Basic Stock Data on American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP)

In the past 52-week period, shares of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) have moved within the range of $57.89 to $77.93. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $77.24, which is 0.89% lower than its 52-week high.

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of 1.59%, and a 50-day SMA of 4.56%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $37.99 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Understanding Wall Street analyst’s enthusiasm for a particular stock is crucial when considering entering a position. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) is Outperform.

When it comes to sales data, public companies usually post revenue and earnings that are either higher or lower than the average Wall Street forecast. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) delivered a 6.46% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $4.1 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $4.38 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) delivered a 5.26% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $1.10 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $1.16 per share.

Ownership at American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

A public company’s latest 13F filings tell investors important details about institutional ownership. American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 71.35% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $27.11 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP), there were 65 new positions totaling 2,160,983 shares of the company’s stock. There were 50 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 5,133,058 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Examining a stock’s average volume in the short, medium and long term is useful to understand trading activity and investor sentiment. American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) has had a 20-day average volume of 2,012,370 shares, with an average of 80% of short term indicators pointed at Buy.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 2,063,604 shares, with an average of 100% of medium term indicators pointing toward Buy. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 2,224,383 shares with 100% of long-term indicators pointing to Buy.