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Ameren Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.14 (-1.60 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $70.27
50-Day Range
MA: $73.45
52-Week Range
Now: $70.27
Volume2.36 million shs
Average Volume1.72 million shs
Market Capitalization$17.80 billion
P/E Ratio20.55
Dividend Yield2.93%
Ameren Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, 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. As of September 28, 2020, it served approximately 2.4 million electric customers and approximately 900,000 natural gas customers. The company was founded in 1881 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric & other services combined
Year Founded1881



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.91 billion
Cash Flow$7.40 per share
Book Value$33.33 per share


Net Income$828 million


Market Cap$17.80 billion
Next Earnings Date5/10/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.36 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

16th out of 275 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

4th out of 27 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-1.14 (-1.60 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Ameren (NYSE:AEE) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ameren a buy right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ameren in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Ameren stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Ameren?

Wall Street analysts have given Ameren a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Ameren wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Ameren?

Ameren saw a decline in short interest in February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 3,280,000 shares, a decline of 23.7% from the January 28th total of 4,300,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,580,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.1 days.
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When is Ameren's next earnings date?

Ameren is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 10th 2021.
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How were Ameren's earnings last quarter?

Ameren Co. (NYSE:AEE) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 17th. The utilities provider reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.04. Ameren had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.17% and a net margin of 14.70%. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.38 earnings per share.
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How has Ameren's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Ameren's stock was trading at $80.87 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AEE stock has decreased by 13.1% and is now trading at $70.27.
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How often does Ameren pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ameren?

Ameren announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 12th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 10th will be given a dividend of $0.65 per share on Wednesday, March 31st. This represents a $2.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.70%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 9th. This is a positive change from Ameren's previous quarterly dividend of $0.52.
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Is Ameren a good dividend stock?

Ameren pays an annual dividend of $2.06 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.88%. Ameren has been increasing its dividend for 7 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Ameren is 61.49%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Ameren will have a dividend payout ratio of 54.64% next year. This indicates that Ameren will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Ameren issued on next quarter's earnings?

Ameren updated its FY 2021 After-Hours earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 18th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 3.65-3.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.77.

What price target have analysts set for AEE?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Ameren's shares. Their forecasts range from $78.00 to $95.00. On average, they expect Ameren's share price to reach $86.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 22.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Ameren's key executives?

Ameren's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Warner L. Baxter CPA, CPA, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 59, Pay $3.67M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Michael L. Moehn, Exec. VP, CFO, Chairman of Ameren Missouri & Pres of Ameren Services (Age 51, Pay $1.35M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Martin J. Lyons Jr., Chairman & Pres of Ameren Missouri (Age 54, Pay $1.67M)
  • Mr. Fadi M. Diya, Chief Nuclear Officer & Sr. VP of Ameren Missouri (Age 58, Pay $1.13M)
  • Ms. Bhavani Amirthalingam, Sr. VP & Chief Digital Information Officer of Ameren Services (Age 45, Pay $947.87k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Richard J. Mark, Chairman & Pres of Ameren Illinois (Age 65, Pay $1.13M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Bruce A. Steinke, Sr. VP of Fin. & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 60)
  • Andrew Kirk, Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Chonda J. Nwamu Esq., Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 49) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Mark C. Birk, Sr. VP of Customer & Power Operations of Ameren Missouri (Age 56) (LinkedIn Profile)

What is Warner L. Baxter's approval rating as Ameren's CEO?

114 employees have rated Ameren CEO Warner L. Baxter on Glassdoor.com. Warner L. Baxter has an approval rating of 97% among Ameren's employees. This puts Warner L. Baxter in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Ameren's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Ameren own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ameren investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), AT&T (T), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Pfizer (PFE), Verizon Communications (VZ), Altria Group (MO), Cisco Systems (CSCO), PepsiCo (PEP) and Activision Blizzard (ATVI).

What is Ameren's stock symbol?

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

Who are Ameren's major shareholders?

Ameren's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (12.90%), BlackRock Inc. (7.65%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.30%), Northern Trust Corp (1.25%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.23%) and Jennison Associates LLC (0.97%). Company insiders that own Ameren stock include Bruce A Steinke, Fadi M Diya, Gregory L Nelson, Martin J Lyons, Mary P Heger, Michael L Moehn, Richard J Mark, Shawn E Schukar and Warner L Baxter.
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Which major investors are selling Ameren stock?

AEE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Bessemer Group Inc., Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Korea Investment CORP, and Sei Investments Co..
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Which major investors are buying Ameren stock?

AEE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Morgan Stanley, and Alliancebernstein L.P..
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Ameren's stock price today?

One share of AEE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $70.27.

How much money does Ameren make?

Ameren has a market capitalization of $17.80 billion and generates $5.91 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $828 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.35 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Ameren have?

Ameren employs 9,183 workers across the globe.

When was Ameren founded?

Ameren was founded in 1881.

What is Ameren's official website?

The official website for Ameren is www.ameren.com.

Where are Ameren's headquarters?

Ameren is headquartered at 1901 CHOUTEAU AVE MC 1370, ST LOUIS MO, 63103.

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]

This page was last updated on 3/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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