NYSE:AES - AES Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$12.86 -0.03 (-0.23 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$12.89
Today's Range$12.82 - $12.97
52-Week Range$9.86 - $13.35
Volume7.98 million shs
Average Volume8.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.55 billion
P/E Ratio11.91
Dividend Yield4.02%
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

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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.20
Current Ratio1.12
Quick Ratio1.00


Trailing P/E Ratio11.91
Forward P/E Ratio10.63
P/E Growth1.3

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.53 billion
Price / Sales0.81
Cash Flow$2.8326 per share
Price / Cash4.54
Book Value$7.34 per share
Price / Book1.75


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.08
Net Income$-1,161,000,000.00
Net Margins-3.63%
Return on Equity18.70%
Return on Assets3.00%


Outstanding Shares661,400,000

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 13th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share on Tuesday, May 15th. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.04%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 30th. View AES's Dividend History.

How were AES's earnings last quarter?

AES Corp (NYSE:AES) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 8th. The utilities provider reported $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.03. The utilities provider earned $2.74 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.13 billion. AES had a positive return on equity of 18.70% and a negative net margin of 3.63%. The business's revenue was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.17 EPS. View AES's Earnings History.

When is AES's next earnings date?

AES is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 14th 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, May, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.15-1.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.19.

What price target have analysts set for AES?

6 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for AES's shares. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $14.00. On average, they expect AES's stock price to reach $12.9167 in the next year. 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?

Media headlines about AES stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AES earned a coverage optimism score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.59 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are AES's major shareholders?

AES's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.58%), Aristotle Capital Management LLC (2.80%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.68%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (1.67%), TCW Group Inc. (1.60%) and Prudential Financial Inc. (1.51%). 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., American Century Companies Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Guggenheim Capital LLC, Millennium Management LLC and Legal & General Group Plc. 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 The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Summit Trail Advisors LLC, Aristotle Capital Management LLC, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, Mackay Shields LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Victory Capital Management Inc. and Trexquant Investment LP. 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 $12.86.

How big of a company is AES?

AES has a market capitalization of $8.55 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 (AES)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  221 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  276 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  497
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AES and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AES will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AES will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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