tickrz reports
tickrz rank
C
American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP)
Utilities | Utilities
73.10  -0.05%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankC / 308Warren Buffett RankB / 187
Pure Value RankC / 283Dividend RankD / 367
Moat RankC / 349Financial Strength RankD / 323
Growth RankD / 378Momentum RankB / 247
AEP vs UTILITIES SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
AEPSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO52.5824.519.61
EV/EBITDA RATIO16.661111.89
P/S RATIO2.26112.06
P/B RATIO2.022.43.15
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY3.82%10.55%13.85%
RETURN ON CAPITAL3.56%5.49%10.02%
NET MARGIN3.78%10.32%9.77%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
3.23%
PAYOUT RATIO166.61%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH5.2%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
6 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY120%
INTEREST COVERAGE3.6x
CURRENT RATIO0.45
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH-17.43%
5 YR SPS GROWTH1.52%
5 YR BPS GROWTH3.13%
About tickrz
Key Concepts
Great Investors
tickrz Report
tickrz rank C / 308
American Electric Power Company Inc receives a C ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
value
pure value ranking C / 283Warren Buffett ranking B / 187
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. American Electric Power Company Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 52.6x, a P/B ratio of 2x, a P/S ratio of 2.3x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 16.7x. American Electric Power Company Inc ranks 283 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.American Electric Power Company Inc ranks 187 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a average score, meaning it ranks in the middle of the pack on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, American Electric Power Company Inc is probably not for you.

quality
moat C / 349financial strength D / 323
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is weak. Its position within the Utilities sector appears to be weak. Either the dynamics of its sector place it in a difficult position or management's executition is to blame for its disappointing performance.American Electric Power Company Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 6 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 3.6x, a debt/equity ratio of 120% and a Moat Rank of 349 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.


momentum B / 247
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 16.09% over the last 12 months. This performance is average compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 247. Based on its 12 month stock performance, American Electric Power Company Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

yield D / 367
value + yield
Shares currently yield 3.23%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, American Electric Power Company Inc ranks 367 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

growth D / 378
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its -17.4% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 1.5% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 3.1% speak to its relatively poor ranking.

American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP)
Utilities | Utilities
73.10  -0.05%


tickrz rank
C
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio52.58x
P/B Ratio2.02x
P/S Ratio2.26x
EV/EBITDA Ratio16.66x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
3.23%
PAYOUT RATIO166.61%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH5.2%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
6 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY120%
INTEREST COVERAGE3.6x
CURRENT RATIO0.45
MOAT
ROE3.82%
ROIC3.56%
Net Margin3.78%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH-17.43%
5 YR SPS GROWTH1.52%
5 YR BPS GROWTH3.13%

TICKRZ RANK
American Electric Power Company Inc receives a C ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. American Electric Power Company Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 52.6x, a P/B ratio of 2x, a P/S ratio of 2.3x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 16.7x. American Electric Power Company Inc ranks 283 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
American Electric Power Company Inc ranks 187 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a average score, meaning it ranks in the middle of the pack on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, American Electric Power Company Inc is probably not for you.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is weak. Its position within the Utilities sector appears to be weak. Either the dynamics of its sector place it in a difficult position or management's executition is to blame for its disappointing performance.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
American Electric Power Company Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 6 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 3.6x, a debt/equity ratio of 120% and a Moat Rank of 349 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 16.09% over the last 12 months. This performance is average compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 247. Based on its 12 month stock performance, American Electric Power Company Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 3.23%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, American Electric Power Company Inc ranks 367 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its -17.4% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 1.5% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 3.1% speak to its relatively poor ranking.