Analysts Rate AES Corporation after Its 1Q17 Earnings
Analysts see strong upside potential in AES Corporation (AES) for the next year. According to Wall Street analysts’ consensus, AES has a one-year price target of $12.63—compared to its current price of $11.31. It implies estimated upside of nearly 12% in one year.
Of the 11 analysts tracking AES Corporation, four recommended it as a “hold” and four recommended it as a “buy.” One analyst recommended the stock as a “strong buy,” while two recommended it as a “sell” as of May 8, 2017.
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Currently, AES seems to be offering one of the brightest potential upsides among the S&P 500 Utilities Index (XLU). Among the giants, Southern Company’s (SO) price target is $50.59. Its current market price is $50.07, which implies a rise of 1% over the next year.
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Duke Energy’s (DUK) price target is $83.63. Its current market price is $82.92, which implies a rise of 1% over the next year.
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