CURITIBA, Brazil, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL (BM&FBOVESPA: CPLE3, CPLE5, CPLE6 / NYSE: ELP / LATIBEX: XCOP), a company that generates, transmits, distributes and sells power to the State of Parana, announces its results for the first quarter of 2012 (1Q12).
Copel's consolidated balance sheet presents, in addition to the figures of its wholly owned subsidiaries (Copel Geracao e Transmissao, Copel Distribuicao and Copel Telecomunicacoes), those of Compagas, Elejor, UEG Araucaria, Caiua Transmissora, Centrais Eolicas do Parana, Costa Oeste Transmissora, Integracao Maranhense Transmissora, Marumbi Transmissora, Transmissora Sul Brasileira, Cutia Empreendimentos Eolicos and Domino Holdings. The consolidated financial statements were prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), and with accounting practices adopted in Brazil.
- Net Operating Revenue: R$ 2,025 million.
- Operating Income: R$ 476 million.
- Net Income: R$ 320 million.
- EPS (Earnings per Share): R$ 1.17.
- EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation And Amortization): R$ 585.4 million.
- Return on Shareholder's Equity: 2.7% in the period.
- Growth in Power Supply: 7.3% (captive market plus free consumers).
The Company's shares and main indexes presented the following variations in the period:
CPLE3 (common/ BM&FBovespa)
CPLE6 (preferred B/ BM&FBovespa)
ELP (ADR/ NYSE)
XCOP (preferred B/ Latibex)
The complete release is available at the Company's website: www.copel.com/ir
Conference Call: May 18, 2012
English: 10:00 am - US EST
Dial in number: +1 516 3001066
Access Code: Copel
(Simultaneous translation into English)
Live webcast at www.copel.com/ir
Contacts: Investor Relations - COPEL
Phone: (55 41) 3222-2027