Filed pursuant to Rule 433

Registration No. 333-222068

November 28, 2018



Issuer:    American Electric Power Company, Inc.
Designation:    Senior Notes, Series I, due 2021    Senior Notes, Series J, due 2028
Principal Amount:    $400,000,000    $600,000,000
Maturity:    December 1, 2021    December 1, 2028
Coupon:    3.65%    4.30%
Interest Payment Dates:    June 1 and December 1    June 1 and December 1
First Interest Payment Date:    June 1, 2019    June 1, 2019
Benchmark Treasury:    2.875% due November 15, 2021    3.125% due November 15, 2028
Benchmark Treasury Yield:    2.842%    3.055%
Reoffer Spread:    T+83 basis points    T+128 basis points
Yield to Maturity:    3.672%    4.335%
Price to Public:    99.938% of the principal amount thereof    99.718% of the principal amount thereof
Transaction Date:    November 28, 2018    November 28, 2018
Settlement Date:    November 30, 2018 (T+2)    November 30, 2018 (T+2)
Redemption Terms:   

Make-whole call:


Par call:

   Not subject to redemption prior to maturity   

Prior to September 1, 2028 at a discount rate of the Treasury Rate plus 20 basis points

On or after September 1, 2028 at par

Minimum Denomination:    $2,000 and integral multiples of $1,000 in excess thereof
CUSIP/ISIN:    025537 AL5/US025537AL53    025537 AM3/US025537AM37
Joint Book-Running Managers:   

Barclays Capital Inc.

Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC

Citigroup Global Markets Inc.

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC

Mizuho Securities USA LLC


KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.

MUFG Securities Americas Inc.


Baa1 (Stable) by Moody’s Investors Service, Inc.

BBB+ (Stable) by S&P Global Ratings, Inc., a division of S&P Global Inc.



Note: A securities rating is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold securities and may be subject to revision or withdrawal at any time.

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