Thomson Reuters, a distinguished brokerage company, has placed a 52-week price target of $72.85 on American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) shares after it surveyed top market analysts. Calculating estimated earnings after taking into consideration different elements, it is predicted to come at $3.69 for the next fiscal and $N/A for underway quarter.
Analysts take into account the price to earnings ratio to estimate the firm’s valuation. This ratio, which is also called as the P/E ratio evaluates the company on relative expense factor. The formula to calculate ratio is stock’s latest price/ per share earnings. The P/E ratio of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) stands at 16.67.
Analysts also work out Price/Earnings Growth ratio in an attempt to estimate the valuation of a firm. This ratio commonly known as the PEG ratio implies the stock’s valuation compared to earnings growth potential. Investors look to invest in the stocks with a lower PEG ratio. For American Electric Power Company, the PEG ratio for coming 3-5 years is 5.01.
The technical analysis highlights that American Electric Power Company current is trading $-1.56 points away or -2.26% from its 50-day moving average of $69.12. Further it is trading $2.20 or +3.37% away its 200-day moving average of $65.36.
The 52-week high of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) was $71.32 while lowest point recorded in 52-week was $52.29. It implies if stock price makes a movement of over $-3.76, it will record a new 52-week high. In the case of +29.20% drop, it will touch a new 52-week low.
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