AES Corp. (AES): Price and Financial Metrics

AES Corp. (AES): $23.59

0.15 (+0.64%)

POWR Rating

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  • Growth is the dimension where AES ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.05% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AES is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 48 weeks.
  • AES ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 18th percentile.

AES Stock Summary

  • AES's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 256.76 -- higher than 88.93% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Of note is the ratio of Aes Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 3.37% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • AES's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 95% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to AES, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are LNT, ETR, CMS, DTE, and IDA.
  • AES's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Aes Corp's official web site, go to

AES Valuation Summary

  • AES's EV/EBIT ratio is 40.9; this is 80.18% higher than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • AES's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.4 over the prior 243 months.
  • AES's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.4 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AES.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AES 2021-09-01 1.5 4.9 -119.1 40.9
AES 2021-08-31 1.5 4.9 -117.8 40.7
AES 2021-08-30 1.5 4.9 -119.0 40.9
AES 2021-08-27 1.5 4.9 -119.4 41.0
AES 2021-08-26 1.5 4.9 -117.8 40.7
AES 2021-08-25 1.5 5.0 -119.7 41.0

AES Growth Metrics

  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 7.74%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 1.03%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -8.04%.
AES's revenue has moved down $5,255,000,000 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows AES's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 10,440 2,539 -135
2021-03-31 9,957 2,635 -246
2020-12-31 9,660 2,755 46
2020-09-30 9,531 2,778 -350
2020-06-30 9,611 2,272 193
2020-03-31 9,877 2,149 293

AES's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AES has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 24.63% of graded US stocks.
  • AES's asset turnover comes in at 0.301 -- ranking 14th of 14 Almost Nothing stocks.
  • CVA, PESI, and SRCL are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AES.

The table below shows AES's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.301 0.293 0.018
2021-03-31 0.287 0.286 0.019
2020-12-31 0.281 0.279 0.028
2020-09-30 0.279 0.246 0.016
2020-06-30 0.283 0.238 0.033
2020-03-31 0.294 0.230 0.036

AES Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AES, see our AES price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $30.06 Average Broker Recommendation 1.35 (Strong Buy)

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AES Price/Volume Stats

Current price $23.59 52-week high $29.07
Prev. close $23.44 52-week low $17.46
Day low $23.33 Volume 161,409
Day high $23.59 Avg. volume 5,851,505
50-day MA $24.11 Dividend yield 2.56%
200-day MA $25.55 Market Cap 15.72B

AES Corp. (AES) Company Bio

AES Corp. engages in the provision of power generation and utility services through its renewable and thermal generation facilities and distribution businesses. It operates through the following segments: U.S. and Utilities Strategic Business Unit (SBU), South America SBU, MCAC SBU, Eurasia SBU and Corporate and Other. The U.S. and Utilities SBU segment consists of facilities in the United States, Puerto Rico and El Salvador. The South America SBU segment covers Chile, Colombia, Argentina, and Brazil. The MCAC SBU segment refers to Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. The Eurasia SBU segment handles operations in Europe and Asia. The Corporate and Other segment includes the results of the AES self-insurance company. The company was founded by Dennis W. Bakke and Roger W. Sant in 1981 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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Below are the latest news stories about Aes Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AES as an investment opportunity.

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Financially Free Investor on Seeking Alpha | September 25, 2021

PetroVietnam Gas says deal signed with AES on LNG joint venture

PetroVietnam Gas has signed an agreement with AES Corp to form a joint venture to operate an LNG terminal in Vietnam, the Vietnamese firm said on Thursday. The joint venture, LNG Son My, is part of a $1.3 billion LNG-to-power complex in the central province of Binh Thuan, PetroVietnam Gas said in a statement, adding that it will annually supply 3.6 million tonnes of LNG to two power plants in the complex to be operational from 2025.

Yahoo | September 23, 2021

AES Announces CFO Transition

The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) announced today the appointment of Stephen Coughlin as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective October 15, 2021. Most recently, Coughlin led AES' Corporate Strategy and Financial Planning groups, including serving as the Chair of the Company's Investment Committee. Prior to that role, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Fluence, AES' energy storage joint venture with Siemens. Coughlin succeeds Gustavo Pimenta, who will be joining Br

Yahoo | September 22, 2021

AES Appoints Stephen Coughlin As CFO

(RTTNews) - AES Corp. (AES) said that it appointed Stephen Coughlin as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective October 15, 2021. Coughlin succeeds Gustavo Pimenta, who will be joining Brazilian mining company, Vale S.A., as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Coughlin led AES'' Corporate Strategy and Financial

Business Insider Markets | September 21, 2021

Insider Buying: The The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) Director Just Bought 70% More Shares

The AES Corporation ( NYSE:AES ) shareholders (or potential shareholders) will be happy to see that the Director, Maura...

Yahoo | September 18, 2021

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AES Price Returns

1-mo -2.48%
3-mo -9.99%
6-mo -10.99%
1-year 34.51%
3-year 84.95%
5-year 114.18%
YTD 2.22%
2020 22.15%
2019 42.16%
2018 39.02%
2017 -2.69%
2016 26.39%

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