NYSE:EE - El Paso Electric Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $49.66 +0.54 (+1.10 %) (As of 01/17/2019 12:18 PM ET)Previous Close$49.12Today's Range$49.22 - $49.8152-Week Range$47.99 - $64.35Volume3,225 shsAverage Volume240,693 shsMarket Capitalization$1.98 billionP/E Ratio20.57Dividend Yield2.96%Beta0.41 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 Phone915-543-5711Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.16 Current Ratio0.98 Quick Ratio0.72Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio20.57 Forward P/E Ratio21.88 P/E Growth4.06 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$916.80 million Price / Sales2.20 Cash Flow$6.3020 per share Price / Cash Flow7.88 Book Value$28.14 per share Price / Book1.76Profitability 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$1.98 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 Wednesday, November 28th. Stockholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.90%. 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 1st. The utilities provider reported $1.79 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.67 by $0.12. The utilities provider had revenue of $300.27 million for 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 Wednesday, February 27th 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 guidance of $2.20-2.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.45. What price target have analysts set for EE? 3 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for El Paso Electric's stock. Their predictions range from $49.00 to $58.00. On average, they expect El Paso Electric's share price to reach $52.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.1% from the stock's current price. 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 positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, 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 news stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting El Paso Electric? El Paso Electric saw a decline in short interest during the month of December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 671,905 shares, a decline of 46.3% from the November 30th total of 1,251,209 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 402,349 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.7 days. Approximately 1.7% of the company's stock are sold short. View El Paso Electric's Current Options Chain. Who are some of El Paso Electric's key competitors? Some companies that are related to El Paso Electric include CPFL Energia (CPL), Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN), Enel Chile (ENIC), Brookfield Renewable Partners (BEP), IDACORP (IDA), CEMIG (CIG), Enel Generacion Chile (EOCC), Portland General Electric (POR), Hawaiian Electric Industries (HE), Black Hills (BKH), PNM Resources (PNM), Clearway Energy (CWEN), Ormat Technologies (ORA), Pampa Energia (PAM) and Companhia Paranaense de Energia (ELP). 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%) and Verity & Verity LLC (0.01%). 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 Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 Verity & Verity LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $49.66. How big of a company is El Paso Electric? El Paso Electric has a market capitalization of $1.98 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: 199 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 312 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 511MarketBeat'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 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why are analyst ratings important in trading stocks?