Ameren Corporation (AEE) Earns Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.16

Press coverage about Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ameren Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.5513675895674 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. BidaskClub downgraded Ameren Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 1st. Morgan Stanley raised their price target on Ameren Corporation from $56.00 to $57.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) downgraded Ameren Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $51.00 price target for the company. in a research report on Monday, June 26th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Ameren Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, September 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $54.50.

Ameren Corporation (NYSE AEE) opened at 59.15 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $14.35 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.70 and a beta of 0.36. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $59.37 and its 200 day moving average price is $56.69. Ameren Corporation has a 52-week low of $46.84 and a 52-week high of $60.91.

Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 4th. The utilities provider reported $0.79 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.69 by $0.10. Ameren Corporation had a return on equity of 9.57% and a net margin of 11.11%. The company had revenue of $1.54 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.42 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.61 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 7.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that Ameren Corporation will post $2.80 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th were given a dividend of $0.44 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 12th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.98%. Ameren Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 61.54%.

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Several equities analysts have weighed in on the company. BidaskClub downgraded Ameren Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 1st. Morgan Stanley raised their price target on Ameren Corporation from $56.00 to $57.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) downgraded Ameren Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $51.00 price target for the company. in a research report on Monday, June 26th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Ameren Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, September 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $54.50.

Ameren Corporation (NYSE AEE) opened at 59.15 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $14.35 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.70 and a beta of 0.36. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $59.37 and its 200 day moving average price is $56.69. Ameren Corporation has a 52-week low of $46.84 and a 52-week high of $60.91.

Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 4th. The utilities provider reported $0.79 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.69 by $0.10. Ameren Corporation had a return on equity of 9.57% and a net margin of 11.11%. The company had revenue of $1.54 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.42 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.61 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 7.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that Ameren Corporation will post $2.80 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th were given a dividend of $0.44 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 12th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.98%. Ameren Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 61.54%.

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Ameren Corporation Company Profile

Ameren Corporation is a utility holding company. The Company’s subsidiaries include Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois and Ameren Transmission Company (ATXI). It operates through four segments. The Ameren Missouri segment includes all of the operations of Ameren Missouri. The Ameren Illinois Electric Distribution segment consists of the electric distribution business of Ameren Illinois.

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