American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL) Dividends

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL): $29.22

0.50 (+1.74%)

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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:
$29.22$7.01 -78.29%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. As for AEL, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a negative return of 78.29%. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for American Equity Investment Life Holding Co are:

  • As for its position relative to other Financial Services stocks that issue dividends, AEL provides shareholders with a dividend yield greater than merely 12.14% such stocks.
  • Regarding its relative worth based on the dividend discount model, AEL's provides a return of -78.29% based on the forecast of the dividend discount model we used relative to its current share price; this is a better return than merely 15.98% of all stocks we measured with our dividend discount model.
  • Beta, which compares volatilty of an individual stock to that of the S&P 500, is lower for American Equity Investment Life Holding Co than it is for merely 17.46% of other dividend issuers in the Financial Services sector.

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AEL Dividend History

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AEL Dividends vs. Peers

AEL's dividend yield currently ranks #18 of 41 vs. its peers in the Insurance - Life category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 AVVIY Aviva plc 6.61%
3 LFC China Life Insurance Company Limited American Depositary Shares 5.13%
4 MFC Manulife Financial Corporation 4.64%
5 AV Aviva Plc 4.63%
6 PRU Prudential Financial, Inc. 4.46%
7 ZURVY Zurich Insurance Group AG 4.33%
8 PFG Principal Financial Group Inc 3.92%
9 FFG FBL Financial Group, Inc. 3.41%
10 AEG AEGON N.V. 3.35%
11 NNGRY NN Group N.V. 3.16%
12 MET MetLife, Inc. 3.13%
13 KCLI Kansas City Life Insurance Company 2.57%
14 LNC Lincoln National Corporation 2.49%
15 TRV The Travelers Companies, Inc. 2.26%
16 TIPT Tiptree Inc. 1.65%
17 PRI Primerica, Inc. 1.25%
18 AEL American Equity Investment Life Holding Company 1.11%
19 IHC Independence Holding Company 0.90%
20 GL Globe Life Inc. 0.89%
21 FGL Fidelity & Guaranty Life 0.84%
22 AAGIY AIA Group Limited 0.75%
23 HUM Humana Inc. 0.70%
24 PUK Prudential Public Limited Company 0.55%
25 AAME Atlantic American Corporation 0.51%
26 FG FGL Holdings Ordinary Share 0.48%
27 NWLI National Western Life Group, Inc. - 0.17%
28 CIA Citizens, Inc. ($1.00 Par) 0.00%
29 PNX Phoenix Companies 0.00%
31 BHF Brighthouse Financial, Inc. 0.00%
32 SNFCA Security National Financial Corp. Cl A 0.00%
33 GWGH GWG Holdings, Inc 0.00%
34 GNW Genworth Financial Inc 0.00%
35 ELFIF E-L Financial Corporation Limited 0.00%
36 IAFNF iA Financial Corporation Inc. 0.00%
37 ARZGY Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. 0.00%
38 GJNSY Gjensidige Forsikring ASA 0.00%
39 GWLIF Great-West Lifeco Inc. 0.00%
40 TDHOY T&D Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
41 AEB AEGON N.V. 6.2996% Floating Perpetual Capital Secs. 0.00%

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