7%upside
$90
Outperform
Reiterated
8 Mar 2024
Ladenburg Thalmann
Paul Fremont
13%downside
$73
Sell
Downgraded
8 Mar 2024
Barclays
Eric Beaumont
1%downside
$83
Equal-Weight
Downgraded
28 Feb 2024

Financial journalist opinion

Based on 4 articles about AEP published over the past 30 days