AES Corp. (AES): Price and Financial Metrics

AES Corp. (AES): $22.95

-0.44 (-1.88%)

POWR Rating

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  • AES scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 64.09% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AES is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 163 days.
  • AES's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 37.6% of US stocks).

AES Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Aes Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 4.33% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Aes Corp is higher than it is for about 93.26% of US stocks.
  • AES's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 93.26% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to AES, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CMS, LNT, BEP, FE, and BEPC.
  • 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

    The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 1.03%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 109.98%.
  • The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 48.12%.
Over the past 67 months, AES's revenue has gone down $3,519,000,000.

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
2021-09-30 10,931 2,047 541
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

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 24.86% 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 $22.95 52-week high $29.07
Prev. close $23.39 52-week low $22.46
Day low $22.89 Volume 5,997,200
Day high $23.48 Avg. volume 5,027,400
50-day MA $23.94 Dividend yield 2.61%
200-day MA $24.82 Market Cap 15.30B

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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AES Price Returns

1-mo -2.55%
3-mo -7.39%
6-mo -3.20%
1-year -13.25%
3-year 58.28%
5-year 143.39%
YTD -5.56%
2021 5.93%
2020 22.15%
2019 42.16%
2018 39.02%
2017 -2.69%

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