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American Electric Power


The Columbus, Ohio-based electric power utility serves nearly 5.4 million customers in 11 states as of 2017.

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Nicholas K. Akins

CEO Title

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer




Utilities: Gas and Electric

HQ Location

Columbus, OH

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
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Revenues ($M)$16,380-3.1%
Profits ($M)$610.9-70.2%
Assets ($M)$63,468
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$17,397
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$33,009
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues3.7%
Profits as % of Assets1.0%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity3.5%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)1.24
EPS % Change (from 2015)-70.3%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-21.0%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-6.9%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2016)11.9%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)13.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)8.6%
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