Market Insight: Ameren Corp. (AEE)’s Notable Gain, Closing at 74.77

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In the latest session, Ameren Corp. (NYSE: AEE) closed at $74.77 up 0.73% from its previous closing price of $74.23. In other words, the price has increased by $0.73 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.39 million shares were traded. AEE stock price reached its highest trading level at $75.16 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $73.945.


For a deeper understanding of Ameren Corp.’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.40 and its Current Ratio is at 0.59. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.50 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.33.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Goldman on April 10, 2024, initiated with a Sell rating and assigned the stock a target price of $73.

On January 04, 2024, BofA Securities Downgraded its rating to Neutral which previously was Buy and also lowered its target price recommendation from $82 to $77.

Insider Transactions:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Mar 14 ’24 when Schukar Shawn E sold 2,330 shares for $71.26 per share. The transaction valued at 166,036 led to the insider holds 56,499 shares of the business.

LYONS MARTIN J sold 7,270 shares of AEE for $513,989 on Mar 04 ’24. The Chairman, President & CEO now owns 246,434 shares after completing the transaction at $70.70 per share. On Mar 04 ’24, another insider, Lindgren Mark C, who serves as the EVP & Chief HR Officer of Sub of the company, sold 1,630 shares for $70.70 each. As a result, the insider received 115,241 and left with 47,883 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, AEE now has a Market Capitalization of 19938914304 and an Enterprise Value of 37166944256. As of this moment, Ameren’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 17.19, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 15.24. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 3.58. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 2.75 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.74. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 5.296 whereas that against EBITDA is 11.611.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, AEE has reached a high of $90.00, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $67.03. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 2.59%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -0.66%.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, AEE has traded an average of 1.67M shares per day and 1674530 over the past ten days. A total of 266.30M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 265.64M. Insiders hold about 0.38% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 79.57% stake in the company. Shares short for AEE as of 1713139200 were 4169550 with a Short Ratio of 2.50, compared to 1710460800 on 4750079. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 4169550 and a Short% of Float of 1.79.

Dividends & Splits

According to the company, the forward annual dividend rate for AEE is 2.56, from 2.56 in the trailing year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.0344874The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 2.7.

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