AES - The AES Corporation

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
15.61
+0.06 (+0.39%)
At close: 4:03PM EST
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Previous Close15.55
Open15.57
Bid15.28 x 1000
Ask16.00 x 1100
Day's Range15.44 - 15.74
52 Week Range9.87 - 16.28
Volume3,378,049
Avg. Volume6,637,177
Market Cap10.338B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.62
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)-0.41
Earnings DateFeb 25, 2019 - Mar 1, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield0.55 (3.52%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-01-31
1y Target Est16.17
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  • Markityesterday

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about AES Corp.

    # AES Corp ### NYSE:AES View full report here! ## Summary * Perception of the company's creditworthiness is positive and improving * ETFs holding this stock have seen outflows over the last one-month * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output in this company's sector is contracting ## Bearish sentiment Short interest | Positive Short interest is extremely low for AES with fewer than 1% of shares on loan. This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting AES. ## Money flow ETF/Index ownership | Negative ETF activity is negative. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding AES totaled $427 million. Additionally, the rate of outflows appears to be accelerating. ## Economic sentiment PMI by IHS Markit There is no PMI sector data available for this security. ## Credit worthiness Credit default swap | Positive The current level displays a positive indicator with a strengthening bias over the past 1-month. AES credit default swap spreads are decreasing, indicating some improvement in the market's perception of the company's credit worthiness. Additionally, they are within the middle of the range set over the last three years. Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com. Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing. This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

  • Is AES (AES) a Great Value Stock Right Now?
    Zacks2 days ago

    Is AES (AES) a Great Value Stock Right Now?

    Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest value, growth, and momentum trends to underscore strong picks.

  • Reuters3 days ago

    Australia's solar, wind boom to power past grid woes in 2019

    Australia's wind and solar boom looks set to power through 2019 following a record year, despite grid constraints and extra scrutiny from network operators to make sure new projects don't spark blackouts like ones that hit two years ago. Abundant wind and sun, falling turbine and panel costs, and corporate demand for contracts to hedge against rising power tariffs have attracted dozens of international developers looking to build wind and solar farms Down Under. "We believe that we have a great future in Australia, because we have the right answers," said Xavier Barbaro, Chief Executive of France's Neoen (NEOEN.PA), whose biggest market is Australia.

  • CMS Energy (CMS) Announces Quarterly Dividend Increase of 7%
    Zacks5 days ago

    CMS Energy (CMS) Announces Quarterly Dividend Increase of 7%

    CMS Energy's (CMS) recent dividend hike came in line with the company's long-term dividend growth expectations of 6-8%.

  • GlobeNewswire5 days ago

    Market Trends Toward New Normal in Roper Technologies, The AES, D.R. Horton, Forrester Research, Aethlon Medical, and CyberOptics — Emerging Consolidated Expectations, Analyst Ratings

    NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2019 -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors,.

  • Markit8 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about AES Corp.

    # AES Corp ### NYSE:AES View full report here! ## Summary * Perception of the company's creditworthiness is neutral * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output in this company's sector is contracting ## Bearish sentiment Short interest | Positive Short interest is extremely low for AES with fewer than 1% of shares on loan. This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting AES. ## Money flow ETF/Index ownership | Neutral ETF activity is neutral. The net inflows of $11.18 billion over the last one-month into ETFs that hold AES are not among the highest of the last year and have been slowing. ## Economic sentiment PMI by IHS Markit There is no PMI sector data available for this security. ## Credit worthiness Credit default swap | Neutral The current level displays a neutral indicator. AES credit default swap spreads are decreasing, indicating some improvement in the market's perception of the company's credit worthiness. Additionally, they are within the middle of the range set over the last three years. Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com. Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing. This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

  • Utilities: Top Gainers in 2018
    Market Realist8 days ago

    Utilities: Top Gainers in 2018

    Utilities: Analyzing Gains and Losses Last Week(Continued from Prior Part)Top gainers in 2018 On average, utilities rose 2% in 2018. Including dividends, they returned more than 5%, while broader markets lost 6% in 2018. NRG Energy (NRG) and AES

