Key Analysts at Morgan Stanley Reconfirmed their ‘”Underweight”’ rating for Ameren (NYSE:AEE) Shares Today. Their Target Price per Share Given is $53

February 14, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

 Key Analysts at Morgan Stanley Reconfirmed their ‘

Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 1.12 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 28 investors sold Ameren Corporation shares while 146 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 142 raised stakes. 167.66 million shares or 2.16% more from 164.11 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Keybank Association Oh has 554,756 shares. First Republic Inv Mgmt holds 0.01% or 13,241 shares. Glenmede Trust Na accumulated 572,157 shares or 0.15% of the stock. Vanguard owns 26.91 million shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. State Of Wisconsin Board reported 210,040 shares stake. 213,170 are held by Chevy Chase Tru Hldgs. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Holdg reported 815,569 shares. Busey invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE). Price T Rowe Incorporated Md owns 440,413 shares. Perigon Wealth Limited Liability Corporation, a California-based fund reported 140 shares. Croft has 5,179 shares. Parametrica Management Ltd owns 4,723 shares or 0.12% of their US portfolio. Federated Investors Pa, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 46,823 shares. D Scott Neal holds 29 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) for 379,706 shares.

Ameren (NYSE:AEE) Rating Reaffirmed

The firm has just set a PT of $53 on Ameren (NYSE:AEE) shares. This is -4.07 % from the close price. In a report shared with investors on Tuesday, 13 February, Morgan Stanley reconfirmed their “Underweight” rating on shares of AEE.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 1.12 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 28 investors sold Ameren Corporation shares while 146 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 142 raised stakes. 167.66 million shares or 2.16% more from 164.11 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Keybank Association Oh has 554,756 shares. First Republic Inv Mgmt holds 0.01% or 13,241 shares. Glenmede Trust Na accumulated 572,157 shares or 0.15% of the stock. Vanguard owns 26.91 million shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. State Of Wisconsin Board reported 210,040 shares stake. 213,170 are held by Chevy Chase Tru Hldgs. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Holdg reported 815,569 shares. Busey invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE). Price T Rowe Incorporated Md owns 440,413 shares. Perigon Wealth Limited Liability Corporation, a California-based fund reported 140 shares. Croft has 5,179 shares. Parametrica Management Ltd owns 4,723 shares or 0.12% of their US portfolio. Federated Investors Pa, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 46,823 shares. D Scott Neal holds 29 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) for 379,706 shares.

Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Ameren (NYSE:AEE), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Ameren has $62.0 highest and $5 lowest target. $53.17’s average target is -3.76% below currents $55.25 stock price. Ameren had 21 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, August 10 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Monday, April 4. As per Monday, November 13, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, August 3 by Wolfe Research. As per Tuesday, July 28, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Argus Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $49 target in Monday, August 24 report. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Monday, June 26 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Hold” rating by Argus Research given on Monday, April 4. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, December 13.

The stock increased 0.33% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $55.25. About 1.20M shares traded. Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) has risen 17.42% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.72% the S&P500.

Analysts await Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) to report earnings on February, 15. They expect $0.33 EPS, up 153.85 % or $0.20 from last year’s $0.13 per share. AEE’s profit will be $80.07 million for 41.86 P/E if the $0.33 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.24 actual EPS reported by Ameren Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -73.39 % negative EPS growth.

Ameren Corporation operates as a public utility holding firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $13.41 billion. It operates through four divisions: Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois Electric Distribution, Ameren Illinois Natural Gas, and Ameren Transmission. It has a 21.99 P/E ratio. The firm is involved in the rate-regulated electric generation, transmission, and distribution activities; and rate-regulated natural gas transmission and distribution businesses.

More notable recent Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) news were published by: Kansascity.com which released: “Missouri Senate endures filibuster on utility rates bill” on February 08, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Ameren Corp’s (AEE) CEO Warner Baxter on Q3 2017 Results – Earnings Call …” published on November 03, 2017, Bizjournals.com published: “Local Ameren crews heading to Puerto Rico to restore power” on January 26, 2018. More interesting news about Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “UPDATE: NiSource (NI), Ameren Corp (AEE), PPL Corp. (PPL) Said to Weigh Bids …” published on February 08, 2018 as well as Stltoday.com‘s news article titled: “Editorial: Lawmakers make it easier for monopolies to raise electricity rates” with publication date: February 10, 2018.

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