Fact based stock research
American Equity (NYSE:AEL)


American Equity stock research in summary

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American Equity shares have a BUY rating. While they show above average growth, they are bad value, and are riskily financed. We recommend buying and holding American Equity shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country USA
Industry Life & Health Insurance
Index D.J. US Insurance
Size class Large

June 8, 2018. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()


Achievements

Top 10 Stock



Research History: American Equity

STOCK RESEARCH SUMMARY 2015 2016 2017 2018
STOCK VALUE RANKS
64
38
45
49
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
24
28
100
96
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
30
48
10
28
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
26
22
55
72

Last update of Combined Rank: 8-Jun-2018. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better is American Equity in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

Last update of Value Rank: 8-Jun-2018. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of American Equity; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
REVENUE GROWTH
6
85
100
67
PROFIT GROWTH
65
65
65
93
STOCK RETURNS
10
20
80
76
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
24
28
100
96

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 31-Mar-2018. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of American Equity.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
38
66
92
56
REFINANCING
2
2
2
4
LIQUIDITY
65
76
78
69
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
30
48
10
28

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 31-Mar-2018. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of American Equity and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for American Equity from June 8, 2018.