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NYSE:AEE

Ameren - AEE Stock Forecast, Price & News

$97.35
+0.65 (+0.67%)
(As of 08/19/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$96.48
$97.53
50-Day Range
$81.39
$96.70
52-Week Range
$80.27
$99.20
Volume
1.38 million shs
Average Volume
1.36 million shs
Market Capitalization
$25.15 billion
P/E Ratio
24.96
Dividend Yield
2.44%
Price Target
$96.75

Ameren MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
0.6% Downside
$96.75 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.06% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-7.70
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.35mentions of Ameren in the last 14 days
Based on 25 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$5.81 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
6.60%
From $4.09 to $4.36 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.36 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

24th out of 87 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

4th out of 19 stocks

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About Ameren (NYSE:AEE) Stock

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, wind, methane gas, and solar. The company serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers. Ameren Corporation was founded in 1881 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

Ameren Stock Up 0.3 %

Shares of NYSE:AEE traded up $0.25 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $96.95. 9,534 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,138,796. Ameren has a twelve month low of $80.27 and a twelve month high of $99.20. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.30, a quick ratio of 0.50 and a current ratio of 0.67. The company has a market cap of $25.05 billion, a PE ratio of 24.79, a P/E/G ratio of 3.27 and a beta of 0.35. The firm's fifty day moving average price is $89.13 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $90.53.

Ameren (NYSE:AEE - Get Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 4th. The utilities provider reported $0.80 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.87 by ($0.07). Ameren had a return on equity of 10.19% and a net margin of 14.49%. The firm had revenue of $1.73 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.52 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.80 EPS. The business's quarterly revenue was up 17.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Ameren will post 4.09 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Ameren Announces Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 7th will be issued a $0.59 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 6th. This represents a $2.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.43%. Ameren's dividend payout ratio is currently 60.51%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

AEE has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Mizuho dropped their target price on Ameren from $95.00 to $92.00 and set a "neutral" rating on the stock in a report on Friday, July 8th. Morgan Stanley raised their price objective on Ameren from $87.00 to $94.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a report on Thursday, July 21st. UBS Group downgraded shares of Ameren from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and increased their target price for the stock from $94.00 to $96.00 in a research note on Thursday, June 30th. Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on shares of Ameren in a research note on Monday, April 25th. They set an "outperform" rating and a $104.00 target price for the company. Finally, Barclays decreased their target price on shares of Ameren from $99.00 to $91.00 and set an "equal weight" rating for the company in a research note on Monday, July 18th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $96.75.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other Ameren news, CFO Michael L. Moehn sold 2,630 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $95.32, for a total value of $250,691.60. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 148,060 shares in the company, valued at approximately $14,113,079.20. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. In other news, insider Mark C. Birk sold 4,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $93.90, for a total value of $375,600.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 80,541 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $7,562,799.90. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CFO Michael L. Moehn sold 2,630 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $95.32, for a total transaction of $250,691.60. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 148,060 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $14,113,079.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 60,630 shares of company stock worth $5,658,552 in the last quarter. 0.52% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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AEE Stock News Headlines

AEE Crosses Above Average Analyst Target
Ameren Co. (NYSE:AEE) Chairman Sells $5,032,260.00 in Stock
Ameren Corp Q2 sales increase
Ameren Announces Second Quarter 2022 Results
Ameren (AEE) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
Ameren (NYSE:AEE) Price Target Raised to $94.00
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AEE Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/30 Dividend
6/07/2022
Dividend Payable
6/30/2022
Last Earnings
8/04/2022
Today
8/19/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/30 Dividend
9/06/2022
Dividend Payable
9/30/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/02/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electric & other services combined
Sub-Industry
Multi-Utilities
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
02360810
Employees
9,116
Year Founded
1997

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$96.75
High Stock Price Forecast
$104.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$91.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-0.6%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$990 million
Pretax Margin
17.00%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.39 billion
Cash Flow
$9.00 per share
Book Value
$38.74 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
257,027,000
Market Cap
$25.15 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.35

