American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL) Dividends

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL): $42.42

0.96 (+2.32%)

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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:
$42.42$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 #26 of 40 vs. its peers in the Insurance - Life category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 AVVIY Aviva PLC ADR 7.44%
3 LFCHY China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. ADR 6.76%
4 MFC Manulife Financial Corporation 5.35%
5 LNC Lincoln National Corp. 4.65%
6 AV Aviva Plc 4.63%
7 PRU Prudential Financial Inc. 4.46%
8 AEG Aegon N.V. ADR 3.85%
9 ZURVY Zurich Insurance Group AG ADR 3.76%
10 NNGRY NN Group N.V. 3.46%
11 FFG FBL Financial Group, Inc. 3.41%
12 PFG Principal Financial Group Inc. 2.82%
13 MET MetLife Inc. 2.61%
14 EQH Equitable Holdings Inc. 2.51%
15 KCLI Kansas City Life Insurance Company 1.92%
16 PRI Primerica, Inc. 1.49%
17 TIPT Tiptree Inc. 1.15%
18 PUK Prudential PLC ADR 0.93%
19 AAGIY AIA Group Limited 0.87%
20 FGL Fidelity & Guaranty Life 0.84%
21 GL Globe Life Inc. 0.69%
22 AAME Atlantic American Corporation 0.68%
23 FG FGL Holdings Ordinary Share 0.48%
24 IHC Independence Holding Company 0.21%
25 NWLI National Western Life Group, Inc. - 0.17%
26 AEL American Equity Investment Life Holding Company 0.05%
27 CIA Citizens, Inc. ($1.00 Par) 0.00%
28 PNX Phoenix Companies 0.00%
30 BHF Brighthouse Financial, Inc. 0.00%
31 SNFCA Security National Financial Corp. Cl A 0.00%
32 GWGH GWG Holdings, Inc 0.00%
33 GNW Genworth Financial Inc 0.00%
34 ELFIF E-L Financial Corporation Limited 0.00%
35 IAFNF iA Financial Corporation Inc. 0.00%
36 ARZGY Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. 0.00%
37 GJNSY Gjensidige Forsikring ASA 0.00%
38 GWLIF Great-West Lifeco Inc. 0.00%
39 TDHOY T&D Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
40 AEB AEGON N.V. 6.2996% Floating Perpetual Capital Secs. 0.00%

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