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AES Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.03 (+0.17 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $17.99
50-Day Range
MA: $17.72
52-Week Range
Now: $17.99
Volume3.65 million shs
Average Volume5.78 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.97 billion
P/E Ratio59.97
Dividend Yield3.17%
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: 1.5Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.59 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.19 billion
Cash Flow$3.39 per share
Book Value$7.88 per share


Net Income$303 million


Market Cap$11.97 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
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AES (NYSE:AES) Frequently Asked Questions

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

AES's stock was trading at $14.16 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AES stock has increased by 27.0% and is now trading at $17.99.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of AES?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AES in the last year. There are currently 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is AES's next earnings date?

AES is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were AES's earnings last quarter?

AES Corp (NYSE:AES) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.02. The utilities provider earned $2.22 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.54 billion. AES had a net margin of 2.01% and a return on equity of 24.35%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 10.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.26 earnings per share.
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How often does AES pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AES?

AES declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 20th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.1433 per share on Tuesday, August 18th. This represents a $0.57 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.19%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 31st.
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What guidance has AES issued on next quarter's earnings?

AES updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of 1.32-1.42 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.38.

What price target have analysts set for AES?

7 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for AES's shares. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $23.50. On average, they expect AES's share price to reach $18.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.8% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting AES?

AES saw a drop in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 12,920,000 shares, a drop of 13.2% from the August 31st total of 14,890,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,510,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 days. Currently, 2.0% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), CVS Health (CVS) and Pfizer (PFE).

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."

Who are AES's major shareholders?

AES's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (13.27%), FMR LLC (4.45%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.19%), Bank of Montreal Can (1.14%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.12%) and Electron Capital Partners LLC (1.04%). Company insiders that own AES stock include Andres Gluski, Gustavo Pimenta, Jeffrey W Ubben, John B Morse Jr, Julian Nebreda, Lisa Krueger, Santos Bernerd Da, Tarun Khanna and Tish Mendoza.
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Which major investors are selling AES stock?

AES stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential PLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of Montreal Can, Glenmede Trust Co. NA, and AJO LP.
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Which major investors are buying AES stock?

AES stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Electron Capital Partners LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., SeaTown Holdings Pte. Ltd., FMR LLC, ValueAct Holdings L.P., Northern Right Capital Management L.P., Marshall Wace North America L.P., and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought AES stock in the last two years include Andres Gluski, Gustavo Pimenta, Jeffrey W Ubben, John B Morse Jr, Lisa Krueger, Santos Bernerd Da, Tarun Khanna, and Tish Mendoza.
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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 $17.99.

How big of a company is AES?

AES has a market capitalization of $11.97 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 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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