NYSE:EE - El Paso Electric Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$55.97 +0.36 (+0.65 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 03:19 AM ET)
Previous Close$55.61
Today's Range$55.07 - $56.18
52-Week Range$48.05 - $64.35
Volume364,386 shs
Average Volume267,875 shs
Market Capitalization$2.23 billion
P/E Ratio23.13
Dividend Yield2.63%
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities
Current SymbolNYSE:EE
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.16
Current Ratio0.98
Quick Ratio0.72


Trailing P/E Ratio23.13
Forward P/E Ratio23.82
P/E Growth4.59

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$916.80 million
Price / Sales2.48
Cash Flow$6.3029 per share
Price / Cash Flow8.88
Book Value$28.14 per share
Price / Book1.99


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.42
Net Income$98.26 million
Net Margins11.67%
Return on Equity9.19%
Return on Assets2.97%


Outstanding Shares40,690,000
Market Cap$2.23 billion

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 Wednesday, November 28th. Investors of record on Friday, December 14th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.57%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 13th. View El Paso Electric's Dividend History.

How were El Paso Electric's earnings last quarter?

El Paso Electric (NYSE:EE) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 1st. The utilities provider reported $1.79 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.67 by $0.12. The utilities provider earned $300.27 million during the quarter. El Paso Electric had a net margin of 11.67% and a return on equity of 9.19%. 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 updated 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 earnings per share estimate of $2.45.

What price target have analysts set for EE?

3 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for El Paso Electric's stock. 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 twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.9%. 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 headlines about EE stock have been trending positive on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news 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 impact score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very unlikely 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?

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.70%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.74%), Vanguard Group Inc (10.74%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (4.90%), Gabelli Funds LLC (4.66%) and Jennison Associates LLC (3.65%). 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 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 major investors are buying El Paso Electric stock?

EE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Man Group plc, Panagora Asset Management Inc. and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 $55.97.

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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  198 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  308 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  506
MarketBeat'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 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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