Montana Power Announces Filing of Form 10-K

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Montana Power Company

    BUTTE, Mont., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Montana Power Company
 (NYSE:   MTP) announced today it has filed its 2000 Form 10-K report with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission.  The company announced last week the
 filing had been delayed, pending resolution of an accounting treatment of a
 previously recorded loss provision.  The loss provision was reversed, adding
 four cents a share to yearend earnings, which increased from $1.82 per share
 to $1.86 per share.
 
 

SOURCE Montana Power Company
    BUTTE, Mont., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Montana Power Company
 (NYSE:   MTP) announced today it has filed its 2000 Form 10-K report with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission.  The company announced last week the
 filing had been delayed, pending resolution of an accounting treatment of a
 previously recorded loss provision.  The loss provision was reversed, adding
 four cents a share to yearend earnings, which increased from $1.82 per share
 to $1.86 per share.
 
 SOURCE  Montana Power Company