Prepare Yourself for Liftoff: AES Corp. (AES)

With 8.75 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 8.45 million shares. The 52-week range on AES shows that it touched its highest point at $25.74 and its lowest point at $11.43 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $21.70. With its current market cap of 12.83 billion, AES has annualized dividend of $0.67 while the current yield stands at 3.71%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.07.

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Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of AES was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 11.27%, but this was up by 18.88% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -6.61% while six-month performance rose 21.44%. The stock lost -22.98% in the past year, while it has lost -6.13% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for AES yields 0.33 with Next year EPS estimates of 2.09. For the next quarter, that number is 0.32. This implies an EPS growth rate of 8.42% for this year and 9.42% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 7.50% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of -25.72%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 710.29 million AES shares are outstanding with a float of 707.20 million shares on hand for trading. On Mar 15, 2024, short shares totaled 11.22 million, which was 1.58% higher than short shares on Feb 15, 2024. In addition to AEM as the firm’s Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, AEP serves as its American Electric Power Company.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 94.03% of AES’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have majority control over the company.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for AES since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential.