Were Analysts Bullish The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) This Week?

October 2, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q2 2018. Its down 0.22, from 1.26 in 2018Q1. It worsened, as 38 investors sold The AES Corporation shares while 150 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 134 raised stakes. 619.80 million shares or 2.35% more from 605.58 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Riverhead Capital Limited Liability Com invested in 31,309 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Heartland Advsrs reported 1.52M shares or 1.34% of all its holdings. Argi Svcs Ltd Llc owns 318,957 shares. Tiverton Asset Limited Com holds 0% or 2,877 shares. Kayne Anderson L P has 0% invested in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) for 16,900 shares. First Manhattan invested 0% in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). Eqis, California-based fund reported 134,056 shares. State Street reported 32.27 million shares. Wellington Shields And invested 2.73% of its portfolio in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). Ameritas Investment Prtnrs Inc owns 0.01% invested in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) for 12,573 shares. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees invested in 25,622 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv holds 0.03% or 407,455 shares in its portfolio. Vident Advisory Limited Liability Company owns 31,817 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 1.04 million shares. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund invested 0.05% in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES).

The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering AES Corp (NYSE:AES), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. AES Corp had 4 analyst reports since April 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, June 20 by UBS. Bank of America downgraded the shares of AES in report on Wednesday, May 16 to “Hold” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) rating on Friday, September 21. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $14 target. Below is a list of The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) latest ratings and price target changes.

21/09/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $13.5 New Target: $14 Maintain
20/06/2018 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $12 New Target: $13 Maintain
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

The stock increased 0.36% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $14.05. About 7.03 million shares traded or 5.98% up from the average. The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) has risen 17.70% since October 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.08% the S&P500.

The AES Corporation operates as a diversified power generation and utility company. The company has market cap of $9.30 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.

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