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 most optimistic price target was 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. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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.
The growth rate of AEE's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 3.3 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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.
In the last 52-weeks, AEE has achieved a high of 57.21 and a low of 46.84. Today's price is 19.9 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.84 percent lower than its 52-week 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.