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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for AES. The maximum price target given was 15, implying a possible profit of 35.01 percent. The most pessimistic price target 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.38 percent. That number becomes -8.79 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.94 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

In the last 52-weeks, AES has achieved a high of 13.32 and a low of 10.60. Currently the stock is 4.81 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 16.59 percent. 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 market cap of AES is $7.42 billion. AES is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.