NASDAQ:AEP - American Electric Power Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $96.18
  • Forecasted Upside: 8.11 %
  • Number of Analysts: 6
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 5 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$88.96
▼ -0.16 (-0.18%)

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Analyst Price Target for AEP

Analyst Price Target is $96.18
▲ +8.11% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for American Electric Power in the last 3 months. The average price target is $96.18, with a high forecast of $110.00 and a low forecast of $86.00. The average price target represents a 8.11% upside from the last price of $88.96.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 6 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in American Electric Power. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 2 hold ratings
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8/3/2020
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11/1/2020
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1/30/2021
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4/30/2021
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7/29/2021
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10/27/2021
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12/26/2021
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1/25/2022

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/21/2022Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$111.00 ➝ $110.00Low
12/21/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$105.00 ➝ $111.00Low
11/22/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$106.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
10/27/2021MizuhoLower Price TargetBuy$91.00 ➝ $86.00Medium
10/19/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$108.00 ➝ $106.00Low
9/17/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$110.00 ➝ $108.00High
8/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$105.00 ➝ $110.00Low
7/26/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$86.88Medium
7/23/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$96.00 ➝ $93.00Medium
6/21/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$103.00 ➝ $105.00Low
5/25/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetAverage ➝ Overweight$95.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
5/18/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$104.00 ➝ $103.00Low
4/20/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$99.00 ➝ $104.00Medium
4/15/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$83.00 ➝ $91.00Medium
3/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$98.00 ➝ $99.00High
3/10/2021Edward JonesInitiated CoverageBuyMedium
2/18/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$99.00 ➝ $98.00High
1/20/2021GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$93.00 ➝ $93.00Low
1/20/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price 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 Price 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 Price TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$93.00 ➝ $107.00High
11/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$106.00 ➝ $108.00Medium
11/16/2020Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Peer PerformMedium
11/16/2020Wolfe ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Peer PerformHigh
10/26/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$94.00 ➝ $98.00High
10/20/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$99.00 ➝ $106.00Low
10/19/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$96.00 ➝ $97.00Low
9/18/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$100.00 ➝ $98.00High
7/21/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$93.00 ➝ $96.00Medium
7/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$95.00 ➝ $100.00High
6/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$93.00 ➝ $95.00Low
6/5/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$90.00 ➝ $98.00Low
5/15/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$100.00 ➝ $93.00High
5/15/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$80.00High
5/8/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$100.00 ➝ $90.00Low
4/20/2020Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$103.00 ➝ $95.00High
4/15/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$103.00 ➝ $100.00High
4/8/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$92.00High
4/7/2020MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$76.00High
4/2/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$101.00 ➝ $82.00Low
3/26/2020BarclaysLower Price TargetOverweight$107.00 ➝ $82.00Medium
3/16/2020UBS GroupLower Price 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 Price TargetBuy$109.00 ➝ $111.00High
2/21/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Overweight$104.00 ➝ $115.00Medium
2/21/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$114.00 ➝ $116.00Medium
2/20/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetHold$90.00 ➝ $99.00Low
2/19/2020BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$111.00Medium
1/29/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$95.00 ➝ $107.00Low
1/28/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$96.00 ➝ $101.00Low
1/22/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$92.00 ➝ $95.00Low
1/15/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$96.00 ➝ $103.00High
1/14/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price 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 Price TargetEqual Weight$96.00 ➝ $95.00Medium
10/25/2019SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetBuy$102.00N/A
10/25/2019Wolfe ResearchSet Price TargetBuy$101.00N/A
10/14/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$92.00 ➝ $104.00Low
9/25/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$91.00 ➝ $97.00Low
9/20/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$100.00 ➝ $105.00Low
9/16/2019MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$85.00 ➝ $90.00Medium
8/16/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$93.00 ➝ $91.00Low
8/12/2019SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$98.00 ➝ $99.00Low
7/12/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$94.00 ➝ $100.00Low
7/9/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$93.00 ➝ $98.00Low
6/14/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$88.00 ➝ $92.00Low
6/4/2019KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector Weight ➝ Sector WeightHigh
5/16/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$87.00 ➝ $88.00Low
5/9/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$89.00 ➝ $94.00Low
4/26/2019Wolfe ResearchSet Price TargetBuy$89.00Low
4/26/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$89.00 ➝ $93.00Low
4/18/2019Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$86.00 ➝ $83.20Low
4/8/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$78.00Low
3/12/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$78.00 ➝ $88.00Low
2/12/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$81.00 ➝ $84.00Low
1/25/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set Price TargetHold$78.00Low
1/7/2019GuggenheimDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium
1/3/2019MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$72.00Medium
11/19/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$81.00 ➝ $84.00Low
10/26/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$76.00 ➝ $78.00Low
10/11/2018Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$80.00Medium
9/21/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$80.00 ➝ $78.00Low
9/17/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform$77.00 ➝ $81.00Low
9/12/2018Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightLow
9/11/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$76.00 ➝ $80.00Low
9/10/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$71.00 ➝ $72.00Low
9/10/2018GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyMedium
7/27/2018MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy$74.50Low
7/27/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$73.00 ➝ $76.00Low
7/25/2018SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy$80.00High
7/24/2018ScotiabankInitiated CoverageHold$72.00Low
7/24/2018Howard WeilInitiated CoverageSector Perform$72.00Low
7/19/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$76.00 ➝ $74.00Medium
7/19/2018KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$70.00 ➝ $73.00Low
7/16/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$67.00 ➝ $73.00Low
7/10/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight$81.00Medium
6/13/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$71.00 ➝ $67.00Low
5/24/2018ArgusLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$84.00 ➝ $79.00Low
4/18/2018KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$69.00 ➝ $70.00Low
4/16/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$71.00 ➝ $73.00Medium
4/10/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$70.00 ➝ $69.00Low
3/19/2018SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetBuy$76.00Low
3/8/2018Morgan StanleySet Price TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$72.00 ➝ $71.00Low
2/20/2018GuggenheimUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralLow
2/13/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$77.00 ➝ $71.00Low
2/12/2018SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetBuy$75.00Low
2/2/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$76.00Low
1/22/2018MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$75.00 ➝ $76.00Low
1/18/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$68.25 ➝ $75.00Low
1/17/2018MizuhoUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
1/9/2018SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy$78.00Medium
1/2/2018GuggenheimDowngradeNeutral ➝ SellHigh
12/13/2017Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$83.00Low
10/30/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$74.00N/A
10/24/2017Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuy$79.00N/A
10/17/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A
10/12/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$75.00N/A
10/3/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$73.00High
9/22/2017MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$74.00 ➝ $73.00High
9/8/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
9/4/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$71.00Low
9/1/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$73.00Low
8/10/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$71.00 ➝ $73.00Low
8/2/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$71.00Low
7/28/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$73.00 ➝ $75.00Low
7/19/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$70.00Low
7/10/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
6/26/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$68.00 ➝ $70.00Low
4/28/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$68.00 ➝ $70.00Low
4/23/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight$71.00 ➝ $76.00Low
4/19/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy$72.50Low
4/11/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$70.00 ➝ $72.00Low
3/14/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$65.00 ➝ $68.00Low
2/20/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$71.00N/A
1/27/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$62.00 ➝ $65.00N/A
(Data available from 1/26/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.47 (Hold)

