Insider Trading activities of American Equity Investment Life Holding Co insiders.

Monthly summaries of insider trading activities (stock purchases, sales, and option exercises) reported by insiders of American Equity Investment Life Holding Co since 2005 are illustrated in Table 1 and Table 2. Table 1 shows the monthly insider trading data of American Equity Investment Life Holding Co since year 2005. Table 2 shows the detailed insider transactions of American Equity Investment Life Holding Co since 2005. The reporting company's ticker symbol is AEL. The reporting company's CIK number is 1039828.
The total value of stock buying since 2005 is $1,543,921.
The total value of stock sales since 2005 is $18,767,133.
The total value of stock option exercises since 2005 is $18,098,826.


Table 1. Monthly summaries of insider stock purchases, sales, and option exercises for American Equity Investment Life Holding Co (AEL).
Trading Period Insider Buying Insider Sales Option Exercises
year-month Shares Value Shares Value Shares Value
2017-05 6,270 $150,248 0 $0 0 $0
2017-04 0 $0 0 $0 3,318 $0
2017-02 0 $0 115,000 $3,162,865 15,000 $169,800
2017-01 0 $0 5,000 $113,360 5,000 $61,300
2016-12 2,200 $49,726 0 $0 0 $0
2016-11 0 $0 10,000 $206,728 0 $0
2016-09 0 $0 3,000 $54,000 0 $0
2016-06 1,770 $24,923 5,000 $83,280 0 $0
2016-04 3,885 $52,247 0 $0 0 $0
2016-03 0 $0 197,250 $3,013,310 259,500 $2,556,280
2016-02 2,500 $33,837 0 $0 49,000 $567,709
2016-01 2,680 $58,826 0 $0 0 $0
2015-12 0 $0 48,250 $1,139,627 47,250 $483,840
2015-11 0 $0 4,000 $110,204 10,000 $102,400
2015-10 0 $0 2,000 $47,944 0 $0
2015-09 700 $16,702 0 $0 1,000 $9,270
2015-08 3,800 $95,950 0 $0 0 $0
2015-06 0 $0 1,000 $26,874 0 $0
2015-03 0 $0 88,500 $2,531,838 0 $0
2015-01 0 $0 10,000 $291,530 0 $0
2014-12 0 $0 9,000 $252,650 1,000 $10,770
2014-11 0 $0 17,900 $481,126 26,000 $280,820
2014-08 0 $0 4,000 $98,564 24,000 $250,980
2014-07 0 $0 10,000 $246,940 0 $0
2014-06 0 $0 25,000 $651,445 21,000 $226,400
2014-05 0 $0 0 $0 4,000 $44,000
2014-03 0 $0 70,930 $1,709,323 91,000 $995,537
2014-01 0 $0 5,000 $128,500 5,000 $46,350
2013-12 0 $0 17,000 $419,815 15,000 $98,250
2013-11 0 $0 20,000 $456,000 41,000 $356,000
2013-10 0 $0 0 $0 50,000 $450,000
2013-09 0 $0 35,000 $736,583 35,000 $345,000
2013-06 0 $0 15,000 $234,555 20,000 $201,200
2013-04 0 $0 23,000 $338,859 34,000 $317,362
2013-03 0 $0 0 $0 29,000 $261,000
2013-02 0 $0 23,000 $312,915 33,000 $276,862
2012-12 315 $3,809 59,792 $704,099 127,500 $1,235,100
2012-09 0 $0 6,500 $75,640 0 $0
2012-07 825 $9,370 0 $0 0 $0
2012-05 0 $0 5,000 $56,790 0 $0
2012-03 0 $0 0 $0 5,000 $63,850
2012-01 0 $0 5,000 $53,590 0 $0
2011-09 17,689 $149,507 0 $0 0 $0
2011-08 3,000 $28,436 0 $0 0 $0
2011-06 0 $0 700 $8,836 0 $0
2011-05 0 $0 0 $0 15,000 $135,000
2011-04 0 $0 0 $0 30,000 $290,100
2011-03 5,000 $64,480 0 $0 0 $0
2010-12 0 $0 2,770 $31,381 120,000 $1,160,400
