NYSE:AEE

Ameren Competitors

$83.20
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$82.80
Now: $83.20
$83.22
50-Day Range
$70.27
MA: $77.55
$82.67
52-Week Range
$66.33
Now: $83.20
$86.90
Volume1,393 shs
Average Volume1.66 million shs
Market Capitalization$21.25 billion
P/E Ratio24.33
Dividend Yield2.73%
Beta0.19

Competitors

Ameren (NYSE:AEE) Vs. D, SRE, PEG, WEC, DTE, and ED

Should you be buying AEE stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "multi-utilities" are considered alternatives and competitors to Ameren, including Dominion Energy (D), Sempra Energy (SRE), Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG), WEC Energy Group (WEC), DTE Energy (DTE), and Consolidated Edison (ED).

Ameren (NYSE:AEE) and Dominion Energy (NYSE:D) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Ameren and Dominion Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ameren14.70%10.17%2.86%
Dominion Energy0.10%12.19%3.40%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Ameren and Dominion Energy's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ameren$5.91 billion3.60$828 million$3.3524.84
Dominion Energy$16.57 billion3.78$1.36 billion$4.2418.34

Dominion Energy has higher revenue and earnings than Ameren. Dominion Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ameren, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Ameren and Dominion Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ameren03502.63
Dominion Energy041002.71

Ameren presently has a consensus target price of $86.3750, indicating a potential upside of 3.82%. Dominion Energy has a consensus target price of $83.2308, indicating a potential upside of 7.04%. Given Dominion Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Dominion Energy is more favorable than Ameren.

Risk & Volatility

Ameren has a beta of 0.19, indicating that its stock price is 81% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dominion Energy has a beta of 0.3, indicating that its stock price is 70% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Ameren pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Dominion Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Ameren pays out 65.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Dominion Energy pays out 59.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Ameren has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years and Dominion Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Dominion Energy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

75.5% of Ameren shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.1% of Dominion Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Ameren shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Dominion Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Dominion Energy beats Ameren on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) and Ameren (NYSE:AEE) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Sempra Energy and Ameren's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Sempra Energy34.85%11.02%3.40%
Ameren14.70%10.17%2.86%

Risk and Volatility

Sempra Energy has a beta of 0.6, meaning that its stock price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ameren has a beta of 0.19, meaning that its stock price is 81% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Sempra Energy and Ameren's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sempra Energy$10.83 billion3.80$2.20 billion$6.7820.07
Ameren$5.91 billion3.60$828 million$3.3524.84

Sempra Energy has higher revenue and earnings than Ameren. Sempra Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ameren, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Sempra Energy and Ameren, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Sempra Energy06602.50
Ameren03502.63

Sempra Energy currently has a consensus price target of $144.5455, suggesting a potential upside of 6.24%. Ameren has a consensus price target of $86.3750, suggesting a potential upside of 3.82%. Given Sempra Energy's higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Sempra Energy is more favorable than Ameren.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

83.8% of Sempra Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.5% of Ameren shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Sempra Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Ameren shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Sempra Energy pays an annual dividend of $4.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Ameren pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Sempra Energy pays out 64.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Ameren pays out 65.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Sempra Energy has raised its dividend for 10 consecutive years and Ameren has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years. Sempra Energy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Sempra Energy beats Ameren on 14 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ameren (NYSE:AEE) and Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, profitability, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Risk and Volatility

Ameren has a beta of 0.19, meaning that its share price is 81% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Public Service Enterprise Group has a beta of 0.49, meaning that its share price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Ameren and Public Service Enterprise Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ameren03502.63
Public Service Enterprise Group03802.73

Ameren currently has a consensus price target of $86.3750, suggesting a potential upside of 3.82%. Public Service Enterprise Group has a consensus price target of $65.20, suggesting a potential upside of 3.99%. Given Public Service Enterprise Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Public Service Enterprise Group is more favorable than Ameren.

Profitability

This table compares Ameren and Public Service Enterprise Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ameren14.70%10.17%2.86%
Public Service Enterprise Group19.74%11.30%3.58%

Dividends

Ameren pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Public Service Enterprise Group pays an annual dividend of $2.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Ameren pays out 65.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Public Service Enterprise Group pays out 62.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Ameren has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years and Public Service Enterprise Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Public Service Enterprise Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

75.5% of Ameren shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.6% of Public Service Enterprise Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Ameren shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Public Service Enterprise Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Ameren and Public Service Enterprise Group's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ameren$5.91 billion3.60$828 million$3.3524.84
Public Service Enterprise Group$10.08 billion3.14$1.69 billion$3.2819.12

Public Service Enterprise Group has higher revenue and earnings than Ameren. Public Service Enterprise Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ameren, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Public Service Enterprise Group beats Ameren on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) and Ameren (NYSE:AEE) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for WEC Energy Group and Ameren, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
WEC Energy Group34402.09
Ameren03502.63

WEC Energy Group currently has a consensus price target of $93.8182, indicating a potential downside of 0.85%. Ameren has a consensus price target of $86.3750, indicating a potential upside of 3.82%. Given Ameren's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Ameren is more favorable than WEC Energy Group.

