American Electric Power - AEP Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $88.62
  • Forecasted Upside: -2.56%
  • Number of Analysts: 12
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 6 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$90.94
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Analyst Price Target for AEP

Analyst Price Target is $88.62
▼ -2.56% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 12 analysts offering 12 month price targets for American Electric Power in the last 3 months. The average price target is $88.62, with a high forecast of $100.00 and a low forecast of $77.00. The average price target represents a -2.56% upside from the last price of $90.94.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 12 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in American Electric Power. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 5 hold ratings
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1/23/2023
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4/23/2023
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7/22/2023
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10/20/2023
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1/18/2024
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4/17/2024
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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/24/2024Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$98.00 ➝ $94.00Low
6/6/2024LADENBURG THALM/SH SHUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$73.00 ➝ $86.00Low
5/28/2024Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$91.00 ➝ $98.00Low
5/14/2024BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$95.00 ➝ $99.00Low
5/3/2024Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$90.00 ➝ $100.00Low
5/2/2024BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$84.00 ➝ $88.00Low
5/1/2024ScotiabankBoost TargetSector Outperform ➝ Sector Outperform$86.00 ➝ $90.00Low
5/1/2024Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$84.00 ➝ $89.00Low
5/1/2024BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$93.00 ➝ $95.00Low
4/22/2024ScotiabankLower TargetSector Outperform ➝ Sector Outperform$92.00 ➝ $86.00Low
4/15/2024BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$83.00 ➝ $84.00Low
3/11/2024UBS GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$86.00 ➝ $83.00Low
3/8/2024LADENBURG THALM/SH SHDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$75.50 ➝ $73.00Low
2/28/2024BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$84.00 ➝ $83.00Low
2/27/2024CfraReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$90.00 ➝ $92.00Low
2/27/2024BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$87.00 ➝ $88.00Low
1/22/2024BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$82.00 ➝ $84.00Low
1/22/2024BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$94.00 ➝ $88.00Low
1/22/2024GuggenheimDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$81.00Low
1/11/2024MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$83.00Low
11/28/2023MizuhoLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$93.00 ➝ $87.00Low
11/21/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$93.00 ➝ $95.00Low
10/25/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$97.00 ➝ $93.00Low
10/24/2023BarclaysLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$88.00 ➝ $82.00Low
10/12/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$96.00 ➝ $90.00Low
10/12/2023Bank of AmericaLower Target$91.00 ➝ $77.00Low
10/9/2023GuggenheimLower Target$96.00 ➝ $85.00Low
9/21/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$95.00 ➝ $97.00Low
9/18/2023CfraLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$99.00 ➝ $94.00Low
9/13/2023LADENBURG THALM/SH SHUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralLow
9/6/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$103.00 ➝ $89.00Low
8/23/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$101.00 ➝ $95.00Low
8/23/2023BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight$88.00Low
7/21/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$100.00 ➝ $101.00Low
7/7/2023GuggenheimLower Target$105.00 ➝ $96.00Low
7/6/2023MizuhoLower Target$94.00 ➝ $93.00Low
6/30/2023BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$103.00 ➝ $96.00Low
6/7/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$98.00Low
6/6/2023UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$105.00 ➝ $92.00Low
6/5/2023MizuhoLower Target$100.00 ➝ $94.00Low
4/20/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$101.00 ➝ $107.00Low
4/18/2023MizuhoLower Target$101.00 ➝ $100.00Low
4/17/2023CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$99.00 ➝ $100.00Low
4/17/2023BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$100.00 ➝ $102.00Low
4/3/2023LADENBURG THALM/SH SHInitiated CoverageSell$82.50Low
3/21/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$107.00 ➝ $101.00Low
3/10/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$105.00 ➝ $102.00Low
3/2/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$109.00 ➝ $103.00Low
2/24/2023CfraBoost TargetHold$93.00 ➝ $96.00Low
2/22/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$112.00 ➝ $107.00Low
2/2/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$110.00 ➝ $112.00Low
2/1/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$108.00 ➝ $99.00Low
12/19/2022Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$101.00 ➝ $98.00Low
12/16/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$87.00 ➝ $100.00Low
12/16/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$95.00 ➝ $105.00Low
12/16/2022MizuhoLower TargetBuy$104.00 ➝ $101.00Low
12/15/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$104.00 ➝ $110.00Low
12/14/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$96.00 ➝ $108.00Low
11/11/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$97.00 ➝ $104.00Low
10/27/2022CfraLower TargetHold$105.00 ➝ $93.00Low
10/24/2022GuggenheimLower Target$109.00 ➝ $93.00Low
10/21/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$116.00 ➝ $97.00Low
10/19/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$108.00 ➝ $96.00Low
10/10/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower Target$105.00 ➝ $95.00Low
10/5/2022BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$96.00 ➝ $99.00Low
10/3/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower Target$106.00 ➝ $96.00Low
9/22/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$118.00 ➝ $116.00Low
8/23/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$111.00 ➝ $118.00Low
8/15/2022Evercore ISIBoost Target$107.00Low