  • NRG Energy Stock: Analysts’ Recommendations
    Market Realist13 days ago

    NRG Energy Stock: Analysts’ Recommendations

    Will NRG Energy Stock Continue to Increase in 2019? (Continued from Prior Part) ## Analysts’ target prices Wall Street analysts have given NRG Energy (NRG) stock a median target price of $44.6, which implies an upside potential of 11.4% from its current price of $40.0 over the next 12 months. Among the ten analysts tracking NRG Energy, four recommended a “strong buy,” five recommended a “buy,” and one recommended a “hold.” None of the analysts recommended a “sell” as of January 8. ## AES’s target price Analysts’ median target price of $16.2 for AES (AES) implies an upside potential of more than 7% compared to its current market price of $15.0 over the next 12 months. Among the ten analysts tracking AES, four recommended a “buy,” five recommended a “hold,” and one recommended a “sell.” ## Bottom line NRG Energy’s attractive valuation and potential earnings growth in 2019 makes it an alluring investment bet. Unlike other utilities, NRG Energy pays trivial dividends. NRG Energy is more volatile than its peers. Investors usually turn to defensive stocks like utilities amid broader market turmoil in search of yields and safe stock movements. Despite being part of the Utilities ETF (XLU), NRG Energy seems to be an exception and a relatively risky bet. To learn about how top utilities are placed ahead and where they might go, read How Top Utility Stocks Are Placed at the Beginning of 2019 Browse this series on Market Realist: * Part 1 - Will NRG Energy Stock Continue to Increase in 2019? * Part 2 - Analyzing NRG Energy’s Chart Indicators * Part 3 - Looking at NRG Energy’s Implied Volatility Trends

  • Will NRG Energy Stock Continue to Increase in 2019?
    Market Realist14 days ago

    Will NRG Energy Stock Continue to Increase in 2019?

    Will NRG Energy Stock Continue to Increase in 2019? ## Top gainer in 2018 NRG Energy (NRG) rose more than 75% in 2017 and almost 40% in 2018. NRG Energy, one of the smallest constituents of the Utilities ETF (XLU), has been on a roll for the last few years. The company’s activist investors introduced a transformation plan in 2017. What’s in store for NRG Energy investors in 2019? NRG Energy’s transformation plan focused on streamlining the company’s operations and trimming down the total debt. The company sold non-core businesses like NRG Yield and Renewables in 2018. NRG Energy seems to be on track to meet its cost-saving targets for 2018, which will likely have a positive impact on its earnings in upcoming quarters. Analysts expect NRG Energy to have sturdy income growth in 2019. ## Valuation Currently, NRG Energy stock is trading at a forward PE ratio of 9x based on analysts’ projected EPS for 2019. Utilities at large trade at an average forward PE ratio of 16x–17x. NRG Energy stock appears to have an attractive valuation given its lower forward PE ratio compared to peers’ average. NRG Energy seems to be trading at an attractive valuation considering the company’s higher potential EPS growth in 2019. AES (AES) stock is trading at a forward PE ratio of 11x, which is higher than NRG Energy. AES appears to be trading at a discounted valuation compared to utilities at large and its historical average. AES rose more than 35% last year. In comparison, broader utilities (XLU) rose 3% in 2018. Continue to Next Part Browse this series on Market Realist: * Part 2 - Analyzing NRG Energy’s Chart Indicators * Part 3 - Looking at NRG Energy’s Implied Volatility Trends * Part 4 - NRG Energy Stock: Analysts’ Recommendations

  • AES Corp Launches Largest Solar Peaker Plant in Hawaii
    Zacks14 days ago

    AES Corp Launches Largest Solar Peaker Plant in Hawaii

    AES Corp's (AES) Lawa'i solar and energy storage project will help Hawaii achieve its target of 100% renewable energy by 2045.

