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  • Previous Rank
    167
  • Revenues ($M)
    $15,424.90
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -5.8%
  • Profits ($M)
    $1,912.60
  • Profits Percent Change
    213.1%
  • Assets ($M)
    $64,729.10
  • Employees
    17,666
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)
    $33,766.40

The Columbus, Ohio-based electric power utility serves nearly 5.4 million customers in 11 states as of 2018.

Company Info

CEO
Nicholas K. Akins
CEO Title
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Sector
Energy
Industry
Utilities: Gas and Electric
HQ Location
Columbus, Ohio
Websitehttp://www.aep.com
Years on Fortune 500 List24
Employees17,666
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American Electric Power Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$15,424.90-5.8%
Profits ($M)$1,912.60213.1%
Assets ($M)$64,729.10-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$18,287.00-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$33,766.40-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues12.4%
Profits as % of Assets3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity10.5%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3.88
EPS % Change (from 2016)212.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)8.3%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)3.6%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)20.8%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)15.8%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)9.3%