NYSE:AES - AES Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $17.72 +0.02 (+0.11 %) (As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$17.72Today's Range$17.53 - $17.7952-Week Range$11.58 - $18.52Volume4.26 million shsAverage Volume5.57 million shsMarket Capitalization$11.74 billionP/E Ratio14.29Dividend Yield3.11%Beta1.09 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Electric, gas & sanitary services Sub-IndustryIndependent Power Producers & Energy Traders SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:AES Previous Symbol CUSIP00130H10 CIK874761 Webwww.aes.com Phone703-522-1315Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.15 Current Ratio1.14 Quick Ratio1.01Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.29 Forward P/E Ratio13.32 P/E Growth1.74 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$10.74 billion Price / Sales1.09 Cash Flow$3.2336 per share Price / Cash Flow5.48 Book Value$8.46 per share Price / Book2.09Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.24 Net Income$1.20 billion Net Margins11.20% Return on Equity19.43% Return on Assets3.36%Miscellaneous Employees10,500 Outstanding Shares662,404,000Market Cap$11.74 billion Next Earnings Date5/7/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable 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 Tuesday, April 16th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.1365 per share on Wednesday, May 15th. This represents a $0.55 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 30th. View AES's Dividend History. How were AES's earnings last quarter? AES Corp (NYSE:AES) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 27th. The utilities provider reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.03. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.62 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.06 billion. AES had a net margin of 11.20% and a return on equity of 19.43%. AES's revenue was down .8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.43 earnings per share. View AES's Earnings History. When is AES's next earnings date? AES is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AES. How can I listen to AES's earnings call? AES will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, May 7th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8883176003. What guidance has AES issued on next quarter's earnings? AES updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.28 to $1.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.31. AES also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.28-1.40 EPS. What price target have analysts set for AES? 4 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for AES's shares. Their predictions range from $12.50 to $14.50. On average, they anticipate AES's stock price to reach $13.3333 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 24.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for AES. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AES? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AES in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AES. Has AES been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about AES stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AES earned a daily sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of AES's key competitors? Some companies that are related to AES include Telefonica (TEF), China Telecom (CHA), ELECTRICITE DE/ADR (ECIFY), American Electric Power (AEP), BCE (BCE), SINGAPORE TELEC/S (SGAPY), VIVENDI SA/ADR (VIVHY), The Hong Kong and China Gas (HOKCY), Engie (ENGIY), National Grid (NGG), Sempra Energy (SRE), BT Group (BT), Telenor ASA (TELNY), Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG) and Telstra (TLSYY). What other stocks do shareholders of AES own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other AES investors own include Chesapeake Energy (CHK), Ford Motor (F), KKR & Co Inc (KKR), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Bank of America (BAC), Micron Technology (MU) and ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY). Who are AES's key executives? AES's management team includes the folowing 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) Who are AES's major shareholders? AES's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Hexavest Inc. (0.70%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.20%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.09%), Barometer Capital Management Inc. (0.08%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.08%) and Centre Asset Management LLC (0.05%). Company insiders that own AES stock include Andres Gluski, Jeffrey W Ubben, 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 Barometer Capital Management Inc., Hennessy Advisors Inc., Centre Asset Management LLC, Trilogy Capital Inc., Meeder Asset Management Inc., Hexavest Inc., Eqis Capital Management Inc. and W.E. Donoghue & Co. 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 First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Sage Rhino Capital LLC, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, DNB Asset Management AS, Virtu Financial LLC, Bfsg LLC, Calamos Advisors LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have bought AES stock in the last two years include Andres Gluski, Jeffrey W Ubben, 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 $17.72. How big of a company is AES? AES has a market capitalization of $11.74 billion and generates $10.74 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.20 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.24 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 http://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] MarketBeat Community Rating for AES (NYSE AES)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 291 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 342 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 633MarketBeat'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 4/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Do closed-end mutual funds pay dividends?