The AES Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 30, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15,
2014. Shareholders who purchased AES stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that AES has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $15.21, the dividend yield is 1.31%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AES was $15.21,
representing a -2.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.65 and
a 24.26% increase over the 52 week low of $12.24.
AES is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. (
) and Dominion Resources, Inc. (
). AES's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$.05. Zacks Investment Research reports AES's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.33%, compared to an
industry average of 1.2%.
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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 (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF (
- RevenueShares Large Cap (
- Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF (
- Schwab Fundamental U.S. Large Company Index ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RYU with an increase of
11.09% over the last 100 days. SYV has the highest percent
weighting of AES at 3.24%.