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The AES Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.06 (+0.29 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $21.04
50-Day Range
MA: $20.30
52-Week Range
Now: $21.04
Volume1.92 million shs
Average Volume5.71 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.99 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.72%
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 and technologies 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 30,471 megawatts. It has operations in the United States, Puerto Rico, 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: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.84 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$3.43 per share
Book Value$6.12 per share


Net Income$303 million


Market Cap$13.99 billion
Next Earnings Date2/26/2021 (Estimated)
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The AES (NYSE:AES) Frequently Asked Questions

How has The AES's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

The AES's stock was trading at $14.16 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AES stock has increased by 48.6% and is now trading at $21.04.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of The AES?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The AES?

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When is The AES's next earnings date?

The AES is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 26th 2021.
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How were The AES's earnings last quarter?

The AES Co. (NYSE:AES) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 11th. The utilities provider reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.01. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.55 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.73 billion. The AES had a negative net margin of 3.67% and a positive return on equity of 24.03%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.48 earnings per share.
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How often does The AES pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The AES?

The AES declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 16th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 30th will be given a dividend of $0.1433 per share on Monday, November 16th. This represents a $0.57 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.72%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 29th.
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What guidance has The AES issued on next quarter's earnings?

The AES updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Friday, November, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.32-1.42 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.38.

What price target have analysts set for AES?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for The AES's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect The AES's share price to reach $18.43 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.4%.
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Are investors shorting The AES?

The AES saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 13,590,000 shares, an increase of 35.2% from the September 30th total of 10,050,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,030,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.7 days. Currently, 2.1% of the company's stock are short sold.
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Who are some of The AES's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of The AES own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The AES investors own include AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), CVS Health (CVS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are The AES's key executives?

The AES's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Andrés Ricardo Gluski Weilert, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62, Pay $3.42M)
  • Mr. Gustavo Duarte Pimenta, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 42, Pay $1.21M)
  • Mr. Bernerd Da Santos, Exec. VP & COO (Age 56, Pay $1.17M)
  • Ms. Letitia D. Mendoza, Sr. VP of Global HR & Internal Communication and Chief HR Officer (Age 44, Pay $912.35k)
  • Ms. Julian Jose Nebreda Marques, Sr. VP & Pres of South America SBU (Age 53, Pay $1.57M)
  • Mr. Leonardo Moreno, Sr. VP of Corp. Strategy & Investment and Chief Commercial Officer (Age 40)
  • Mr. Sanjeev Addala, Chief Information Digital Officer & Sr. VP (Age 54)
  • Mr. Ahmed Pasha, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Paul L. Freedman, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 50)
  • Mr. Joel William Abramson, Chief Financial Officer of Generation

What is The AES's stock symbol?

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

Who are The AES's major shareholders?

The AES's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.97%), State Street Corp (5.35%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.53%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.70%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.58%) and TCW Group Inc. (0.53%). Company insiders that own The 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 The AES stock?

AES stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Lansdowne Partners UK LLP, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, and TCW Group Inc..
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Which major investors are buying The AES stock?

AES stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, LNZ Capital LP, Morgan Stanley, M&G Investment Management Ltd., Scopus Asset Management L.P., Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., and Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC. Company insiders that have bought The 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 The 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 The AES's stock price today?

One share of AES stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.04.

How big of a company is The AES?

The AES has a market capitalization of $13.99 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. The AES employs 8,000 workers across the globe.

What is The AES's official website?

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

How can I contact The AES?

The 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 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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