Market experts has given a mean price target of $20.67 to American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) stock. The target price is the mean of all calls released by analysts in First Call poll. They have EPS estimate of $0.59 for the near-term quarter and $2.05 for this year.
The technical assessment of American Equity Investment Life pinpoints that the 50-day moving average of American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) stock is $17.07, and is trading $0.78 points away or +4.55% from 50-day moving average of $17.07. It is trading $2.14 or +13.61% off 200-day MA of $15.71.
The 52-week high of American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) was $28.30 while $12.65 is the low point in the same period. American Equity Investment Life share price has to rise more than $-10.45 to register a high for 52-weeks or drop +41.11% to make 52-week low. MA should be referred to as moving average.
Without understanding when a stock is over-valued, or too richly priced, a shareholder may miss out on a chance to cash-in on a profit and investment. Worse, a shareholder might close up their position when a price has no direction.
American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) P/E ratio is 14.52 while PEG ratio is at 0.88. By overlooking a firm’s price-to-earnings ratio, a shareholder could miss out to discover the true value of stocks and end up investing in the wrong stocks. A P/E ratio is a computation of how much investors are wanting to pay for a purchasing an equity relative to the firm’s earnings. It is valuable when comparing the equity price of one firm to another trading in the same industry. The P/E ratio is discovered by dividing market value of stock by average earnings per share in a specified period of time, for instance, the past year.
American Equity Investment Life stock recorded a close of $17.85 in last trading session, which brings it market cap to $1.47B.
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