7/28/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$103.00 ➝ $105.00Low
7/28/2022CitigroupBoost Target$94.00 ➝ $99.00Low
6/23/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$113.00 ➝ $101.00Low
5/23/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$117.00 ➝ $113.00Low
4/25/2022Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$113.00Low
4/20/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$112.00 ➝ $117.00Low
3/29/2022MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$94.00 ➝ $104.00Medium
3/22/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$105.00 ➝ $112.00Medium
3/14/2022Seaport Res PtnDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
3/7/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$101.00 ➝ $106.00Medium
2/28/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$93.00 ➝ $101.00Medium
2/18/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$110.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
1/21/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$111.00 ➝ $110.00Low
12/21/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$105.00 ➝ $111.00Low
11/22/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$106.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
10/27/2021MizuhoLower TargetBuy$91.00 ➝ $86.00Medium
10/19/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$108.00 ➝ $106.00Low
9/17/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$110.00 ➝ $108.00High
8/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$105.00 ➝ $110.00Low
7/26/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$86.88Medium
7/23/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$96.00 ➝ $93.00Medium
6/21/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$103.00 ➝ $105.00Low
5/25/2021BarclaysBoost TargetAverage ➝ Overweight$95.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
5/18/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$104.00 ➝ $103.00Low
4/20/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$99.00 ➝ $104.00Medium
4/15/2021MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$83.00 ➝ $91.00Medium
3/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$98.00 ➝ $99.00High
3/10/2021Edward JonesInitiated CoverageBuyMedium
2/18/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$99.00 ➝ $98.00High
1/20/2021GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$93.00 ➝ $93.00Low
1/20/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$101.00 ➝ $99.00Low
1/14/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$90.00 ➝ $83.00Medium
1/6/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$101.00 ➝ $88.00N/A
12/15/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$108.00 ➝ $101.00Low
12/14/2020MizuhoUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$81.00 ➝ $84.00Medium
12/14/2020MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Buy$81.00 ➝ $84.00High
11/23/2020GuggenheimUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralLow
11/18/2020BarclaysBoost TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$93.00 ➝ $107.00High
11/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$106.00 ➝ $108.00Medium
11/16/2020Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Peer PerformMedium
11/16/2020Wolfe ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Peer PerformHigh
10/26/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$94.00 ➝ $98.00High
10/20/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$99.00 ➝ $106.00Low
10/19/2020KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$96.00 ➝ $97.00Low
9/18/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$100.00 ➝ $98.00High
7/21/2020KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$93.00 ➝ $96.00Medium
7/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$95.00 ➝ $100.00High
6/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$93.00 ➝ $95.00Low
6/5/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$90.00 ➝ $98.00Low
5/15/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$100.00 ➝ $93.00High
5/15/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$80.00High
5/8/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$100.00 ➝ $90.00Low
4/20/2020Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$103.00 ➝ $95.00High
4/15/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$103.00 ➝ $100.00High
4/8/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$92.00High
4/7/2020MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$76.00High
4/2/2020CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$101.00 ➝ $82.00Low
3/26/2020BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$107.00 ➝ $82.00Medium
3/16/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$116.00 ➝ $95.00Low
3/13/2020KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight ➝ Overweight$93.00Medium
3/10/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$110.00 ➝ $102.00High
2/24/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuy ➝ OutperformLow
2/21/2020SunTrust BanksBoost TargetBuy$109.00 ➝ $111.00High
2/21/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetBuy ➝ Overweight$104.00 ➝ $115.00Medium
2/21/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$114.00 ➝ $116.00Medium
2/20/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetHold$90.00 ➝ $99.00Low
2/19/2020BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$111.00Medium
1/29/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$95.00 ➝ $107.00Low
1/28/2020CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$96.00 ➝ $101.00Low
1/22/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$92.00 ➝ $95.00Low
1/15/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$96.00 ➝ $103.00High
1/14/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$95.00 ➝ $92.00Low
1/7/2020GuggenheimDowngradeNeutral ➝ SellLow
1/3/2020MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
12/20/2019ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Sector Outperform$93.00 ➝ $102.00Medium
12/16/2019Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$96.00 ➝ $95.00Medium
10/25/2019SunTrust BanksSet TargetBuy$102.00N/A
10/25/2019Wolfe ResearchSet TargetBuy$101.00N/A
10/14/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$92.00 ➝ $104.00Low
9/25/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$91.00 ➝ $97.00Low
9/20/2019UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$100.00 ➝ $105.00Low
9/16/2019MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral$85.00 ➝ $90.00Medium
8/16/2019Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$93.00 ➝ $91.00Low
8/12/2019SunTrust BanksBoost TargetBuy$98.00 ➝ $99.00Low
(Data available from 7/16/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

