American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL): Price and Financial Metrics

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL): $37.29

0.44 (+1.19%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where AEL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 80.18% of US stocks.
  • AEL's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • AEL ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 36th percentile.

AEL Stock Summary

  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for AEL is currently 0.8, higher than merely 3.83% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 13.94 for AMERICAN EQUITY INVESTMENT LIFE HOLDING CO; that's greater than it is for 96.23% of US stocks.
  • As for revenue growth, note that AEL's revenue has grown -50.31% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of only 3.57% of US companies in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to AMERICAN EQUITY INVESTMENT LIFE HOLDING CO, a group of peers worth examining would be CCB, ALLY, ML, PRI, and HNGR.
  • AEL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit AMERICAN EQUITY INVESTMENT LIFE HOLDING CO's official web site, go to

AEL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, AEL's price/earnings ratio is 73.08% lower, now standing at 2.8.
  • Over the past 229 months, AEL's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 2.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AEL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AEL 2022-09-23 1.6 0.8 2.8 1.6
AEL 2022-09-22 1.7 0.8 2.9 1.7
AEL 2022-09-21 1.7 0.9 2.9 1.7
AEL 2022-09-20 1.7 0.9 2.9 1.7
AEL 2022-09-19 1.8 0.9 3.0 1.8
AEL 2022-09-16 1.7 0.8 2.9 1.7

AEL Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -22.02%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -22.02%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -82.56%.
Over the past 52 months, AEL's revenue has gone down $1,162,205,000.

The table below shows AEL's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 1,921.018 3,921.29 1,129.13
2022-03-31 2,875.063 3,861.215 713.856
2021-12-31 3,689.471 4,233.164 430.317
2021-09-30 3,609.909 1,587.046 341.837
2021-06-30 3,866.051 2,257.126 861.14
2021-03-31 3,710.559 2,941.567 673.374

AEL's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AEL has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 35.48% of graded US stocks.
  • AEL's asset turnover comes in at 0.054 -- ranking 120th of 133 Insurance stocks.
  • NWLI, ESGR, and BHF are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AEL.

The table below shows AEL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.054 0.418 0.019
2021-03-31 0.053 0.548 0.015
2020-12-31 0.035 0.343 0.013
2020-09-30 0.037 0.336 0.017
2020-06-30 0.035 0.327 0.005
2020-03-31 0.032 0.258 0.010

AEL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AEL, see our AEL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $35.11 Average Broker Recommendation 1.78 (Moderate Buy)

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AEL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $37.29 52-week high $44.49
Prev. close $36.85 52-week low $29.46
Day low $36.90 Volume 517,000
Day high $37.98 Avg. volume 566,696
50-day MA $37.99 Dividend yield 0.91%
200-day MA $38.57 Market Cap 3.27B

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL) Company Bio

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company issues fixed annuity and life insurance products, with a primary emphasis on the sale of fixed index and fixed rate annuities. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in West Des Moines, Iowa.

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AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company and Its Subsidiaries

OLDWICK, N.J., September 09, 2022--AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of "a-" (Excellent) of American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company (AEILIC) and its subsidiaries, American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company of New York (Lake Success, NY) and Eagle Life Insurance Company, collectively referred to as AEL. Concurrently, AM Best has affirmed the Long Term ICR of "bbb-"(Good) of American E

Yahoo | September 9, 2022

Implied Volatility Surging for American Equity (AEL) Stock Options

Investors need to pay close attention to American Equity (AEL) stock based on the movements in the options market lately.

Yahoo | September 8, 2022

Why Is American Equity (AEL) Down 10.8% Since Last Earnings Report?

American Equity (AEL) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | September 7, 2022

American Equity (AEL) Up 17% in a Year: More Upside Left?

A compelling product portfolio, increasing popularity of index products in the market, focus on expansion into new verticals, solid balance sheet and effective capital poise American Equity (AEL) for growth.

Yahoo | August 31, 2022

Should You Invest in American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL)?

Investment management company First Pacific Advisors recently released its “Queens Road Small Cap Value Fund” second quarter 2022 investor letter. A copy of the same can be downloaded here. In the quarter, the fund outperformed its benchmark index and returned -11.46% compared to a -15.28% return for the Russell 2000 Value Index. In addition, you […]

Yahoo | August 30, 2022

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AEL Price Returns

1-mo -1.89%
3-mo N/A
6-mo -3.59%
1-year 25.06%
3-year 73.44%
5-year 34.62%
YTD -4.19%
2021 42.04%
2020 -6.51%
2019 8.21%
2018 -8.33%
2017 37.51%

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