NYSE:AES - AES Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$13.94 +0.07 (+0.50 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 05:27 AM ET)
Previous Close$13.94
Today's Range$13.70 - $13.99
52-Week Range$9.86 - $13.99
Volume4.54 million shs
Average Volume7.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.97 billion
P/E Ratio12.91
Dividend Yield3.85%
AES logoThe AES Corporation operates as a diversified power generation and utility company. It owns and/or operates power plants to generate and sell power to customers, such as utilities, industrial users, and other intermediaries. The company also owns and/or operates utilities to generate or purchase, distribute, transmit, and sell electricity to end-user customers in the residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental sectors; and generates and sells electricity on the wholesale market. It uses a range of fuels to generate electricity, including natural gas, coal, pet coke, diesel, and oil, as well as renewables, such as hydro, solar, wind, energy storage, biomass, and landfill gas. The company owns and/or operates a generation portfolio of approximately 34,905 megawatts. It has operations in the United States, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. The company was formerly known as Applied Energy Services, Inc. and changed its name to The AES Corporation in April 2000. The AES Corporation was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electric, gas & sanitary services
Sub-IndustryIndependent Power Producers & Energy Traders


Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.24
Current Ratio1.32
Quick Ratio1.18


Trailing P/E Ratio12.91
Forward P/E Ratio11.52
P/E Growth1.4

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.53 billion
Price / Sales0.88
Cash Flow$2.9224 per share
Price / Cash4.77
Book Value$7.34 per share
Price / Book1.90


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.08
Net Income$-1,161,000,000.00
Net Margins-1.87%
Return on Equity19.26%
Return on Assets3.12%


Outstanding Shares661,680,000
Market Cap$8.97 billion

AES (NYSE:AES) Frequently Asked Questions

What is AES's stock symbol?

AES trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AES."

How often does AES pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AES?

AES declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Friday, August 17th. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.73%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 2nd. View AES's Dividend History.

How were AES's earnings last quarter?

AES Corp (NYSE:AES) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.03. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.54 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.41 billion. AES had a negative net margin of 1.87% and a positive return on equity of 19.26%. View AES's Earnings History.

When is AES's next earnings date?

AES is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for AES.

What guidance has AES issued on next quarter's earnings?

AES issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.15-1.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.21.

What price target have analysts set for AES?

6 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for AES's shares. Their predictions range from $12.00 to $14.00. On average, they expect AES's share price to reach $13.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for AES.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AES?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AES in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AES.

Who are some of AES's key competitors?

Who are AES's key executives?

AES's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Andrés Ricardo Gluski Weilert, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Thomas M. O'Flynn, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Bernerd Da Santos, COO & Exec. VP (Age 54)
  • Ms. Letitia D. Mendoza, Sr. VP of HR & Bus. Services and Chief HR Officer (Age 42)
  • Ms. Sarah Blake, VP & Controller (Age 43)

Has AES been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about AES stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AES earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.89 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for AES.

Who are AES's major shareholders?

AES's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.31%), FMR LLC (7.20%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.69%), TCW Group Inc. (1.62%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.21%) and Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (1.13%). Company insiders that own AES stock include Andres Gluski, Santos Bernerd Da and Thomas M O'flynn. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AES.

Which institutional investors are selling AES stock?

AES stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, Alps Advisors Inc., TD Asset Management Inc., Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH and SG Americas Securities LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for AES.

Which institutional investors are buying AES stock?

AES stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Glenmede Trust Co. NA, WBI Investments Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Hexavest Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, ValueAct Holdings L.P., Putnam Investments LLC and Mackay Shields LLC. Company insiders that have bought AES stock in the last two years include Andres Gluski, Santos Bernerd Da and Thomas M O'flynn. View Insider Buying and Selling for AES.

How do I buy shares of AES?

Shares of AES can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is AES's stock price today?

One share of AES stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.94.

How big of a company is AES?

AES has a market capitalization of $8.97 billion and generates $10.53 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-1,161,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.08 on an earnings per share basis. AES employs 19,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact AES?

AES's mailing address is 4300 WILSON BOULEVARD, ARLINGTON VA, 22203. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 703-522-1315 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for AES (NYSE AES)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  247 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  303 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  550
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This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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