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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for AEE. The maximum price target given was 60.5, implying potential capital gains of 7.73 percent. The minimum price target given was 49, implying a possible loss of -12.75 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 7.69 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 8.55 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of AEE's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 3.3 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of AEE is 6.35.

AEE has traded between a high of 57.21 and a low of 46.84 over the past year. Currently the stock is 19.9 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 1.84 percent. AEE has a price/earnings 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.