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The AES Corporation (AES) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 30, 2014

The AES Corporation ( AES ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 30, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AES stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that AES has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $15.21, the dividend yield is 1.31%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AES was $15.21, representing a -2.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.65 and a 24.26% increase over the 52 week low of $12.24.

AES is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). AES's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.05. Zacks Investment Research reports AES's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.33%, compared to an industry average of 1.2%.

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:

  • SPDR MFS Systematic Value Equity ETF ( SYV )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
  • RevenueShares Large Cap ( RWL )
  • Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF ( SCHG )
  • Schwab Fundamental U.S. Large Company Index ETF ( FNDX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RYU with an increase of 11.09% over the last 100 days. SYV has the highest percent weighting of AES at 3.24%.

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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