• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $28.50
  • Forecasted Upside: 34.37 %
  • Number of Analysts: 6
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 5 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$21.21
▼ -0.27 (-1.26%)

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Analyst Price Target for AES

Analyst Price Target is $28.50
▲ +34.37% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for AES in the last 3 months. The average price target is $28.50, with a high forecast of $0.00 and a low forecast of $0.00. The average price target represents a 34.37% upside from the last price of $21.21.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 6 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in AES. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
  • 0 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
1/11/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 0 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
4/11/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 0 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
7/10/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 0 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
10/8/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 5 buy ratings
  • 0 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
1/6/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 7 buy ratings
  • 0 hold ratings
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4/6/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 7 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
6/5/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 5 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
7/5/2022

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/23/2022Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$29.00 ➝ $28.50Low
6/13/2022Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$32.50 ➝ $29.00Medium
5/10/2022Susquehanna BancsharesLower Price Target$32.00 ➝ $30.00Low
5/10/2022SusquehannaLower Price Target$32.00 ➝ $30.00Medium
4/25/2022Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$25.00High
4/20/2022Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$30.50 ➝ $32.50Low
4/4/2022Seaport Res PtnReiterated RatingBuyMedium
3/22/2022CitigroupInitiated CoverageBuy$27.00Low
1/6/2022Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$31.50 ➝ $32.00Medium
11/29/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$30.00High
11/2/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$30.00 ➝ $31.50Low
8/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$29.50 ➝ $30.00Low
8/6/2021Wolfe ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$29.00High
7/29/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$29.00 ➝ $29.50Low
6/21/2021Susquehanna BancsharesInitiated CoveragePositive$32.00High
6/21/2021SusquehannaInitiated CoveragePositive$32.00High
5/18/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$30.50 ➝ $29.00Medium
5/4/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$31.50 ➝ $30.50High
3/22/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$30.00 ➝ $31.50Medium
3/16/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$30.00 ➝ $31.50Medium
3/10/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$29.50 ➝ $30.00Low
1/20/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$27.50 ➝ $29.50Low
1/12/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$23.50 ➝ $27.50Medium
12/15/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$23.00 ➝ $23.50High
11/5/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$23.50 ➝ $23.00High
9/18/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$19.00 ➝ $23.50High
8/14/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$18.00 ➝ $19.00Medium
7/17/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$18.50 ➝ $18.00High
6/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$18.00 ➝ $18.50High
6/2/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweight$18.00 ➝ $17.00Medium
5/15/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$17.50 ➝ $18.00Medium
4/15/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$16.50 ➝ $17.50High
4/2/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$22.00 ➝ $18.00High
3/30/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$15.00High
3/23/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$19.00 ➝ $16.50Low
3/16/2020UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$21.00 ➝ $16.00High
3/12/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$19.50 ➝ $19.00High
2/10/2020SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$22.00 ➝ $23.00Low
12/20/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$19.00 ➝ $21.00Medium
12/16/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$18.00 ➝ $19.00Medium
9/25/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$17.50 ➝ $18.00Low
8/7/2019Evercore ISISet Price TargetBuy$19.00Low
6/20/2019Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$16.57High
5/22/2019ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
10/11/2018Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHold$14.00 ➝ $14.50Medium
9/21/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Hold$13.50 ➝ $14.00Medium
7/2/2018Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$12.50Medium
6/20/2018UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$12.00 ➝ $13.00Low
5/16/2018Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
5/9/2018ScotiabankUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
4/27/2018Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual ➝ Equal Weight$13.50Low
4/27/2018Morgan StanleySet Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Hold$14.00Medium
3/19/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$12.00 ➝ $13.00Low
2/12/2018SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetBuy$14.00Low
2/2/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$12.00High
12/13/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$14.00 ➝ $12.50Low
11/13/2017Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$12.00N/A
10/24/2017Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$11.50N/A
9/13/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy$15.00Low
9/11/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$12.00Low
9/8/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
7/10/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
(Data available from 7/5/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.37 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 4 very positive mentions
  • 30 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
12/7/2021
  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 24 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
1/6/2022
  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 22 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
2/5/2022
  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 25 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
3/7/2022
  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 28 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
4/6/2022
  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 13 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
5/6/2022
  • 4 very positive mentions
  • 32 positive mentions
  • 4 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
6/5/2022
  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 13 positive mentions
  • 5 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
7/5/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 13 positive mentions
  • 5 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions

Recent Stories by Sentiment

Very Negative

  • No very negative mentions tracked during this time.
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The AES Corporation operates as a diversified power generation and utility company. It owns and/or operates power plants to generate and sell power to customers, such as utilities, industrial users, and other intermediaries. The company also owns and/or operates utilities to generate or purchase, distribute, transmit, and sell electricity to end-user customers in the residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental sectors; and generates and sells electricity on the wholesale market. It uses a range of fuels and technologies to generate electricity, including coal, gas, hydro, wind, solar, and biomass; and renewables, such as energy storage and landfill gas. The company owns and/or operates a generation portfolio of approximately 31,459 megawatts. It has operations in the United States, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. The company was formerly known as Applied Energy Services, Inc. and changed its name to The AES Corporation in April 2000. The AES Corporation was incorporated in 1981 and is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.
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Today's Range

Now: $21.21
Low: $20.61
High: $21.21

50 Day Range

MA: $20.89
Low: $18.91
High: $22.71

52 Week Range

Now: $21.21
Low: $18.62
High: $26.52

Volume

268,225 shs

Average Volume

6,252,932 shs

Market Capitalization

$14.17 billion

P/E Ratio

N/A

Dividend Yield

2.94%

Beta

0.98

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of AES?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued research reports on AES in the last year: Citigroup Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Morgan Stanley, Seaport Res Ptn, StockNews.com, Susquehanna, Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc., The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, and Wolfe Research.
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What is the current price target for AES?

0 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for AES in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $28.50, suggesting a possible upside of 34.4%.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for AES?

AES currently has 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe AES will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of AES.
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How do I contact AES's investor relations team?

AES's physical mailing address is 4300 WILSON BOULEVARD, ARLINGTON VA, 22203. The utilities provider's listed phone number is (703) 522-1315 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for AES is www.aes.com. Learn More about contacing AES investor relations.