NYSE:EE - El Paso Electric Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $54.89 +0.66 (+1.22 %) (As of 02/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$54.23Today's Range$53.81 - $54.9552-Week Range$47.99 - $64.35Volume159,700 shsAverage Volume247,660 shsMarket Capitalization$2.23 billionP/E Ratio22.68Dividend Yield2.66%Beta0.45 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email El Paso Electric Company, a public utility company, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in west Texas and southern New Mexico. It generates electricity through nuclear fuel, natural gas, and coal, as well as solar photovoltaic panels and wind turbines with a generating capability of approximately 2,082 megawatts. The company also sources electricity from purchased power. The company owns and has ownership interests in four 345 kilovolt (kv) transmission lines in New Mexico and Arizona; and three 500 kV lines in Arizona. It serves approximately 417,900 residential, commercial, and public authority customers; and distributes electricity to retail customers. El Paso Electric Company was founded in 1901 and is based in El Paso, Texas. Receive EE News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for EE and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Electric services Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:EE Previous Symbol CUSIP28367785 CIK31978 Webwww.epelectric.com Phone915-543-5711Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.16 Current Ratio0.98 Quick Ratio0.72Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio22.68 Forward P/E Ratio24.18 P/E Growth5.22 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$916.80 million Price / Sales2.44 Cash Flow$6.2660 per share Price / Cash Flow8.76 Book Value$28.14 per share Price / Book1.95Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.42 Net Income$98.26 million Net Margins11.67% Return on Equity9.19% Return on Assets2.97%Miscellaneous Employees1,100 Outstanding Shares40,692,000Market Cap$2.23 billion Next Earnings Date2/27/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable El Paso Electric (NYSE:EE) Frequently Asked Questions What is El Paso Electric's stock symbol? El Paso Electric trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EE." How often does El Paso Electric pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for El Paso Electric? El Paso Electric declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 31st. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.62%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 14th. View El Paso Electric's Dividend History. How were El Paso Electric's earnings last quarter? El Paso Electric (NYSE:EE) posted its earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.88 by $0.12. The utilities provider earned $236.80 million during the quarter. El Paso Electric had a return on equity of 9.19% and a net margin of 11.67%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.89 earnings per share. View El Paso Electric's Earnings History. When is El Paso Electric's next earnings date? El Paso Electric is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for El Paso Electric. What price target have analysts set for EE? 3 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for El Paso Electric's shares. Their predictions range from $49.00 to $58.00. On average, they anticipate El Paso Electric's stock price to reach $52.6667 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for El Paso Electric. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for El Paso Electric? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for El Paso Electric in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for El Paso Electric. Has El Paso Electric been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about EE stock has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. El Paso Electric earned a daily sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the utilities provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of El Paso Electric's key competitors? Some companies that are related to El Paso Electric include CPFL Energia (CPL), OGE Energy (OGE), Enel Chile (ENIC), Brookfield Renewable Partners (BEP), Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN), IDACORP (IDA), CEMIG (CIG), Enel Generacion Chile (EOCC), Portland General Electric (POR), Black Hills (BKH), Hawaiian Electric Industries (HE), PNM Resources (PNM), Ormat Technologies (ORA), Clearway Energy (CWEN) and CENTRAIS ELETRI/S (EBR.B). What other stocks do shareholders of El Paso Electric own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other El Paso Electric investors own include General Electric (GE), Altria Group (MO), Paypal (PYPL), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), Bank of America (BAC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Constellation Brands (STZ), Ventas (VTR), AT&T (T) and QUALCOMM (QCOM). Who are El Paso Electric's key executives? El Paso Electric's management team includes the folowing people: Ms. Mary E. Kipp, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)Mr. Nathan T. Hirschi CPA, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 56)Mr. Steven T. Buraczyk, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 52)Mr. Rocky R. Miracle, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 66)Mr. William A. Stiller, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 67) Who are El Paso Electric's major shareholders? El Paso Electric's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.18%), Gabelli Funds LLC (4.64%), Jennison Associates LLC (3.58%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (3.48%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.47%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.46%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for El Paso Electric. Which major investors are selling El Paso Electric stock? EE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Victory Capital Management Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Citigroup Inc., QS Investors LLC and Martingale Asset Management L P. View Insider Buying and Selling for El Paso Electric. Which major investors are buying El Paso Electric stock? EE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., BlackRock Inc., Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Yaupon Capital Management LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC and Squarepoint Ops LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for El Paso Electric. How do I buy shares of El Paso Electric? Shares of EE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is El Paso Electric's stock price today? One share of EE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.89. How big of a company is El Paso Electric? El Paso Electric has a market capitalization of $2.23 billion and generates $916.80 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $98.26 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.42 on an earnings per share basis. El Paso Electric employs 1,100 workers across the globe. What is El Paso Electric's official website? The official website for El Paso Electric is http://www.epelectric.com. How can I contact El Paso Electric? El Paso Electric's mailing address is STANTON TOWER 100 NORTH STANTON, EL PASO TX, 79901. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 915-543-5711 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for El Paso Electric (NYSE EE)Community Ranking: 1.9 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 202 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 319 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 521MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about El Paso Electric and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why are percentage gainers important?