The AES Corporation (
) 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 (
) and Dominion Resources, Inc. (
). 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
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 (
- Direxion S&P 500 DRRC Volatility Response Shares (
- N/A (BTAH)
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF (
- N/A (
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%.