American Electric Power Company, Inc., a public utility holding company, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers in the United States. The company generates electricity using coal and lignite, natural gas, nuclear, hydroelectric, solar, wind, and other energy sources. It also supplies and markets electric power at wholesale to other electric utility companies, rural electric cooperatives, municipalities, and other market participants.

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TypePublic
HQColumbus, US
Founded1906
Size (employees)17,666 (est)
Websiteaep.com
American Electric Power was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Columbus, US
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Key People/Management at American Electric Power

Nicholas K. Akins

Nicholas K. Akins

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

American Electric Power Office Locations

American Electric Power has an office in Columbus
Columbus, (HQ)
1 Riverside Plaza
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American Electric Power Financials and Metrics

American Electric Power Revenue

American Electric Power's revenue was reported to be $15.42 b in FY, 2017 which is a 5.8% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

4.3b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

2.7b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

62.5%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

579.7m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

668.6m

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

38.7b

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

78.4

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

788.3m

EV

62.9b
American Electric Power's current market capitalization is $38.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

17.0b16.5b16.4b15.4b

Revenue growth, %

11%(3%)0%(6%)

Cost of goods sold

5.3b

Gross profit

10.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

3.9b4.4b4.0b3.9b4.7b3.9b3.6b4.1b4.0b4.0b4.3b

Cost of goods sold

1.5b1.3b1.6b

Gross profit

2.6b2.7b2.7b

Gross profit Margin, %

63%67%62%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

118.0m163.0m176.4m210.5m214.6m

Accounts Receivable

1.9b

Prepaid Expenses

310.4m

Inventories

722.0m738.0m738.6m543.5m953.2m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

147.0m292.0m190.0m194.0m190.0m195.0m178.0m190.4m246.8m175.0m172.4m343.9m183.4m211.2m788.3m

Accounts Receivable

1.9b2.3b2.1b

Prepaid Expenses

280.2m243.1m186.6m

Inventories

692.0m724.0m748.0m733.0m740.0m736.0m729.0m650.3m645.6m555.0m562.3m922.8m915.6m847.9m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

1.5b1.6b2.1b618.0m1.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.0b

Inventories

17.9m

Accounts Payable

94.1m74.9m16.5m164.9m(58.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

456.7m986.8m1.6b

Depreciation and Amortization

539.7m1.1b1.7b

Inventories

28.5m31.2m98.7m

Accounts Payable

(129.3m)(53.6m)(45.0m)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

94.1 x

EV/CFO

16 x

EV/FCF

-83.2 x

Debt/Equity

1.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.6 x
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American Electric Power Revenue Breakdown

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American Electric Power revenue breakdown by business segment: 56.6% from Vertically Integrated Utilities, 27.2% from Transmission and Distribution Utilities, 11.5% from Generation & Marketing and 4.7% from Other

American Electric Power revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 23.0% from Ohio, 15.0% from Texas, 13.0% from West Virginia, 12.0% from Virginia, 11.0% from Oklahoma, 11.0% from Indiana and 15.0% from Other

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American Electric Power Online and Social Media Presence

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American Electric Power News and Updates

American Electric Power Seeks Bids for Coal

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is seeking bids for the supply of coal to one or more of its generating stations. Delivery dates, method, and coal types appear below. Delivery for November-December 2018 and/or Q1 2019 tons: For Central...

American Electric Power boosts dividend 8.1% to push yield above utilities sector's

American Electric Power Co. Inc. said Tuesday it will raise its quarterly dividend by 8.1% to 67 cents a share from 62 cents a share. The new dividend will be payable Dec. 10 to shareholders of record on Nov. 9. The Ohio-based public utility's stock rose 0.6% in afternoon trade. At current prices, …

American Electric Power Seeks Bids For Coal

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), today issued a request for proposal (RFP) for the supply of coal to one or more of its generating stations in multiple coal regions. AEP seeks proposals for the following coal type, delivery years and...
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American Electric Power Company Life and Culture

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American Electric Power Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was American Electric Power founded?

    American Electric Power was founded in 1906.

  • Who are American Electric Power key executives?

    American Electric Power's key executives are Nicholas K. Akins.

  • How many employees does American Electric Power have?

    American Electric Power has 17,666 employees.

  • What is American Electric Power revenue?

    Latest American Electric Power annual revenue is $15.4 b.

  • What is American Electric Power revenue per employee?

    Latest American Electric Power revenue per employee is $873.1 k.

  • Who are American Electric Power competitors?

    Competitors of American Electric Power include Talen Energy, Xcel Energy and Energy Future Holdings.

  • Where is American Electric Power headquarters?

    American Electric Power headquarters is located at 1 Riverside Plaza, Columbus.

  • Where are American Electric Power offices?

    American Electric Power has an office in Columbus.

  • How many offices does American Electric Power have?

    American Electric Power has 1 office.