1.32 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 21 very positive mentions
  • 8 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
12/19/2023
  • 30 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
1/18/2024
  • 31 very positive mentions
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  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
2/17/2024
  • 30 very positive mentions
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  • 8 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
3/18/2024
  • 19 very positive mentions
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  • 3 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
4/17/2024
  • 36 very positive mentions
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  • 5 negative mentions
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5/17/2024
  • 33 very positive mentions
  • 8 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
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6/16/2024
  • 27 very positive mentions
  • 5 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
7/16/2024

Current Sentiment

  • 27 very positive mentions
  • 5 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
American Electric Power logo
American Electric Power Company, Inc., an electric public utility holding company, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers in the United States. It operates through Vertically Integrated Utilities, Transmission and Distribution Utilities, AEP Transmission Holdco, and Generation & Marketing segments. The company generates electricity using coal and lignite, natural gas, renewable, nuclear, hydro, solar, wind, and other energy sources. It also supplies and markets electric power at wholesale to other electric utility companies, rural electric cooperatives, municipalities, and other market participants. American Electric Power Company, Inc. was incorporated in 1906 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.
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Today's Range

Now: $90.94
Low: $89.84
High: $90.95

50 Day Range

MA: $89.16
Low: $86.89
High: $92.67

52 Week Range

Now: $90.94
Low: $69.38
High: $93.44

Volume

2,678,369 shs

Average Volume

3,303,596 shs

Market Capitalization

$47.94 billion

P/E Ratio

16.87

Dividend Yield

3.87%

Beta

0.53

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of American Electric Power?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued stock ratings on American Electric Power in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, Cfra, Guggenheim, JPMorgan Chase & Co., LADENBURG THALM/SH SH, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, StockNews.com, UBS Group AG, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for American Electric Power?

13 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for American Electric Power in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $88.62, suggesting a possible downside of 2.6%. Royal Bank of Canada has the highest price target set, predicting AEP will reach $100.00 in the next twelve months. Bank of America Co. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $77.00 for American Electric Power in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for American Electric Power?

American Electric Power currently has 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in AEP, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact American Electric Power's investor relations team?

American Electric Power's physical mailing address is 1 RIVERSIDE PLAZA, COLUMBUS OH, 43215. The company's listed phone number is (614) 716-1000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for American Electric Power is www.aep.com. Learn More about contacing American Electric Power investor relations.