Shares of The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) [Trend Analysis] runs in leading trade, it moving up 1.53% to traded at $11.93. The firm has price volatility of 2.60% for a week and 2.15% for a month. Its beta stands at 1.14 times. AES Corp. (AES) along with Alberta Investment Management Corp. or AIMCo, on behalf of certain of its clients, have agreed to acquire FTP Power LLC (sPower), the largest independent owner, operator and developer of utility scale solar assets in the United States, from Fir Tree Partners and its minority owners, for $853 million in cash, plus the assumption of $724 million in non-recourse debt.
In connection with the transaction, AES and AIMCo will each directly and independently purchase and own slightly below 50% equity interests in sPower. sPower, a Fir Tree portfolio company that the firm capitalized in 2014, owns and operates utility and commercial distributed electrical generation systems across the United States.
The sPower portfolio includes 1,274 MW of solar and wind projects in operation or under construction and a development pipeline of more than 10,000 MW located in the United States. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was 2.40% and monthly performance was 6.04%. The stock price of AES is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 4.05% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 3.43%.
Several matter pinch shares of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) [Trend Analysis], as shares plunging -0.81% to $110.12 with a share volume of 6.17 Million. China’s state-run Zhenhua Oil has signed a preliminary deal with Chevron (CVX.N) to buy the U.S. oil major’s natural gas fields in Bangladesh that are worth about $2 billion, two Beijing-based Chinese oil executives said.
Zhenhua is a subsidiary of China’s defense industry conglomerate NORINCO. A completed deal would mark China’s first major energy investment in the South Asian country, where Beijing is competing with New Delhi and Tokyo for influence. Bangladesh, though, holds the right of first refusal on the assets and could block the transaction. The country, via its national oil company Petrobangla, is keen to buy the gas fields and is talking to international banks to raise financing, according to a banking source familiar with the process. The stock is going forward its 52-week low with 38.32% and moving down from its 52-week high price with -6.58%. To have technical analysis views, liquidity ratio of a company was calculated 0.90 as evaluated with its debt to equity ratio of 0.32. The float short ratio was 1.30%, as compared to sentiment indicator; Short Ratio was 3.77.