The AES Corporation(AES) is having a Dividend Yield of 4.15% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.44. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.11. The AES Corporation has a 5 year average dividend yield of 2.06% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.48. The AES Corporation(AES) formally announced its most recent dividend on December 21, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.12. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.48. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 4.15%. The AES Corporation(AES) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.46 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.2. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.26. The 5 year historical dividend growth of The AES Corporation(AES) is at the rate of 39.73% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.87. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.
The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) rose 0.78% or 0.09 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $11.62 the stock was seen hitting $11.7 as a peak level and $11.51 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $11.65. The daily volume was measured at 5,787,541 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $13.32 and the 52-week low is $9.2. The company has a market cap of $7,679 million. Shares of The AES Corporation appreciated by 1.57% during the last five trading days but lost 1.31% on a 4-week basis. The AES Corporation is up 2.03% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 1.32%.
Currently the company Insiders own 0.95% of The AES Corporation shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 93.97% of The AES Corporation shares. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Mar 9, 2016, Fabian Souza (VP and Controller) sold 2,764 shares at 10.96 per share price.On Nov 13, 2015, Santos Bernerd Da (COO) purchased 5,000 shares at 10.13 per share price.On Nov 12, 2015, Elizabeth Hackenson (Sr. VP and CIO) purchased 5,000 shares at 9.81 per share price.
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.AES Corp was Downgraded by RBC Capital Mkts on Jan 4, 2017 to Sector Perform, Lowers Price Target to $ 12 from a previous price target of $13 .AES Corp was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to Underperform on Nov 22, 2016.
AES Corp Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 4, 2016. The company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $0.33. The company had revenue of $3542.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $4548.36 million. The companys revenue was up .6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.38 EPS.
AES Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates are a global power company committed to serving the worlds needs for electricity in a socially responsible way. AESs electricity generation business consists of sales to wholesale customers for further resale to end users. AES also sells electricity directly to end users such as commercial, industrial, governmental and residential customers through its distribution business.