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


American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL): $31.20

0.35 (+1.13%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

AEL POWR Grades


  • AEL scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 76.8% of US stocks.
  • AEL's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 206 days.
  • AEL's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 4.24% of US stocks).

AEL Stock Summary

  • AEL's current price/earnings ratio is 4.37, which is higher than only 4.24% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for American Equity Investment Life Holding Co is higher than just 4% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • AEL's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 94.14% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to American Equity Investment Life Holding Co are CCBG, IBCP, UMPQ, AROW, and CHMG.
  • AEL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit American Equity Investment Life Holding Co's official web site, go to www.american-equity.com.

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 $34.10 Average Broker Recommendation 1.77 (Moderate Buy)

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AEL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $31.20 52-week high $34.25
Prev. close $30.85 52-week low $17.29
Day low $30.78 Volume 474,500
Day high $31.46 Avg. volume 683,889
50-day MA $31.14 Dividend yield 1.03%
200-day MA $27.96 Market Cap 2.98B

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.

AEL Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$31.20$197.9 528%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for American Equity Investment Life Holding Co. To summarize, we found that American Equity Investment Life Holding Co ranked in the 86th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 531% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for AEL, they are:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 27.23 -- which is good for besting 79.37% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Financial Services sector with positive cash flow).
  • American Equity Investment Life Holding Co's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than merely 19.84% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • AEL's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than merely 19.84% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%516%
1%522%
2%528%
3%534%
4%540%
5%546%

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American Equity Investment Life Holding Co (AEL) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

At this time for opening remarks and introductions, I would like to turn the call over to Julie LaFollette, Director of Investor Relations. Non-GAAP financial measures discussed on today's call and reconciliations of non-GAAP financial measures to the most comparable GAAP measures can be found in those documents or elsewhere on our Investor Relations portion of our website. Presenting on today's call are Anant Bhalla, Chief Executive Officer and Ted Johnson, Chief Financial Officer.

Yahoo | May 7, 2021

American Equity (AEL) Q1 Earnings Miss, Revenues Beat Mark

American Equity's (AEL) Q1 results reflect lower investment spread income, higher operating costs and expenses as well as improved annuity sales.

Yahoo | May 6, 2021

American Equity Declares 2nd Quarter 2021 Preferred Stock Dividends

American Equity Declares 2nd Quarter 2021 Preferred Stock Dividends

Yahoo | April 30, 2021

Mittleman Brothers Q1 2021 Investor Letter

Source: ValueWalk Editor's Note: The summary bullets for this article were chosen by Seeking Alpha editors....

Fund Letters on Seeking Alpha | April 26, 2021

Is AEL Stock A Buy or Sell?

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Yahoo | April 24, 2021

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AEL Price Returns

1-mo -2.29%
3-mo N/A
6-mo 15.28%
1-year 75.06%
3-year 10.85%
5-year 127.97%
YTD 12.80%
2020 -6.51%
2019 8.21%
2018 -8.33%
2017 37.51%
2016 -5.10%

AEL Dividends

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