2010-11 600 $6,696 0 $0 30,000 $290,100
2010-10 0 $0 500 $5,165 0 $0
2010-08 10,000 $107,285 0 $0 0 $0
2010-06 2,000 $18,500 0 $0 0 $0
2010-04 0 $0 0 $0 81,750 $790,521
2009-12 650 $5,076 0 $0 0 $0
2009-08 0 $0 5,000 $41,700 0 $0
2009-07 2,000 $10,840 0 $0 0 $0
2009-06 5,000 $24,025 0 $0 0 $0
2009-03 13,000 $50,060 0 $0 0 $0
2008-11 12,000 $55,596 0 $0 0 $0
2008-09 18,500 $146,795 0 $0 2,431 $17,819
2008-02 10,000 $97,810 0 $0 0 $0
2008-01 241 $2,012 0 $0 0 $0
2007-11 17,500 $144,810 0 $0 0 $0
2007-10 0 $0 1,000 $11,100 0 $0
2007-09 500 $4,943 0 $0 0 $0
2007-06 2,500 $29,843 5,500 $66,000 0 $0
2007-05 0 $0 0 $0 8,250 $33,000
2007-04 0 $0 0 $0 960,000 $5,116,800
2007-03 288 $3,644 0 $0 0 $0
2007-02 0 $0 15,000 $206,700 0 $0
2006-12 0 $0 0 $0 75,000 $249,750
2006-11 0 $0 0 $0 30,000 $99,900
2006-09 0 $0 0 $0 132,000 $444,585
2006-02 1,937 $26,885 0 $0 0 $0
2006-01 0 $0 49,269 $657,297 3,000 $30,771
2005-05 6,225 $71,040 0 $0 7,500 $30,000

Table 2. Detailed insider stock purchases, sales, and option exercises of American Equity Investment Life Holding Co insiders (AEL)
  Trade Date   Insider Name Trade Type     Shares       Price ($)   Value ($)
2017-05-17 Matula Alan David Buy 6,270 23.96 150,248
2017-04-06 Noble David J Option Ex 3,318 .00 0
2017-02-22 Noble David J Sale 100,000 27.53 2,753,400
2017-02-21 Grensteiner Ronald James (Executive Vice President) Sale 10,000 27.71 277,070
2017-02-21 Grensteiner Ronald James (Executive Vice President) Option Ex 10,000 10.85 108,500
2017-02-13 Clark Alexander Meeker Sale 5,000 26.48 132,395
2017-02-13 Clark Alexander Meeker Option Ex 5,000 12.26 61,300
2017-01-06 Clark Alexander Meeker Sale 5,000 22.67 113,360
2017-01-06 Clark Alexander Meeker Option Ex 5,000 12.26 61,300
2016-12-19 Matula Alan David Buy 2,200 22.60 49,726
2016-11-14 Clark Alexander Meeker Sale 2,000 21.68 43,370
2016-11-14 Richardson Debra J Sale 1,000 21.55 21,550
2016-11-11 Clark Alexander Meeker Sale 2,000 20.30 40,592
2016-11-10 Clark Alexander Meeker Sale 2,000 19.75 39,490
2016-09-21 Whitfield Harley A Sale 2,983 18.00 53,694
2016-09-19 Whitfield Harley A Sale 17 18.00 306
2016-06-30 Grensteiner Ronald James (Executive Vice President) Buy 1,770 14.08 24,923
2016-06-08 Clark Alexander Meeker Sale 5,000 16.66 83,280
2016-04-06 Montz Renee Denise (Exec VP-Gen Counsel & Asst Sec) Buy 885 13.45 11,903
2016-04-06 Samuelson Scott A. (Vice President-Controller) Buy 3,000 13.45 40,344
2016-03-30 Noble David J (Executive Chairman) Option Ex 50,000 10.65 532,500
2016-03-11 Richardson Debra J (Executive VP & Secretary) Sale 47,250 15.19 717,680
2016-03-11 Richardson Debra J (Executive VP & Secretary) Option Ex 47,250 10.24 483,840
2016-03-11 Gerlach James M Sale 135,000 15.32 2,067,795
2016-03-11 Gerlach James M Option Ex 135,000 9.34 1,260,900
2016-03-11 Matovina John M (CEO & President) Sale 15,000 15.19 227,835
2016-03-11 Matovina John M (CEO & President) Option Ex 27,250 10.24 279,040
