Could Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) Go Down After Its Newest Short Interest Report?

April 17, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.03, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 37 investors sold Ameren Corporation shares while 140 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 152 raised stakes. 165.76 million shares or 1.13% less from 167.66 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Ohio-based Fort Washington Inv Advsrs Inc Oh has invested 0.02% in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE). Cayman Islands-based Quantres Asset Mngmt Limited has invested 0.67% in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE). Quantbot Techs Lp has 24,073 shares. Nuveen Asset Management Ltd Co, a Illinois-based fund reported 307,096 shares. Legal General Gp Public Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.09% or 2.07M shares. Johnson Invest Counsel accumulated 5,775 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Aviva Public Limited Company invested in 0.05% or 134,923 shares. 1,000 were reported by Hussman Strategic Advsrs. Vaughan David Invs Il invested in 11,455 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Northern Tru Corporation owns 3.07M shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. New Jersey-based Highlander Cap Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.01% in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE). C M Bidwell & Assocs Ltd reported 4,310 shares or 0.22% of all its holdings. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0.03% or 60,720 shares in its portfolio. Tdam Usa owns 21,796 shares. Amp Capital Invsts Limited invested in 0.06% or 199,447 shares.

Since February 28, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $1.00 million activity. LYONS MARTIN J had sold 13,111 shares worth $714,812 on Wednesday, February 28. NELSON GREGORY L had sold 1,462 shares worth $79,357. $105,955 worth of Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) was sold by Steinke Bruce A on Wednesday, February 28.

The stock of Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) registered a decrease of 0.56% in short interest. AEE’s total short interest was 4.92 million shares in April as published by FINRA. Its down 0.56% from 4.95 million shares, reported previously. With 1.50 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their AEE’s short positions. The short interest to Ameren Corporation’s float is 2.03%.

The stock increased 0.92% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $56.88. About 168,051 shares traded. Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) has declined 0.30% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.85% the S&P500.

Ameren Corporation operates as a public utility holding firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $13.84 billion. It operates through four divisions: Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois Electric Distribution, Ameren Illinois Natural Gas, and Ameren Transmission. It has a 26.58 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.

Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Ameren Corp has $6600 highest and $53 lowest target. $62’s average target is 9.00% above currents $56.88 stock price. Ameren Corp had 10 analyst reports since October 18, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Monday, April 16 report. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight” on Tuesday, February 13. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, December 13 by Morgan Stanley. On Tuesday, March 27 the stock rating was initiated by Gabelli with “Buy”. The stock of Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, April 2 by UBS. The stock of Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, November 13 by Morgan Stanley. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Bank of America initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, October 24 report. UBS maintained Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) rating on Wednesday, February 21. UBS has “Neutral” rating and $57 target.

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