The AES Corporation (AES): Price and Financial Metrics

The AES Corporation (AES): $26.40

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AES Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 374.4, Aes Corp P/E ratio is greater than that of about 97.95% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Aes Corp is higher than it is for about 96.06% of US stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 14.27 for Aes Corp; that's greater than it is for 96.42% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to AES, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are FE, CWEN, BPYU, TCI, and FLNG.
  • Visit AES's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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AES Price/Volume Stats

Current price $26.40 52-week high $29.07
Prev. close $25.99 52-week low $8.11
Day low $25.75 Volume 1,801,970
Day high $26.57 Avg. volume 7,390,511
50-day MA $26.12 Dividend yield 2.31%
200-day MA $19.70 Market Cap 17.64B

The AES Corporation (AES) Company Bio

AES Corporation owns and/or operates power plants to generate and sell power to customers, such as utilities, industrial users, and other intermediaries in the United States, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. The company was founded in 1981 and is based in Arlington, Virginia.

AES Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$26.40$1109.06 4167%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Aes Corp. To summarize, we found that Aes Corp ranked in the 96th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 4188.17%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Aes Corp ended up being:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 4.8 years comes in at 1.65%; that's greater than 94.43% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • As a business, AES is generating more cash flow than 68.26% of positive cash flow stocks in the Utilities.
  • 47% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than only 15.95% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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AES Announces Pricing of Equity Units Offering

ARLINGTON, Va., March 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) ("AES" or the "Company") announced today that it priced its offering of 10,000,000 Equity Units (the "Units"). The Company has granted to the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 1,500,000…

PR Newswire | March 5, 2021

AES Corporation, (The) -- Moody's assigns Ba3 (hyb) rating to AES preferred stock

Rating Action: Moody's assigns Ba3 (hyb) rating to AES preferred stockGlobal Credit Research - 04 Mar 2021Up to $1,000 million of securities ratedNew York, March 04, 2021 -- Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") has assigned a Ba3 (hyb) rating to AES Corporation, (The)'s (AES) proposed Series A Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock cumulative perpetual preferred stock. The outlook of AES is stable.AES intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to fund its investments, including in renewables and liquified natural gas infrastructure, as well as to make contributions to its regulated utility subsidiaries.RATINGS RATIONALEThe Ba3 (hyb) rating assigned to the preferred stock is two notches below AES' corporate family rating (CFR) of Ba1 and reflects its relative positio...

Yahoo | March 4, 2021

Caxton Associates Exits Oil Holdings in the 4th Quarter

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Yahoo | March 4, 2021

AES Corp. sets renewable energy goals, reaffirms 2021 earnings guidance

AES Corp. (AES) unveils several new goals through 2025: raising its renewables growth target by 40% to 3-4 GW of long-term PPAs per year, increasing investments at U.S. utilities to achieve annual rate base growth of 9%, and accelerating its goal to reduce coal generation to below 10% by 2025, five...

Seeking Alpha | March 3, 2021

AES Announces Equity Units Offering

ARLINGTON, Va., March 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) ("AES" or the "Company") announced today its intention to offer to sell, subject to market and other conditions, 10,000,000 Equity Units (the "Units"), each with a stated amount of $100. The Company expects the…

PR Newswire | March 3, 2021

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AES Price Returns

1-mo -1.71%
3-mo 25.41%
6-mo 52.62%
1-year 62.27%
3-year 169.42%
5-year 202.31%
YTD 13.08%
2020 22.15%
2019 42.16%
2018 39.02%
2017 -2.69%
2016 26.39%

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