What Are Analysts Suggestions On American Electric Power Co., Inc. (AEP)

Kentucky Power crews flew an American flag found in debris from a tree on their last day of restoring power in Rockport Texas

Kentucky Power crews flew an American flag found in debris from a tree on their last day of restoring power in Rockport Texas

Greenleaf Trust who had been investing in American Electric Power Co Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $33.18B market cap company. The stock increased 1.31% or $1.91 during the last trading session, reaching $147.21. About 653,906 shares traded or 43.02% up from the average. (NYSE:AEP) has risen 7.63% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock of Korea Electric Power Corporation (NYSE:KEP) earned "Underperform" rating by Bank of America on Monday, March 7. Sawtooth Solutions LLC now owns 4,008 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $278,000 after acquiring an additional 216 shares in the last quarter. The institutional investor held 11.10M shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $779.87 million, up from 10.11 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock decreased 0.82% or $0.565 during the last trading session, reaching $68.165. BB&T Corp now owns 48,881 shares of the company's stock valued at $3,426,000 after buying an additional 2,913 shares during the last quarter. For the next 5 years, American Electric Power Co., Inc.is expecting Growth of 2.77% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 3.84% per annum. (NYSE:AEP) to report earnings on January, 25. It has underperformed by 9.07% the S&P500. It also reduced its holding in Conocophillips (NYSE:COP) by 60,099 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 78,923 shares, and cut its stake in Procter And Gamble Co (NYSE:PG). Therefore 47% are positive. Analysts pegging the company with a rating of 3 would be indicating a Hold recommendation. Zacks Investment Management's holdings in American Electric Power Company were worth $35,214,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Ratings analysis reveals 47% of American Electric Power Company Inc.'s analysts are positive. (NYSE:AEP) for 193 shares. Deutsche Bank lowered American Electric Power from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Friday, July 29 report. UBS downgraded Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) rating on Monday, April 18. (NYSE:AEP) has "Overweight" rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by Morgan Stanley. S&P Research maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Friday, October 23 with "Buy" rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2017 Q3. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.1/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -500%.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in AEP. The company's outstanding shares are 492.93 Million. Thompson Davis And Com, a Virginia-based fund reported 1,753 shares.

Kentucky Power’s Kevin Griffith worked to restore power in Miami following Hurricane Irma
Kentucky Power’s Kevin Griffith worked to restore power in Miami following Hurricane Irma

Crow Point Partners Llc holds 3.33% of its portfolio in American Electric Power Company, Inc. for 295,000 shares. Brookmont Capital Management bought 21,269 shares as the company's stock declined 1.51% while stock markets rallied. Bancshares Of Montreal Can accumulated 0.36% or 5.66M shares. Pictet Asset Mngmt reported 150,125 shares. (NYSE:AEP). Cambridge Inv Rech Advsr holds 149,343 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63, a quick ratio of 0.63 and a current ratio of 0.92. Regal Invest Limited Liability Co accumulated 40,181 shares or 0.66% of the stock. Neville Rodie Shaw has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP). Assets Investment Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation owns 50,000 shares. Capital Invsts reported 420,000 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Boston Private Wealth LLC raised its position in American Electric Power Company by 4.8% in the second quarter. (NYSE:AEP). California Employees Retirement System invested in 0.13% or 1.23M shares. Cbre Clarion Securities Lc owns 42,700 shares or 0.03% of their U.S. portfolio. Ffcm LLC increased its holdings in shares of American Electric Power by 15.1% in the second quarter.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.02, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. 95 funds opened positions while 408 raised stakes. Brick And Kyle invested in 6,004 shares or 0.64% of the stock. Motco has invested 0.03% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Cornerstone Advisors, a Washington-based fund reported 732 shares. It also reduced Eaton Corp (NYSE:ETN) stake by 52,200 shares and now owns 200,800 shares. 14,074 are held by Neuberger Berman Group Limited Liability. Payden & Rygel owns 244,100 shares. Whittier Of Nevada Inc has 26,291 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands stated it has 0.76% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). 601.66 million shares or 1.15% less from 608.67 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Brookstone Mgmt reported 0.06% stake.

Among 18 analysts covering Sunoco Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Sunday, August 6. Union Pacific Corporation had 93 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, October 5, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $7100 target in Monday, July 31 report. The stock has "Buy" rating by Mizuho on Tuesday, August 18. Citigroup initiated it with "Neutral" rating and $61 target in Thursday, October 15 report. The firm earned "Equal-Weight" rating on Monday, November 13 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has "Buy" rating by N+1 Singer given on Tuesday, November 1. UBS maintained Sunoco LP (NYSE:SUN) rating on Thursday, August 4.

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