NYSE:AEE - Ameren Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$69.81 -0.63 (-0.89 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$70.44
Today's Range$69.52 - $70.86
52-Week Range$51.89 - $70.95
Volume1.43 million shs
Average Volume1.59 million shs
Market Capitalization$17.06 billion
P/E Ratio24.67
Dividend Yield2.72%
Beta0.18
Ameren 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
Current SymbolNYSE:AEE
Previous Symbol
CUSIP02360810
Phone314-621-3222

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.98
Current Ratio0.64
Quick Ratio0.43

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio24.67
Forward P/E Ratio20.72
P/E Growth3.05

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.18 billion
Price / Sales2.76
Cash Flow$6.8576 per share
Price / Cash Flow10.18
Book Value$30.19 per share
Price / Book2.31

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.83
Net Income$523 million
Net Margins10.95%
Return on Equity11.38%
Return on Assets3.23%

Miscellaneous

Employees8,615
Outstanding Shares244,300,000
Market Cap$17.06 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 12th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 12th will be given a dividend of $0.475 per share on Monday, December 31st. This represents a $1.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.72%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 11th. This is an increase from Ameren's previous quarterly dividend of $0.46. View Ameren's Dividend History.

How were Ameren's earnings last quarter?

Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 31st. The utilities provider reported $1.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.31 by $0.19. The utilities provider earned $1.72 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.82 billion. Ameren had a return on equity of 11.38% and a net margin of 10.95%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up .1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.24 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, February 15th 2019. 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 Wednesday, October, 31st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.35-3.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.26.

What price target have analysts set for AEE?

8 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Ameren's stock. Their predictions range from $61.00 to $71.00. On average, they anticipate Ameren's share price to reach $66.4286 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for Ameren.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ameren?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ameren in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Ameren.

Has Ameren been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about AEE stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ameren earned a coverage optimism score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

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)

Who are Ameren's major shareholders?

Ameren's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc (11.13%), BlackRock Inc. (7.18%), Bank of Montreal Can (2.20%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.90%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.89%) and FMR LLC (1.52%). 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, Michael L Moehn 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 AQR Capital Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Hsbc Holdings PLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. 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, Martin J Lyons and Michael L Moehn. 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 FMR LLC, Bessemer Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Vanguard Group Inc, Renaissance Technologies LLC and LSV Asset Management. 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 $69.81.

How big of a company is Ameren?

Ameren has a market capitalization of $17.06 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.

What is Ameren's official website?

The official website for Ameren is http://www.ameren.com.

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:  216 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  381 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  597
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 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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