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 potential capital gains of 7.73 percent. The minimum price target given was 49, implying potential capital losses 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.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 7.69 percent. 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. 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. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.
AEE has an estimated earnings growth rate of 3.3 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of AEE is 6.35.
AEE has a 52-week high of 57.21 and a 52-week low of 46.84. Currently the stock is 19.9 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 1.84 percent. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.