faq

Frequently Asked Questions

What does AES do?

AES is a global power company with generation and distribution businesses. We apply our development, construction and operational expertise across our global business platform to provide affordable and sustainable power in 17 countries.

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What does AES stand for?

The company was originally founded as Applied Energy Services, which was later contracted to AES. Today the company’s legal name is The AES Corporation.

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How many employees does AES have?

AES has approximately 21,000 employees worldwide.

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When did AES go public?

AES went public on June 25, 1991.

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Where is AES common stock listed?

AES common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: AES).

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What is the CUSIP number for AES common stock?

The CUSIP number for AES common stock is 00130H-10-5.

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Does AES have a dividend reinvestment program?

AES does not currently have a dividend reinvestment program.

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Can I buy stock directly from AES?

AES shares must be purchased through a brokerage firm.

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Who is the transfer agent for AES common stock? How do I contact them?

Computershare is AES’ transfer agent for AES common stock. The contact information for Computershare is as follows:

Mailing addresses
Shareholder correspondence should be mailed to:
Computershare
P.O. BOX 30170
College Station, TX 77842-3170

Overnight correspondence should be sent to:
Computershare
211 Quality Circle, Suite 210
College Station, TX 77845

Shareholder website
www.computershare.com/investor

Shareholder online inquiries
https://www-us.computershare.com/investor/Contact

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Who can help me regarding lost or missing stock certificates for shares I own directly?

This information is handled by our stock transfer agent, Computershare. The contact information for Computershare is as follows:

Mailing addresses 
Shareholder correspondence should be mailed to: 
Computershare 
P.O. BOX 30170
College Station, TX 77842-3170

Overnight correspondence should be sent to: 
Computershare 
211 Quality Circle, Suite 210
College Station, TX 77845

Shareholder website 
www.computershare.com/investor

Shareholder online inquiries 
https://www-us.computershare.com/investor/Contact

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Who should I contact to transfer my stock certificates or to change my address on record?

Please contact our stock transfer agent, Computershare. The contact information for Computershare is as follows:

Mailing addresses 
Shareholder correspondence should be mailed to: 
Computershare 
P.O. BOX 30170
College Station, TX 77842-3170

Overnight correspondence should be sent to: 
Computershare 
211 Quality Circle, Suite 210
College Station, TX 77845

Shareholder website 
www.computershare.com/investor

Shareholder online inquiries 
https://www-us.computershare.com/investor/Contact

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Where can I get historical stock prices for AES common stock?

Historical stock prices for AES common stock are available on the Historical Price Lookup page in the Stock Data section of our website.

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Has AES stock split?

Since AES went public in 1991 there have been three stock splits as follows:

  • 3 for 2 stock split on January 15, 1994
  • 2 for 1 stock split on July 29, 1997
  • 2 for 1 stock split on June 1, 2000
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When is the next Annual Meeting of Stockholders?

The 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of The AES Corporation will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2016, at 9:30 a.m. Eastern, at the Residence Inn Arlington Ballston, 650 North Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22203.

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How many AES common shares are outstanding?

The number of shares outstanding of AES' common stock, par value $0.01 per share on February 18, 2016, was 659,733,335.

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Where can I get the cost basis of former IPALCO shareholder holdings?

AES Investor Relations does not have access to the historical information for IPALCO shareholdings. Please contact IPL at 317-261-5490.

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What were the terms of AES' acquisition of IPALCO?

On March 27, 2001, IPALCO has became a wholly-owned subsidiary of AES through an exchange of shares where each outstanding share of IPALCO common stock was exchanged for 0.463 shares of AES' common stock.

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Where can I get the cost basis of former DPL Inc. shareholder holdings?

AES Investor Relations does not have access to the historical information for DPL Inc. shareholdings. This information is available through our stock transfer agent, Computershare. Their contact details are provided above.

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What were the terms of AES’ acquisition of DPL Inc.?

On November 28, 2011, DPL Inc. became a wholly-owned subsidiary of AES through a cash transaction where each outstanding share of DPL Inc. common stock was purchased for $30.

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Can I get a debt maturity schedule of AES' Recourse (Corporate) and Non-Recourse (Subsidiary) Debt?

An electronic copy of AES' Recourse (Corporate) debt schedule is available here: AES' Recourse Debt & Trust Preferred Scheduled Maturities Summary.

An electronic copy of AES’ Non-Recourse (Subsidiary) debt schedule is available here: AES' Non-Recourse Debt Maturity Summary.

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How can I obtain AES' Summary Annual Report, Form 10-K, 10-Q or Proxy Statement?

You can view all AES' SEC filings on the SEC Documents page of our website. Additionally you can download an AES' Investor Kit and order hard copies of these documents on the Order Publications page of our website.

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Who is AES' independent accountant?

Ernst & Young serves as AES' independent accountant.

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Do you have any additional questions that has not been answered?

You can contact AES Investor Relations at 703-682-6399 or by email at invest@aes.com. Please refer to the Contact Investor Relations page of the website for more details.

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Contact Investor Relations

Please contact the AES Investor Relations Team with any questions:

The AES Corporation Investor Relations 4300 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22203 703-682-6399 invest@aes.com
Ahmed Pasha Vice President Investor Relations 703-682-6451 ahmed.pasha@aes.com
Vincent Sipowicz Director Investor Relations 703-682-6476 vincent.sipowicz@aes.com
Amy Ackerman Manager Investor Relations 703-682-6399 amy.ackerman@aes.com