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.
Columbus, US
Size (employees)
17,600 (est)+2%
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 Metrics

American Electric Power Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$16.4 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$618 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$32.7 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$210.5 m
American Electric Power's current market capitalization is $32.7 b.
American Electric Power's revenue was reported to be $16.4 b in FY, 2016 which is a 0.4% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$15.4 b$17 b$16.5 b$16.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

$12.5 b$13.8 b$13.1 b$15.2 b


$2.9 b$3.2 b$3.3 b$1.2 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$906 m$885 m$873.9 m$877.2 m

Interest income

$2.4 m$1.6 m$1.4 m$1.3 m

Income tax expense

$684 m$942 m$919.6 m($73.7 m)

Net Income

$1.5 b$1.6 b$2.1 b$618 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$118 m$163 m$176.4 m$210.5 m


$722 m$738 m$738.6 m$543.5 m

Current Assets

$4.3 b$4.5 b$4.1 b$6 b


$91 m$91 m$52.5 m$52.5 m

Total Assets

$56.4 b$59.6 b$61.7 b$63.5 b

Accounts Payable

$1.3 b$1.3 b$1.4 b$1.7 b

Total Debt

$18.4 b$18.7 b$19.6 b$20.3 b

Current Liabilities

$6.1 b$8 b$7.1 b$9.5 b

Non-Current Liabilities

$34.2 b$34.8 b$36.7 b$36.5 b

Total Liabilities

$40.3 b$42.8 b$43.8 b$46 b

Common Stock

$3.3 b$3.3 b$3.3 b$3.3 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

$6.1 b$6.2 b$6.3 b$6.3 b

Retained Earnings

$6.8 b$7.4 b$8.4 b$7.9 b

Total Equity

$16.1 b$16.8 b$17.9 b$17.4 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
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$1.5 b$1.6 b$2.1 b$618 m

Accounts Receivable

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

Accounts Payable

$94.1 m$74.9 m$16.5 m$164.9 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$4.1 b$4.6 b$4.7 b$4.5 b

Capital Expenditures

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

Cash From Investing Activities

$3.8 b$4.4 b$4.6 b$5 b

Dividends Paid

$954.3 m$997.6 m$1.1 b$1.1 b

Cash From Financing Activities

$438.7 m$150.9 m$661.7 m$503.9 m

Interest Paid

$882.1 m$838.5 m$857.2 m$848.5 m

Income Taxes Paid

$54.8 m$117.3 m$120.2 m$29.5 m

Free Cash Flow

$7.7 b$8.7 b$9.3 b$9.3 b

American Electric Power Market Value History

American Electric Power Median Salaries

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

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