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  • Previous Rank
    165
  • Revenues ($M)
    $16,380
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -3.1%
  • Profits ($M)
    $610.9
  • Profits Percent Change
    -70.2%
  • Assets ($M)
    $63,468
  • Employees
    17,634
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)
    $33,009

The Columbus, Ohio-based electric power utility serves nearly 5.4 million customers in 11 states as of 2017.

Company Info

CEO
Nicholas K. Akins
CEO Title
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Sector
Energy
Industry
Utilities: Gas and Electric
HQ Location
Columbus, OH
Websitehttp://www.aep.com
Years on Fortune 500 List23
Employees17,634
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American Electric Power Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$16,380-3.1%
Profits ($M)$610.9-70.2%
Assets ($M)$63,468-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$17,397-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$33,009-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues3.7%
Profits as % of Assets1%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity3.5%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)1.24
EPS % Change (from 2015)-70.3%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-21%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-6.9%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)11.9%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)13.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)8.6%