How Many American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP)'s Analysts Are Bearish?

Mae Love
December 7, 2017

In the past 52 weeks the company's stock price has moved within the range of $57.90 to $78.07. AEP has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance it presents bullish trend of 1.01% in last five regular trading sessions. 40,940 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 25,504.

Crow Point Partners Llc decreased its stake in American Electric Power Company Inc. (NYSE:AEP) has risen 7.63% since December 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.07% the S&P500. Lawson Kroeker Inv Mgmt Ne reported 1.54% stake. Hecla Mining Company has 1 buy ratings, 5 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -46.9% from its high of $6.78 to a $1.43 billion market value through last close. Meanwhile, the average 12-month price target from Wall Street analysts is now $74.67, this means that the stock is overpriced by -2.143%. About 1.75M shares traded. It has outperformed by 10.25% the S&P500. (NYSE:AEP) is performing, let's look at some of the company's recent insider trading activity. During the same period past year, the company posted $1.02 earnings per share. ALGN's profit will be $76.97 million for 60.68 P/E if the $0.96 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.01 actual earnings per share reported by Align Technology, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.95% negative EPS growth. Its up 0.10, from 0.99 in 2017Q1. Bollard Grp Limited invested in 1.25% or 332,296 shares. 108 funds opened positions while 133 raised stakes. Aperio Ltd Liability invested in 16,825 shares. Lenox Wealth Management, Ohio-based fund reported 161 shares. Comerica Savings Bank holds 0.03% or 28,878 shares. 4,329 were reported by Glg Ltd Company. Wagner Bowman Mgmt has 8,616 shares. Cim Ltd Liability Co reported 6,550 shares or 0.42% of all its holdings. Zacks Investment Research cut American Electric Power Company from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Friday, April 28th. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, September 3 with "Overweight". Mizuho has "Hold" rating and $73.0 target. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, July 27 with "Buy". The stock has "Hold" rating by Mizuho on Friday, September 22. Robert W. Baird maintained it with "Buy" rating and $48.0 target in Friday, October 20 report. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, October 19 by Stifel Nicolaus. American Electric Power Company had a return on equity of 10.87% and a net margin of 3.74%. (NASDAQ:ALGN) earned "Buy" rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, November 28. Class A (NASDAQ:SPKE) by 414,395 shares to 1.02M shares, valued at $20.20 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q2 2017. (AEP) now has 491890 shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $37.51B. Its up 32.31% from 2.77 million shares previously. United Financial Bank owns 3,500 shares.

American Electric Technologies, Inc is a provider of power delivery solutions to the global energy industry. (NYSE:AEP) are 21.14% since the start of 2016. Blume holds 611 shares. (NYSE:AEP) or 43,960 shares. Morningstar Investment Services LLC owned about 0.16% of American Electric Power Company worth $53,119,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. (NYSE:AEP) for 657 shares. As of late, investors have been taking notice of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP). Veritable Limited Partnership has 19,031 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Moreover, Hussman Strategic has 0.02% invested in American Electric Power Company, Inc. Capstone Asset invested in 54,633 shares. Telos Cap Management Inc invested in 12,641 shares.

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American Electric Power Company, Inc. Through this figure traders can analyze that AEP show whether or not a stock now most active and standing in buying side or sell side. Therefore 50% are positive.

Analysts await American Electric Power Company, Inc. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, March 18. (NYSE:WGO) on Monday, August 14 with "Buy" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP). 910,366 were reported by California State Teachers Retirement System. BMO Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $75 target.

More news for American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) on Sunday, October 8 with "Hold" rating. (NYSE:AEP) earned "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, June 26. It also reduced U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) stake by 42,186 shares and now owns 3.57M shares.

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