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NYSE:AEEAmeren Stock Price, Forecast & News

-2.92 (-4.07 %)
(As of 04/5/2020 02:53 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $68.75
50-Day Range
MA: $78.66
52-Week Range
Now: $68.75
Volume2.18 million shs
Average Volume2.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.96 billion
P/E Ratio20.52
Dividend Yield2.76%
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. As of March 4, 2019, it served approximately 1.2 million electric customers and approximately 130,000 natural gas customers in central and eastern Missouri. The company was founded in 1881 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.35 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric & other services combined



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.91 billion
Cash Flow$7.51 per share
Book Value$33.33 per share


Net Income$828 million


Market Cap$16.96 billion
Next Earnings Date5/14/2020 (Estimated)

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Ameren (NYSE:AEE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Ameren's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Ameren's stock was trading at $80.87 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AEE stock has decreased by 15.0% and is now trading at $68.75. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Ameren?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ameren in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Ameren.

When is Ameren's next earnings date?

Ameren is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 14th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Ameren.

How were Ameren's earnings last quarter?

Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 26th. The utilities provider reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.07. The utilities provider earned $1.32 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.64 billion. Ameren had a net margin of 14.01% and a return on equity of 10.29%. The firm's revenue was down 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.28 earnings per share. View Ameren's earnings history.

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

Ameren declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 13th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.495 per share on Tuesday, March 31st. This represents a $1.98 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 10th. View Ameren's dividend history.

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

Ameren issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.40-$3.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.46.

What price target have analysts set for AEE?

14 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Ameren's stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $95.00. On average, they expect Ameren's stock price to reach $82.91 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Ameren.

Has Ameren been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about AEE stock has been trending very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ameren earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutAmeren.

Are investors shorting Ameren?

Ameren saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 13,446,900 shares, an increase of 7.1% from the February 27th total of 12,560,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,800,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 7.5 days. Currently, 5.5% of the company's shares are sold short. View Ameren's Current Options Chain.

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), AT&T (T), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Altria Group (MO), Verizon Communications (VZ), PepsiCo (PEP), Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI), Diebold Nixdorf (DBD), Pfizer (PFE) and Philip Morris International (PM).

Who are Ameren's key executives?

Ameren's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Warner L. Baxter C.P.A., CPA, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Martin J. Lyons Jr., Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Gregory L. Nelson, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Richard J. Mark, Chairman & Pres of Ameren Illinois (Age 63)
  • Mr. Michael L. Moehn, Chairman & Pres of Ameren Missouri (Age 49)

What is Ameren's stock symbol?

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

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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Ameren's stock price today?

One share of AEE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $68.75.

How big of a company is Ameren?

Ameren has a market capitalization of $16.96 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. Ameren employs 9,323 workers across the globe. View additional information about Ameren.

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]

This page was last updated on 4/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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