The AES Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:AES)

About The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)

The AES Corporation logoThe AES Corporation is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, operates a diversified portfolio of electricity generation and distribution businesses. It is organized into six strategic business units (SBUs): the United States; Andes; Brazil; Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean (MCAC); Europe, and Asia. As of December 31, 2016, its United States SBU had 18 generation facilities and two integrated utilities in the United States. As of December 31, 2016, its Andes SBU had generation facilities in three countries. Its Brazil SBU has generation and distribution businesses, Eletropaulo and Tiete. As of December 31, 2016, its MCAC SBU had a portfolio of distribution businesses and generation facilities, including renewable energy, in five countries. As of December 31, 2016, its Europe SBU had generation facilities in five countries. As of December 31, 2016, its Asia SBU had generation facilities in three countries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Independent Power Producers & Energy Traders
  • Symbol: NYSE:AES
  • CUSIP: 00130H10
  • Web: www.aes.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $7.45 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 660,256,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $11.20
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $11.31
  • 52 Week Range: $10.60 - $12.48
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.25
  • P/E Growth: 1.10
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $14.05 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.53
  • Book Value: $4.58 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.47
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.48
  • Dividend Yield: 4.3%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $3.58 billion
  • Net Margins: -5.30%
  • Return on Equity: 15.86%
  • Return on Assets: 2.57%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.00%
  • Current Ratio: 0.99%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.89%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 4.50 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.24
  • Short Ratio: 1.41
 

Frequently Asked Questions for The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)

What is The AES Corporation's stock symbol?

The AES Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AES."

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

The AES Corporation announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 13th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 1st will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Wednesday, November 15th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.25%. View The AES Corporation's Dividend History.

How were The AES Corporation's earnings last quarter?

The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $3.47 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.97 billion. The AES Corporation had a negative net margin of 5.30% and a positive return on equity of 15.86%. The AES Corporation's revenue for the quarter was up 7.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.17 EPS. View The AES Corporation's Earnings History.

When will The AES Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

The AES Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for The AES Corporation.

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

The AES Corporation issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Monday, October, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.00-1.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.05.

Where is The AES Corporation's stock going? Where will The AES Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

5 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for The AES Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate The AES Corporation's stock price to reach $13.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for The AES Corporation.

Are investors shorting The AES Corporation?

The AES Corporation saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 10,411,711 shares, an increase of 43.8% from the September 15th total of 7,239,506 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,247,945 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.5 days. Currently, 1.6% of the shares of the company are short sold.

Who are some of The AES Corporation's key competitors?

Who are The AES Corporation's key executives?

The AES Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Andres Ricardo Gluski Weilert, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Thomas M. O'Flynn, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Bernerd da Santos, Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Tish Mendoza, Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources and Internal Communications
  • Brian A. Miller, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Michael Chilton, Senior Vice President - Construction & Engineering
  • Charles O. Rossotti, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Lead Independent Director
  • Alain Monie, Director
  • Charles L. Harrington, Independent Director
  • Kristina M. Johnson Ph.D., Independent Director

How do I buy The AES Corporation stock?

Shares of The AES Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is The AES Corporation's stock price today?

One share of The AES Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.29.


