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

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL): $54.04

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AEL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $54.04 52-week high $54.44
Prev. close $53.86 52-week low $28.05
Day low $53.76 Volume 263,520
Day high $54.19 Avg. volume 676,327
50-day MA $53.61 Dividend yield 0.04%
200-day MA $45.03 Market Cap 4.23B

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  • Momentum is the dimension where AEL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 79.78% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AEL is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 97 days.
  • AEL ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 1st percentile.

AEL Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for AMERICAN EQUITY INVESTMENT LIFE HOLDING CO is higher than just 3.02% 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 98.12% of US stocks.
  • As for revenue growth, note that AEL's revenue has grown 38.49% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 85.69% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to AEL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CCB, CVEO, CGC, WOW, and CNDT.
  • 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 1.05% lower, now standing at 9.4.
  • Over the past 241 months, AEL's price/earnings ratio has gone up 3.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AEL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AEL 2023-09-15 1.6 1.6 9.4 0.1
AEL 2023-09-14 1.6 1.6 9.4 0.2
AEL 2023-09-13 1.6 1.6 9.4 0.2
AEL 2023-09-12 1.6 1.6 9.4 0.1
AEL 2023-09-11 1.6 1.6 9.4 0.1
AEL 2023-09-08 1.6 1.6 9.3 0.1

AEL Growth Metrics

    The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 56.31%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -82.56%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 34.35%.
AEL's revenue has moved down $1,821,852,000 over the prior 52 months.

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
2022-12-31 1,415.501 2,044.181 1,177.269
2022-09-30 1,870.308 4,720.968 1,288.865
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

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)

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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AEL Price Returns

1-mo 0.75%
3-mo 2.23%
6-mo 48.54%
1-year 49.77%
3-year 176.20%
5-year 60.62%
YTD 18.46%
2022 17.27%
2021 42.04%
2020 -6.51%
2019 8.21%
2018 -8.33%

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