A public utility holding company whose public utility subsidiaries have traditionally provided electric service, consisting of generation, transmission and distribution, on an integrated basis to their retail customers.


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Key Data Points

Primary metrics and data points about American Electric Power.
Current Price: $60.18
Prev Close: $60.25
Open: $59.81
Bid: $60.10
Ask: $60.11
Day's Range: $59.35 - $60.21
52wk Range: $54.08 - $71.32
Volume: 1,787,032
Avg Vol 3,138,462
Market Cap: $30B
P/E (ttm): 66.94
EPS (ttm): $0.90
Div & Yield: $2.24 (3.9%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about American Electric Power.
CAPS Rating 5 out of 5
 
501 Outperform
37 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
133 Outperform
9 Underperform

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Score: +97.74
Call: Outperform
Time Frame: Five Plus Years
Start Price: $18.24
Start Date: 3/29/2007
Gain/Loss: +$152.4%
S&P Gain/Loss: +$54.7%

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CEO Rating

The single most important factor in a company's success is the team that's leading the company.

Nick Akins, CEO

84% Approve

Based on 96 Ratings

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Business Summary

Industry, sector and description for American Electric Power.

A public utility holding company whose public utility subsidiaries have traditionally provided electric service, consisting of generation, transmission and distribution, on an integrated basis to their retail customers.

  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Utilities