American Electric Power

2014, AEP Ohio, lineman, pole installation, distribution, bucket truck, line, urban, crew, female line mechanic Photograph of the Day 01-23-2015A Dog's DayPhotographer Caleb Biddy said this about his photo: "My Labrador Retriever looking over Lone Star Lake in Lone Star, Texas, taken Jan. 6."
2014, AEP Ohio, lineman, pole installation, distribution, bucket truck, line, urban, crew, female line mechanic Photograph of the Day 01-23-2015 A Dog's Day Photographer Caleb Biddy said this about his photo: "My Labrador Retriever looking over Lone Star Lake in Lone Star, Texas, taken Jan. 6."Courtesy of American Electric Power
  • Previous Rank
    165
  • Revenues ($M)
    16380
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -3.1
  • Profits ($M)
    610.9
  • Profits Percent Change
    -70.2
  • Assets ($M)
    63468
  • Employees
    17634
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)
    33009

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

Company Info

CEONicholas K. Akins
CEO TitleChairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
SectorEnergy
IndustryUtilities: Gas and Electric
HQ LocationColumbus, OH
Websitewww.aep.com
Years on Fortune 500 List23
Employees17,634

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

Revenues ($M)$16,380
Profits ($M)$610.9
Assets ($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
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%