NYSE:EE - El Paso Electric Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $55.60 -0.47 (-0.84 %) (As of 11/21/2018 12:43 PM ET)Previous Close$56.07Today's Range$55.50 - $55.9552-Week Range$48.05 - $64.35Volume7,323 shsAverage Volume248,213 shsMarket Capitalization$2.32 billionP/E Ratio23.05Dividend Yield2.52%Beta0.29 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 Webwww.epelectric.com Phone915-543-5711 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.16 Current Ratio0.98 Quick Ratio0.72 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio23.05 Forward P/E Ratio22.88 P/E Growth5.03 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$916.80 million Price / Sales2.47 Cash Flow$6.0173 per share Price / Cash9.24 Book Value$29.42 per share Price / Book1.89 Profitability 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 Shares40,690,000Market Cap$2.32 billion 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, July 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.36 per share on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.59%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 13th. View El Paso Electric's Dividend History. How were El Paso Electric's earnings last quarter? El Paso Electric (NYSE:EE) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The utilities provider reported $1.79 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.67 by $0.12. The utilities provider earned $300.27 million during the quarter. El Paso Electric had a return on equity of 9.19% and a net margin of 11.67%. 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 Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for El Paso Electric. What guidance has El Paso Electric issued on next quarter's earnings? El Paso Electric issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.20-2.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.45. What price target have analysts set for EE? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for El Paso Electric's shares. Their forecasts range from $49.00 to $58.00. On average, they anticipate El Paso Electric's stock price to reach $52.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.3%. 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? Media coverage about EE stock has trended very positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. El Paso Electric earned a news sentiment score of 3.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of El Paso Electric's key competitors? Some companies that are related to El Paso Electric include Huaneng Power International (HNP), CENTRAIS ELETRI/S (EBR), CHINA RESOURES/ADR (CRPJY), OGE Energy (OGE), CPFL Energia (CPL), Great Plains Energy (GXP), IDACORP (IDA), Brookfield Renewable Partners (BEP), Enel Generacion Chile (EOCC), Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN), Enel Chile (ENIC), Portland General Electric (POR), Hawaiian Electric Industries (HE), CEMIG (CIG) and Black Hills (BKH). 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 51)Mr. Nathan T. Hirschi CPA, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 55)Mr. Steven T. Buraczyk, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 51)Mr. Rocky R. Miracle, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 65)Mr. William A. Stiller, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 66) Who are El Paso Electric's major shareholders? El Paso Electric's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.70%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (4.90%), Gabelli Funds LLC (4.66%), Jennison Associates LLC (3.65%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (3.50%) and FMR LLC (3.34%). Company insiders that own El Paso Electric stock include Charles Yamarone and John Robert Brown. View Institutional Ownership Trends for El Paso Electric. Which institutional investors are selling El Paso Electric stock? EE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Alliancebernstein L.P., Congress Asset Management Co. MA and Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for El Paso Electric. Which institutional investors are buying El Paso Electric stock? EE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Man Group plc, Panagora Asset Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 $55.63. How big of a company is El Paso Electric? El Paso Electric has a market capitalization of $2.32 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: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 198 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 306 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 504MarketBeat'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 11/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: When is a capital gain realized?