AES Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

AES -- USA Stock  

USD 16.76  0.17  1.00%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding The AES Corporation is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides AES buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding AES positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of AES available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from AES buy-and-hold prospective. Check also AES Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Risk Tolerance

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Strong Hold

Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon The AES Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of (0.06), jensen alpha of (0.13), total risk alpha of (0.14), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.30)
Our buy or sell advice tool can be used to cross verify current analyst consensus on AES and to analyze the company potential to grow in the current economic cycle. To make sure AES is not overpriced, please confirm all AES fundamentals including its Cash and Equivalents, Number of Employees and the relationship between Price to Sales and Book Value Per Share . Given that AES has Price to Earning of 16.18X, we suggest you validate The AES Corporation market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

AES Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

AES generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
AES has high likelihood to experience some financial distress in the next 2 years
AES has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
AES CORPORATION has about 1.8B in cash with (533.25M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 2.72.
Over 97.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies

AES current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price18.50
Target Mean Price18.00
Target High Price20.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions9
Target Low Price14.00

AES Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.11Value At Risk1.71
Potential Upside2.32Standard Deviation1.33
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares85.9 M1.6 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares60.4 M1.1 B
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares35.4 M640.1 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares35.2 M636.7 M
Capital International InvestorsCommon Shares20.4 M368.8 M
Fmr LlcCommon Shares17.3 M313.1 M
Ameriprise Financial IncCommon Shares16.1 M292 M

AES Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.42
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.1

AES Volatility Alert

The AES Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.24 and kurtosis of -0.11. However, we advise investors to further study The AES Corporation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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AES Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAESPeer Average
Return On Equity0.0014% (0.31)%
Return On Asset0.0004% (0.14)%
Profit Margin0.0006% (1.27)%
Operating Margin31.04% (5.51)%
Current Valuation31.5B16.62B
Shares Outstanding663.73M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.35% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions97.39% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted13.44M4.71M
Price to Earning16.18X28.72X
Price to Book3.36X9.51X
Price to Sales1.02X11.42X
Gross Profit2.57B27.38B
Net Income454M570.98M
Cash and Equivalents1.8B2.7B
Cash per Share2.72X5.01X
Total Debt19.98B5.32B
Debt to Equity350.00% 48.70%
Current Ratio1.34X2.16X
Book Value Per Share4.19X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations(533.25M)971.22M
Short Ratio2.46X4.00X
Earnings Per Share1.01X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.42X4.89X
Number of Employees9K18.84K
Market Capitalization10.87B19.03B
Total Asset36.85B29.47B
Retained Earnings147.63M9.33B
Working Capital(84M)1.48B
Current Asset6.87B9.34B
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