American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 46.05, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the company shares stand at 23.48 percent, which is high when compared to that of the 50-day’s 19.16 percent. The first technical resistance point for the stock will likely come at $74.86, marking a 0.56% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $75.28, about 1.12% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $73.4, the lower end of the range. AEP’s 14-day MACD is 0.07 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend.

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) trade volume has decreased by -17.96% as around 2,243,957 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 2,735,278. At the moment, AEP is witnessing a downtrend, as it is trading -1.54% below its 20-day SMA, -2% below its 50-day SMA, and 4.55% below its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly 10.5%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around 5.83% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the 8.1% increase witnessed over the past five years.

The last few days have been good for American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP), as its price has grew by 1.36% during the week. It has also performed better over the past three months, as it added around 2.39% while it has so far climbed around 7.11% during the course of a year. The price of the stock went down by -$0.28 now trading at $74.44. Their shares witnessed a 18.71% increase from the 52-week low price of $62.71 they recorded on 2018-06-11. Even though it is still -8.88% behind the $81.05 high touched on 2018-12-14. The stock of AEP recorded -0.4% downtrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for American Electric Power Company, Inc. is set at $78.56. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 5.53% from the current trading price.

When giving their opinion, around 63.16% of Wall Street analysts, which represents 12 out of 19 rated the stock as a Buy. 7 brokerage firms of the remaining 36.84% rated the stock as a Hold with 0 analyst rating it as a sell. Overall, the number of aggregate AEP shares held by institutional investors represents 74.6% of total shares. 87 institutions entered new American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) positions, 398 added to their existing positions in these shares, 428 lowered their positions, and 52 exited their positions entirely.

The shares of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has increased by 0.81%, and now trading at $43.72 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 3,563,547. This is a decline of -3,986,649 shares over the average 7,550,196 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $43.72 went higher by 15.78% from its 52-week low of $37.76 that it attained back on 2018-12-26. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $55.21 nearly 350 days ago on 2018-01-29..

MET stock has performed well over the past 30 days, as it added 11.45% while its price climbed by 6.48% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been good for the stock, as it rose 3.41% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $50.81. This means that the stock price might likely increase by 16.22% from its current trading price.11 out of 19 Wall Street analysts which represents 57.89% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 36.84 rated it as a hold, with 5.26 of analysts rating it as a sell.

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly 9.6%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go up by 16.59% per year, following the 31.8% raise that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a uptrend, trading 7.72% above its 20-day SMA, 3.59% above its 50-day SMA, and -2.85% below its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate MetLife, Inc. shares held by institutional investors is 79.2%. 66 institutions jumped in to acquire MetLife, Inc. (MET) fresh stake, 395 added to their current holdings in these shares, 526 lowered their positions, and 76 left no stake in the company.

The stock’s 9-day MACD is 1.11 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 70.79, which shows that its stock has been overbought. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 29.09 percent, which is less when compared to that of the 50-day’s 29.14 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $44.06, sporting a 0.77% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $44.39, representing nearly 1.51% premium to the current market price of MetLife, Inc. (MET). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $42.53, the lower end of the range.