The AES Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 30, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on
February 18, 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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of AES was $13.97,
representing a -10.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.54 and
a 31.05% increase over the 52 week low of $10.66.
AES is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Dominion Resources, Inc. (
) and NextEra Energy, Inc. (
). AES's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.65. Zacks Investment Research reports AES's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.46%, compared to an
industry average of -4.3%.
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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:
- 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 (
- Schwab Fundamental U.S. Broad Market Index ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SCHG with an increase of
9.93% over the last 100 days. RYU has the highest percent weighting
of AES at 2.76%.