AEE:NYE-Ameren Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities—Regulated Electric | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 68.75

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 16.96B

Volume

2.18M

Average Target Price

USD 83.83 (+21.94%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Ameren Corporation operates as a public utility holding company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois Electric Distribution, Ameren Illinois Natural Gas, and Ameren Transmission. The company engages in the rate-regulated electric generation, transmission, and distribution activities; and rate-regulated natural gas distribution and transmission businesses. It primarily generates electricity through coal, nuclear, and natural gas, as well as renewable sources, such as hydroelectric, methane gas, and solar. The company serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers. As of October 17, 2019, it served approximately 1.2 million electric customers and approximately 127,000 natural gas customers in central and eastern Missouri. The company was founded in 1881 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Utilities—Regulated Electric)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -10.48% 84% B 82% B-
Dividend Return 0.64% 22% F 37% F
Total Return -9.84% 84% B 83% B
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -5.03% 76% C 81% B-
Dividend Return 2.68% 22% F 61% D-
Total Return -2.35% 76% C 82% B-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 62.57% 83% B 93% A
Dividend Return 21.28% 74% C 73% C
Total Return 83.85% 83% B 94% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 16.23% 80% B- 87% B+
Dividend Return 3.40% 64% D 68% D+
Total Return 19.62% 80% B- 88% B+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 9.69% 89% B+ 74% C
Risk Adjusted Return 202.53% 97% A+ 99% A+
Market Capitalization 16.96B 76% C 91% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Utilities—Regulated Electric)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 22.16 31% F 25% F
Price/Book Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 7.82 43% F 37% F
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 10.44% 68% D+ 59% F
Return on Invested Capital 7.02% 70% C- 57% F
Return on Assets 3.02% 68% D+ 56% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 110.62% 40% F 32% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 5.35 18% F 14% F
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.27 81% B- 85% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.