The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) closed its last session at $10.96. The stock traded within a range of $10.75 and $10.98. The company operates in the Utilities sector with a market capitalization of 7.23 Million. Trading volume for The AES Corporation was 8.24 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) has an average volume of 6.16 Million.
The AES Corporation is a Fortune 200 global power company. They provide affordable, sustainable energy to 16 countries through their diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Their workforce of 18,000 people is committed to operational excellence and meeting the world’s changing power needs. They are dedicated to improving the lives of our customers by leveraging their energy solutions that encompass a broad range of technologies and fuel types, including coal, diesel, gas, oil, pet coke and renewables. Their people share a passion to help meet the world’s current and increasing energy needs, while providing communities and countries the opportunity for economic growth due to the availability of reliable, affordable electric power.
The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) received a Buy rating from 1 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 3 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.
The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) touched its 1-Year High price of $12.06 on 01/18/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $10.00 on 11/10/17.
EPS & Financials
The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.24/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.29/Share by a difference of $-0.05. This showed a surprise of -17.2% in the last quarter earnings.
For the current quarter, 6 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.34/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.37/share and a low EPS of $0.26/share.
Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $3.54 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 3.68 Billion and 3.13 Billion respectively.
By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with LOW volatility. The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) has a 20-Day average volume of 6.98 Million. According to today’s trading volume The AES Corporation is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.
Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BEARISH trend as well.
The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.2 Percent and Institutional ownership of 97.3 Percent. The return on assets stands at -2.1%, Return on Equity currently is -25.6% and the Return on Investment value is 1.4%.
The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) gross margin percentage stands at 18.6% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 3.1 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is -5.4 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 1.92% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 2.52 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -1.65 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 1.2 percent.
The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 3.1%. The return on invested capital is at 1.4%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 0.
The company’s stock is currently moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -1.65%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 1.2% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.