American Electric Power Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock

Apr 25, 2001, 01:00 ET from American Electric Power

    COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 25 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- The
 Board of Directors of American Electric Power Co. (NYSE:   AEP) today declared a
 regular quarterly cash dividend of 60 cents a share on the company's common
 stock.
     The dividend is payable June 8, 2001, to shareholders of record as of
 May 10, 2001, and is the company's 364th consecutive quarterly common stock
 cash dividend. AEP has paid a cash dividend on its common stock every quarter
 since July 1910.
     American Electric Power is a multinational energy company based in
 Columbus, Ohio. AEP owns and operates more than 38,000 megawatts of generating
 capacity, making it one of America's largest generators of electricity. The
 company is also a leading wholesale energy marketer and trader, ranking second
 in the U.S. in electricity volume. AEP provides retail electricity to more
 than 7 million customers worldwide and has more than $45 billion in assets,
 primarily in the U.S. with holdings in select international markets. Wholly
 owned subsidiaries are involved in power engineering and construction
 services, energy management and telecommunications.
     News releases and other information about AEP can be found on the World
 Wide Web at http://www.aep.com .
 
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SOURCE American Electric Power
    COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 25 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- The
 Board of Directors of American Electric Power Co. (NYSE:   AEP) today declared a
 regular quarterly cash dividend of 60 cents a share on the company's common
 stock.
     The dividend is payable June 8, 2001, to shareholders of record as of
 May 10, 2001, and is the company's 364th consecutive quarterly common stock
 cash dividend. AEP has paid a cash dividend on its common stock every quarter
 since July 1910.
     American Electric Power is a multinational energy company based in
 Columbus, Ohio. AEP owns and operates more than 38,000 megawatts of generating
 capacity, making it one of America's largest generators of electricity. The
 company is also a leading wholesale energy marketer and trader, ranking second
 in the U.S. in electricity volume. AEP provides retail electricity to more
 than 7 million customers worldwide and has more than $45 billion in assets,
 primarily in the U.S. with holdings in select international markets. Wholly
 owned subsidiaries are involved in power engineering and construction
 services, energy management and telecommunications.
     News releases and other information about AEP can be found on the World
 Wide Web at http://www.aep.com .
 
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