The AES Corporation (AES) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 30, 2014


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The AES Corporation ( AES ) 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. ( NEE ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AES Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( SYV )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
  • RevenueShares Large Cap ( RWL )
  • Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF ( SCHG )
  • Schwab Fundamental U.S. Large Company Index ETF ( FNDX ).

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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