The Board of Directors of PNM, a subsidiary of PNM Resources (NYSE: PNM), has declared the regular quarterly dividend of $1.145 per share on the 4.58 percent series of cumulative preferred stock. The preferred stock dividend is payable Oct. 15, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business Oct. 1, 2012. E-MAIL ALERTS, RSS FEEDS AVAILABLE PNM Resources encourages analysts, investors and other interested parties to visit www.PNMResources.com and register to automatically receive company financial information by e-mail or RSS feeds. Once registered, participants can choose from a menu to automatically receive requested information, including news releases, notices of webcasts and filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Participants can unsubscribe at any time and will not receive information that was not requested. Background: PNM Resources (NYSE: PNM) is an energy holding company based in Albuquerque, N.M., with 2011 consolidated operating revenues of $1.3 billion, excluding First Choice Power. Through its regulated utilities, PNM and TNMP, PNM Resources has approximately 2,530 megawatts of generation capacity and serves electricity to more than 730,000 homes and businesses in New Mexico and Texas. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at www.PNMResources.com.