2016-02-23 Kunkel William R. (Executive VP & General Counsel) Option Ex 20,000 11.87 237,399
2016-02-18 Samuelson Scott A. (Vice President-Controller) Buy 2,500 13.54 33,837
2016-02-17 Mulcahy David S Option Ex 29,000 11.39 330,310
2016-01-06 Lorenzen Jeffrey D (Sr. Vice President-Investments) Buy 2,680 21.95 58,826
2015-12-14 Grensteiner Ronald James (Vice President) Sale 47,250 23.59 1,114,627
2015-12-14 Grensteiner Ronald James (Vice President) Option Ex 47,250 10.24 483,840
2015-12-09 Clark Alexander Meeker Sale 1,000 25.00 25,000
2015-11-17 Matovina John M (CEO & President) Option Ex 10,000 10.24 102,400
2015-11-10 Whitfield Harley A Sale 4,000 27.55 110,204
2015-10-06 Clark Alexander Meeker Sale 1,000 24.16 24,155
2015-10-05 Whitfield Harley A Sale 1,000 23.79 23,789
2015-09-11 Lorenzen Jeffrey D (Sr. Vice President-Investments) Buy 700 23.86 16,702
2015-09-02 Howe Robert L Option Ex 1,000 9.27 9,270
2015-08-12 Kunkel William R. (Executive VP & General Counsel) Buy 3,800 25.25 95,950
2015-06-29 Richardson Debra J (Executive VP & Secretary) Sale 1,000 26.87 26,874
2015-03-18 Grensteiner Ronald James (Vice President) Sale 3,500 28.82 100,856
2015-03-18 Noble David J (Executive Chairman) Sale 30,000 28.74 862,290
2015-03-16 Clark Alexander Meeker Sale 5,000 29.00 145,000
2015-03-12 Noble David J (Executive Chairman) Sale 34,063 28.56 972,771
2015-03-11 Noble David J (Executive Chairman) Sale 15,937 28.29 450,921
2015-01-02 Clark Alexander Meeker Sale 10,000 29.15 291,530
2014-12-29 Strickland Alonzo A J J Option Ex 1,000 10.77 10,770
2014-12-23 Richardson Debra J (Executive VP & Secretary) Sale 1,000 28.65 28,650
2014-12-17 Matovina John M (CEO & President) Sale 8,000 28.00 224,000
2014-11-24 Matovina John M (CEO & President) Option Ex 10,000 10.77 107,700
2014-11-17 Lorenzen Jeffrey D (Sr. Vice President-Investments) Sale 1,900 27.04 51,376
2014-11-12 Johnson Ted Morris (CFO & Treasurer) Sale 10,000 26.87 268,680
2014-11-12 Johnson Ted Morris (CFO & Treasurer) Option Ex 10,000 10.85 108,500
2014-11-12 Matovina John M (CEO & President) Sale 6,000 26.84 161,070
2014-11-12 Matovina John M (CEO & President) Option Ex 6,000 10.77 64,620
2014-08-28 Matovina John M (CEO & President) Sale 4,000 24.64 98,564
2014-08-28 Matovina John M (CEO & President) Option Ex 4,000 10.77 43,080
2014-08-27 Johnson Ted Morris (CFO & Treasurer) Option Ex 15,000 10.77 161,550
2014-08-26 Lorenzen Jeffrey D (Sr. Vice President-Investments) Option Ex 5,000 9.27 46,350
2014-07-02 Neugent Gerard D. Sale 10,000 24.69 246,940
2014-06-30 Clark Alexander Meeker Sale 5,000 24.62 123,125
2014-06-18 Richardson Debra J (Executive VP & Secretary) Sale 20,000 26.42 528,320
2014-06-18 Richardson Debra J (Executive VP & Secretary) Option Ex 20,000 10.77 215,400
2014-06-05 Strickland Alonzo A J J Option Ex 1,000 11.00 11,000
2014-05-21 Matovina John M (CEO & President) Option Ex 4,000 11.00 44,000
2014-03-31 Richardson Debra J (Executive VP & Secretary) Sale 10,000 23.55 235,550
2014-03-31 Richardson Debra J (Executive VP & Secretary) Option Ex 20,000 11.00 220,000
2014-03-31 Gerlach James M Sale 32,500 23.57 766,187
2014-03-31 Gerlach James M Option Ex 32,500 10.88 353,762
2014-03-31 Matovina John M (CEO & President) Option Ex 4,000 11.00 44,000
2014-03-27 Matovina John M (CEO & President) Option Ex 8,000 11.00 88,000
2014-03-21 Grensteiner Ronald James (Vice President) Sale 7,500 25.00 187,500
2014-03-21 Grensteiner Ronald James (Vice President) Option Ex 7,500 10.77 80,775
2014-03-21 Howe Robert L Sale 1,000 24.83 24,832
2014-03-21 Johnson Ted Morris (CFO & Treasurer) Sale 15,000 25.00 375,000
2014-03-21 Johnson Ted Morris (CFO & Treasurer) Option Ex 15,000 11.00 165,000
2014-03-20 Matovina John M (CEO & President) Sale 4,000 24.49 97,960
2014-03-20 Matovina John M (CEO & President) Option Ex 4,000 11.00 44,000
2014-03-19 Howe Robert L Sale 930 23.97 22,294
2014-01-03 Lorenzen Jeffrey D (Sr. Vice President-Investments) Sale 5,000 25.70 128,500
2014-01-03 Lorenzen Jeffrey D (Sr. Vice President-Investments) Option Ex 5,000 9.27 46,350
2013-12-10 Gerlach James M Sale 17,000 24.70 419,815
2013-12-05 Lorenzen Jeffrey D (Sr. Vice President-Investments) Option Ex 15,000 6.55 98,250
2013-11-26 Howe Robert L Option Ex 20,000 8.35 167,000
2013-11-20 Richardson Debra J (Executive VP & Secretary) Sale 20,000 22.80 456,000
2013-11-20 Richardson Debra J (Executive VP & Secretary) Option Ex 20,000 9.00 180,000
2013-11-18 Strickland Alonzo A J J Option Ex 1,000 9.00 9,000
2013-10-03 Noble David J (Executive Chairman) Option Ex 50,000 9.00 450,000
2013-09-26 Grensteiner Ronald James (Vice President) Sale 15,000 21.17 317,595
2013-09-26 Grensteiner Ronald James (Vice President) Option Ex 15,000 11.00 165,000
2013-09-16 Gerlach James M Sale 15,000 21.15 317,295
2013-09-16 Gerlach James M Option Ex 15,000 9.00 135,000
2013-09-12 Richardson Debra J (Executive VP & Secretary) Sale 1,000 20.85 20,853
2013-09-10 Matovina John M (CEO & President) Option Ex 1,000 9.00 9,000
2013-09-04 Matovina John M (CEO & President) Sale 4,000 20.21 80,840
2013-09-04 Matovina John M (CEO & President) Option Ex 4,000 9.00 36,000
2013-06-28 Clark Alexander Meeker Sale 15,000 15.64 234,555
2013-06-28 Clark Alexander Meeker Option Ex 20,000 10.06 201,200
2013-04-02 Hilton Robert L Sale 23,000 14.73 338,859
2013-04-02 Hilton Robert L Option Ex 23,000 9.49 218,362
2013-04-01 Johnson Ted Morris (CFO & Treasurer) Option Ex 11,000 9.00 99,000
2013-03-28 Johnson Ted Morris (CFO & Treasurer) Option Ex 4,000 9.00 36,000
2013-03-25 Matovina John M (CEO & President) Option Ex 10,000 9.00 90,000
2013-03-15 Grensteiner Ronald James (Vice President) Option Ex 15,000 9.00 135,000
2013-02-28 Clark Alexander Meeker Option Ex 10,000 5.85 58,500
