So Far This Year, The AES Corporation (AES) Reached A New High 1 time


As of Friday close, The AES Corporation’s (NYSE:AES) stock was down -$0.86, moving down -3.70 percent to $22.39. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 5,890,160 shares. 1 time new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$0.87 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 4,898,420, while in the previous 50 days, it was 4,504,196.

Since last month, AES stock retreated -16.11%. Shares of the company fell to $22.29 on 03/17/23, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $29.89 was reached on 01/03/23 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $18.62. Since the beginning of this year, AES’s stock price has dropped by -22.15% or -$6.37, and marked a new high 1 time. However, the stock has declined by -25.09% since its 52-week high.

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AES stock investors should be aware that The AES Corporation (AES) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 80 days ago on Dec 28. Gluski Andres, the President and CEO of the company, disposed of 748,625 shares for $28.43 on Dec 28. It resulted in a $21,283,409 divestment by the insider. MILLER JAMES H sold 19,280 shares at an average price of $21.68 on Jun 01. The insider now owns 0 shares following the transaction.

Valuation Metrics

The stock’s beta is 0.94. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.24, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 7.54.

The latest dividend of $0.1659 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.1659.

Financial Health

In the three months ended September 29, The AES Corporation’s quick ratio stood at 1.00, while its current ratio was 1.20, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending September 29 was 13.60, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 14.70. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 20.20% percent. In the year ended September 29, operating margins totaled 6.40%. Based on annual data, AES earned $6.0 million in gross profit and brought in $12.62 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 2.20%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was -25.60%.

In The AES Corporation’s quarter-end financial report for September 29, it reported total debt of $17.85 billion against cash and short-term investments of $730.0 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. AES’s revenue rose 9.48% to $3.63 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $3.06 billion. While analysts expected The AES Corporation to report $0.53 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.63 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 18.90%. During the quarter, the company generated -$462.0 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of The AES Corporation were 33.86 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended September 29, and its total debt was $22.2 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $668.83 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at The AES Corporation’s (AES) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 28.62%, the RSI 9-day stood at 22.65% on 17 March.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current The AES Corporation price is down by -3.74% percent or -$0.87. At present, AES shares trade -15.09% below its 20-day simple moving average and -8.54% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -17.93% below its SMA50 and +1.59% above its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 10.45% and Stochastic coefficient D was 10.00%, while ATR was 0.77. Given the Stochastic reading of 3.14% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 26.01%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.61, while the 14-day reading stands at -1.08.


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