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.
Many analysts weighed in on price targets for AEE. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 60.5, implying a possible profit of 7.73 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 49, implying a possible loss of -12.75 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 7.69 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 8.55 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.
The growth rate of AEE's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 3.3 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies 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 stock has a market capitalization of $13.63 billion. AEE is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.