Analysts are on the Bearish side about The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) this week.

May 18, 2018 - By Larry Park

The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.47, from 1.32 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 51 investors sold The AES Corporation shares while 155 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 129 raised stakes. 597.29 million shares or 0.16% more from 596.31 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
4,371 are held by Farmers Merchants Investments. Moreover, Stevens Cap L P has 0.16% invested in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). Massachusetts Fincl Services Co Ma invested in 19.54M shares. Globeflex Cap Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.22% of its portfolio in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). Pggm Investments owns 173,500 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt Holdings Sa invested in 0.04% or 399,784 shares. Hartford Invest Com holds 311,768 shares. Benjamin F Edwards & Incorporated reported 1,600 shares. Personal Capital owns 0.27% invested in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) for 1.48 million shares. Martingale Asset Limited Partnership has 494,815 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Neuberger Berman Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.03% or 2.71M shares in its portfolio. Federated Inc Pa owns 320,231 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Banced stated it has 50,788 shares. Fifth Third State Bank reported 2,841 shares. Ing Groep Nv invested in 37,180 shares.

The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering AES (NYSE:AES), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. AES had 6 analyst reports since December 13, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan maintained The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) on Monday, March 19 with “Overweight” rating. SunTrust maintained The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) rating on Monday, February 12. SunTrust has “Buy” rating and $14.0 target. Morgan Stanley maintained The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) on Wednesday, December 13 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Bank of America downgraded the shares of AES in report on Wednesday, May 16 to “Hold” rating. Below is a list of The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) latest ratings and price target changes.

16/05/2018 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Hold New Target: $12.0000 Downgrade
27/04/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Hold New Target: $13.5000
19/03/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $12 New Target: $13 Maintain
12/02/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $14.0 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Neutral New Target: $12 Initiates Coverage On
13/12/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $14 New Target: $12.5 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $12.02. About 472,014 shares traded. The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) has declined 1.62% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.17% the S&P500.

The AES Corporation operates as a diversified power generation and utility company. The company has market cap of $7.95 billion. It owns and/or operates power plants to generate and sell power to customers, such as utilities, industrial users, and other intermediaries. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also owns and/or operates utilities to generate or purchase, distribute, transmit, and sell electricity to end-user clients in the residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental sectors; and generates and sells electricity on the wholesale market.

Another recent and important The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) news was published by which published an article titled: “AES Corp’s (AES) CEO Andrés Weilert on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 08, 2018.

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