The AES Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 29, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2014.
Shareholders who purchased AES stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25%
increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $14.44, the dividend yield is 1.39%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AES was $14.44,
representing a -7.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.54 and
a 29.27% increase over the 52 week low of $11.17.
AES is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. (
) and Dominion Resources, Inc. (
). AES's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.14. Zacks Investment Research reports AES's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.36%, compared to an
industry average of 2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to AES through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AES as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR MFS Systematic Value Equity ETF (
- RevenueShares Large Cap (
- Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF (
- Schwab Fundamental U.S. Large Company Index ETF (
- Schwab Fundamental U.S. Broad Market Index ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FNDX with an increase of
3.97% over the last 100 days. SYV has the highest percent weighting
of AES at 3.18%.