The AES Corporation (AES) Moves Lower on Volume Spike for March 19

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The AES Corporation (AES) traded on unusually high volume on Mar. 19, as the stock lost 1.71% to close at $17.84. On the day, The AES Corporation saw 11.3 million shares trade hands on 37,396 trades. Considering that the stock averages only a daily volume of 5.64 million shares a day over the last month, this represents a pretty significant bump in volume over the norm.

Generally speaking, when a stock experiences a sudden spike in trading volume, it may be seen as a bullish signal for investors. An increase in volume means more market awareness for the company, potentially setting up a more meaningful move in stock price. The added volume also provides a level of support and stability for price advances.

The stock has traded between $18.39 and $10.63 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $16.64, and its 200-day SMA $14.50. The AES Corporation has a P/B ratio of 3.69. It also has a P/E ratio of 10.

AES is a global power company with businesses in 15 countries on four continents. It has a portfolio of 100 power plants and its current construction program will increase its net generating capacity to over 35 GW. AES also has majority ownership and operates six electric utilities distributing power to 2.4 million customers in the U.S. and El Salvador. AES is one of the world leaders in utility-scale energy storage in its Fluence joint venture with Siemens.

Headquartered in Arlington, VA, The AES Corporation has 21,000 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Andres R. Gluski.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of The AES Corporation, check out’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for AES.

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