2013-02-27 Whitfield Harley A Sale 23,000 13.61 312,915
2013-02-27 Whitfield Harley A Option Ex 23,000 9.49 218,362
2012-12-31 Richardson Debra J (Executive VP & Secretary) Sale 500 11.96 5,980
2012-12-24 Reimer Terry A (Executive Vice President) Sale 6,792 12.24 83,134
2012-12-18 Samuelson Scott A. (Vice President-Controller) Buy 300 12.10 3,630
2012-12-18 Reimer Terry A (Executive Vice President) Option Ex 75,000 9.76 731,625
2012-12-17 Samuelson Scott A. (Vice President-Controller) Buy 15 11.97 179
2012-12-04 Reimer Terry A (Executive Vice President) Sale 52,500 11.71 614,985
2012-12-04 Reimer Terry A (Executive Vice President) Option Ex 52,500 9.59 503,475
2012-09-05 Gerlach James M Sale 6,500 11.64 75,640
2012-07-03 Grensteiner Ronald James (Vice President) Buy 825 11.36 9,370
2012-05-10 Clark Alexander Meeker Sale 5,000 11.36 56,790
2012-03-28 Matovina John M (Vice Chairman, CFO & Treasurer) Option Ex 5,000 12.77 63,850
2012-01-03 Clark Alexander Meeker (Director) Sale 5,000 10.72 53,590
2011-09-22 Neugent Gerard D. (Director) Buy 17,689 8.45 149,507
2011-08-10 Mulcahy David S (Director) Buy 3,000 9.48 28,436
2011-06-29 Richardson Debra J (Executive VP & Secretary) Sale 700 12.62 8,836
2011-05-24 Reimer Terry A (Executive Vice President) Option Ex 15,000 9.00 135,000
2011-04-06 Johnson Ted Morris (Vice President-Controller) Option Ex 30,000 9.67 290,100
2011-03-15 Mulcahy David S (Director) Buy 5,000 12.90 64,480
2010-12-03 Carlson Wendy L (President & CEO) Option Ex 30,000 9.67 290,100
2010-12-02 Richardson Debra J (Executive VP & Secretary) Option Ex 30,000 9.67 290,100
2010-12-02 Reimer Terry A (Executive Vice President) Sale 2,770 11.33 31,381
2010-12-02 Reimer Terry A (Executive Vice President) Option Ex 30,000 9.67 290,100
2010-12-02 Gerlach James M (Executive Vice President) Option Ex 30,000 9.67 290,100
2010-11-24 Neugent Gerard D. Buy 600 11.16 6,696
2010-11-24 Grensteiner Ronald James (Vice President) Option Ex 30,000 9.67 290,100
2010-10-01 Richardson Debra J (Executive VP & Secretary) Sale 500 10.33 5,165
2010-08-11 Hilton Robert L Buy 5,000 10.60 52,995
2010-08-10 Hilton Robert L Buy 5,000 10.86 54,290
2010-06-01 Matovina John M (Vice Chairman, CFO & Treasurer) Buy 2,000 9.25 18,500
2010-04-06 Reimer Terry A (Executive Vice President) Option Ex 17,250 9.67 166,807
2010-04-06 Gerlach James M (Executive Vice President) Option Ex 17,250 9.67 166,807
2010-04-06 Carlson Wendy L (President & CEO) Option Ex 15,000 9.67 145,050
2010-04-05 Grensteiner Ronald James (Vice President) Option Ex 15,000 9.67 145,050
2010-04-05 Richardson Debra J (Executive VP & Secretary) Option Ex 17,250 9.67 166,807
2009-12-04 Chapman Joyce Ann Buy 650 7.81 5,076
2009-08-27 Clark Alexander Meeker Sale 5,000 8.34 41,700
2009-07-02 Gerlach James M (Executive Vice President) Buy 2,000 5.42 10,840
2009-06-16 Carlson Wendy L (President & CEO) Buy 5,000 4.80 24,025
2009-03-31 Clark Alexander Meeker Buy 3,000 4.01 12,030
