Analyst Ratings for AES Corp. (AES)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering AES Corp. (NYSE:AES) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, AES was issued an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 11 analysts covering the stock, 5 gave it a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has decreased by 1.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for AES. The maximum price target given was 15, implying potential capital gains of 35.01 percent. The minimum price target given was 11, implying potential capital losses of -0.99 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -2.38 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -8.79 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.94 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

In the trailing 52-weeks, AES hit 13.32 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 10.60. Today's price is 4.81 percent above the 52-week low, and 16.59 percent below the high. AES has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AES value stock report compares AES to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.42 billion. AES's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.