The ex-dividend date for AES (NYSE:AES) is Monday, April 29, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 4 cents per share. At a price of $13.50 as of 9:31 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.2%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for AES (NYSE: AES) is Monday, April 29, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 4 cents per share. At a price of $13.50 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.2%. The average volume for AES has been 6.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. AES has a market cap of $9.87 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 25.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. The AES Corporation, a power company, operates a portfolio of electricity generation and distribution businesses. Its Generation business owns and/or operates power plants to generate and sell power to wholesale customers, such as utilities and other intermediaries.
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TheStreet Ratings rates AES as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its revenue growth. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full AES Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100% See his top picks for 14-days FREE.