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

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$15.0490 +0.15 (+1.01 %)
(As of 11/21/2018 03:17 PM ET)
Previous Close$14.90
Today's Range$14.67 - $15.12
52-Week Range$9.86 - $16.28
Volume5.29 million shs
Average Volume6.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.19 billion
P/E Ratio13.93
Dividend Yield3.38%
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 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
Current SymbolNYSE:AES
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.17
Current Ratio1.24
Quick Ratio1.10


Trailing P/E Ratio13.93
Forward P/E Ratio12.34
P/E Growth1.51

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.53 billion
Price / Sales0.95
Cash Flow$2.7817 per share
Price / Cash5.41
Book Value$8.62 per share
Price / Book1.75


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.08
Net Income$-1,161,000,000.00
Net Margins-2.48%
Return on Equity19.50%
Return on Assets3.24%


Outstanding Shares662,300,000
Market Cap$10.19 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 Friday, October 12th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 1st will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Thursday, November 15th. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 31st. View AES's Dividend History.

How were AES's earnings last quarter?

AES Corp (NYSE:AES) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.05. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.84 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.63 billion. AES had a negative net margin of 2.48% and a positive return on equity of 19.50%. The firm's revenue was up 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.23 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, February 26th 2019. 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, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.15-1.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.21. AES also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $1.15-1.25 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for AES?

6 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for AES's stock. Their predictions range from $12.50 to $14.50. On average, they expect AES's stock price to reach $13.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.7%. 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.

Has AES been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about AES stock has been trending very positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AES earned a media sentiment score of 3.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

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 Ph.D., 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)

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. (9.53%), Capital International Investors (4.75%), FMR LLC (4.60%), Capital World Investors (4.43%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.49%) and Bank of Montreal Can (2.42%). 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 FMR LLC, WBI Investments Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Capital International Investors, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Capital International Sarl and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for AES.

Which institutional investors are buying AES stock?

AES stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Capital World Investors, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Hennessy Advisors Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can. 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 $15.00.

How big of a company is AES?

AES has a market capitalization of $10.19 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.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  275 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  330 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  605
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 11/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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