Is Ameren Corporation (AEE) a Buy? The Stock Reaches All-Time High Today

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.08, from 1.1 in 2018Q3. It is negative, as 40 investors sold Ameren Corporation shares while 147 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 133 raised stakes. 176.10 million shares or 3.03% more from 170.93 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported.
Moreover, Texas Yale has 0.02% invested in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE). Netherlands-based Apg Asset Mgmt Nv has invested 0.1% in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE). Caxton Associate Ltd Partnership holds 1.21% or 117,416 shares. Lifeplan Finance Group Inc Incorporated reported 0.08% of its portfolio in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE). Whittier Co has 1,700 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Highlander Mgmt Lc holds 0.01% or 150 shares in its portfolio. Axa holds 4,643 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Amp Cap Invsts accumulated 115,613 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Guardian Life Comm Of America holds 693 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Tci Wealth Advsrs owns 222 shares. 113,055 are owned by Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio. Keybank Association Oh owns 387,510 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. 598,699 were reported by First Tru Advisors Lp. Vanguard Group invested in 0.08% or 28.68 million shares. Nomura Asset, a Japan-based fund reported 56,569 shares.

Since November 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $1.24 million activity. MOEHN MICHAEL L sold $552,000 worth of stock.

The stock of Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) reached all time high today, Mar, 17 and still has $79.61 target or 9.00 % above today’s $73.04 share price. This indicates more upside for the $17.87B company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $79.61 PT is reached, the company will be worth $1.61B more.
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The stock increased 0.59% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $73.04. About 2.03 million shares traded or 38.76% up from the average. Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) has risen 32.13% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.76% the S&P500.

Analysts await Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $0.63 earnings per share, up 1.61 % or $0.01 from last year’s $0.62 per share. AEE’s profit will be $154.12M for 28.98 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.28 actual earnings per share reported by Ameren Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 125.00 % EPS growth.

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Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Ameren (NYSE:AEE), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Ameren had 10 analyst reports since September 21, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, November 1 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, February 12. The rating was downgraded by UBS to “Neutral” on Thursday, November 29. The stock of Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, November 19 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, March 13. Morgan Stanley maintained Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) on Friday, February 22 with “Hold” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of AEE in report on Friday, September 21 with “Equal-Weight” rating. As per Monday, February 11, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo.

More notable recent Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Ameren Corporation: Following The Oracle Of Omaha’s Advice – Seeking Alpha” on March 12, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Pfizer, Hyatt Hotels, Wipro, Garmin, Ameren, and Qorvo — Emerging Consolidated Expectations, Analyst Ratings – GlobeNewswire” published on March 04, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Should Income Investors Buy Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) Before Its Ex-Dividend? – Yahoo Finance” on September 06, 2018. More interesting news about Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Ameren Missouri Announces Pricing of First Mortgage Bonds Offering due 2029 – PRNewswire” published on March 04, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Ameren Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 13, 2019.

Ameren Corporation operates as a public utility holding firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $17.87 billion. It operates through four divisions: Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois Electric Distribution, Ameren Illinois Natural Gas, and Ameren Transmission. It has a 22 P/E ratio. The firm engages in the rate-regulated electric generation, transmission, and distribution activities; and rate-regulated natural gas distribution and transmission businesses.

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