The AES Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:AES)

About The AES Corp.

The AES Corp. logoThe AES Corporation is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, operates a diversified portfolio of electricity generation and distribution businesses. The Company is organized into six strategic business units (SBUs): the United States; Andes; Brazil; Mexico, Central America and Caribbean (MCAC); Europe, and Asia. Within these SBUs, the Company has two lines of business: generation and utilities. Its United States SBU has over 20 generation facilities and approximately two integrated utilities in the United States. Its Andes SBU has generation facilities in over three countries: Chile, Colombia and Argentina. Its Brazil SBU has generation and distribution businesses: Eletropaulo and Tiete. Its MCAC SBU has a portfolio of distribution businesses and generation facilities, including renewable energy, in over five countries, with a total capacity of approximately 3,240 megawatt (MW) and distribution networks.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Independent Power Producers & Energy Traders
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AES
  • CUSIP: 00130H10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $12.05
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $12.38
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $11.86
  • 52-Week Range: $659,089,000.00 - $8.22
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.73
  • P/E Growth: 3.96
  • Market Cap: $7.92B
  • Outstanding Shares: 659,089,000
  • Beta: 1.21
  • Net Margins: -1.89%
  • Return on Equity: 13.56%
  • Return on Assets: 2.25%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.38%
  • Current Ratio: 1.19%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.08%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The AES Corp. (NYSE:AES) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $12.75 (6.07% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for The AES Corp. (NYSE:AES)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/4/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$14.00 -> $12.00View Rating Details
6/16/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/23/2015MacquarieLower Price TargetOutperform$14.50 -> $13.00View Rating Details
11/6/2015Evercore ISILower Price TargetBuy$15.00 -> $13.25View Rating Details
11/4/2015Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoveragePeer PerformView Rating Details
10/19/2015ArgusDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
9/24/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$15.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details
2/10/2015Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$15.00 -> $12.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2014 forward)


Earnings History for The AES Corp. (NYSE:AES)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/5/2016Q216$0.16$0.17$3.71 billion$3.23 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q116$0.20$0.13$4.14 billion$3.47 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.33$0.34$6.51 billion$7.66 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.36$0.39$5.08 billion$3.72 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215$0.27$0.25$4.97 billion$3.86 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2015Q115$0.27$0.25$4.39 billion$3.98 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.37$0.41$5.21 billion$4.13 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.34$0.37$4.73 billion$4.44 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.27$0.28$4.82 billion$4.31 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.27$0.24$4.37 billion$4.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$0.29$0.29$5.45 billion$8.06 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.37$0.39$5.02 billion$4.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.26$0.32$4.49 billion$4.07 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013$0.28$0.26$4.62 billion$4.27 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.30$0.32$4.10 billion$4.64 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.35$0.36$4.69 billion$4.59 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2012$0.27$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2012$0.27$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2011$0.28$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2011$0.29$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2011$0.26$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2011$0.25$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for The AES Corp. (NYSE:AES)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.98 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.12 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q2 20161$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q3 20161$0.37$0.37$0.37
Q4 20161$0.31$0.31$0.31
Q1 20171$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q2 20171$0.19$0.19$0.19
Q3 20171$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q4 20171$0.36$0.36$0.36
Q1 20181$0.18$0.18$0.18
Q2 20181$0.21$0.21$0.21
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for The AES Corp. (NYSE:AES)
Annual Dividend:$0.44
Dividend Yield:3.66%
Dividend Growth:115.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-107.31% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
44.90% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
39.29% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for The AES Corp. (NYSE:AES)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for The AES Corp. (NYSE:AES)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.95%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 94.57%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/7/2016Fabian SouzaVPSell2,764$10.96$30,293.44View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015Elizabeth HackensonVPBuy5,000$9.81$49,050.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Santos Bernerd DaCOOBuy5,000$10.13$50,650.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2015Thomas M O'flynnCFOBuy20,000$10.08$201,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015Andres GluskiCEOBuy20,250$9.88$200,070.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2012Elizabeth HackensonVPBuy10,000$9.89$98,900.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2012Philip A OdeenDirectorBuy2,000$9.86$19,720.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for The AES Corp. (NYSE:AES)
DateHeadline logoYearly EPS Estimate Of The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) At $1.12 - Stocks Daily (NYSE:AES) - October 21 at 3:20 PM
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News IconThe AES Corporation - Power Plants and SWOT Analysis, 2016 Update - New Market Report (NYSE:AES) - October 3 at 3:18 PM logoUBS Downgrades Rating On The AES Corporation Common Stoc (AES) To “Sel” (NYSE:AES) - October 3 at 3:18 PM logoUBS Downgrades AES Corp. (AES) to Sell (NYSE:AES) - October 3 at 3:18 PM logoAES downgraded by UBS (NYSE:AES) - October 3 at 3:18 PM logo[$$] US utilities slide as data boost Fed hopes (NYSE:AES) - October 3 at 3:18 PM logoUBS Downgrades AES Corp. (AES) to Sell - (NYSE:AES) - October 3 at 8:07 AM logoAES : Dayton Power and Light Ranks in the Top 10 in Midwest Midsize Electric Utility Segment (NYSE:AES) - September 30 at 8:06 AM
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News IconInstitutional Move: Personal Capital Advisors Corp Has Boosted Its Aes Corp Com (AES) Position by $6.37 Million - Chester News (NYSE:AES) - September 24 at 8:40 AM logoUptrend Call Working As AES Stock Rises 33.5% (AES) (NYSE:AES) - September 23 at 3:47 PM
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The AES Corp. (NYSE:AES) Chart for Sunday, October, 23, 2016

Last Updated on 10/23/2016 by Staff