Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) reached 21.14% versus a 1-year low price of $46.29. The stock was last seen 0.56% higher, reaching at $54.19 on Mar. 13, 2017. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $53.76 and $54.25. This company shares are 0.04% off its target price of $54.21 and the current market capitalization stands at $13.2B. The recent change has given its price a 3.13% lead over SMA 50 and -1.58% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 3.28% gains, 9.66% gains and 14.7% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found AEE’s volatility during a week at 0.9% and during a month it has been found around 1.27%.

Ameren Corporation (AEE) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $9.14 billion or 70.7% in AEE stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Vanguard Group Inc owns $1.33 billion in Ameren Corporation, which represents roughly 10.06% of the company’s market cap and approximately 14.54% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, State Street Corp, which owns 12,969,715 shares of the stock are valued at $698.94 million. The third largest holder is Blackrock Institutional Trust Company, N.A., which currently holds $351.18 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 2.66% of its market capitalization.

Ameren Corporation 13F Filings

At the end of December reporting period, 227 institutional holders increased their position in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) by some 14,172,521 shares, 229 decreased positions by 9,932,148 and 78 held positions by 145,439,497. That puts total institutional holdings at 169,544,166 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 73 new institutional investments totaling 2,426,327 shares while 45 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 1,977,363 shares.

Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Ameren Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that SVP, Finance & CAO Steinke Bruce A has sold 1,392 shares of Ameren Corporation (AEE) in trading session dated Mar. 01, 2017. These shares are worth $75,600 and were traded at $54.31 each. The SEC filing shows that NELSON GREGORY L performed a sale of 1,834 shares. The SVP, GC & Secretary disposed these shares by way of transaction on Mar. 01, 2017. The company’s shares were given away at $54.33 per share worth to an income of some $99,641 on account of NELSON GREGORY L.

Executive VP & CFO, LYONS MARTIN J, sold 1,320 common shares of Ameren Corporation (AEE) in the open market. In a transaction dated Mar. 01, 2017, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $54.32, raking in a sum of $71,702. After this sale, 103,428 common shares of AEE are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $5,604,763.

In the transaction dated Mar. 01, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the SVP & Chief HR Officer of Sub; Lindgren Mark C disposed a total of 1,024 shares at an average price of $54.24, amounting to approximately $55,542. The insider now directly owns 21,698 shares worth $1,175,815.

Ameren Corporation (AEE) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE), with 4 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 5 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.11 average brokerage recommendation.

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