The AES Corporation (AES) : Analyst Rating Update

The AES Corporation (AES) : Zacks Investment Research ranks The AES Corporation (AES) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 3 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A total of 3 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 6 research analysts is 2, which indicates as a Buy.

The AES Corporation (AES) : Average target price received by The AES Corporation (AES) is $13.25 with an expected standard deviation of $1.33. The most aggressive target on the stock is $15, whereas the most downbeat target is $12. 6 financial analysts are currently covering the stock.

The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $12.13 and $12.03 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $12.25. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $12.23, notching a gain of 0.25% for the day. The total traded volume was 4,760,601 . The stock had closed at $12.20 on the previous day.

The company shares have dropped -5.50% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 17, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $13.38 and the one year low was seen on Jan 20, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $11.39 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $10.58.

The AES Corporation (AES) is a holding company that operates a portfolio of electricity generation and distribution businesses. The Company is organized into six market-oriented Strategic Business Units (SBUs): the United States, Andes (Chile, Colombia and Argentina), Brazil, MCAC (Mexico, Central America and Caribbean), Europe (formerly EMEA) and Asia. Within these six SBUs, the Company has two lines of business: generation and utilities. Under the generation business line, the Company owns and operates power plants to generate and sell power to customers, such as utilities, industrial users and other intermediaries. Under the utilities business line, the Company owns and operates utilities to generate or purchase, distribute, transmit and sell electricity to end-user customers in the residential, commercial, industrial and governmental sectors within a defined service area. Its utilities also generate and sell electricity on the wholesale market.

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