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Morning Trending Tickers: Ameren Corporation, (AEE)

Friday February 24th 2017: Ameren Corporation, AEE is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Electric Utilities in the sector of Utilities. Based in USA, Ameren Corporation, AEEĀ  has a market cap of 13.23 B. Since its IPO date on the 01/02/1998, Ameren Corporation, AEE performance year to date is 3.70%. Today Ameren Corporation, AEE has gained -0.55%, with a current price of 54.1.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 73.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 64.60%. Return of assets are at 2.70%, with return on investment at 6.70%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Ameren Corporation, AEE is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.93. While Total debt/equity is 1.16. With a profit margin of 10.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 84.00%, and operating margin of 23.00%. Ameren Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.5, while the quick ratio is 0.4.

For the last year Ameren Corporation, AEE has seen a EPS growth of 12.90%. A performance for the year of 3.70%. The 52-week high is -5.44%, and the 52-week low is 15.50%. The average volume for Ameren Corporation, AEE is 384398.

With a target price of 56.57, can Ameren Corporation, AEE reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Ameren Corporation, AEE. Ameren Corporation has a P/E of 20.33 and a forward P/E of 18.09. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.36. Ameren Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.15 and 1.87 respectively. For P/cash, Ameren Corporation has a value of 1653.28, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 54.1, Ameren Corporation has a dividend yield of 3.24%. We see a return on equity of 9.20%.

Looking more long-term Ameren Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 6.05%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 8.63% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 12.90% for this year and for the last five years a 8.60% growth has been seen.

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