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Warner L. Baxter CPAMr. Warner L. Baxter CPA (Age 60)
    CPA, Exec. Chairman
    Comp: $3.68M
  • Mr. Martin J. Lyons Jr.Mr. Martin J. Lyons Jr. (Age 55)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.65M
  • Mr. Michael L. MoehnMr. Michael L. Moehn (Age 52)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.56M
  • Mr. Fadi M. DiyaMr. Fadi M. Diya (Age 59)
    Chief Nuclear Officer & Sr. VP of Ameren Missouri
    Comp: $1.07M
  • Ms. Theresa A. Shaw (Age 49)
    Sr. VP of Fin., Chief Accounting Officer
  • Andrew Kirk
    Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Chonda Jordan Nwamu Esq. (Age 50)
    Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.
  • Mr. Bruce A. Steinke (Age 61)
    Sr. VP & Chief Transformation Officer
  • Mr. Mark C. LindgrenMr. Mark C. Lindgren (Age 54)
    Sr. VP of Corp. Communications & Chief HR Officer of Ameren Services
  • Ms. Gwendolyn Goosby Mizell (Age 60)
    Chief Sustainability Officer & Diversity Officer













AEE Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Ameren stock right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ameren in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" AEE shares.
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What is Ameren's stock price forecast for 2022?

8 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Ameren's stock. Their AEE share price forecasts range from $91.00 to $104.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $96.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.6%.
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How have AEE shares performed in 2022?

Ameren's stock was trading at $89.01 at the start of the year. Since then, AEE shares have increased by 9.4% and is now trading at $97.35.
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Are investors shorting Ameren?

Ameren saw a decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,750,000 shares, a decline of 10.1% from the July 15th total of 3,060,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,460,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days.
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When is Ameren's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 2nd 2022.
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How were Ameren's earnings last quarter?

Ameren Co. (NYSE:AEE) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 4th. The utilities provider reported $0.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.07. The utilities provider earned $1.73 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.52 billion. Ameren had a net margin of 14.49% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.19%. The firm's revenue was up 17.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.80 earnings per share.
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How often does Ameren pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ameren?

Ameren declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 12th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 7th will be given a dividend of $0.59 per share on Friday, September 30th. This represents a $2.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 6th.
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Is Ameren a good dividend stock?

Ameren (NYSE:AEE) pays an annual dividend of $2.36 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.44%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 9 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 60.51%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AEE will have a dividend payout ratio of 54.13% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for AEE.

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

Ameren updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 18th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.95-$4.15 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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

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

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (8.16%), State Street Corp (5.45%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.10%), Deutsche Bank AG (2.47%), Pictet Asset Management SA (1.47%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.97%). Insiders that own company stock include Chonda J Nwamu, Fadi M Diya, Mark C Birk, Mark C Lindgren, Martin J Lyons, Michael L Moehn, Rafael Flores, Richard J Mark, Richard J Mark, Shawn E Schukar and Warner L Baxter.
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How do I buy shares of Ameren?

Shares of AEE stock 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 $97.35.

How much money does Ameren make?

Ameren (NYSE:AEE) has a market capitalization of $25.15 billion and generates $6.39 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $990 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.90 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Ameren have?

The company employs 9,116 workers across the globe.

Does Ameren have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Ameren: ATX East LLC, ATX Southwest LLC, Ameren Accelerator Investments LLC, Ameren Development Company, Ameren EIP Investment LLC, Ameren Illinois Company, Ameren Services Company, Ameren Transmission Company LLC, Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois, AmerenEnergy Medina Valley Cogen L.L.C., Central Illinois Light Company, Fuelco LLC, Illinois Power, Lucky Corridor LLC, Missouri Central Railroad Company, Mora Line LLC, QST Enterprises Inc., STARS Alliance LLC, and Union Electric Company (d/b/a Ameren Missouri).
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When was Ameren founded?

Ameren was founded in 1997.

How can I contact Ameren?

Ameren's mailing address is 1901 CHOUTEAU AVE MC 1370, ST LOUIS MO, 63103. The official website for the company is www.ameren.com. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at (314) 621-3222, via email at invest@ameren.com, or via fax at 314-621-2888.

This page (NYSE:AEE) was last updated on 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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