Profitability

This table compares WEC Energy Group and Ameren's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WEC Energy Group16.26%11.36%3.37%
Ameren14.70%10.17%2.86%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

73.1% of WEC Energy Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.5% of Ameren shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of WEC Energy Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Ameren shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

WEC Energy Group pays an annual dividend of $2.71 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Ameren pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. WEC Energy Group pays out 75.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Ameren pays out 65.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. WEC Energy Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Ameren has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares WEC Energy Group and Ameren's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WEC Energy Group$7.52 billion3.97$1.14 billion$3.5826.43
Ameren$5.91 billion3.60$828 million$3.3524.84

WEC Energy Group has higher revenue and earnings than Ameren. Ameren is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than WEC Energy Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

WEC Energy Group has a beta of 0.18, indicating that its stock price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ameren has a beta of 0.19, indicating that its stock price is 81% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

WEC Energy Group beats Ameren on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ameren (NYSE:AEE) and DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Dividends

Ameren pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. DTE Energy pays an annual dividend of $4.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. Ameren pays out 65.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. DTE Energy pays out 68.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Ameren has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years and DTE Energy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Volatility and Risk

Ameren has a beta of 0.19, indicating that its stock price is 81% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DTE Energy has a beta of 0.55, indicating that its stock price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

75.5% of Ameren shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of DTE Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Ameren shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of DTE Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Ameren and DTE Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ameren14.70%10.17%2.86%
DTE Energy11.30%11.43%3.18%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Ameren and DTE Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ameren03502.63
DTE Energy05902.64

Ameren currently has a consensus price target of $86.3750, suggesting a potential upside of 3.82%. DTE Energy has a consensus price target of $132.50, suggesting a potential downside of 4.47%. Given Ameren's higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Ameren is more favorable than DTE Energy.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Ameren and DTE Energy's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ameren$5.91 billion3.60$828 million$3.3524.84
DTE Energy$12.67 billion2.12$1.17 billion$6.3022.02

DTE Energy has higher revenue and earnings than Ameren. DTE Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ameren, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

DTE Energy beats Ameren on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Consolidated Edison (NYSE:ED) and Ameren (NYSE:AEE) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Consolidated Edison and Ameren's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Consolidated Edison$12.57 billion2.08$1.34 billion$4.3717.46
Ameren$5.91 billion3.60$828 million$3.3524.84

Consolidated Edison has higher revenue and earnings than Ameren. Consolidated Edison is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ameren, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Consolidated Edison pays an annual dividend of $3.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Ameren pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Consolidated Edison pays out 70.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Ameren pays out 65.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Consolidated Edison has increased its dividend for 47 consecutive years and Ameren has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years. Consolidated Edison is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Consolidated Edison and Ameren, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Consolidated Edison56101.67
Ameren03502.63

Consolidated Edison presently has a consensus target price of $75.00, suggesting a potential downside of 1.70%. Ameren has a consensus target price of $86.3750, suggesting a potential upside of 3.82%. Given Ameren's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Ameren is more favorable than Consolidated Edison.

Volatility and Risk

Consolidated Edison has a beta of 0.11, indicating that its share price is 89% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ameren has a beta of 0.19, indicating that its share price is 81% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

62.4% of Consolidated Edison shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.5% of Ameren shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Consolidated Edison shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Ameren shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Consolidated Edison and Ameren's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Consolidated Edison11.06%7.77%2.43%
Ameren14.70%10.17%2.86%

Summary

Ameren beats Consolidated Edison on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


Ameren Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Dominion Energy logo
D
Dominion Energy
1.9$77.76+0.4%$62.40 billion$16.57 billion-3,888.00
Sempra Energy logo
SRE
Sempra Energy
2.3$136.05+0.4%$41.00 billion$10.83 billion10.55Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
Public Service Enterprise Group logo
PEG
Public Service Enterprise Group
1.8$62.70+0.2%$31.73 billion$10.08 billion16.63Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
WEC Energy Group logo
WEC
WEC Energy Group
1.5$94.62+0.7%$29.65 billion$7.52 billion25.57Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
DTE Energy logo
DTE
DTE Energy
2.1$138.70+0.0%$26.87 billion$12.67 billion19.65Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Consolidated Edison logo
ED
Consolidated Edison
2.4$76.30+0.2%$26.10 billion$12.57 billion18.89Analyst Revision
PG&E logo
PCG
PG&E
1.3$11.73+0.5%$23.40 billion$17.13 billion-1.18
CMS Energy logo
CMS
CMS Energy
2.1$62.63+0.7%$18.00 billion$6.85 billion23.37Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
CenterPoint Energy logo
CNP
CenterPoint Energy
1.7$23.72+0.0%$13.08 billion$12.30 billion-12.16
NiSource logo
NI
NiSource
1.6$25.21+0.2%$9.90 billion$5.21 billion-31.91Unusual Options Activity
Gap Down
MDU Resources Group logo
MDU
MDU Resources Group
1.9$32.40+0.4%$6.49 billion$5.34 billion17.42
Avista logo
AVA
Avista
1.4$47.92+0.4%$3.31 billion$1.35 billion26.48Analyst Revision
Black Hills logo
BKH
Black Hills
2.0$69.54+0.1%$49.48 million$1.73 billion19.59
This page was last updated on 4/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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