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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M2,155Revenue $M2,611Net Margin (%)6.0Z-Score
Enterprise Value $M2,087EPS $3.4Operating Margin %9.2F-Score5
P/E(ttm))15.9Cash Flow Per Share $3.6Pre-tax Margin (%)9.2Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book1.110-y EBITDA Growth Rate %5.8Quick Ratio0Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales1.05-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-23.2Current Ratio0Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow3.3y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0ROA % (ttm)0.4Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %0.7Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)8.8Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %10.0Shares Outstanding M75.6ROI % (ttm)7.2Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with AEL

Number of guru portfolios checked: 84. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
AELJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Sold Out $21.99 - $25.11
($23.57)
$ 28.521%Sold Out0
AELKen Fisher 2014-03-31 Add0.03%$20.43 - $26.38
($23.19)
$ 28.523%Add 27.61%3,009,815
AELJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.01%$20.43 - $26.38
($23.15)
$ 28.523%Reduce -39.69%12,055
AELJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Buy 0.01%$20.28 - $26.08
($22.75)
$ 28.525%New holding, 19989 sh.19,989
AELJohn Keeley 2013-09-30 Buy 0.77%$15.72 - $21.23
($19.11)
$ 28.549%New holding, 1983959 sh.1,983,959
AELKen Fisher 2013-09-30 Buy 0.12%$15.72 - $21.23
($19.11)
$ 28.549%New holding, 2313750 sh.2,313,750
AELArnold Schneider 2013-03-31 Sold Out -0.03%$12.21 - $14.99
($13.8)
$ 28.5106%Sold Out0
AELArnold Schneider 2012-12-31 Reduce-0.03%$10.65 - $12.33
($11.54)
$ 28.5147%Reduce -53.71%25,860
AELArnold Schneider 2012-09-30 Reduce-0.02%$10.72 - $12.36
($11.46)
$ 28.5149%Reduce -21.17%55,860
AELGeorge Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out -0.0029%$8.17 - $11.58
($10.51)
$ 28.5171%Sold Out0
AELArnold Schneider 2011-09-30 Add0.02%$8.22 - $13.12
($10.56)
$ 28.5170%Add 62.86%83,140
AELGeorge Soros 2011-09-30 Add$8.22 - $13.12
($10.56)
$ 28.5170%Add 36.36%19,500
AELArnold Schneider 2011-06-30 Buy 0.04%$12.04 - $13.41
($12.65)
$ 28.5125%New holding, 51050 sh.51,050
AELGeorge Soros 2011-06-30 Reduce$12.04 - $13.41
($12.65)
$ 28.5125%Reduce -21.86%14,300
AELGeorge Soros 2011-03-31 Reduce$12.54 - $13.85
($13.09)
$ 28.5118%Reduce -27.09%18,300
AELGeorge Soros 2010-12-31 Add$10.25 - $12.95
($11.48)
$ 28.5148%Add 104.07%25,100
AELGeorge Soros 2010-09-30 Reduce$9.35 - $11.06
($10.35)
$ 28.5175%Reduce -47.44%12,300
AELGeorge Soros 2010-06-30 Buy 0.01%$8.83 - $11.39
($10.14)
$ 28.5181%New holding, 23400 sh.23,400
AELGeorge Soros 2008-06-30 Sold Out $8.15 - $11.43
($10.2)
$ 28.5179%Sold Out0
AELGeorge Soros 2008-03-31 Reduce$7.49 - $9.55
($8.6)
$ 28.5231%Reduce -33.43%11,271
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

AEL is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
AEL Ken Fisher 2014-09-302,944,9053.90.14-0.09%
AEL Richard Pzena 2014-09-301,203,1231.590.15-0.7%
AEL John Keeley 2014-09-301,917,1092.540.89-3.91%
AEL Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30000Sold Out
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AEL: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Lorenzen Jeffrey DSr. Vice President-Investments 2014-11-17Sell1,900$27.042.07view
MATOVINA JOHN MCEO & President 2014-11-12Sell6,000$26.842.83view
Johnson Ted MorrisCFO & Treasurer 2014-11-12Sell10,000$26.862.76view
MATOVINA JOHN MCEO & President 2014-08-28Sell4,000$24.6412.01view
Neugent Gerard D.Director 2014-07-02Sell10,000$24.6811.83view
Clark Alexander MeekerDirector 2014-06-30Sell5,000$24.6312.06view
RICHARDSON DEBRA JExecutive VP & Secretary 2014-06-18Sell20,000$25.418.62view
GERLACH JAMES MDirector 2014-03-31Sell32,500$23.5517.2view
RICHARDSON DEBRA JExecutive VP & Secretary 2014-03-31Sell10,000$23.5517.2view
Grensteiner Ronald JamesVice President 2014-03-21Sell7,500$2510.4view

Press Releases about AEL :

    Quarterly/Annual Reports about AEL:

    News about AEL:

    Articles On GuruFocus.com
    Diamond Hill Capital Comments on American Equity Investment Life Holding Co Jun 26 2014 
    Ken Fisher’s Top 5 Stock Buys Oct 23 2013 
    3 Financial Dividend Stocks with a Big Short-Selling Army Jun 10 2013 
    My 4 Top Dividend Growth Stocks From Last Week Nov 18 2012 
    6 Dividend Challengers Under Book Value with 'Buy' or Better Rating Jan 18 2012 
    4 Stocks with Double-Digit Dividend Growth from Last Week to Consider Nov 29 2011 
    American Equity Investment Life Holding Reports Operating Results (10-K) Mar 10 2011 
    American Equity Investment Life Holding Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 06 2010 
    American Equity Investment Life Holding Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 10 2010 
    American Equity Reports Second Quarter 2009 Operating Earnings of $21.6 Million or $0.38 Per Diluted Aug 04 2009 

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