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: $76.38
Prev Close: $76.76
Open: $76.49
Bid: $69.38
Ask: $77.98
Day's Range: $76.10 - $76.89
52wk Range: $57.89 - $77.93
Volume: 1,720,924
Avg Vol 2,043,028
Market Cap: $38B
P/E (ttm): 20.04
EPS (ttm): $3.83
Div & Yield: $2.48 (3.2%)

Company Rating

What our community thinks about American Electric Power.
CAPS Rating 4 out of 5
 
503 Outperform
38 Underperform
CAPS All Stars
 
117 Outperform
10 Underperform

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You pick for American Electric Power is winning

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

92% Approve

Based on 124 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