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The AES Corporation (AES) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 30, 2017

The AES Corporation ( AES ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 30, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased AES prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of AES was $11.22, representing a -15.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $13.32 and a 26.35% increase over the 52 week low of $8.88.

AES is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Southern Company ( SO ). AES's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.41. Zacks Investment Research reports AES's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -19.67%, compared to an industry average of -2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AES Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to AES through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have AES as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility Portfolio ( SPHD )
  • iShares Global Utilities ETF ( JXI )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF ( CHEP )
  • QuantShares Hedged Dividend Income Fund ( DIVA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CHEP with an increase of 9.21% over the last 100 days. SPHD has the highest percent weighting of AES at 1.59%.

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


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

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