American Electric Power

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.
Company Growth (employees)
Columbus, US
Size (employees)
17,634 (est)
American Electric Power was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Columbus, US

Key People 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, US (HQ)
1 Riverside Plaza

American Electric Power Data and Metrics

American Electric Power Financial Metrics

American Electric Power's revenue was reported to be $16.4 b in FY, 2016 which is a 0% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

16.4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

618 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

1.2 b

Market capitalization (15-Aug-2017)

35.2 b

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

210.5 m


55.3 b
American Electric Power's current market capitalization is $35.2 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


15.4 b17 b16.5 b16.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

12.5 b13.8 b13.1 b15.2 b


2.9 b3.2 b3.3 b1.2 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

906 m885 m873.9 m877.2 m

Interest income

2.4 m1.6 m1.4 m1.3 m

Income tax expense

684 m942 m919.6 m(73.7 m)

Net Income

1.5 b1.6 b2.1 b618 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


118 m163 m176.4 m210.5 m


722 m738 m738.6 m543.5 m

Current Assets

4.3 b4.5 b4.1 b6 b


91 m91 m52.5 m52.5 m

Total Assets

56.4 b59.6 b61.7 b63.5 b

Accounts Payable

1.3 b1.3 b1.4 b1.7 b

Total Debt

18.4 b18.7 b19.6 b20.3 b

Current Liabilities

6.1 b8 b7.1 b9.5 b

Non-Current Liabilities

34.2 b34.8 b36.7 b36.5 b

Total Liabilities

40.3 b42.8 b43.8 b46 b

Common Stock

3.3 b3.3 b3.3 b3.3 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

6.1 b6.2 b6.3 b6.3 b

Retained Earnings

6.8 b7.4 b8.4 b7.9 b

Total Equity

16.1 b16.8 b17.9 b17.4 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

1.1 x1.1 x1.1 x1.2 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3.5 x3.5 x3.4 x3.6 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1.5 b1.6 b2.1 b618 m

Accounts Receivable

22.9 m(60.3 m)200.2 m(226.6 m)

Accounts Payable

94.1 m74.9 m16.5 m164.9 m

Cash From Operating Activities

4.1 b4.6 b4.7 b4.5 b

Capital Expenditures

(3.6 b)(4.1 b)(4.5 b)(4.8 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

3.8 b4.4 b4.6 b5 b

Dividends Paid

954.3 m997.6 m1.1 b1.1 b

Cash From Financing Activities

438.7 m150.9 m661.7 m503.9 m

Interest Paid

882.1 m838.5 m857.2 m848.5 m

Income Taxes Paid

54.8 m117.3 m120.2 m29.5 m

Free Cash Flow

7.7 b8.7 b9.3 b9.3 b
USDY, 2016


45.8 x


12.2 x


5.9 x


935 k


1.2 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3.6 x

American Electric Power Market Value History

American Electric Power Median Salaries

Source: 76 public H-1B filings from American Electric Power

Traffic Overview of American Electric Power

American Electric Power Online and Social Media Presence

American Electric Power News and Updates

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Term Sheet — Wednesday, September 14

term sheet

BRIEF-American Electric Power restructures two existing $1.75 bln credit agreements

* On June 30, restructured two existing $1.75 billion credit agreements to consist of 5-year $3 billion facility and 2-year $500 million facility

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