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tickrz rank
B
Ameren Corp (AEE)
Utilities | Utilities
58.53  -0.51%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankB / 132Warren Buffett RankA / 58
Pure Value RankA / 115Dividend RankA / 41
Moat RankC / 338Financial Strength RankD / 297
Growth RankD / 409Momentum RankB / 171
AEE vs UTILITIES SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
AEESECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO20.8124.719.28
EV/EBITDA RATIO9.251111.77
P/S RATIO2.3311.12.03
P/B RATIO2.042.43.09
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY9.77%10.55%13.82%
RETURN ON CAPITAL6.02%5.49%10.04%
NET MARGIN10.75%10.32%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
2.92%
PAYOUT RATIO61.25%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH2.34%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
7 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY114%
INTEREST COVERAGE3.62x
CURRENT RATIO0.57
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH4.51%
5 YR SPS GROWTH-4.22%
5 YR BPS GROWTH-2.15%
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Ameren Corp achieves a strong Pure Value rank with its low valuation multiples
tickrz rank B / 132
Ameren Corp receives a B ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
value
pure value ranking A / 115Warren Buffett ranking A / 58
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Ameren Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 20.8x, a P/B ratio of 2x, a P/S ratio of 2.3x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 9.3x. Ameren Corp ranks 115 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.Ameren Corp ranks 58 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Ameren Corp warrants further investigation.

quality
moat C / 338financial strength D / 297
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is weak. Its position within the Utilities sector appears to be weak. Either the dynamics of its sector place it in a difficult position or management's executition is to blame for its disappointing performance.Ameren Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 7 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 3.62x, a debt/equity ratio of 114% and a Moat Rank of 338 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.


momentum B / 171
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 20.92% over the last 12 months. This performance is average compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 171. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Ameren Corp will not appeal to momentum investors.

yield A / 41
value + yield
Shares currently yield 2.92%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Ameren Corp ranks 41 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate Ameren Corp.

growth D / 409
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its 4.5% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -4.2% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of -2.2% speak to its relatively poor ranking.

Ameren Corp (AEE)
Utilities | Utilities
58.53  -0.51%


tickrz rank
B
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio20.81x
P/B Ratio2.04x
P/S Ratio2.33x
EV/EBITDA Ratio9.25x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
2.92%
PAYOUT RATIO61.25%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH2.34%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
7 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY114%
INTEREST COVERAGE3.62x
CURRENT RATIO0.57
MOAT
ROE9.77%
ROIC6.02%
Net Margin10.75%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH4.51%
5 YR SPS GROWTH-4.22%
5 YR BPS GROWTH-2.15%

TICKRZ RANK
Ameren Corp receives a B ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Ameren Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 20.8x, a P/B ratio of 2x, a P/S ratio of 2.3x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 9.3x. Ameren Corp ranks 115 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Ameren Corp ranks 58 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Ameren Corp warrants further investigation.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is weak. Its position within the Utilities sector appears to be weak. Either the dynamics of its sector place it in a difficult position or management's executition is to blame for its disappointing performance.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Ameren Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 7 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 3.62x, a debt/equity ratio of 114% and a Moat Rank of 338 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 20.92% over the last 12 months. This performance is average compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 171. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Ameren Corp will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 2.92%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Ameren Corp ranks 41 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate Ameren Corp.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its 4.5% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -4.2% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of -2.2% speak to its relatively poor ranking.