  • Business Wire15 days ago

    AES and KIUC Make History with World’s Largest Solar PV Peaker Plant

    The AES Corporation (AES) and Kaua’i Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) today inaugurated the Lāwa’i Solar and Energy Storage Project, the largest operational solar and storage system in the world. The project, owned and operated by AES Distributed Energy, consists of a 28 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) and a 100 MWh five-hour duration energy storage system, and will help Hawaii meet its goal of reaching 100 percent renewable energy by 2045.

  • Utility Stocks with the Highest Dividend Growth
    Market Realist15 days ago

    Utility Stocks with the Highest Dividend Growth

    Analyzing Utilities in the Week Ending January 4 (Continued from Prior Part) ## Dividend growth In this part, we’ll discuss the S&P 500 Utilities with the highest dividend growth over the last five years. Utilities at large managed to raise their dividends per share by an average of ~4% in the last five years compounded annually. Competitive utility AES (AES) increased its dividend per share by more than 26% compounded annually during the same period. However, AES has a shorter dividend payment history. The company started paying shareholders in 2012. AES offers a dividend yield of 3.8%, which is higher than utilities’ average of 3.3%. ## NextEra Energy NextEra Energy (NEE), the biggest utility by market cap and the largest component of the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU), increased its dividend 11% in the last five years. NextEra Energy’s superior earnings growth has fueled its above-average dividend growth in the last few years. NextEra Energy yields 2.6%—one of the lowest yields among its peers. Despite a lower yield, NextEra Energy outperformed broader utilities and even broader markets in the last several years. To learn how NextEra Energy achieved this feat, read These S&P 500 Utilities Have Delivered the Best Five-Year Returns. In comparison, leading water utility American Water Works (AWK) has raised its dividend 10%, while California-based Edison International (EIX) reported a higher dividend growth of 12.4% in the last five years. American Water Works is trading at a yield of 2%, while Edison International offers a yield of 4.3%. Continue to Next Part Browse this series on Market Realist: * Part 1 - Utilities: Gains and Losses Last Week * Part 2 - XLU: What to Expect from Utilities in 2019 * Part 3 - Utilities versus Broader Markets’ Total Returns

  • Markit15 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about AES Corp.

    # AES Corp ### NYSE:AES View full report here! ## Summary * Perception of the company's creditworthiness is neutral * ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output in this company's sector is contracting ## Bearish sentiment Short interest | Positive Short interest is extremely low for AES with fewer than 1% of shares on loan. This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting AES. ## Money flow ETF/Index ownership | Positive ETF activity is positive. Over the last month, growth of ETFs holding AES is favorable, with net inflows of $20.58 billion. This is among the highest net inflows seen over the last one-year and the rate of additional inflows appears to be increasing. ## Economic sentiment PMI by IHS Markit There is no PMI sector data available for this security. ## Credit worthiness Credit default swap | Neutral The current level displays a neutral indicator. AES credit default swap spreads are near their highest levels for the past 1 year, which indicates the market's more negative perception of the company's credit worthiness. Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com. Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing. This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

  • How Analysts Currently View AES Stock
    Market Realist19 days ago

    How Analysts Currently View AES Stock

    Where AES Stock Might Go from Here(Continued from Prior Part)Analyst recommendations According to Wall Street analyst estimates, AES (AES) has a median target price of $16.2 compared to its current market price of $14.

  • AES’s Dividends: Premium Yield and Superior Dividend Growth
    Market Realist20 days ago

    AES’s Dividends: Premium Yield and Superior Dividend Growth

    AES (AES) is currently trading at a dividend yield of 3.8%, higher than utilities’ (XLU) average yield of 3.4%. AES’s five-year average dividend yield is close to 2.8%. It declared a per share dividend of $0.137 on December 10, and the ex-dividend date for it is January 31.

