The AES Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 30, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased AES stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that AES has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $12.48, the dividend yield is 1.28%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AES was $12.48,
representing a -10.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $14 and a
31.09% 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 NextEra Energy, Inc. (
). AES's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$1.58. Zacks Investment Research reports AES's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.53%, compared to an
industry average of 5.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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:
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF (
- Direxion S&P 500 DRRC Volatility Response Shares (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VSPY with an increase of
10.17% over the last 100 days.