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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6/30/2021
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  • 2 negative mentions
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7/30/2021
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8/29/2021
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9/28/2021
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10/28/2021
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11/27/2021
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12/27/2021
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1/26/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 4 very positive mentions
  • 18 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
American Electric Power logo
American Electric Power Co., Inc. engages in the business of generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. It operates through the following segments: Vertically Integrated Utilities, Transmission & Distribution Utilities, AEP Transmission Holdco and Generation & Marketing. The Vertically Integrated Utilities segment engages in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers through assets owned and operated by its subsidiaries. The Transmission & Distribution Utilities segment engages in the business of transmission and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers through assets owned and operated by its subsidiaries. The AEP Transmission Holdco segment engages in the development, construction and operation of transmission facilities through investments in its wholly-owned transmission subsidiaries and joint ventures. The Generation & Marketing segment engages in non-regulated generation and marketing, risk management and retail activities. The company was founded on December 20, 1906 and is headquartered in Columbus, OH.
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Today's Range

Now: $88.96
Low: $88.05
High: $89.66

50 Day Range

MA: $86.62
Low: $80.28
High: $90.98

52 Week Range

Now: $88.96
Low: $74.80
High: $91.66

Volume

2,835,653 shs

Average Volume

3,031,597 shs

Market Capitalization

$44.80 billion

P/E Ratio

18.57

Dividend Yield

3.50%

Beta

0.37

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, Edward Jones, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for American Electric Power?

5 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for American Electric Power in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $96.18, suggesting a possible upside of 7.8%. Morgan Stanley has the highest price target set, predicting AEP will reach $110.00 in the next twelve months. Mizuho has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $86.00 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 hold rating and 5 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe AEP will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of American Electric Power.
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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.