How Analysts Rated American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) Last Week?

June 17, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.44 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.42, from 1.86 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 14 investors sold American Equity Investment Life Holding Company shares while 70 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 86 raised stakes. 81.79 million shares or 1.15% more from 80.86 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Northern Corporation, Illinois-based fund reported 2.31 million shares. Tiaa Cref Investment Management owns 439,801 shares. Captrust Financial Advisors holds 353 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Mackay Shields Ltd Liability Corporation owns 90,900 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Laurion Cap L P holds 11,539 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Cipher Lp owns 78,620 shares. Chicago Equity Prtnrs Lc holds 0.2% or 211,495 shares in its portfolio. Morgan Stanley stated it has 0% in American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL). Wisconsin-based State Of Wisconsin Board has invested 0.02% in American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL). Hillsdale Invest Management holds 0.18% of its portfolio in American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) for 43,942 shares. Moreover, Amp Capital Ltd has 0% invested in American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) for 23,800 shares. 31,897 were reported by Public Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio. Arizona State Retirement System holds 0.04% in American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) or 141,791 shares. Affinity Invest Advisors Limited Liability Corp holds 0.04% in American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) or 12,647 shares. Bbva Compass Bancorporation holds 0.04% of its portfolio in American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) for 21,428 shares.

Since February 21, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $5.52 million activity. $3.36M worth of stock was sold by RICHARDSON DEBRA J on Thursday, March 8. On Wednesday, February 21 Clark Alexander Meeker sold $81,863 worth of American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) or 2,500 shares. Shares for $1.44 million were sold by Grensteiner Ronald James on Friday, March 23.

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering American Equity Investment Life (NYSE:AEL), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. American Equity Investment Life had 6 analyst reports since December 21, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Hold” on Wednesday, February 7. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, April 11. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 8 report. The stock of American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 8 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, December 21. Below is a list of American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) latest ratings and price target changes.

11/04/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $34.0000 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Sell New Target: $30 Initiates Coverage On
08/02/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $38.0 Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $36.0 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $33.0 Maintain
21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $34.0 Maintain

The stock increased 1.25% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $36.4. About 803,471 shares traded or 37.76% up from the average. American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) has risen 42.24% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.67% the S&P500.

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company, through its subsidiaries, develops and sells fixed index and fixed rate annuity products in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.28 billion. It issues fixed index annuities and fixed rate annuities, as well as single premium immediate annuities. It has a 12.61 P/E ratio. The firm also offers life insurance products comprising traditional ordinary and term, universal life, and other interest-sensitive life insurance products.

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