NYSE:EE - El Paso Electric Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$60.30 +0.10 (+0.17 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$60.20
Today's Range$60.20 - $60.80
52-Week Range$48.05 - $61.15
Volume182,900 shs
Average Volume272,054 shs
Market Capitalization$2.44 billion
P/E Ratio24.92
Dividend Yield2.40%
El Paso Electric logoEl 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.07
Current Ratio0.38
Quick Ratio0.25


Trailing P/E Ratio24.92
Forward P/E Ratio23.19
P/E Growth4.53

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$916.80 million
Price / Sales2.67
Cash Flow$6.1910 per share
Price / Cash9.74
Book Value$28.14 per share
Price / Book2.14


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.42
Net Income$98.26 million
Net Margins9.76%
Return on Equity8.20%
Return on Assets2.63%


Outstanding Shares40,670,000
Market Cap$2,443.97

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.39%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 14th. This is an increase from El Paso Electric's previous quarterly dividend of $0.34. View El Paso Electric's Dividend History.

How were El Paso Electric's earnings last quarter?

El Paso Electric (NYSE:EE) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The utilities provider reported ($0.12) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.05. The utilities provider earned $175.71 million during the quarter. El Paso Electric had a net margin of 9.76% and a return on equity of 8.20%. 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, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for El Paso Electric.

What price target have analysts set for EE?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for El Paso Electric's stock. Their predictions range from $49.00 to $57.00. On average, they anticipate El Paso Electric's stock price to reach $52.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.5%. View Analyst Ratings for El Paso Electric.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for El Paso Electric?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for El Paso Electric in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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)

Has El Paso Electric been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about EE stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. El Paso Electric earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.22 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

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 investors include Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (1.08%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.11%). 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 buying El Paso Electric stock?

EE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can and Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co.. 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 $60.30.

How big of a company is El Paso Electric?

El Paso Electric has a market capitalization of $2.44 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.

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 (star)
Outperform Votes:  186 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  291 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  477
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 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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