MarketBeat Community Rating for The AES Corporation (NYSE AES)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  167 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  200 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  367
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about The AES Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $13.50 (19.57% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)
Price Target History for The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)
Analysts' Ratings History for The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/13/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$15.00LowView Rating Details
9/11/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$12.00LowView Rating Details
9/8/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLowView Rating Details
3/23/2017ArgusReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
11/22/2016Bank of America CorporationDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
10/4/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$14.00 -> $12.00N/AView Rating Details
6/16/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
11/23/2015MacquarieLower Price TargetOutperform$14.50 -> $13.00N/AView Rating Details
11/6/2015Evercore ISILower Price TargetBuy$15.00 -> $13.25N/AView Rating Details
11/4/2015Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoveragePeer PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)
Earnings by Quarter for The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)
Earnings History by Quarter for The AES Corporation (NYSE AES)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2017$0.34N/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2017Q2 2017$0.21$0.25$2.97 billion$3.47 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2017Q1 2017$0.20$0.17$3.46 billion$3.49 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2017Q416$0.36$0.35$5.29 billion$3.54 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2016Q316$0.33$0.32$3.15 billion$209.90 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2016Q216$0.16$0.17$3.71 billion$3.23 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q116$0.20$0.13$4.14 billion$3.47 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.33$0.34$6.51 billion$7.66 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.36$0.39$5.08 billion$3.72 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215$0.27$0.25$4.97 billion$3.86 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2015Q115$0.27$0.25$4.39 billion$3.98 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.37$0.41$5.21 billion$4.13 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.34$0.37$4.73 billion$4.44 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.28$0.28$4.82 billion$4.31 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.27$0.24$4.37 billion$4.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$0.29$0.29$5.45 billion$8.06 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.37$0.39$5.02 billion$4.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.26$0.32$4.49 billion$4.07 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013$0.28$0.26$4.62 billion$4.27 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.30$0.32$4.10 billion$4.64 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.35$0.36$4.69 billion$4.59 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2012$0.27$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2012$0.27$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2011$0.28$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2011$0.29$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2011$0.26$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2011$0.25$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.00
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.25
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q2 20171$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q3 20171$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q4 20171$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q1 20181$0.20$0.20$0.20
Q2 20181$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q3 20181$0.36$0.36$0.36
Q4 20181$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q1 20191$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q2 20191$0.31$0.31$0.31
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)
Next Dividend:11/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.48
Dividend Yield:4.25%
Dividend Growth:40.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-42.10% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
46.60% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
39.34% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)