2009-03-20 Carlson Wendy L (President & CEO) Buy 10,000 3.80 38,030
2008-11-21 Howe Robert L Buy 2,000 4.00 8,000
2008-11-19 Strickland Alonzo A J J Buy 2,000 4.50 9,000
2008-11-13 Strickland Alonzo A J J Buy 4,346 4.72 20,495
2008-11-12 Strickland Alonzo A J J Buy 3,654 4.95 18,101
2008-09-30 Howe Robert L Buy 1,000 7.56 7,558
2008-09-30 Strickland Alonzo A J J Buy 10,000 7.50 75,000
2008-09-19 Wingert Kevin R (Vice President) Option Ex 2,431 7.33 17,819
2008-09-17 Chapman Steven Glen Buy 7,500 8.56 64,237
2008-02-28 Hilton Robert L Buy 10,000 9.78 97,810
2008-01-02 Wingert Kevin R (Vice President) Buy 241 8.35 2,012
2007-11-09 Reimer Terry A (Executive Vice President) Buy 3,000 8.49 25,470
2007-11-08 Howe Robert L Buy 1,000 8.25 8,250
2007-11-08 Noble David J (Chairman, CEO & President) Buy 10,000 8.22 82,160
2007-11-07 Richardson Debra J (Senior VP & Secretary) Buy 1,500 8.22 12,330
2007-11-07 Gerlach James M (Executive Vice President) Buy 2,000 8.30 16,600
2007-10-08 Whitfield Harley A Sale 1,000 11.10 11,100
2007-09-10 Howe Robert L Buy 500 9.89 4,943
2007-06-22 Hilton Robert L Buy 2,000 12.01 24,018
2007-06-11 Wingert Kevin R (Vice President) Sale 5,500 12.00 66,000
2007-06-08 Howe Robert L Buy 500 11.65 5,825
2007-05-30 Richardson Debra J (Senior VP & Secretary) Option Ex 5,250 4.00 21,000
2007-05-17 Wingert Kevin R (Vice President) Option Ex 3,000 4.00 12,000
2007-04-30 Noble David J (Chairman, CEO & President) Option Ex 960,000 5.33 5,116,800
2007-03-09 Wingert Kevin R (Vice President) Buy 288 12.65 3,644
2007-02-26 Anderson John C Sale 10,000 13.78 137,800
2006-12-01 Gerlach James M (Executive Vice President) Option Ex 75,000 3.33 249,750
2006-11-14 Wingert Kevin R (Vice President) Option Ex 15,000 3.33 49,950
2006-11-13 Wingert Kevin R (Vice President) Option Ex 15,000 3.33 49,950
2006-09-29 Reimer Terry A (Executive Vice President) Option Ex 7,500 4.00 30,000
2006-09-26 Richardson Debra J (Senior VP & Secretary) Option Ex 52,500 3.33 174,825
2006-09-26 Reimer Terry A (Executive Vice President) Option Ex 72,000 3.33 239,760
2006-02-27 Wingert Kevin R (Vice President) Buy 1,937 13.88 26,885
2006-01-11 Morris Benjamin T (Director) Sale 49,269 13.34 657,297
2006-01-06 Morris Benjamin T (Director) Option Ex 3,000 10.26 30,771
2005-05-24 Carlson Wendy L (General Counsel) Buy 2,325 10.72 24,924
2005-05-16 Gerlach James M (Executive Vice President) Option Ex 7,500 4.00 30,000
2005-05-15 Hilton Robert L Buy 2,000 11.81 23,620
2005-05-06 Hilton Robert L Buy 1,900 11.84 22,496

Insider trading activities including stock purchases, stock sales, and option exercises of AEL listed in the above tables cannot be completely guaranteed as to their accuracy. For more insider trading information of American Equity Investment Life Holding Co (symbol AEL, CIK number 1039828) see the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) website.