AES Corp. Dividend yield

 Price  26.81
 Dividend  0.60
 Earnings  0.00
 Cash-flow  4.00
 Book value  3.94
 Equity  0.00

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 399 million USD last year, for a market value of 17,829 millions (Market Cap 17,665 millions). Dividend per share of AES Corp. is 0.60 USD, and his stock market price 26.81 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, AES Corp. has a dividend yield of 2.25%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Utilities industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

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 0.60 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.25%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). AES Corp. payout on ernings is currently 0.00%, which is lower than the market average and companies in his industry and sector.

higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.60, 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. Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

AES Corp. Stock performance

Finally, last moth AES Corp. showed a return of 0.90% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 7.19% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 97.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Electricity firms.

AES Corp. stock and market return