NYSE:AEE - Ameren Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$64.06 +0.45 (+0.71 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 02:19 PM ET)
Previous Close$63.61
Today's Range$63.30 - $64.22
52-Week Range$51.89 - $64.89
Volume131,701 shs
Average Volume1.59 million shs
Market Capitalization$15.32 billion
P/E Ratio22.48
Dividend Yield2.91%
Beta0.27
Ameren logoAmeren Corporation operates as a public utility holding company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois Electric Distribution, Ameren Illinois Natural Gas, and Ameren Transmission. The company engages in the rate-regulated electric generation, transmission, and distribution activities; and rate-regulated natural gas distribution and transmission businesses. It primarily generates electricity through coal, nuclear, and natural gas, as well as renewable sources, such as hydroelectric, methane gas, and solar. The company serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers through a generation capacity of approximately 10,200 megawatts. It serves 2.4 million electric customers and approximately 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area. The company was founded in 1881 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electric & other services combined
Sub-IndustryMulti-Utilities
SectorUtilities
SymbolNYSE:AEE
CUSIP02360810
Phone314-621-3222

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.01
Current Ratio0.62
Quick Ratio0.45

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio22.48
Forward P/E Ratio19.71
P/E Growth2.92

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.18 billion
Price / Sales2.53
Cash Flow$7.0011 per share
Price / Cash9.15
Book Value$30.19 per share
Price / Book2.12

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.83
Net Income$523 million
Net Margins9.85%
Return on Equity10.60%
Return on Assets3.02%

Miscellaneous

Employees8,615
Outstanding Shares244,040,000
Market Cap$15.32 billion

Ameren (NYSE:AEE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ameren's stock symbol?

Ameren trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AEE."

How often does Ameren pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ameren?

Ameren declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 10th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 12th will be given a dividend of $0.4575 per share on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $1.83 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 11th. View Ameren's Dividend History.

How were Ameren's earnings last quarter?

Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE) announced its earnings results on Friday, August, 3rd. The utilities provider reported $0.97 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.18. The utilities provider earned $1.56 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.54 billion. Ameren had a net margin of 9.85% and a return on equity of 10.60%. The business's revenue was up 1.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.79 EPS. View Ameren's Earnings History.

When is Ameren's next earnings date?

Ameren is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Ameren.

What guidance has Ameren issued on next quarter's earnings?

Ameren issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Friday, August, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.15-3.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.04.

What price target have analysts set for AEE?

7 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Ameren's shares. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $66.00. On average, they expect Ameren's stock price to reach $62.8333 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Ameren.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ameren?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ameren in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Ameren.

Who are some of Ameren's key competitors?

Who are Ameren's key executives?

Ameren's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Warner L. Baxter CPA, CPA, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Martin J. Lyons Jr., Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Gregory L. Nelson, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 60)
  • Mr. Richard J. Mark, Chairman & Pres of Ameren Illinois (Age 62)
  • Mr. Michael L. Moehn, Chairman & Pres of Ameren Missouri (Age 48)

Has Ameren been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about AEE stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ameren earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 48.82 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Ameren.

Who are Ameren's major shareholders?

Ameren's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.80%), Bank of Montreal Can (2.04%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.87%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.68%), Millennium Management LLC (1.24%) and Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (1.12%). Company insiders that own Ameren stock include Bruce A Steinke, Gregory L Nelson, Mark C Birk, Mark C Lindgren, Martin J Lyons, Maureen A Borkowski, Walter J Galvin and Warner L Baxter. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ameren.

Which institutional investors are selling Ameren stock?

AEE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Covalis Capital LLP and Keybank National Association OH. Company insiders that have sold Ameren company stock in the last year include Bruce A Steinke, Gregory L Nelson, Mark C Birk, Mark C Lindgren and Martin J Lyons. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ameren.

Which institutional investors are buying Ameren stock?

AEE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Voya Investment Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Advisors Asset Management Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Jennison Associates LLC and Beach Investment Counsel Inc. PA. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ameren.

How do I buy shares of Ameren?

Shares of AEE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ameren's stock price today?

One share of AEE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $64.18.

How big of a company is Ameren?

Ameren has a market capitalization of $15.32 billion and generates $6.18 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $523 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.83 on an earnings per share basis. Ameren employs 8,615 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Ameren?

Ameren's mailing address is 1901 CHOUTEAU AVE MC 1370, ST LOUIS MO, 63103. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 314-621-3222 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ameren (NYSE AEE)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  194 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  336 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  530
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ameren and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AEE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AEE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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