Don’t Let Recent momentum Confuse Your Outlook on American Equity Investment Life Holding Company [AEL]

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company [AEL] stock is down -0.15 while the S&P 500 has fallen -0.06% on Thursday, 12/03/20. While at the time of this article, AEL ATR is sitting at 1.14, with the beta value at 1.52. This stock’s volatility for the past week remained at 3.40%, while it was 3.96% for the past 30-day period. AEL has fallen -$0.04 from the previous closing price of $27.43 on volume of 4.67 million shares.

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On 30, November 2020, American Equity Announces Closing of Initial 9.9% Equity Investment From Brookfield Asset Management and Expands Execution of Share Repurchase With New Accelerated Share Repurchase Program. According to news published on Yahoo Finance, Sachin Shah of Brookfield Asset Management to join American Equity Board of Directors.

Analyst Birdseye View:

The most recent analyst activity for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company [NYSE:AEL] stock was on August 19, 2020, when it was Downgrade with a Mkt perform rating from Raymond James. Before that, on October 02, 2020, RBC Capital Mkts Recapitulated an Outperform rating and elevated its amount target to $36. On August 04, 2020, Morgan Stanley Initiated an Equal-weight rating and boosted its price target on this stock to $25. On July 02, 2020, Piper Sandler Downgrade a Neutral rating and decreased its price target from $27 to $25. On March 20, 2020, RBC Capital Mkts Downgrade a Sector perform rating. On March 10, 2020, Piper Sandler Upgrade an Overweight rating and boosted its amount target on this stock to $25. On April 30, 2019, Sandler O’Neill Downgrade a Hold rating. On December 06, 2017, B. Riley FBR Inc. Reiterated a Neutral rating and improved its amount target to $30.

In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $9.07 and a peak of $34.25. Right now, the middling Wall Street analyst 12-month amount mark is $30.00. At the most recent market close, shares of American Equity Investment Life Holding Company [NYSE:AEL] were valued at $27.39. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of 0.4%.


American Equity Investment Life Holding Company [NYSE:AEL] most recently reported quarterly sales of 2.53 billion, which represented growth of 24.10%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $3,311,257 per employee, while its income is $404,753 per employee. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at 0.40, 7.06, 8.50 and 5.89 respectively.

The Principal structure of this organization shows its whole liability to whole principal at 12.49 and the whole liability to whole assets at 1.01. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 12.49 and enduring liability to assets at 0.01 while looking for an extended time period.

Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 27.02 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 26.66. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 27.87 and at 28.36 for 2nd resistance point.

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company [AEL] reported its earnings at -$2.72 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 9/29/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at $1.03/share signifying the difference of -3.75 and -364.10% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 6/29/2020, the stated earnings were $1.01 calling estimates for $1.16/share with the difference of -0.15 depicting the surprise of -12.90%.

Important Ratio’s To Watch

Quick ratio, showing Cash ratio at 0.00. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 1.36, it’s amount to book ratio is 0.60 and showing 2.92 of P/E (TTM) ratio.

Insider Stories

The most recent insider trade was by MULCAHY DAVID S., Director, and it was the purchase of 10000.0 shares on Sep 25. Chapman Joyce Ann, the Director, completed a sale of 10000.0 shares on Mar 31. On Mar 20, Bhalla Anant, CEO & President, completed a purchase of 1639.0 shares.