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NYSE:AESAES Stock Price, Forecast & News

$14.48
+0.07 (+0.49 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$14.44
Now: $14.48
$14.81
50-Day Range
$11.75
MA: $13.22
$14.49
52-Week Range
$8.11
Now: $14.48
$21.23
Volume4.70 million shs
Average Volume7.89 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.63 billion
P/E Ratio32.91
Dividend Yield3.96%
Beta0.99
The 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 31,792 megawatts. It has operations in the United States, El Salvador, 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.55 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric, gas & sanitary services
Sub-IndustryIndependent Power Producers & Energy Traders
SectorUtilities
CUSIP00130H10
Phone703-522-1315

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.19 billion
Cash Flow$3.44 per share
Book Value$7.88 per share

Profitability

Net Income$303 million

Miscellaneous

Employees10,500
Market Cap$9.63 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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AES (NYSE:AES) Frequently Asked Questions

How has AES's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

AES's stock was trading at $14.16 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AES shares have increased by 2.3% and is now trading at $14.48. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of AES?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AES in the last year. There are currently 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for AES.

When is AES's next earnings date?

AES is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for AES.

How were AES's earnings last quarter?

AES Corp (NYSE:AES) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.29. The utilities provider earned $2.34 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.73 billion. AES had a return on equity of 23.42% and a net margin of 2.97%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 11.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.28 EPS. View AES's earnings history.

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

AES announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 15th. Investors of record on Friday, May 1st will be given a dividend of $0.1433 per share on Friday, May 15th. This represents a $0.57 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.96%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 30th. View AES's dividend history.

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

AES updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, June, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.32-1.42 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.39.

What price target have analysts set for AES?

8 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for AES's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect AES's share price to reach $17.94 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for AES.

Has AES been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about AES stock have been trending negative on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AES earned a media sentiment score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news about AES.

Are investors shorting AES?

AES saw a decrease in short interest during the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 7,770,000 shares, a decrease of 5.9% from the May 31st total of 8,260,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 6,730,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.2 days. Currently, 1.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View AES's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of AES's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of AES own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other AES investors own include AT&T (T), Ford Motor (F), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), NVIDIA (NVDA), AbbVie (ABBV), Intel (INTC), Verizon Communications (VZ), Bank of America (BAC) and Micron Technology (MU).

Who are AES's key executives?

AES's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Andrés Ricardo Gluski Weilert, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Bernerd Da Santos, COO & Exec. VP (Age 55)
  • Ms. Julian Jose Nebreda Marques, Sr. VP & Pres of South America SBU (Age 52)
  • Mr. Gustavo Duarte Pimenta, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 41)
  • Mr. Leonardo Moreno, Sr. VP of Corp. Strategy & Investment and Chief Commercial Officer (Age 39)

What is AES's stock symbol?

AES trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is AES's stock price today?

One share of AES stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.48.

How big of a company is AES?

AES has a market capitalization of $9.63 billion and generates $10.19 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $303 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.36 on an earnings per share basis. AES employs 10,500 workers across the globe.

What is AES's official website?

The official website for AES is www.aes.com.

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]

This page was last updated on 7/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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