Before the end of the regular trading session on Tuesday, The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) dropped -$0.05 to its price. In the past year, The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) has seen its stock hit a 1-year high price of $12.45 as well as a 1-year low price of $9.86. When it comes to volume of trade, 6.21 million shares of this company’s stock changed hands.Currently, this public company’s quick ratio is 1.00, its debt-to-equity ratio is 6.17, and its current ratio is 1.10. This organization, right now, has a market cap of $8.13B, a beta score of 1.16, and its current ratio is 1.10.
Morgan Stanley Resumed shares of The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) to a Equal-Weight rating in a report posted on Friday, April 27th, 2018. At the present, they have a price target for the Electric Utilities set at $13.50. Several additional equities analysts have also published recent reports on AES stock. BofA/Merrill, for example, Upgrade The AES Corporation from Neutral to Buy in a report that was made public on Monday, November 13th, 2017. BofA/Merrill Upgrade on The AES Corporation in a report from Tuesday, October 24th, 2017, while giving the stock to a Neutral rating from a Underperform rating. In a report sent out on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017, BofA/Merrill Resumed the stock rating on The AES Corporation to a Neutral. Lastly, from a Outperform rating to Sector Perform rating on shares of The AES Corporation was Downgrade by RBC Capital Mkts, which also set a $12 price target on the company’s stock. In total, 2 Wall Street analysts have given this stock a hold rating, with 3 analysts rating it as a strong buy. At the time of writing, this stock has a consensus price target set at $12.94 and average analyst rating set to Moderate Buy.
There is a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, and analysts use it to measure momentum within a range of 0 to 100. When a stock’s RSI falls under 30, it is considered to be oversold. For The AES Corporation, specifically, the RSI metric has reached 61.23. The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) has gained 19.19% in value over the last three months, and 20.23% over the last six-month period. Over the last full year, the stock price has gained 7.89% .
Now let’s focus on another metric: volatility. This measurement indicates a stock’s predictable daily price range, and it is basically the range within which a day trader operates. When volatility levels are high, that means that profits and losses will also be high. After recently verifying the number, The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) stock has a volatility measurement of 1.57% for the week, with 1.84% volatility as observed from the past 30 days. The public company has 661.00M shares outstanding currently, as well as a market cap of $8.13B. This stock’s distance from its 20-day simple moving average is 1.81% , based on a recent bid, while its distance from the 50-day simple moving average is currently 7.24%. Meanwhile, it has a distance of 11.05% from the 200-day simple moving average. Today, this organization is sitting -1.20% away from its 52-week high price and 24.68% away from its 52-week low price.
For stock traders that are more focused on the more granular details, they tend to keep tabs on a metric called the Williams Percent Range or Willams %R. The Williams %R metric is a popular and widely-used technical indicator that was discovered by Larry Williams. It enables traders to identify when certain stocks have entered either overbought or oversold territory. Typically, seasoned stock traders will use the Williams %R metric in conjunction with other trend indicators to enable them to pinpoint possible turning points in a stock’s price path. The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)’s Williams Percent Range, or 14-day Williams %R, is sitting at 17.24 at the time of writing. Generally speaking, if the indicator rises above -20, the shares may be overbought. On the flip side, if the indicator goes below -80, it may mean that the stock has crossed over into oversold territory.
Investors frequently maintain their focus on the latest stock price resistance and support levels. The term “support” refers to the lower “floor” level where a stock may bounce back after it has dipped. If the share price can penetrate the first support level, investor attention will likely move to the second level. On the flip side, resistance means the very opposite. While a stock adds to its value, it might experience a drop as it hits a particular level of resistance. After a recent examination, this company’s shares’ first resistance level is sitting at 12.35. Meanwhile, investors are looking out for the first support level, which is 12.23.