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el paso electric co (EE) Snapshot

Open
$37.36
Previous Close
$37.41
Day High
$37.95
Day Low
$37.15
52 Week High
12/29/14 - $42.17
52 Week Low
03/12/14 - $33.44
Market Cap
1.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
142.8K
EPS TTM
$2.20
Shares Outstanding
40.4M
EX-Date
03/12/15
P/E TM
17.2x
Dividend
$1.12
Dividend Yield
2.92%
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el paso electric co (EE) Details

El Paso Electric Company, a public utility company, is engaged in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in west Texas and southern New Mexico. Its energy sources consist of nuclear fuel, natural gas, coal, purchased power, solar photovoltaic panels, and wind turbines. The company owns or has ownership interests in various electrical generating facilities with a net dependable generating capability of approximately 1,852 megawatts; four 345 kV transmission lines in New Mexico; and three 500 kV lines in Arizona. It distributes electricity to retail customers principally in El Paso, Texas, and Las Cruces, New Mexico; and resells electricity to electric utilities and power marketers. The company serves approximately 394,000 residential, commercial, industrial, public authority, and wholesale customers. El Paso Electric Company was founded in 1901 and is based in El Paso, Texas.

el paso electric co (EE) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Director and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: $972.1K
President
Total Annual Compensation: $307.9K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $243.0K
Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $358.9K
Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $311.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

el paso electric co (EE) Key Developments

El Paso Electric Company Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2014; Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019

El Paso Electric Company reported unaudited earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported operating revenues net of energy expenses of $126,649,000 against $122,448,000 a year ago. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization was $34,744,000 against $28,113,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $6,431,000 against loss before income taxes of $1,482,000 a year ago. Net income was $4,241,000 against $1,191,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $0.10 against $0.03 a year ago. For the full year, the company reported operating revenues net of energy expenses of $601,716,000 against $601,231,000 a year ago. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization was $248,014,000 against $249,568,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $132,516,000 against $132,238,000 a year ago. Net income was $91,428,000 against $88,583,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $2.27 against $2.20 a year ago. Book value per common share as at December 31, 2014 was $24.39. Net cash provided by operating activities was $243,340,000 against $247,475,000 a year ago. Cash additions to utility property, plant and equipment were $277,078,000 against $237,411,000 a year ago. The company is providing earnings guidance for 2015 within a range of $1.75 to $2.15 per basic share. Capital expenditure is expected to be $271 million. The company provided capital expenditure projection of $203 million for the year 2016. The company provided capital expenditure projection of $170 million for the year 2017. The company provided capital expenditure projection of $199 million for the year 2018. The company provided capital expenditure projection of $254 million for the year 2019.

El Paso Electric Co. Announces Executive Changes

On February 5, 2015, Michael K. Parks, Chairman of the Board of Directors of El Paso Electric Co. announced that he had accepted a new position that requires him to resign from the Board, effective immediately. Mr. Parks has been a Director since 1996, has served as Chairman since July 2012 and prior to that served as Vice Chairman from November 2005. Following Mr. Parks's resignation, the Board elect independent directors Charles A. Yamarone as Chairman and Edward Escudero as Vice Chairman.

El Paso Electric Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on March 31, 2015

The Board of Directors of El Paso Electric has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.28 per share. The dividend was declared on January 29, 2015 and is payable on March 31, 2015, to shareholders of record on March 16, 2015.

 

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