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A Glimpse Into Insider Trading And Ownership At The AES Corporation (AES)

The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) has seen its stock price gain 0.13, or +1.20%, so far in 2017. In the past 3-month period alone, shares of AES have appreciated -0.31 – or -2.75%. The stock’s 52-week range is $10.00 to $12.06, and its 3-month range is $10.00 to $11.34.

The average Wall Street analyst rating for The AES Corporation is Strong Buy, according to the average of 4 analyst scores. Of those analysts, 3 rate stock as a Strong Buy, 1 rate it as Hold, and just no analyst rates it as a Moderate Sell.

Insider Trading Activity for The AES Corporation

Looking at a public company’s insider trading can give great insight into how the stock is performing. The AES Corporation has had 4 insider trades in the last 3 months, including 4 open market buys and 0 sells. Of those insider trades, 48,332 shares of The AES Corporation were purchased and 0 shares were sold. The total number of shares traded in the last 90-day period is 48,332.

Insider trading over the last 12 months, however, paints a different picture. In the last year there have been a total of 35 insider trades, including 11 open market buys and 24 sells. Of those transactions, there were 380,714 shares of AES bought and 157,097 shares sold. The total number of shares traded in the last 12 months is 537,811.

The most recent open market insider trade was Buy of 9,500 shares on a day where the closing price was 10.37. The insider, MILLER BRIAN A, now holds 227,631 shares of AES.

The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by DA SANTOS BERNERD on 04/23/2017, and was a disposition of 4,974 shares with a final price of $11.38. The insider now holds 91,486 shares of The AES Corporation (AES).

Examining Institutional Ownership at The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES)

According to The AES Corporation’s latest 13F filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), institutional ownership is at 93.71%. The total amount of shares outstanding is 660.00 million, giving the company a market capitalization of about 7.23 billion.

There are 524 institutional holders with active positions, accounting for 618.83 million shares in total. Of those holders, 237 had increased positions amounting to 52.66 million shares, 214 had decreased positions amounting to 50.74 million shares, and 73 holders have a held position accounting for 515.42 million shares.

The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: VANGUARD GROUP INC with 75.39 million shares, BLACKROCK INC. with 67.61 million shares, FMR LLC with 33.48 million shares, STATE STREET CORP with 32.82 million shares, and CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS with 24.13 million shares.

According to The AES Corporation (AES) most recent 13F filing, the company has 45 new institutional holders – accounting for 8.99 million shares of its common stock. There were 44 sold out positions, amounting to 5.18 million shares.

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