Ameren Corp Company Profile (NYSE:AEE)

About Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE)

Ameren Corp logoAmeren Corporation is a utility holding company. The Company's subsidiaries include Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois and Ameren Transmission Company (ATXI). It operates through four segments. The Ameren Missouri segment includes all of the operations of Ameren Missouri. The Ameren Illinois Electric Distribution segment consists of the electric distribution business of Ameren Illinois. The Ameren Illinois Natural Gas segment consists of the natural gas business of Ameren Illinois. The ATXI segment consists of the aggregated electric transmission businesses of Ameren Illinois and ATXI. Ameren Missouri operates a rate-regulated electric generation, transmission, and distribution business and a rate-regulated natural gas distribution business in Missouri. Ameren Illinois operates rate-regulated electric distribution, electric transmission and natural gas distribution businesses in Illinois. ATXI operates a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rate-regulated electric transmission business.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Multiline Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Multi-Utilities
  • Symbol: NYSE:AEE
  • CUSIP: 02360810
  • Web: www.ameren.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $14.79 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 242,634,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $59.36
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $56.81
  • 52 Week Range: $46.97 - $61.04
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.74
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.25
  • P/E Growth: 3.55
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $6.06 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.44
  • Book Value: $29.28 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.08
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.76
  • Dividend Yield: 2.9%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $2.44 billion
  • Net Margins: 12.61%
  • Return on Equity: 10.89%
  • Return on Assets: 3.11%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.93%
  • Current Ratio: 0.57%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.38%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.38 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.36
  • Short Ratio: 3.86
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE)

What is Ameren Corp's stock symbol?

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

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

Ameren Corp declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 13th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 13th will be given a dividend of $0.4575 per share on Friday, December 29th. This represents a $1.83 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.00%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 12th. This is a boost from Ameren Corp's previous quarterly dividend of $0.44. View Ameren Corp's Dividend History.

How were Ameren Corp's earnings last quarter?

Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, August, 4th. The company reported $0.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.10. The business earned $1.54 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.42 billion. Ameren Corp had a net margin of 12.61% and a return on equity of 10.89%. Ameren Corp's revenue was up 7.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.61 EPS. View Ameren Corp's Earnings History.

When will Ameren Corp make its next earnings announcement?

Ameren Corp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November, 3rd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Ameren Corp.

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

Ameren Corp updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Friday, August, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.70-2.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.77.

Where is Ameren Corp's stock going? Where will Ameren Corp's stock price be in 2017?

4 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Ameren Corp's shares. Their predictions range from $51.00 to $58.00. On average, they expect Ameren Corp's stock price to reach $55.33 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Ameren Corp.

What are analysts saying about Ameren Corp stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Ameren Corp stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Ameren Corp.'s aging infrastructure may pose risks to system reliability and force it to incur unplanned capital expenditures and operating costs. Stringent environmental regulations and operational risks might be potential growth deterrents. Also its stock is overvalued compared to its historical levels in terms of EV/EBITDA ratio. On the brighter note, the company follows a systematic investment strategy, primarily for growth projects and infrastructure upgrade, which enables it to provide reliable services to customers, besides meeting increasing demand." (10/10/2017)
  • 2. UBS AG analysts commented, "Legislative prospects remain a near-term story (specifically March-April) as the key window for developments on SB190 proposed in Missouri. This could improve investment outlook, in conjunction with construction accounting to limit the drag on earnings from further spend (largely limits lag on related spend). We estimate this could add ~$0.04/sh/yr to 2018E+ as proposed. Bottom line, while Street estimates are already robust, shares could still react well into any positive updates. As such, despite improving sentiment, we see limited positive skew to shares." (2/21/2017)

Who are some of Ameren Corp's key competitors?

Who are Ameren Corp's key executives?

Ameren Corp's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Warner L. Baxter, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Martin J. Lyons Jr., Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Bruce A. Steinke, Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Gregory Lindvedt Nelson, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Catherine S. Brune, Independent Director
  • J. Edward Coleman, Independent Director
  • Ellen M. Fitzsimmons, Independent Director
  • Rafael Flores, Independent Director
  • Walter J. Galvin, Lead Independent Director

How do I buy Ameren Corp stock?

Shares of Ameren Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ameren Corp's stock price today?

