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American Electric Power

AEP

The Columbus, Ohio-based electric power utility serves nearly 5.4 million customers in 11 states as of 2018.

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CEO

Nicholas K. Akins

CEO Title

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer

Sector

Energy

Industry

Utilities: Gas and Electric

HQ Location

Columbus, Ohio

Years on Fortune 500 List

24

Employees

17,666

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$15,425-5.8%
Profits ($M)$1,912.6213.1%
Assets ($M)$64,729
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$18,287
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$33,766
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues12.4%
Profits as % of Assets3.0%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity10.5%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)3.88
EPS % Change (from 2016)212.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)8.3%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)3.6%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2017)20.8%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)15.8%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)9.3%
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