American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) Dividends

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP)

Today's Latest Price: $82.52 USD

0.52 (0.63%)

Updated Jul 2 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 61 in Utilities - Domestic

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • AEP's average cash flow over the past 5.5 years is greater than only 4.01% of current dividend paying stocks in the US.
  • Currently, AEP generates more cash flow over the 12 months prior than only 1.5% of US dividend stocks.
  • If you want to include this stock in your dividend portfolio, here are some dividend stocks that are NOT correlated with AEP that may be suitable potential portfolio mates: CTIB, ATNI, SLGN, AAPL and BIG.
AEP Ex-Dividend Date
AEP Dividend Yield
3.39%
AEP Annual Dividend
$2.80
AEP Payout Ratio

AEP Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target:Forecasted Gain:
$82.52$156.0496.11%

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. Regarding American Electric Power Co Inc, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a positive return of 96.11%. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for American Electric Power Co Inc are:

  • In comparison to other US listed dividend yielding stocks in the Utilities sector, American Electric Power Co Inc's expected return of 96.11% is higher than 90.77% of its fellow sector mates.
  • Compared to all dividend issuing stocks in our set, American Electric Power Co Inc bears a discount rate, according to our calculations, lower than 90.77% of them (lower discount rates are generally perceived as positive, and a sign of lower risk).
  • Beta, which compares volatilty of an individual stock to that of the S&P 500, is lower for American Electric Power Co Inc than it is for 93.85% of other dividend issuers in the Utilities sector.

AEP Dividend Chart


AEP Dividend History

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AEP Dividends vs. Peers

AEP's dividend yield currently ranks #39 of 70 vs. its peers in the Utilities - Domestic category.
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