American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP)

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NASDAQ
Prev Close 87.56
Open 87.58
Day Low/High 85.83 / 88.10
52 Wk Low/High 65.14 / 104.97
Volume 6.08M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 499.75B
Market Cap 43.57B
P/E Ratio 21.26
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
A Downward Swing Begins

A Downward Swing Begins

Aggressive traders may want to put on some short positions.

American Electric upgraded at Wells

Don't Blow Your Stack Over the New EPA Proposal

Don't Blow Your Stack Over the New EPA Proposal

This isn't a big deal -- and, in fact, it will create some winners

Energy Regulators Face Market Challenge

Energy Regulators Face Market Challenge

Capital investment rules seem flawed for deregulated generators.

Entergy's Domino Effect in Nuke Closings

Entergy's Domino Effect in Nuke Closings

Behind Entergy press release, Pilgrim closure will follow Vermont Yankee without FERC changes.

Up in Smoke?

Predictions for a resurgence in coal demand may not catch fire.

Utilities Hasten the Shift to Natural Gas

Utilities Hasten the Shift to Natural Gas

Coal's exit is  driven by economics.

Three Myths About Energy in America

Three Myths About Energy in America

Is the future bleak for generating facilities? Coal history? Nukes doomed?

American Electric Power Needs Some Ideas

American Electric Power Needs Some Ideas

The company's uncompetitive power plants are a dead weight.

Four Impediments for Coal

Four Impediments for Coal

Energy companies steering away from inefficient, dirty fuel.

Whoa! We Actually Need That Coal

Whoa! We Actually Need That Coal

  Expect unintended outcomes if the U.S. exits too quickly from coal.  

Still Not the Time to Buy Utility Stocks

Still Not the Time to Buy Utility Stocks

They need to reduce their excess pricing and popularity.

Nerve-Wracking Valuations

Nerve-Wracking Valuations

The only truly inexpensive areas are tech, industrial and finance -- and they all remain despised.

Power Markets Work to Clear Bottlenecks

Power Markets Work to Clear Bottlenecks

Here's how power markets cope with the lack of transmission lines.

Building a Better Battery

Building a Better Battery

A new technology to displace old power plants.

Betting on Pike, Con Ed and Other Power Distributors

Betting on Pike, Con Ed and Other Power Distributors

Energy deliverers have a demanding consumer base and motivated regulators, often with little exposure to commodity prices.

The Sparks Are Flying

The Sparks Are Flying

This electric utility looks to be a tremendous value, and that's only reinforced by the recent insider buy.

Cramer: Beware, The Romney Bounce Will Be Short-lived

Cramer: Beware, The Romney Bounce Will Be Short-lived

Jim Cramer says while some sectors like oil, coal and defense are bouncing after Romney's debate performance, the bounce will likely fade fast.

Romney Winners and Losers

Romney Winners and Losers

Coal-related stocks would get a boost, while alternative-energy names would likely become short candidates.

Learning Conservation From Smart Meters

Learning Conservation From Smart Meters

But not all consumers are welcoming what they see as an instrusive new technology.

Pepco's Futility

Pepco's Futility

Mid-Atlantic utility faces challenges of risk, regulation and reputation.

The Fallout From the Storm

The Fallout From the Storm

The damage from last Friday was more comprehensive than many understand.

3 Stocks I Saw on TV, June 7

3 Stocks I Saw on TV, June 7

Dan Fitzpatrick examines three stocks viewed on Fast Money. Today's stocks include U.S. Steel, Whole Foods Market, and American Electric.

The EPA's Catastrophic Coal Rules

The EPA's Catastrophic Coal Rules

They will effectively prohibit all new coal plants and shut down many existing facilities.

Joining the 40-Plus Club

As a portfolio, this unique class of utilities is performing well.