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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for AES. The most optimistic price target was 15, which equates to a potential upside of 35.01 percent. The minimum price target given was 11, which equates to a potential downside of -0.99 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.38 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -8.79 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.94 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, 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. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 4.81 percent, and 16.59 percent lower than its 52-week high. AES has a P/E 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.