One share of Ameren Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $60.95.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ameren Corp (NYSE AEE)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  104 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  256 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  360
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.75)
Consensus Price Target: $55.33 (9.22% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE)
Price Target History for Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE)
Analysts' Ratings History for Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/8/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLowView Rating Details
6/26/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeNeutral -> Sell$51.00MediumView Rating Details
5/25/2017Barclays PLCDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$60.00 -> $58.00LowView Rating Details
10/18/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE)
Earnings by Quarter for Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE)
Earnings History by Quarter for Ameren Corp (NYSE AEE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/3/2017$1.40N/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2017Q2 2017$0.69$0.79$1.42 billion$1.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2017Q1 2017$0.42$0.42$1.46 billion$1.51 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/16/2017Q416$0.15$0.13$1.57 billion$1.36 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2016Q316$1.38$1.52$1.91 billion$1.86 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2016Q216$0.52$0.61$1.45 billion$1.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q116$0.38$0.43$1.51 billion$1.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2016Q415$0.16$0.12$1.51 billion$1.31 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2015Q315$1.31$1.41$1.78 billion$1.83 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2015Q215$0.61$0.58$1.44 billion$1.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q1$0.35$0.45$1.54 billion$1.56 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q4$0.14$0.19$1.44 billion$1.37 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q3$1.24$1.20$1.67 billion$1.67 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q114$0.57$0.62$1.40 billion$1.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q1$0.32$0.40$1.48 billion$1.59 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2014Q413$0.12$0.19$1.34 billion$1.32 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$1.23$1.25$1.87 billion$1.64 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.49$0.44$1.50 billion$1.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.28$0.22$1.63 billion$1.48 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/20/2013Q4 2012$0.20$0.14$1.76 billion$1.51 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2012Q312$1.40$1.33$2.14 billion$2.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.62$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2012$0.21$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$0.15$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2011$1.27$1.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.63$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.37$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2011$0.23$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.42$0.42$0.42
Q2 20171$0.80$0.80$0.80
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE)
Next Dividend:12/29/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.76
Dividend Yield:2.89%
Dividend Growth:2.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:61.54% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
62.86% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
58.47% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE)

