Ratios Reveal: Breaking Down AES Corp. (AES)’s Financial Health

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AES Corp. (NYSE: AES) closed the day trading at $20.76 down -3.84% from the previous closing price of $21.59. In other words, the price has decreased by -$3.84 from its previous closing price. On the day, 7.08 million shares were traded. AES stock price reached its highest trading level at $21.82 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $20.62.


For a better understanding of AES, let’s look at its different ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.71 and its Current Ratio is at 0.78. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 6.72 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 5.76.

On April 18, 2024, Mizuho started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $21.

UBS Downgraded its Buy to Neutral on October 06, 2023, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $22 to $13.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on May 20 ’24 when Mendoza Tish sold 66,250 shares for $21.21 per share. The transaction valued at 1,405,162 led to the insider holds 199,481 shares of the business.

Da Santos Bernerd sold 66,250 shares of AES for $1,401,188 on May 20 ’24. The EVP and President, Renewables now owns 300,672 shares after completing the transaction at $21.15 per share. On Mar 12 ’24, another insider, Falu Ricardo Manuel, who serves as the EVP, COO, Pres. New Enrgy Tech of the company, bought 6 shares for $16.01 each. As a result, the insider paid 96 and bolstered with 84,785 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, AES now has a Market Capitalization of 14753446912 and an Enterprise Value of 47725441024. As of this moment, AES’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 28.75, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 9.96. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 3.83. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.18 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 5.09. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 3.814 whereas that against EBITDA is 14.0.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, AES has reached a high of $22.60, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $11.43. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 11.81%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 21.30%.

Shares Statistics:

Over the past 3-months, AES traded about 9.49M shares per day on average, while over the past 10 days, AES traded about 7343240 shares per day. A total of 710.67M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 707.57M. Insiders hold about 0.44% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 95.33% stake in the company. Shares short for AES as of 1715731200 were 18330108 with a Short Ratio of 1.93, compared to 1713139200 on 12288033. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 18330108 and a Short% of Float of 3.9300002000000003.

Dividends & Splits

AES’s forward annual dividend rate is 0.68, up from 0.677 a year ago. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.03135711The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 3.03.

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