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I think it did -- analyst estimates but due to some one time issues it's not that disconcerting while intra day the stock is down about 4%.
It is up nearly 30%.
So far this year so let's get the story about this company joining me now live from the new York stock -- The Fox Business exclusive.
Is -- risk whiskey he's eight ES CEO and president wonderful to see you went and you just.
-- actually done a very nice job in the past couple of years expanding this company we were saying earlier -- -- that it's hard enough to have a corner store.
You saw five different continents so I'd -- to begin with where you see the greatest strength in your business which is electricity generation in many different forms.
Highly isn't -- great to be here.
Are key markets really are in the Americas.
We see continued growth in tila and in Colombia in the US.
But even though we're 70% of the America -- -- very exciting opportunities in in days in India.
-- and also in the Philippines.
You are in wind solar coal and gas but it's a very technological business that is advancing that at hyper speed it seems.
Which countries are most open and which regulators and which countries are most open to trying new forms of electricity.
Well I think you know one of the things about -- -- -- the technology.
We will provide the energy right that this.
Best suited for that country.
And so we do everything except for nuclear -- say that.
Regulators in general are very excited about some of the new technologies we were one of the world leaders -- using lithium ion batteries to stabilize -- But we're doing wins we're doing -- -- and they're still have a great need for thermal generation so we're doing gas -- -- in the US.
And we're doing a coal plants in from the developing country.
-- you sold up close to a billion in assets some of the Ukraine -- in Spain.
What are you trying to do here with the company's streamlining.
But investors and analysts are very distant.
Yeah that's exactly -- what we really decided is to focus the business -- less countries that we cited in about thirty countries were in about 24 countries today.
We're basically going to exit those countries where we don't have a compelling competitive advantage and really focus on those where we do.
Okay and and not just a very much in what you spoke to the president about before he went to Central America you've got business and Mexico as well as what America.
What did you tell him what was he interested in and does he get it when it comes to opportunities to really improve people's lives with electricity generation.
Well what we talked to the president as a group of business people and we talked about various subjects.
One of the things that they were invited to -- in that is really can US LNG exports.
For example in the Caribbean and in Central America really make a difference you know Mexico's taking a lot of US gas.
It's taking advantage of -- shale gas revolution.
And his production is very much integrated into the US so he was very interested -- in that and how that can improve people's lives and you're right you know.
Besides having access to drinking water having access Celek could -- makes a huge -- And to people's lives when I was in Davos I was speaking to a couple of -- rational -- know what -- -- -- and he said do you know how much we pay for electricity vs what the US pays.
How do you decide pricing.
What -- the pricing -- really set by the market not most of our power plants are under contracts that we have to win bids so the lowest bidder gets the business.
Now the US does have very competitive electricity rates.
Part of that is the shale gas revolution very low gas prices.
But it's also the fact that overall demand United States is pretty flat so you don't have a situation -- growing demand pushing prices up.
Well the Russians take what they're spending it's too much they -- --
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