Burning Stock on the move: The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)

The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)

Morgan Stanley Maintains The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)’s stock to Equal-Weight with the price target of $14.5. This rating was issued on 10/11/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $14.8 by showing a percentage change of -1.86% from its previous day closing price of $15.08.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) in which Morgan Stanley Maintains The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) to Equal-Weight by settling a price target of $14 on 9/21/18. UBS Maintains the stock to Neutral on 6/20/18 by stationing a price target of $13. Morgan Stanley Reinstates the company’s stock to Equal-Weight on 4/27/18 by setting a price target of $13.5. JP Morgan Maintains The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) to Overweight with a price target of $13.

The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) currently has a consensus Price Target of $14.2. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $17 and a Low Price Target of $12.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) where 0 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 4 analysts said it’s a Buy, 5 rated the stock as Hold, 1 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 2.4. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) reported its Actual EPS of $0.25/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) could bring EPS of $0.28/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was -0.03 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of -10.7 Percent.

The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) has a market capitalization of 9.79 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 7.6 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $15.39 on 10/17/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 02/09/18 as $9.86. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $14.33. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 2.97%. The Moving Average SMA50 is 6.24% while SMA200 is 19.38%.

The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 0%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at -0.8% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 0%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of 36.66 percent while its Weekly performance value is 2.49%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are 8.9 percent and 32.97 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) is 1.13. The Average Volume (3 months) is 6.74 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0.52 and an annual Dividend Yield of 3.51 Percent. AES has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 34.82, Forward P/E of 11.31, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 4.9 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 0. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 0 percent.

Company Profile:

The AES Corporation is a diversified power generation and utility company, providing affordable, sustainable energy through their diverse portfolio of thermal and renewable generation facilities as well as distribution businesses. Their vision is to be the world’s leading sustainable power company by leveraging their unique electricity platforms and the knowledge of their people to provide the energy and infrastructure solutions their customers truly need. 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.