Dividend History by Quarter for Ameren Corp (NYSE AEE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
10/13/2017quarterly$0.463.02%12/12/201712/13/201712/29/2017
8/11/2017quarterly$0.443.01%9/12/20179/13/20179/29/2017
4/28/2017quarterly$0.443.24%6/12/20176/14/20176/30/2017
2/10/2017quarterly$0.443.32%3/10/20173/14/20173/31/2017
10/14/2016quarterly$0.443.65%12/5/201612/7/201612/30/2016
8/12/2016quarterly$0.433.37%9/6/20169/8/20169/30/2016
4/29/2016quarterly$0.433.53%6/6/20166/8/20166/30/2016
2/12/2016quarterly$0.433.73%3/7/20163/9/20163/31/2016
10/9/2015quarterly$0.433.89%12/7/201512/9/201512/31/2015
8/14/2015quarterly$0.413.78%9/8/20159/10/20159/30/2015
7/31/2015quarterly$0.149/9/201510/2/2015
4/24/2015quarterly$0.413.91%6/8/20156/10/20156/30/2015
2/13/2015quarterly$0.413.94%3/9/20153/11/20153/31/2015
10/10/2014quarterly$0.414.1%12/8/201412/10/201412/31/2014
8/8/2014quarterly$0.404.21%9/8/20149/10/20149/30/2014
4/24/2014quarterly$0.403.85%6/9/20146/11/20146/30/2014
2/14/2014quarterly$0.404.11%3/10/20143/12/20143/31/2014
10/11/2013quarterly$0.404.5%12/9/201312/11/201312/31/2013
8/9/2013quarterly$0.404.55%9/9/20139/11/20139/30/2013
4/23/2013quarterly$0.404.43%6/10/20136/12/20136/28/2013
2/8/2013quarterly$0.404.87%3/11/20133/13/20133/29/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.38%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 69.78%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/9/2017Warner L BaxterChairmanSell13,310$56.23$748,421.30View SEC Filing  
3/1/2017Mark C LindgrenSVPSell1,024$54.24$55,541.76View SEC Filing  
3/1/2017Martin J LyonsVPSell1,320$54.32$71,702.40View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017Maureen A BorkowskiInsiderSell3,850$52.08$200,508.00View SEC Filing  
9/7/2016Walter J. GalvinDirectorSell36,989$49.94$1,847,230.66View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Bruce A SteinkeSVPSell3,000$50.82$152,460.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2016Mark C LindgrenSVPSell3,500$50.34$176,190.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Richard J MarkInsiderSell9,300$48.89$454,677.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014Walter J GalvinDirectorBuy9,188$39.18$359,985.84View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Charles NaslundVPSell1,920$39.26$75,379.20View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Fadi DiyaSVPSell2,000$39.26$78,520.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE)
Latest Headlines for Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoAmeren Corp (AEE) & Its Competitors Financial Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 17 at 6:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmeren (AEE) Rewards Shareholders With Dividend Hike of 4%
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 4:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Ameren Corporation (AEE) & Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 16 at 10:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Comparison: Ameren Corporation (AEE) vs. The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 15 at 12:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Comparison: Ameren Corporation (AEE) versus The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 15 at 10:20 AM
streetinsider.com logoAmeren Corp (AEE) Raises Quarterly Dividend 4% to $0.4575; 3% Yield - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - October 14 at 3:26 PM
prnewswire.com logoAmeren Corporation Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - October 14 at 1:36 AM
streetinsider.com logoAmeren Corp (AEE) Raises Quarterly Dividend 4% to $0.4575; 3% Yield
www.streetinsider.com - October 13 at 8:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmeren Corporation Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 8:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAmeren Corporation (AEE) Raises Dividend to $0.46 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 13 at 4:22 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAmeren Corp declares $0.4575 dividend
seekingalpha.com - October 13 at 3:59 PM
reuters.com logoThe U.S. solar industry's new growth region: Trump country
www.reuters.com - October 12 at 4:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Ameren Corporation (AEE) and Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 11 at 6:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIBD Rating Upgrades: Ameren Flashes Improved Price Strength
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 4:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmeren Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:AEE) : October 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 4:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAmeren Corporation (AEE) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 11 at 2:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmeren Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AEE-US : October 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 10 at 4:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAmeren Corporation (AEE) & Black Hills Corporation (BKH) Financial Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 7 at 4:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmeren Corporation Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Webcast Nov. 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 5 at 12:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$1.37 Earnings Per Share Expected for Ameren Corporation (AEE) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 5 at 12:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmeren Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AEE-US : September 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 3:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThis Dividend-Rich Utility Stock Has Climbed 10% Since IBD Covered It In April
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 3:19 PM
nasdaq.com logoThursday Sector Leaders: Materials, Utilities
www.nasdaq.com - September 28 at 4:09 PM
bizjournals.com logoAmeren to invest $1 billion in wind, solar generation
www.bizjournals.com - September 27 at 8:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Ameren Corporation (AEE) and Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 27 at 6:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Review: Ameren Corporation (AEE) vs. Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 25 at 4:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate Ameren Corporation (AEE) Will Announce Earnings of $1.37 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 6:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAmeren Corporation (AEE) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 3:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDividend Coverage: This Electric Utility has a Dividend Yield of 2.94%; Will Trade Ex-Dividend on September 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 4:18 PM
nasdaq.com logoAmeren Corporation (AEE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 12, 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 11 at 4:07 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAmeren Corporation (AEE) Presents At Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - September 8 at 3:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAmeren Corporation (AEE) Receives Equal Weight Rating from Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 8 at 1:16 PM
nasdaq.com logoUtility Industry Outlook - September 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 7 at 8:30 PM
nasdaq.com logoAmeren (AEE) Up 4.1% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue? - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 7 at 1:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Survey: Ameren Corporation (AEE) versus PPL Corporation (PPL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 6 at 4:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmeren (AEE) Up 4.1% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue?
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 3:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFinal route selected for Mark Twain Transmission Project
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 3:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmeren to try again for Missouri approval of new power line
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 3:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAvista (AVA) Files Electric IRP, Focuses on Clean Energy
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 4:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Ameren Corp. : August 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 8:28 PM
nasdaq.com logoThursday Sector Laggards: Utilities, Financial - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 31 at 3:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Comparison: PPL Corporation (PPL) versus Ameren Corporation (AEE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 2:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPinnacle West Hits 52-Week High on New Rates Implementation
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 3:53 PM
nasdaq.com logoAmeren (AEE) Scales a New 52-Week High on Strong Q2 Results - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 28 at 8:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDuke Energy Requests Rate Hike to Boost Service Reliability
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 3:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmeren Corp. :AEE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 3:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmeren (AEE) Scales a New 52-Week High on Strong Q2 Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 3:41 PM
nasdaq.com logoCommit To Buy Ameren Corp At $55, Earn 3.5% Annualized Using Options - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 23 at 3:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCMS Energy Commences $610M Saginaw Pipeline Renewal Project
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 3:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDynegy Issues $850M Notes to Refinance Debt & Repay Loan
finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 4:09 PM

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