How To Buy American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL) Stock

34.65 ↓1.73 (-4.76%)
As of Market Close on November 26 2021.

Instructions

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL) is a common stock listed on the NYSE exchange, which means you can buy the stock from most brokers. Follow the steps below to learn how to purchase shares of AEL.

  1. Open a brokerage account.

    Don't worry, it's easy and free to open a brokerage account. Below are a few of our favorite brokers where you can buy American Equity Investment Life Holding Company stock from quickly and easily:

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  2. Fund your new account.

    You'll have to transfer money into your new brokerage account before you can buy the stock. Transferring via a bank transfer is recommended and the most common way to fund an account. Some brokers might allow funding via a debit or credit card.

  3. Search for AEL on the brokerage platform.

    Once your funds are in your account, look for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company on your broker by searching for the name (American Equity Investment Life Holding Company) or the ticker symbol (AEL).

  4. Buy the stock.

    Now that you've found American Equity Investment Life Holding Company on your broker, you can submit a purchase order to buy the stock for $34.65 a share (current price). You may also be able to purchase fractional shares, depending on your broker.

    When submitting the purchase order, you may choose to buy shares of American Equity Investment Life Holding Company at the current market price with a market order or at a set price using a limit order.

    • Market order: Buy or sell a stock immediately, at the current market price.
    • Limit order: Buy or sell a stock only once it reaches your target price.

    Once your order is submitted and fulfilled, you've just bought your first shares of American Equity Investment Life Holding Company. Congratulations!

Should You Buy AEL Stock Now?

In the past week, the price per share of American Equity Investment Life Holding Company has gone down ↓2.03 (-5.53%) and the daily volume has decreased significantly. You should buy AEL now if you think the stock will recover soon or wait until you think it's done dropping.

In the end, no one nor metric can tell you whether or not AEL will go up or down in price. You should be comfortable with the risk of the investment and buy only when you think the time is right.

AEL Stock Performance

  • Current price: $34.65
  • Yesterday's price: $36.3800
  • Price Change (Last 24 Hours): ↓1.73 (-4.76%)
  • Price Change (Last 14 Days): ↓2.66 (-7.13%)

Sector Performance

Industry Performance

  • Industry: Insurance—Life
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