The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)

AES Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates are a global power company committed to serving the world’s needs for electricity in a socially responsible way. AES’s electricity generation business consists of sales to wholesale customers for further resale to end users. AES also sells electricity directly to end users such as commercial, industrial, governmental and residential customers through its distribution business.

The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)’s Financial Overview

The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) declined -0.5% yesterday to close its trading session at $11.88. The company has 1 year Price Target of $12.48. The AES Corporation has 52-Week high of $13.32 and 52-Week Low of $8.22. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Sep 23, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 6.53 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $7.83 Billion.

The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.32/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.33/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.01 a share with a surprise factor of -3%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 1.92 Percent, SMA50 of -0.49 Percent and SMA200 of 3.58 percent. The AES Corporation has P/S value of 0.58 while its P/B value stands at 2.72. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -0.1 percent, Return on Equity of -1.8 percent and Return on Investment of 2.8 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 18.5 percent and 4.6 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). On 22-Nov-16 BofA/Merrill Downgrade The AES Corporation Stock  to Underperform. Another firm also rated the stock on 4-Oct-16 where Barclays Downgrade the stock to Equal Weight.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.6 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 12 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for AES Corp have a median target of 12.75, with a high estimate of 15.00 and a low estimate of 10.00. The median estimate represents a +7.32% increase from the last price of 11.88.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD)

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is a leading integrated provider of processing and transportation services to producers of Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) and consumers of NGL products. The Company fractionates for a processing fee mixed NGLs produced as by-products of oil and natural gas production into their component products: ethane, propane, isobutane, normal butane and natural gasoline; converts normal butane to isobutane through the process of isomerization; produces MTBE from isobutane and methanol; and transports NGL products to end users by pipeline and railcar.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD)’s Financial Outlook

The 28 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Enterprise Products Partners LP have a median target of 32.00, with a high estimate of 36.00 and a low estimate of 26.00. The median estimate represents a +26.33% increase from the last price of 25.33.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Enterprise Products Partners L.P. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.09. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock fell -0.43% and closed its last trading session at $25.33. The company has the market capitalization of $53.3 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $30.11 and 52-Week low of $19. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Jul 14, 2016 and 52-Week low on Jan 20, 2016. The company has volume of 6.5 Million shares. The company has a total of 2.1 Billion shares outstanding.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.3/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.3/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0. This shows a surprise factor of 0 percent.

The company has YTD performance of -0.98 percent. Beta for Enterprise Products Partners L.P. stands at 0.91 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.53. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.54%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.06%%.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 0.38%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -3.6 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -4.24%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 5 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 11.9 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 8.3% with Gross margin of 15.1 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 15.8% and 11.1% respectively.