How Have Ameren Corporation (AEE) Insiders Been Trading?

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Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) finished Wednesday with a subtraction of -$0.78 to close at $90.46, a downside of -0.85 percent. An average of 1,483,440 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a fall of -$3.27 in the past week, and it reached a new high 35 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 1,233,055 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 1,173,298.

AEE stock has decreased by -5.60% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $90.26 on 09/20/22. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 04/21/22, shares of the company touched a low of $80.27 and a high of $99.20 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 18 times so far this year and achieved 1.63% or $1.45 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -8.81% from the 52-week high.

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Insider Transactions

21 days have passed since Ameren Corporation (AEE) last reported insider trading activity. MOEHN MICHAEL L, who is Executive VP & CFO, most recently acquired $2,696 shares at $92.76 per share on Sep 01. In this transaction, the insider spent $250,081. SVP & CNO of Subsidiary, Diya Fadi M, disposed of 7,000 shares at a price of $95.21 on Aug 30. The insider now owns more than $666,470 worth of shares. Prior to that, Director Flores Rafael went on to Sale 1,600 shares at $96.07 each on Aug 17. An amount of $153,712 was transacted.

Valuation Metrics

Ameren Corporation (AEE) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 23.21. The stock’s beta is 0.37. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 3.34, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 2.36, and the price-to-cash flow ratio at 16.06.

The company has a payout ratio of 43.20%. The company’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was $0.59 a share, without any change from last year. Its latest increase dividend $0.04 reported on Friday February 11 2022.

Financial Health

The quick ratio of Ameren Corporation for the three months ended June 29 was 0.50, and the current ratio was 0.70, indicating that the company is not able to meet its debt obligations. Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 1.31 and a total debt to equity ratio of 1.48 for the quarter ending June 29. Its gross profit as reported stood at $1.33 billion compared to revenue of $6.39 billion.

Earnings Surprise

For the three-month period that ended June 29, Ameren Corporation had $12.56 billion in total debt. In the quarter under review, the net income was down than the previous quarter. The company posted a net income of $237.0 million in the quarter, while revenues were grew 60.34%. The analyst consensus anticipated Ameren Corporation’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $0.83 per share, but it turned out to be $0.8, a -3.60% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $664.0 million. Shareholders own equity worth $258.37 million.

Technical Picture

From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at Ameren Corporation (AEE) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 21 September was 35.56%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with historical volatility in this time frame at 22.26%.

As of today, AEE’s price is $91.38 -3.49% or -$3.27 from its 5-day moving average. AEE is currently trading -5.12% lower than its 20-day SMA and -5.23% lower than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is +3.36% above the SMA50 and +6.39% above the SMA200.

The stochastic %K and %D were 15.09% and 15.99%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 1.86. With the 14-day stochastic at 3.28% and the average true range at 1.79, the RSI (14) stands at 40.20%. The stock has reached -1.47 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at -1.86.

Analyst Ratings

UBS downgraded Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) to a a Neutral rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as a Buy. The consensus rating for Ameren Corporation (AEE) among analysts is Overweight. According to current brokerage recommendations, 0 brokerage firms advise that investors sell AEE, while 7 suggest investors hold. There are 1 analyst who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 0 analysts, while 8 others rate it as a “buy”.


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