Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) went up by 1.70% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $87.65. The company’s stock price has collected -1.17% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 7 hours ago that Work continues on generator at Callaway Energy Center as facility looks to safely return to service
Is It Worth Investing in Ameren Corporation (NYSE :AEE) Right Now?
Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 22.07 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for AEE is at 0.23. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 8 analysts out of 13 who provided ratings for Ameren Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 5 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $88.36, which is $12.02 above the current price. AEE currently public float of 246.05M and currently shorts hold a 2.90% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of AEE was 1.43M shares.
AEE’s Market Performance
AEE stocks went down by -1.17% for the week, with a monthly drop of -2.54% and a quarterly performance of -6.96%, while its annual performance rate touched -2.72%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.18% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.98% for Ameren Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.47% for AEE stocks with a simple moving average of -1.91% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of AEE
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for AEE stocks, with Barclays repeating the rating for AEE by listing it as a “Equal Weight.” The predicted price for AEE in the upcoming period, according to Barclays is $95 based on the research report published on November 18th of the previous year 2020.
Barclays, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see AEE reach a price target of $79. The rating they have provided for AEE stocks is “Underweight” according to the report published on September 21st, 2020.
BofA Securities gave a rating of “Neutral” to AEE, setting the target price at $85 in the report published on August 13th of the previous year.
AEE Trading at -4.11% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought AEE to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -13.87% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.98%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.18%, as shares sank -2.25% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -6.93% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, AEE fell by -1.17%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -3.42% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $76.54. In addition, Ameren Corporation saw -3.28% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at AEE starting from MARK RICHARD J, who sale 6,300 shares at the price of $78.00 back on Nov 19. After this action, MARK RICHARD J now owns 146,684 shares of Ameren Corporation, valued at $491,400 using the latest closing price.
LYONS MARTIN J, the Chmn & President of Subsidiary of Ameren Corporation, sale 3,800 shares at $78.00 during a trade that took place back on Nov 19, which means that LYONS MARTIN J is holding 198,571 shares at $296,400 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for AEE
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +21.44 for the present operating margin
- +29.58 for the gross margin
The net margin for Ameren Corporation stands at +14.01. The total capital return value is set at 7.27, while invested capital returns managed to touch 5.10. Equity return is now at value 10.30, with 2.90 for asset returns.
Based on Ameren Corporation (AEE), the company’s capital structure generated 122.01 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 54.96. Total debt to assets is 33.99, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 110.98. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 49.99.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 4.89, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.34. The receivables turnover for the company is 7.52 and the total asset turnover is 0.21. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.57.