Dividend History by Quarter for The AES Corporation (NYSE AES)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
10/13/2017quarterly$0.1211/1/201711/15/2017
7/17/2017quarterly$0.128/1/20178/3/20178/17/2017
4/13/2017quarterly$0.124/27/20175/1/20175/15/2017
12/15/2016quarterly$0.122/1/20172/15/2017
10/14/2016quarterly$0.113.8%10/28/201611/1/201611/15/2016
7/18/2016quarterly$0.113.5%7/28/20168/1/20168/15/2016
4/15/2016quarterly$0.113.91%4/28/20165/2/20165/16/2016
12/14/2015quarterly$0.114.53%1/29/20162/2/20162/16/2016
10/16/2015quarterly$0.103.71%10/29/201511/2/201511/16/2015
7/17/2015quarterly$0.103.06%7/30/20158/3/20158/17/2015
4/24/2015quarterly$0.103.02%5/1/20155/1/20155/15/2015
12/15/2014quarterly$0.103.07%1/30/20152/3/20152/17/2015
10/15/2014quarterly$0.051.54%10/30/201411/3/201411/17/2014
7/15/2014quarterly$0.051.31%7/30/20148/1/20148/15/2014
4/18/2014quarterly$0.051.41%4/29/20145/1/20145/15/2014
11/7/2013quarterly$0.051.41%1/30/20142/3/20142/18/2014
10/15/2013quarterly$0.041.16%10/30/201311/1/201311/15/2013
7/15/2013quarterly$0.041.25%7/30/20138/1/20138/15/2013
4/19/2013quarterly$0.041.24%4/29/20135/1/20135/15/2013
1/15/2013quarterly$0.041.46%1/30/20132/1/20132/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.09%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 93.05%
Insider Trades by Quarter for The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)
Insider Trades by Quarter for The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/7/2016Fabian SouzaVPSell2,764$10.96$30,293.44View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015Elizabeth HackensonVPBuy5,000$9.81$49,050.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Santos Bernerd DaCOOBuy5,000$10.13$50,650.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2015Thomas M O'flynnCFOBuy20,000$10.08$201,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015Andres GluskiCEOBuy20,250$9.88$200,070.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2012Elizabeth HackensonVPBuy10,000$9.89$98,900.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2012Philip A OdeenDirectorBuy2,000$9.86$19,720.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)
Latest Headlines for The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)
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DateHeadline
prnewswire.com logoALERT: Rowley Law PLLC is Investigating Potential Breach of Fiduciary Duty by Officers and Directors of The AES ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - October 19 at 9:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe AES Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AES-US : October 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 4:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoALERT: Rowley Law PLLC is Investigating Potential Breach of Fiduciary Duty by Officers and Directors of The AES Corporation
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 4:40 PM
businesswire.com logoDominican Republic's First Energy Storage Arrays Help Island's Grid to Prevent Blackouts - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - October 17 at 4:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDominican Republic’s First Energy Storage Arrays Help Island’s Grid to Prevent Blackouts
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 4:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe AES Corporation (AES) Short Interest Up 43.8% in September
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 15 at 1:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAES Announces Quarterly Dividend
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 3:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe AES Corporation (AES) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.12
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 13 at 9:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe AES Corporation (AES) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 8:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAES Corp Expects Lower Earnings Due to Hurricane Impact
finance.yahoo.com - October 10 at 4:44 PM
News IconBRIEF-AES Corp sees recent hurricanes to hurt FY 2017 adj EPS by $0.03 to $0.05
www.businessinsider.com - October 9 at 4:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAES Provides an Update on Operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Following Recent Hurricanes
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 4:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe AES Corporation (AES) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 9 at 8:48 AM
bizjournals.com logoLooming tax debate highlights corporate loopholes. Here's whose been able to dodge the taxman.
www.bizjournals.com - October 5 at 8:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe AES Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AES-US : October 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 4 at 2:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to The AES Corp. : October 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 3:16 PM
businesswire.com logoAES Announces Third Quarter 2017 Financial Review Conference Call to be Held on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 9 ... - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - October 2 at 8:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAES Announces Third Quarter 2017 Financial Review Conference Call to be Held on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. EDT
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 8:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Does Investing In The AES Corporation (AES) Impact Your Portfolio?
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 6:35 AM
reuters.com logoEU mergers and takeovers (Sept 28)
www.reuters.com - September 28 at 4:12 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAES (AES) Presents At Wolfe Research 2017 Utilities & Power Leaders Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - September 27 at 8:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe AES Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AES-US : September 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 2:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to The AES Corp. : September 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 9:03 PM
reuters.com logoEU mergers and takeovers (Sept 18)
www.reuters.com - September 18 at 4:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe AES Corporation (AES) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 8:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe AES Corporation (AES) versus Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (PNW) Head-To-Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 10:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSunTrust Banks, Inc. Reaffirms Buy Rating for The AES Corporation (AES)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 3:34 PM
prnewswire.com logoTechnical Insights on Electric Utilities Stocks -- AES Corp., Atlantic Power ...
www.prnewswire.com - September 13 at 2:01 AM
nasdaq.com logoAES Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level
www.nasdaq.com - September 11 at 9:13 PM
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feeds.benzinga.com - September 11 at 4:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe AES Corporation (AES) Rating Reiterated by Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 11:22 AM
nasdaq.com logoIs it the Right Time to Invest in AES Corp's (AES) Stock? - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 9 at 1:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs it the Right Time to Invest in AES Corp's (AES) Stock?
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 3:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs it the Right Time to Invest in AES Corp's (AES) Stock?
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 3:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe AES Corporation (AES) Given "Equal Weight" Rating at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 8 at 1:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to The AES Corp. : September 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 3:32 PM
seekingalpha.com logoThe AES Corporation (AES) Presents At Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - September 6 at 8:31 PM
forbes.com logoMarket Leader AES Energy Storage Projects Strong Future Growth - Forbes
www.forbes.com - September 6 at 3:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe AES Corp. :AES-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 5 at 4:19 PM
marketwatch.com logoDana Incorporated Names New Chief Information Officer
www.marketwatch.com - August 31 at 3:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAES President and CEO Andrés Gluski to Present at Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 8:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: AES’ Revenue Increased 7%; Adjusted EPS Soared 47%
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 3:52 PM
businesswire.com logoAES Announces the Early Results of Its Tender Offer for Its Outstanding 8.00% Senior Notes due 2020 - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - August 28 at 3:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAES Announces the Early Results of Its Tender Offer for Its Outstanding 8.00% Senior Notes due 2020
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 3:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe AES Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AES-US : August 23, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 3:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIPL, City of Indianapolis Announce Partnership for Innovative Street Lights Conversion Plan
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 3:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe AES Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:AES) : August 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 9:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Dominion’s Revenue Jumped 11.9%
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 3:34 PM
nasdaq.com logoAES Corp (AES) Prices $500M Senior Notes to Refinance Debts ... - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 17 at 1:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAES Corp (AES) Prices $500M Senior Notes to Refinance Debts
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 3:30 PM

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