Analyst Ratings for Ameren Corp. (AEE)Updated: 2017-07-29
An average rating of Hold has been given to Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for AEE last month.
3 analysts declared AEE a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 1.
AEE was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 60.5, implying a possible profit of 7.73 percent. The minimum price target given was 49, which equates to a potential downside of -12.75 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 7.69 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 8.55 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of AEE to grow at a rate of 3.3 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of AEE is 6.35.
In the trailing 52-weeks, AEE hit 57.21 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 46.84. Today's price is 19.9 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.84 percent below the high. AEE has a P/E ratio of 20.96. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AEE value stock report compares AEE to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of AEE is $13.63 billion. AEE is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.