PNM Resources Management to Meet with Investors

  PNM Resources Management to Meet with Investors       2014 ongoing earnings guidance range to be affirmed during meetings  Business Wire  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- April 21, 2014  PNM Resources (NYSE: PNM) management will meet with analysts and investors this week.  Management is expected to affirm the company’s 2014 consolidated ongoing earnings guidance range of $1.42 to $1.52 per diluted share during the meetings. Presentation materials are available on the company’s website at http://www.pnmresources.com/investors/events.cfm.  Background:  PNM Resources (NYSE: PNM) is an energy holding company based in Albuquerque, N.M., with 2013 consolidated operating revenues of $1.4 billion. Through its regulated utilities, PNM and TNMP, PNM Resources has approximately 2,572 megawatts of generation capacity and serves electricity to more than 746,000 homes and businesses in New Mexico and Texas. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.PNMResources.com.  Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995  Statements made in this news release that relate to future events or PNM Resources’ (“PNMR”), Public Service Company of New Mexico’s (“PNM”), or Texas-New Mexico Power Company’s (“TNMP”) (collectively, the “Company”) expectations, projections, estimates, intentions, goals, targets, and strategies are made pursuant to the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are cautioned that all forward-looking statements are based upon current expectations and estimates. PNMR, PNM, and TNMP assume no obligation to update this information. Because actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements, PNMR, PNM, and TNMP caution readers not to place undue reliance on these statements. PNMR's, PNM's, and TNMP's business, financial condition, cash flow, and operating results are influenced by many factors, which are often beyond their control, that can cause actual results to differ from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. For a discussion of risk factors and other important factors affecting forward-looking statements, please see the Company’s Form 10-K and Form 10-Q filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are specifically incorporated by reference herein.  Non-GAAP Financial Measures  The Company uses ongoing earnings, ongoing earnings per diluted share (or ongoing diluted earnings per share), earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) and funds from operations (FFO) to debt to evaluate the operations of the Company and to establish goals for management and employees. While the Company believes these financial measures are appropriate and useful for investors, they are not measures presented in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the U.S. (GAAP). The Company does not intend for these measures, or any piece of these measures, to represent any financial measure as defined by GAAP. Furthermore, the Company’s calculations of these measures as presented may or may not be comparable to similarly titled measures used by other companies. The Company uses ongoing earnings, EBITDA and FFO to debt guidance to provide investors with management's expectations of ongoing financial performance over the period presented. While the Company believes ongoing earnings, EBITDA and FFO to debt guidance are appropriate measures, these are not measures presented in accordance with GAAP. The Company does not intend for ongoing earnings, EBITDA and FFO to debt guidance to represent expectations of net earnings or operating cash flow as defined by GAAP. Management is generally not able to estimate the impact of the reconciling items between ongoing earnings, EBITDA and FFO to debt guidance and forecasted GAAP earnings or operating cash flows, nor their probable impact on GAAP earnings or operating cash flow; therefore, management is generally not able to provide a corresponding GAAP equivalent for ongoing earnings, EBITDA and FFO to debt guidance.  Contact:  PNM Resources Analysts Jimmie Blotter, 505-241-2227 Media Pahl Shipley, 505-241-2782  
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