Financial Results and Revised Agreement - Research Report on NextEra Energy, Duke Energy, PPL, American Electric Power, and

 Financial Results and Revised Agreement - Research Report on NextEra Energy,
          Duke Energy, PPL, American Electric Power, and FirstEnergy

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NEW YORK, August 28, 2013

NEW YORK, August 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting NextEra
Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE: DUK), PPL Corporation
(NYSE: PPL), American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE: AEP), and FirstEnergy
Corp. (NYSE: FE). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

NextEra Energy, Inc. Research Report

On July 30, 2013, NextEra Energy, Inc. (NextEra) reported its Q2 2013
financial results. Net income on a GAAP basis was $610 million, or $1.44 per
share, in Q2 2013, compared with $607 million, or $1.45 per share, in Q2 2012.
On an adjusted basis, NextEra's earnings totaled $620 million, or $1.46 per
share, in Q2 2013, compared with $527 million, or $1.26 per share, in Q2 2012.
Commenting on the results, NextEra's President and CEO, Jim Robo, stated,
"NextEra Energy delivered strong results during the second quarter of 2013
with both of our major businesses performing well. At Florida Power & Light
Company, earnings growth was driven by increased investment in the business
that enhances an already excellent value proposition for our customers. I am
especially pleased that we completed the modernization of our Cape Canaveral
plant under budget and ahead of schedule." The Full Research Report on NextEra
Energy, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-02/NEE]

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Duke Energy Corporation Research Report 

On August 1, 2013, Duke Energy Corporation's (Duke Energy) subsidiary, Duke
Energy Florida (Duke Florida) announced that it has filed a modified
settlement agreement with the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) that
facilitates long-term clarity for Florida customers, the Company and other key
stakeholders. According to the Company, the revised settlement, which was
developed in collaboration with the Office of Public Counsel and other
consumer advocates, contains provisions related to the Crystal River 3 nuclear
plant (CR3), the proposed Levy nuclear project, the Crystal River 1 and 2 coal
units, and future generation needs in Florida. Alex Glenn, Duke Energy State
President of Florida, said, "The revised agreement represents an effective
balance between moderating rate impacts to customers, providing clarity on
recovery of past investments and allowing us to move forward with planning for
Florida's energy future." The Company also reported that the revised
settlement agreement is subject to review and approval of the FPSC, which is
expected by the end of 2013. The Full Research Report on Duke Energy
Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-02/DUK]

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PPL Corporation Research Report

On August 1, 2013, PPL Corporation (PPL) reported its Q2 2013 and H1 2013
financial results. The Company posted total operating revenue of $3.5 billion,
up 35.3% YoY. Net income attributable to PPL shareowners was $405 million, or
$0.63 per diluted share, in Q2 2013, compared with $271 million, or $0.46 per
share, in Q2 2012. During H1 2013, PPL's reported earnings were $818 million,
or $1.28 per diluted share, compared with $812 million, or $1.39 per diluted
share, in H1 2012. William H. Spence, PPL's Chairman, President and CEO,
commented, "We continue to see solid earnings growth from our three regulated
business segments, and our competitive energy supply business is managing its
operations effectively. Our strong performance through the first two quarters
and our expectations for the balance of the year give us confidence to
increase our 2013 earnings forecast." The Full Research Report on PPL
Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-02/PPL]

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American Electric Power Co., Inc. Research Report 

On July 25, 2013, American Electric Power Co., Inc. (AEP) reported Q2 2013
financial results. Revenue remained flat at $3.6 billion during the quarter.
GAAP earnings stood at $338 million, or $0.69 per share, in Q2 2013, compared
with $362 million, or $0.75 per share, in Q2 2012. Operating earnings totaled
$357 million, or $0.73 per share, compared to $370 million, or $0.77 per
share, in Q2 2012. Nicholas K. Akins, President and CEO of AEP commented, "We
are executing well on our earnings growth strategy. We continue to
successfully direct significant investments to our regulated infrastructure
for the benefit of our customers. The strong results from our regulated
businesses, including transmission, are offsetting some of the negative
earnings impacts from the transition to competition in Ohio." The Full
Research Report on American Electric Power Co., Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-02/AEP]

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FirstEnergy Corp. Research Report

On August 6, 2013, FirstEnergy Corp. (FirstEnergy) reported its Q2 2013
earnings. On a GAAP basis, revenue declined 6.3% YoY $3.5 billion. Net loss
came in at $164 million, or $0.39 per diluted share, compared to net income of
$188 million, or $0.45 per diluted share in Q2 2012. Commenting on the
results, Anthony J. Alexander, FirstEnergy President and CEO, stated, "These
solid second quarter results are in line with our expectations, and we are
reaffirming our 2013 non-GAAP earnings guidance range of $2.85 to $3.15 per
share." Anthony added, "We continue to focus on targeted growth opportunities
in our competitive and regulated businesses, while taking additional steps to
further reduce costs across the company in light of the continued sluggish
economy in much of our region, weak market prices for power, and environmental
mandates." The Full Research Report on FirstEnergy Corp. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-02/FE]

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