AES Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

AES -- USA Stock  

Fiscal Quarter End: December 31, 2019  

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding The AES Corporation is 'Strong Buy'. 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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Strong Buy

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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon The AES Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.1671, jensen alpha of 0.2524, total risk alpha of 0.2028, sortino ratio of 0.2216 and treynor ratio of 0.4229
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 23.70 , 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 has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
AES CORPORATION has about 1.48 B in cash with (593.75 M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 2.23.
Over 97.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Sale by Hemphill Robert F Jr 1 of 6800 shares of AES

AES current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price18.50
Target Mean Price18.79
Recommendation Mean2.40
Target High Price20.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions7
Target Low Price18.00

AES Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.29Value At Risk1.32
Potential Upside1.81Standard Deviation1.08
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares88.4 M1.4 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares61.6 MB
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares43.1 M704.9 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares35.4 M579 M
Ameriprise Financial IncCommon Shares23.9 M391.1 M
Fmr LlcCommon Shares18.2 M297.1 M
Massachusetts Financial Services CoCommon Shares12.5 M204.5 M

AES Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.67
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.22

AES Volatility Alert

The AES Corporation has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.23 and kurtosis of 1.51. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate The AES Corporation to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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AES Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAESPeer Average
Return On Equity0.0016 (0.31) 
Return On Asset0.0002 (0.14) 
Profit Margin0.0004 (1.27) 
Operating Margin31.12 (5.51) 
Current Valuation32.63 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding663.89 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.35 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions97.39 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted12.92 M4.71 M
Price to Earning23.70 28.72 
Price to Book3.82 9.51 
Price to Sales1.16 11.42 
Revenue10.38 B9.43 B
Gross Profit2.57 B27.38 B
EBITDA3.23 B3.9 B
Net Income482 M570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents1.48 B2.7 B
Cash per Share2.23 5.01 
Total Debt20.09 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity368.80 48.70 
Current Ratio1.10 2.16 
Book Value Per Share5.07 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations(593.75 M)971.22 M
Short Ratio2.33 4.00 
Earnings Per Share0.76 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth1.57 4.89 
Number of Employees9 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization11.99 B19.03 B
Total Asset36.85 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings(89.76 M)9.33 B
Working Capital(84 M)1.48 B
Current Asset6.87 B9.34 B
   Sale by Hemphill Robert F Jr 1 of 6800 shares of AES [view details]