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

40.13 ↑1.13 (2.90%)
As of Market Close on December 8th, 2022.

How To Buy AEL

American Equity Investment Life Holding Co (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 the stock.

  1. Find a reliable broker.

    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 Co from:

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  2. Fund your new account.

    You'll need 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 app or site.

    When your funds are settled into your account, look for American Equity Investment Life Holding Co on your broker by searching for the company name: American Equity Investment Life Holding Co or the ticker symbol: AEL.

  4. Buy the stock.

    Once that you've found American Equity Investment Life Holding Co on your broker, you can submit a purchase order to buy the stock for $40.13 a share (current price). Note that depending on when you decide to buy the stock, the stock might be higher or lower than the price listed. You may also be able to purchase fractional shares, depending on your broker.

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

    Purchase Tips

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

    • Market order: Buy the stock immediately at its current price.
    • Limit order: Buy the stock only once it reaches your target price.

    By default all purchases are considered market orders unless specified otherwise. Limit orders are great if you only want to buy shares of AEL if it reaches a certain price.

Should You Buy AEL Stock Now?

In the past week, the price per share of American Equity Investment Life Holding Co has gone down ↓0.16 (-0.40%) while the daily volume has increased significantly. You should buy AEL now if you think the stock will recover soon, or wait until you think the stock is done dropping.

In the end no one nor metric can really tell you whether or not you should buy AEL today. You should be comfortable with the risk of the investment and buy only when you believe the time is right.

AEL Stock Performance

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  • Current price: $40.13
  • Yesterday's price: $39.00
  • Price Change (Last 24 Hours): ↑1.13 (2.90%)
  • Price Change (Last 14 Days): ↑1.14 (2.92%)
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