COPEL Announces its 1Q13 Results

                       COPEL Announces its 1Q13 Results

PR Newswire

CURITIBA, Brazil, May 16, 2013

CURITIBA, Brazil, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Companhia Paranaense de Energia
- COPEL (NYSE: ELP / LATIBEX: XCOP / BOVESPA: CPLE3, CPLE5, CPLE6), a company
that generates, transmits, distributes and sells power, has announced its
results for the first quarter of 2013.

COPEL's consolidated balance sheet presents the figures of its wholly owned
subsidiaries (Copel Geracao e Transmissao, Copel Distribuicao and Copel
Telecomunicacoes), controlled companies and investees. The consolidated
financial statements were prepared in accordance with International Financial
Reporting Standards (IFRS) issued by the International Accounting Standards
Board (IASB), and with accounting practices adopted in Brazil.

  oNet Operating Revenue: R$ 2,380 million.
  oOperating Income: R$ 592 million.
  oNet Income: R$ 399 million.
  oEPS (Earnings per Share): R$ 1.46.
  oEBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation And Amortization):
    R$ 665 million.
  oReturn on Shareholder's Equity: 13.4% in the period.
  oGrowth in Power Supply: 8.7%

The Company's shares and main indexes presented the following variations in
the period:

Ticker                        Price      Var. % Index     Price      Var. %
                                 03/31/2013 year             03/31/2013 year
CPLE3 (common/ BM&FBovespa)      R$ 24.99   (0.8)  Ibovespa  56,352     (7.6)
CPLE6 (preferred B/ BM&FBovespa) R$ 30.93   (2.4)  IEE       27,75      (3.6)
ELP (ADR/ NYSE)                  US$ 15.47  0.8    Dow Jones 14,578     11.2
XCOP (preferred B/ Latibex)      Euro11.90 2.4    Latibex   2,564      (1.2)



The complete release is available at the Company's website: www.copel.com/ir

Conference Call: May 17, 2013
English:09:00 am – US EST
Dial in number: +1 516 300-1066
Access Code: Copel

(Simultaneous translation into English)

Live webcast at www.copel.com/ir

Contacts: Investor Relations – COPEL
Phone: (55 41) 3222-2027
E-mail:ri@copel.com

SOURCE COPEL

Website: http://www.copel.com/ir
 
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