AES Corp. Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   USD per share 
 Price  14.58
 Dividend  0.52
 Earnings  -0.72
 Cash-flow  3.65
 Book value  3.74
 Equity  3.98

AES Corp. is part of Electricity business, which is part of Utilities industry. AES Corp. is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

AES Corp. paid a total dividend of 344 million USD last year, for a market value of 9,637 millions (Market Cap 9,613 millions). Dividend per share of AES Corp. is 0.52 USD, and his stock market price 14.58 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, AES Corp. has a dividend yield of 3.57%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. However, it is lower than the average of Utilities industry. The company should be deeply analized because dividend yields should be similar among companies from the same industry unless they carry an opposite strategy.

In addition, you should compare AES Corp. dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of AES Corp.

AES Corp. Dividend Payout

About the ability of AES Corp. to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.52 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.57%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). AES Corp. payout on ernings is currently -72.22%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Utilities industry, which are 39.92% and 50.34% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that AES Corp.can maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of AES Corp. is USD 3.65 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.52, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of AES Corp., compared againt world market average, USA companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

AES Corp. payout

AES Corp. Stock performance

Finally, last moth AES Corp. showed a return of 4.10% compared to a worldwide -7.18% average, and a 0.27% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 37.20% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.64%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Electricity firms.

AES Corp. stock and market return

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