American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL) Dividends

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL): $40.40

0.57 (+1.43%)

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • The stock's free cash flow/dividend ratio, potentially useful for understanding its ability to make dividend payments, comes in at -101.69 -- higher than merely 1.84% of other dividend issuers in the US.
  • Free cash flow for AEL has a compound average growth rate of 196.67%, which is higher than 96.56% of stocks in our dividend set.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with AEL's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: COG, TMO, TAK, UFAB and JP.
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AEL Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$40.40$8.83 -78.06%

A technique commonly used by dividend investors to value dividend-issuing stocks is the Dividend Discount Model (DDM), which seeks to determine a fair share price based on the dividend provided by the company relative to a number of other company-specific factors. Regarding American Equity Investment Life Holding Co, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a negative return of 78.06% relative to its current price. Digging deeper, the aspects of American Equity Investment Life Holding Co's dividend discount model that we found most interesting were:

  • Compared to other US stocks that pay a dividend, AEL offers a dividend yield in the bottom 0.84% of its fellow sector mates.
  • In terms of opportunity, American Equity Investment Life Holding Co's estimated return of -78.06% surpasses about only 13.39% of dividend issuers we applied the dividend discount model to.
  • In comparison to its fellow dividend issuing stocks in the Financial Services sector, AEL's equity discount rate is less than only 20.62% of those stocks.

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AEL Dividend History

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AEL Dividends vs. Peers

AEL's dividend yield currently ranks #20 of 39 vs. its peers in the Insurance - Life category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 AVVIY Aviva plc 12.87%
2 MFC Manulife Financial Corporation 5.81%
3 LFC China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. ADR 5.75%
4 NNGRY NN Group N.V. 5.42%
6 PRU Prudential Financial Inc. 4.70%
7 AV Aviva Plc 4.63%
8 ZURVY Zurich Insurance Group AG 3.96%
9 PFG Principal Financial Group Inc 3.61%
10 FFG FBL Financial Group, Inc. 3.41%
11 LNC Lincoln National Corporation 3.29%
12 MET MetLife Inc. 3.10%
13 AAGIY AIA Group Limited 2.65%
14 AEG AEGON N.V. 2.62%
15 PUK Prudential Public Limited Company 1.87%
16 PRI Primerica, Inc. 1.81%
17 KCLI Kansas City Life Insurance Company 1.69%
18 TIPT Tiptree Inc. 1.48%
19 GL Globe Life Inc. 0.87%
20 AEL American Equity Investment Life Holding Company 0.85%
21 FGL Fidelity & Guaranty Life 0.84%
22 AAME Atlantic American Corporation 0.72%
23 FG FGL Holdings Ordinary Share 0.48%
24 IHC Independence Holding Company 0.21%
25 NWLI National Western Life Group, Inc. - 0.18%
26 CIA Citizens, Inc. ($1.00 Par) 0.00%
27 PNX Phoenix Companies 0.00%
29 BHF Brighthouse Financial, Inc. 0.00%
30 SNFCA Security National Financial Corp. Cl A 0.00%
31 GWGH GWG Holdings, Inc 0.00%
32 GNW Genworth Financial Inc 0.00%
33 ELFIF E-L Financial Corporation Limited 0.00%
34 IAFNF iA Financial Corporation Inc. 0.00%
35 ARZGY Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. 0.00%
36 GJNSY Gjensidige Forsikring ASA 0.00%
37 GWLIF Great-West Lifeco Inc. 0.00%
38 TDHOY T&D Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
39 AEB AEGON N.V. 6.2996% Floating Perpetual Capital Secs. 0.00%

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