This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

UniSource Energy's New Logo, Reflecting Its New Name, UNS Energy Corporation. (Graphic: Business Wire)

Shareholders of UniSource Energy Corporation (NYSE: UNS) approved at the company’s annual meeting today changing the company’s name to UNS Energy Corporation.

The company’s new name and a new logo are intended to strengthen its brand identity and to differentiate it from unrelated companies with similar names.

“We believe our new name and new logo convey our dedication to being a progressive, financially stable company at a time when our industry is changing. What will not change is our focus on providing safe, reliable energy services to our customers throughout Arizona,” said Paul Bonavia, UniSource Energy’s Chairman and CEO.

The new name will become effective once the company’s amended articles of incorporation are filed with the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC). The new name and logo are not part of any merger or acquisition, the current management team remains intact, the New York Stock Exchange ticker symbol “UNS” will not change and the company’s website domain name will remain “” Principal operating subsidiaries Tucson Electric Power and UniSource Energy Services will maintain their current names.

The name “UniSource Energy” was introduced in 1998 in anticipation of industry deregulation, which did not materialize as envisioned. At that time, the company made preparations to move some operations into legally separate entities that would operate under an umbrella holding company. The name “UniSource” was intended to convey the concept that customers could obtain energy-related products and services from a single source.

“The name no longer accurately reflects our business model and our current focus on our core business. Several unrelated companies also bear the name ‘unisource,’ so we feel changing our name and logo will help to avoid confusion in the long run,” Bonavia said.

The name change will not affect the validity or transferability of any currently outstanding stock certificates. It is not necessary for shareholders with certified shares to surrender or exchange any stock certificates they currently hold as a result of the name change.

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $95.49 2.00%
FB $117.85 -0.61%
GOOG $695.36 -0.41%
TSLA $233.64 -3.40%
YHOO $36.06 -1.30%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,749.54 -141.62 -0.79%
S&P 500 2,065.29 -16.14 -0.78%
NASDAQ 4,775.8330 -41.7610 -0.87%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs