American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL)

NYSE: AEL · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
0.57 (1.43%)
May 26, 2022 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed

Total Valuation

AEL has a market cap or net worth of $3.76 billion. The enterprise value is $2.40 billion.

Market Cap3.76B
Enterprise Value2.40B

Important Dates

The latest earnings date was Wednesday, May 4, 2022, after market close.

Last Earnings DateMay 4, 2022
Ex-Dividend Daten/a

Share Statistics

AEL has 93.06 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has increased by 1.59% in one year.

Shares Outstanding93.06M
Shares Change (YoY)+1.59%
Shares Change (QoQ)+4.79%
Owned by Insiders (%)1.61%
Owned by Institutions (%)101.39%

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 5.37 and the forward PE ratio is 9.12. AEL's PEG ratio is 1.14.

PE Ratio5.37
Forward PE9.12
PS Ratio1.31
PB Ratio0.73
P/FCF Ratio1.13
PEG Ratio1.14
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

The stock's EV/EBITDA ratio is 2.40, with a EV/FCF ratio of 0.72.

EV / Earnings3.36
EV / Sales0.84
EV / EBIT2.42
EV / FCF0.72

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of n/a, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 0.11.

Current Ration/a
Quick Ration/a
Debt / Equity0.11
Debt / EBITDA0.57
Debt / FCF0.17

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 11.80%, which is not very high. The company has a high ROIC of 1.40%.

Return on Equity (ROE)11.80%
Return on Assets (ROA)0.90%
Return on Capital (ROIC)1.40%
Revenue Per Employee$3.59M
Profits Per Employee$892,320
Employee Count800
Asset Turnover0.04
Inventory Turnovern/a


In the past 12 months, AEL has paid $205.31 million in taxes.

Income Tax205.31M
Effective Tax Rate22.34%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has increased by +38.45% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 1.09, so AEL's price volatility has been similar to the market average.

Beta (1Y)1.09
52-Week Price Change+38.45%
50-Day Moving Average37.52
200-Day Moving Average38.51
Average Volume (30 Days)575,735

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 924,776, so 0.99% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest924,776
Short % of Shares Out0.99%
Short % of Float1.01%
Short Ratio (days to cover)1.69

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, AEL had revenue of $2.88 billion and earned 713.86 million in profits. Earnings per share was $7.52.

Gross Profit233.39M
Operating Income-475.77M
Pretax Income962.84M
Net Income757.53M
Net Income Common713.86M
Earnings Per Share (EPS)$7.52
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $1.93 billion in cash and $574.93 million in debt, giving a net cash position of $1.36 billion or $14.60 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents1.93B
Total Debt574.93M
Net Cash1.36B
Net Cash Per Share$14.60
Book Value5.17B
Book Value Per Share55.57
Working Capitaln/a
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $3.86 billion and capital expenditures -$520.66 million, giving a free cash flow of $3.34 billion.

Operating Cash Flow3.86B
Capital Expenditures-520.66M
Free Cash Flow3.34B
FCF Per Share$35.90
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 8.12%, with operating and profit margins of -16.55% and 24.83%.

Gross Margin8.12%
Operating Margin-16.55%
Pretax Margin33.49%
Profit Margin24.83%
EBITDA Margin34.78%
EBIT Margin34.57%
FCF Margin116.19%

Dividends & Yields

This stock pays an annual dividend of $0.34, which amounts to a dividend yield of 0.84%.

Dividend Per Share$0.34
Dividend Yield0.84%
Earnings Yield18.99%
FCF Yield88.85%
Dividend Growth (YoY)n/a
Payout Ratio4.60%
Buyback Yieldn/a
Shareholder Yield0.84%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for AEL is $44.77, which is 10.82% higher than the current price. The consensus rating is "Buy".

Price Target$44.77
Price Target Difference10.82%
Analyst ConsensusBuy
Analyst Count14
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on June 30, 2000. It was a forward split with a ratio of 3:1.

Last Split DateJun 30, 2000
Split TypeForward
Split Ratio3:1