The AES Corporation (AES) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 30, 2013

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The AES Corporation ( AES ) 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 ( SO ) and NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ). 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 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:

  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF ( CHEP )
  • Direxion S&P 500 DRRC Volatility Response Shares ( VSPY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VSPY with an increase of 10.17% over the last 100 days.



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



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Referenced Stocks: AES , CHEP , NEE , SO , VSPY

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