  • What AES’s Current Valuation Suggests
    Market Realist20 days ago

    What AES’s Current Valuation Suggests

    Where AES Stock Might Go from Here(Continued from Prior Part)AES’s valuation AES (AES) is currently trading at a forward PE (price-to-earnings) of 11.0x based on its estimated EPS for 2019. In comparison, peers’ average forward PE multiple is over 16x to 17x.

  • Where AES Stock Might Go from Here
    Market Realist20 days ago

    Where AES Stock Might Go from Here

    AES (AES) has fallen more than 12% since its multiyear high of above $16 last month. Utilities showed similar weakness, and the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) fell almost 10% in this period. AES, one of the smallest constituents of XLU, is currently trading at $14.2, approximately 6% below its 50-day moving average level and 4% above its 200-day moving average level. Its 200-day level around $13.6 might act as a vital support for AES stock in the near future. Its 50-day moving average close to $15.1 will likely act as a resistance.

  • Reuters20 days ago

    Brazil's Renova rejects AES Tietê wind projects offer -filing

    Renova Energia SA's board of directors has rejected an offer from AES Tietê Energia to acquire some of its wind projects, according to a securities filing on Wednesday. In December Renova said it had received ...

  • Dayton Power & Light seeks approval for $576M grid plan
    American City Business Journals23 days ago

    Dayton Power & Light seeks approval for $576M grid plan

    Dayton Power and Light Co. is proposing $576 million in capital projects over the next decade to transform its electric grid.

  • NRG Energy’s Valuation Compared to Its Peers
    Market Realist26 days ago

    NRG Energy’s Valuation Compared to Its Peers

    Currently, NRG Energy (NRG) stock is trading at a forward PE ratio of 8.5x based on its estimated EPS in 2019. In comparison, peers’ average forward PE ratio is close to 15x–16x. NRG Energy stock looks attractively valued considering its lower forward PE ratio compared to peers’ average. NRG Energy seems to be trading at an alluring valuation given the company’s superior estimated EPS growth for 2019.

  • NRG Energy Offers a Strong Potential Upside
    Market Realist26 days ago

    NRG Energy Offers a Strong Potential Upside

    Do You Own Analysts’ Favorite Utility Stocks? According to Wall Street analysts, NRG Energy (NRG) stock has a median target price of $44.5—compared to its current market price of $36.2. The target price implies an estimated upside of ~23% for the next 12 months. NRG Energy has the highest “buy” ratings from 90% of the ten analysts tracking the stock.

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  • AES, NRG Energy, and Excelon: Current Valuations
    Market Realist29 days ago

    AES, NRG Energy, and Excelon: Current Valuations

    Utilities: How the Worst Week for Markets Played Out(Continued from Prior Part)Valuation Let’s take a look at the valuations of the top-rallied utilities in 2018. One of the smallest constituents of the Utilities ETF (XLU), AES (AES) is trading at a forward PE ratio of 11.

  • Analyzing Utilities’ Top Gains and Losses in 2018
    Market Realistlast month

    Analyzing Utilities’ Top Gains and Losses in 2018

    Competitive utility AES (AES) is the top gainer among utilities in 2018. AES has gained more than 33% in 2018. NRG Energy (NRG) stock has risen ~31% YTD (year-to-date). Better-than-expected quarterly earnings prompted AES and NRG Energy’s market performance in 2018. Being on track with the transformation plan played out well for NRG Energy investors.

  • S&P 500 Utilities Stocks with Maximum Upside Potential
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    S&P 500 Utilities Stocks with Maximum Upside Potential

    In this part, we’ll discuss the utility stocks that offer a handsome potential upside for the next year. PG&E (PCG) stock offers a handsome upside potential of 71% going forward. Wall Street analysts have given it a median target price of $40.2 compared to its current market price of $22.8. PG&E could be a risky bet due to uncertainties associated with the company regarding its alleged involvement in the wildfires. PG&E’s dividend suspension last year and ambiguity about its earnings could boost investors’ unease.