American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) Broker Views On Wall Street

Latest Stocks: El Paso Electric Company (EE) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.67 Per Share

El Paso Electric Company (EE) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Schmidt P J Investment Management Inc acquired 3,904 shares as Facebook Inc Cl A (FB)'s stock rose 10.88%. The institutional investor owned 163,800 shares of the utilities provider's stock after buying an additional 134,600 shares during the period. The stock decreased 0.78% or $1.16 during the last trading session, reaching $148.44.

Inc. has its outstanding Shares of 496.29 Million. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has risen 7.92% since June 12, 2016 and is uptrending.

Regal Investment Advisors Llc increased its stake in American Elec Pwr Inc (AEP) by 30.29% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company's stock had a trading volume of 185,343 shares. The utilities provider reported ($0.10) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.05) by $0.05. Regal Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in American Elec Pwr Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $35.07 billion market cap company.

ATR value of company was 0.73. Equities analysts anticipate that El Paso Electric Company will post $2.50 earnings per share for the current year. It has underperformed by 9.07% the S&P500. Russell Investments Group Ltd. purchased a new stake in El Paso Electric Company during the fourth quarter worth $13,487,000. National Bank & Trust Of America De reported 0% in El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE). (NYSE:AEP), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. American Electric Power Company Inc. had 42 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Analysts await American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) to report earnings on July, 27. The stock has "Overweight" rating by arc on Thursday, September 3. Barclays Capital has "Overweight" rating and $68 target. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, July 26 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Friday, November 20 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 9 by JP Morgan. Prudential plc (LON:PRU) has 0.00% since June 13, 2016 and is.

If we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is 0.96%, whereas Month Volatility is at 1.02%. It turned negative, as 88 investors sold FB shares while 531 reduced holdings. State Street Corp raised its stake in American Electric Power Company by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Conning, Connecticut-based fund reported 64,700 shares. Fifth Third Bancshares holds 0.04% of its portfolio in American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) for 80,373 shares. Gemmer Asset Management Llc reported 208 shares stake. James Inv Rech invested 0% in El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE). Raymond James Associate accumulated 36,654 shares. Argent, a Texas-based fund reported 5,415 shares.

Analysts' mean recommendation for American Electric Power Company, Inc.

American Electric Power Company, Inc. had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. The Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association Of America holds 115,200 shares with $7.25M value, down from 136,800 last quarter. Natixis Asset Management holds 44,244 shares. Deutsche Bank AG boosted their price target on American Electric Power Company from $70.00 to $72.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday, April 11th. 8,012 are owned by Hsbc Holdings Pcl.

Since March 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.38 million activity. 28,000 El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE) shares with value of $1.38M were sold by BROWN JOHN ROBERT.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q4 2016. Greenleaf accumulated 15,198 shares. Lmr Ltd Liability Partnership owns 3,966 shares. MD now owns 8,714,397 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $559,551,000 after buying an additional 1,606,332 shares in the last quarter. (NYSE:STI) plummeted -0.62% to $56.20. Washington Bancorp owns 0.1% invested in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for 12,912 shares. Moreover, Majedie Asset Mngmt has 0.97% invested in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). Butensky & Cohen Fin Security holds 1.89% of its portfolio in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for 58,793 shares. 31,451 are owned by Independent Portfolio Consultants Incorporated. Cordasco Net has invested 0.14% in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). Zacks Investment Research cut American Electric Power Company from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Friday, April 28th. Therefore 53% are positive. Williams Capital Group initiated it with "Hold" rating and $48 target in Wednesday, January 11 report. As per Wednesday, July 20, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, October 23 with "Buy". On Friday, June 17 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". During the same quarter previous year, the firm earned ($0.14) EPS. AEP's profit will be $442.00 million for 19.84 P/E if the $0.90 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.70 actual EPS reported by General Motors Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.94% EPS growth.

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