The AES Corporation (AES) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 29, 2013


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The AES Corporation ( AES ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2013. 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 $13.46, the dividend yield is 1.19%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AES was $13.46, representing a -1.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $13.60 and a 41.39% increase over the 52 week low of $9.52.

AES is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). AES's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.25. Zacks Investment Research reports AES's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.69%, compared to an industry average of 5.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AES Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to AES through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AES as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Utilities ( PUI )
  • Direxion S&P 500 DRRC Volatility Response Shares ( VSPY )
  • N/A (BTAH)
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF ( CHEP )
  • N/A ( NOMO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VSPY with an increase of 16.75% over the last 100 days. PUI has the highest percent weighting of AES at 1.5%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: AES , CHEP , D , NOMO , PUI , SO , VSPY

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