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


American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL): $31.11

-0.92 (-2.87%)

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AEL Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 4.79, American Equity Investment Life Holding Co P/E ratio is greater than that of about just 2.99% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for AEL is currently 2.34, higher than only 7.79% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • AEL's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 95.6% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to American Equity Investment Life Holding Co are CBFV, MOFG, CIT, HA, and UNM.
  • Visit AEL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.american-equity.com.

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AEL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $31.11 52-week high $34.25
Prev. close $32.03 52-week low $15.56
Day low $31.01 Volume 355,137
Day high $32.07 Avg. volume 753,025
50-day MA $30.32 Dividend yield 1%
200-day MA $27.38 Market Cap 2.97B

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:
$31.11$202.62 533%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for AEL, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that American Equity Investment Life Holding Co ranked in the 85th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 535.67% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of American Equity Investment Life Holding Co, consider:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 27.23 -- which is good for besting 83.23% 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 only 20.48% 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 only 20.48% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%520%
1%526%
2%533%
3%539%
4%545%
5%551%

For other companies in the Financial Services that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as AEL, try GECC, YUANF, RNR, OFS, and OXSQ.


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American Equity (AEL) Up 7.3% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

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 | March 19, 2021

American Equity Investment Life Holding Co (AEL) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

AEL earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2020.

Yahoo | February 18, 2021

American Equity Investment Life Holding Co. to Host Earnings Call

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / February 18, 2021 / American Equity Investment Life Holding Co. (NYSE:AEL) will be discussing their earnings results in their 2020 Fourth Quarter Earnings call to be held on February 18, 2021 at 9:00 AM Eastern Time.

Yahoo | February 18, 2021

Recap: American Equity Inv Q4 Earnings

Shares of American Equity Inv (NYSE:AEL) decreased in after-market trading after the company reported Q4 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share fell 43.80% over the past year to $0.77, which missed the estimate of $0.97. Revenue of $521,725,000 decreased by 11.30% from the same period last year, which missed the estimate of $571,730,000. Outlook Earnings guidance hasn't been issued by the company for now. View more earnings on AEL Revenue guidance hasn't been issued by the company for now. Price Action 52-week high: $34.25 Company's 52-week low was at $9.07 Price action over last quarter: Up 19.98% Company Description American Equity Investment Life Holding Co is a financial services company. Its core business is selling fixed-index and fixed-rate annuity products through its sub...

Yahoo | February 17, 2021

American Equity Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results

American Equity reports fourth quarter and full year 2020 results

Yahoo | February 17, 2021

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AEL Price Returns

1-mo 1.50%
3-mo 2.10%
6-mo 17.21%
1-year 63.75%
3-year 4.04%
5-year 104.57%
YTD 12.47%
2020 -6.51%
2019 8.21%
2018 -8.33%
2017 37.51%
2016 -5.10%

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