AES:NYE-The AES Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities-Diversified | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 24.22

Change

-0.09 (-0.37)%

Market Cap

USD 16.20B

Volume

2.98M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 30.75 (+26.96%)

Avg User Target

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

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 natural gas, coal, pet coke, diesel, and oil, as well as renewables, such as hydro, solar, wind, energy storage, biomass, and landfill gas. The company owns and/or operates a generation portfolio of approximately 30,308 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.

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Largest Industry Peers for Utilities-Diversified

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USD61.97B 79.53 14.70
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SRE-PA Sempra Energy

N/A

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SRE-PB Sempra

N/A

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-0.73 (-1.88%)

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ETFs Containing AES

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
CVY Invesco Zacks Multi-Asset.. 0.00 % 0.94 %

+0.15 (+0.63%)

USD0.13B
ESGW Columbia Sustainable Glob.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

N/A

USD0.01B
JPME JPMorgan Diversified Retu.. 0.00 % 0.24 %

+0.31 (+0.36%)

USD0.25B
JPUS JPMorgan Diversified Retu.. 0.00 % 0.18 %

+0.17 (+0.17%)

USD0.68B
MOM AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral.. 0.00 % 2.58 %

N/A

USD4.73M
PUD:CA Purpose US Dividend Fund .. 0.00 % 0.67 %

N/A

USD6.56M
RYU Invesco S&P 500 Equal Wei.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.75 (-0.69%)

USD0.20B
XLUY Cushing Utility & MLP ETF 0.00 % 0.65 %

N/A

USD1.07M

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Utilities-Diversified)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 3.06% 33% F 36% F
Dividend Return 1.28% 6% F 42% F
Total Return 4.34% 33% F 34% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 55.66% 94% A 77% C+
Dividend Return 3.78% 33% F 56% F
Total Return 59.43% 94% A 78% C+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 96.11% 94% A 79% C+
Dividend Return 20.52% 56% F 73% C
Total Return 116.63% 94% A 81% B-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 22.45% 94% A 84% B
Dividend Return 3.98% 61% D- 77% C+
Total Return 26.43% 94% A 86% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 33.67% 22% F 31% F
Risk Adjusted Return 78.50% 89% B+ 83% B
Market Capitalization 16.20B 56% F 86% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Utilities-Diversified)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 28.25 22% F 28% F
Price/Book Ratio 6.85 6% F 15% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 5.88 83% B 60% D-
EV/EBITDA 15.51 13% F 44% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -2.08% 5% F 29% F
Return on Invested Capital 10.12% 84% B 76% C
Return on Assets 4.49% 84% B 73% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 700.49% 5% F 3% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 1.38 78% C+ 63% D
Short Percent 0.93% 53% F 79% C+
Beta 0.81 11% F 70% C-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector