American Electric Power (AEP) Misses Q3 EPS by 6c, Miss on Revenues; Narrows FY17 EPS Guidance

October 26, 2017 6:59 AM EDT

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American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) reported Q3 EPS of $1.10, $0.06 worse than the analyst estimate of $1.16. Revenue for the quarter came in at $4.1 billion versus the consensus estimate of $4.38 billion.

EARNINGS GUIDANCE

Management narrowed its 2017 operating earnings guidance range to $3.55 to $3.68 per share. Operating earnings could differ from GAAP earnings for matters such as impairments, divestitures or changes in accounting principles. AEP management is not able to forecast if any of these items will occur or any amounts that may be reported for future periods. Therefore, AEP is not able to provide a corresponding GAAP equivalent for earnings guidance.

Reflecting special items recorded through the third quarter, the estimated earnings per share on a GAAP basis would be $3.80 to $3.93 per share. See the table below for a full reconciliation of 2017 earnings guidance.

GUIDANCE:

American Electric Power sees FY2017 EPS of $3.55-$3.68, versus the consensus of $3.65.

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