Highlights
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Financial Results
(in millions, except percentages and per share amounts)
Operating revenues $10,932 8.2% $10,106 4.3% $9,685
Consolidated net income $1,133 26.2% $898 (1.3%) $910
Earnings per share
Basic $5.46 27.9% $4.27 6.5% $4.01
Diluted $5.36 27.9% $4.19 6.6% $3.93
Average shares outstanding (in millions)
Basic 207.5 (1.2%) 210.1 (7.4%) 226.9
Diluted 211.5 (1.4%) 214.4 (7.3%) 231.2
Return on average common equity 14.2% 26.8% 11.2% 4.7% 10.7%
Net cash flow provided by operating activities $3,419 132.9% $1,468 (49.9%) $2,929
Utility Electric Operating Data
Retail kilowatt-hour sales (in millions) 96,663 1.6% 95,153 (6.9%) 102,225
Peak demand (in megawatts) 20,887 (2.4%) 21,391 1.0% 21,174
Retail customers year end (in thousands) 2,595 (1.3%) 2,629 (1.2%) 2,662
Total Employees - Year End 13,814 (2.3%) 14,136 (2.0%) 14,425
 
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