The AES Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 30, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on
November 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AES stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 5th quarter that AES has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $14.35, the dividend yield is 1.11%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AES was $14.35,
representing a -0.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.42 and
a 50.74% increase over the 52 week low of $9.52.
AES is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Dominion Resources, Inc. (
) and Southern Company (
). AES's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$1.54. Zacks Investment Research reports AES's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3%, compared to an industry
average of -.4%.
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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:
- Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF (
- Schwab U.S. Large-Cap ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF (
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF (
- Direxion S&P 500 DRRC Volatility Response Shares (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SCHG with an increase of
11.42% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of AES at 9.7%.