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

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL): $47.74

0.09 (+0.19%)

POWR Rating

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  • AEL scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 84.45% of US stocks.
  • AEL's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • AEL's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 24.51% of US stocks).

AEL Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for AMERICAN EQUITY INVESTMENT LIFE HOLDING CO is higher than just 3.55% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 15.88 for AMERICAN EQUITY INVESTMENT LIFE HOLDING CO; that's greater than it is for 97.11% of US stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for AMERICAN EQUITY INVESTMENT LIFE HOLDING CO comes in at -48.19%, a number that bests merely 3.94% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to AMERICAN EQUITY INVESTMENT LIFE HOLDING CO are CCB, FMNB, PRI, ALLY, and MPB.
  • 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 72.81% lower, now standing at 3.1.
  • AEL's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 2.1 over the prior 233 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AEL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AEL 2023-01-23 2.1 1.2 3.1 1.7
AEL 2023-01-20 2.1 1.2 3.0 1.7
AEL 2023-01-19 2.0 1.2 3.0 1.7
AEL 2023-01-18 2.1 1.2 3.0 1.7
AEL 2023-01-17 2.1 1.2 3.1 1.7
AEL 2023-01-13 2.1 1.2 3.1 1.8

AEL Growth Metrics

    Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -22.52%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 39.31%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 18.37%.
AEL's revenue has moved down $1,594,037,000 over the prior 33 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
2022-09-30 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
2021-06-30 3,866.051 2,257.126 861.14

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 $47.74 52-week high $48.21
Prev. close $47.65 52-week low $28.05
Day low $47.42 Volume 690,700
Day high $48.21 Avg. volume 516,571
50-day MA $43.49 Dividend yield 0.04%
200-day MA $39.44 Market Cap 4.09B

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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Below are the latest news stories about AMERICAN EQUITY INVESTMENT LIFE HOLDING CO that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AEL as an investment opportunity.

Purple Innovation and American Equity Stock See Action From Activist Investors

Coliseum Capital plans to nominate a slate of directors to Purple’s board. Brookfield Asset Management disclosed a large stake in annuity provider American Equity.

Yahoo | January 20, 2023

American Equity Schedules Fourth Quarter 2022 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, January 13, 2023--American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL) announced today that it will release fourth quarter 2022 earnings and other financial results after the close of market on Thursday, February 16. The fourth quarter earnings release and financial supplement will be posted on the American Equity IR website at at that time.

Yahoo | January 13, 2023

M&A Traders Take Cue From Activists Targeting Beaten-Down Stocks

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Yahoo | January 12, 2023

American Equity (AEL) Up 14% in a Year: More Room for Upside?

The increasing popularity of index products in the market, focus on expansion into new verticals, solid balance sheet and effective capital continue to drive American Equity (AEL).

Yahoo | January 5, 2023

Prosperity reaffirms interest in buying American Equity Life despite rejection of $3.9B offer

Prosperity and its principal shareholder, Elliott Investment Management offered to buy American Equity for $45 a share in cash.

Yahoo | December 21, 2022

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AEL Price Returns

1-mo 3.90%
3-mo 14.87%
6-mo 32.24%
1-year 16.44%
3-year 80.45%
5-year 50.22%
YTD 4.65%
2022 17.27%
2021 42.04%
2020 -6.51%
2019 8.21%
2018 -8.33%

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