The AES Corporation


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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$16.40 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$12.62 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$2.55 billion
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Company Profile

The AES Corporation had its IPO on 1991-06-25 under the ticker symbol AES.

The company operates in the Utilities sector and Utilities-Diversified industry. The AES Corporation has a staff strength of 9,100 employees.

Stock update

Shares of The AES Corporation opened at $17.07 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-09-12.

The stocks traded within a range of $17 - $17.27, and closed at $17.03.

This is a -1.22% slip from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 8,039,646 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of The AES Corporation have slipped by -4.81%.

The AES Corporation's Key Ratios

The AES Corporation has a market cap of $16.40 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 7.5966 and a price to sales ratio of 1.5557.

In the last 12-months The AES Corporation’s revenue was $12.62 billion with a gross profit of $2.55 billion and an EBITDA of $3.40 billion. The EBITDA ratio measures The AES Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, The AES Corporation’s operating margin was 18.59% while its return on assets stood at 4.11% with a return of equity of -8.67%.

In Q4, The AES Corporation’s quarterly earnings growth was a positive 22.9% while revenue growth was a positive 10.5%.

The AES Corporation’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $-0.82 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 16.7224 and a PEG multiple of 2.1271. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into The AES Corporation’s profitability.

The AES Corporation stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 3.2733 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 30.8485. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 1.5557.

The AES Corporation stock pays annual dividends of $0.632 per share, indicating a yield of 2.69% and a payout ratio of 38.32%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$38.36 billion
Total Liabilities
$6.49 billion
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$1.84 billion
Dividend Payout Ratio

The AES Corporation ended 2024 with $38.36 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $38.36 billion while shareholder equity stood at $2.44 billion.

The AES Corporation ended 2024 with $1.14 billion in deferred long-term liabilities, $6.49 billion in other current liabilities, 8000000.00 in common stock, $-1635000000.00 in retained earnings and $362.00 million in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $1.37 billion and cash and short-term investments were $2.10 billion. The company’s total short-term debt was $1,758,000,000 while long-term debt stood at $21.74 billion.

The AES Corporation’s total current assets stands at $7.64 billion while long-term investments were $952.00 million and short-term investments were $730.00 million. Its net receivables were $1.80 billion compared to accounts payable of $1.73 billion and inventory worth $1.06 billion.

In 2024, The AES Corporation's operating cash flow was $-5836000000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $1.84 billion.

Comparatively, The AES Corporation paid $0.38 in dividends in 2024.

Other key metrics

Current Trading Price
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Analyst Target Price

The AES Corporation stock is currently trading at $17.03 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $29.7025 and a 52-week low of $29.7025. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $31.

Its 50-day moving average was $19.68 and 200-day moving average was $23.06 The short ratio stood at 2.92 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 38.1% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 9700.9% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About The AES Corporation

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of The AES Corporation is AES

The IPO of The AES Corporation took place on 1991-06-25

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The AES Corporation operates as a diversified power generation and utility company. It owns and/or operates power plants to generate and sell power to customers, such as utilities, industrial users, and other intermediaries. The company also owns and/or operates utilities to generate or purchase, distribute, transmit, and sell electricity to end-user customers in the residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental sectors; and generates and sells electricity on the wholesale market. It uses a range of fuels and technologies to generate electricity, including coal, gas, hydro, wind, solar, and biomass; and renewables, such as energy storage and landfill gas. The company owns and/or operates a generation portfolio of approximately 32,326 megawatts. It has operations in the United States, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. The company was formerly known as Applied Energy Services, Inc. and changed its name to The AES Corporation in April 2000. The AES Corporation was incorporated in 1981 and is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.


4300 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA, United States, 22203