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AEP American Electric Power PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The P/E ratio for American Electric Power stock stands at 18.91 as of Feb 23, 2024. This takes into account the latest EPS of $4.36 and stock price of $82.45. A decrease of 10% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 20.9 of the past four quarters.

AEP PE ratio history

How has AEP's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of American Electric Power has been 21.86. The current 18.91 price-to-earnings ratio is 13% less than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, AEP's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Jun 2017 quarter at 59.89, with a price of $69.47 and an EPS of $1.16. The Dec 2015 quarter saw the lowest point at 13.97, with a price of $58.27 and an EPS of $4.17.


American Electric Power PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 263.42% in 2016

Maximum annual decrease: -62.75% in 2017

Year PE ratio Change
2022 21.05 17.6%
2021 17.9 -4.53%
2020 18.75 -22.84%
2019 24.3 26.83%
2018 19.16 1.32%
2017 18.91 -62.75%
2016 50.77 263.42%
2015 13.97 -23.16%
2014 18.18 18.21%
2013 15.38 -6.33%

AEP average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of AEP for the past years

AEP's current PE ratio is under its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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AEP PE vs peers

What is AEP's PE ratio compared to its peers

AEP's PE ratio is less than its peer stocks DUK and D, but it is above SO's and EXC's. American Electric Power's current PE ratio of 18.91 is less than the average of its peers, which is 19.39.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
ETR Entergy Corp 8.99 $21.36B
EXC Exelon Corp 15.17 $35.48B
XEL Xcel Energy Inc 18.2 $32.43B
SO Southern Co 18.27 $72.56B
AEP American Electric Power Co Inc 18.62 $42.7B
FE Firstenergy Corp 19.06 $21.02B
D Dominion Energy Inc 20.21 $38.77B
DUK Duke Energy CORP 25.64 $69.96B
PPL PPL Corp 26.27 $19.36B
NRG Nrg Energy Inc N/A $11.84B
AES Aes Corp N/A $10.35B

Frequently asked questions

What is American Electric Power's PE ratio?

AEP stock has a price to earnings ratio of 18.91 as of Feb 23, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for American Electric Power (AEP)?

As an average over the last 3 years, AEP stock has a PE ratio of 19.15.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for American Electric Power (AEP)?

As an average over the last 5 years, AEP stock has a PE ratio of 20.06.

What is the highest PE ratio for AEP?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 59.89 and it was in the Jun 2017 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for AEP compare to its historical average?

AEP's price to earnings ratio is currently 13% below its 10-year historical average.

How is AEP's PE ratio calculated (American Electric Power PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the earnings per share(EPS) for the last 12 months. As of today (Feb 23, 2024), American Electric Power's share price is $82.45. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Sep 2023 is $4.36. Therefore, American Electric Power's price to earnings ratio for today is 18.91. PE RATIO(18.91) = STOCK PRICE($82.45) / TTM EPS($4.36)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.