Ameren stock: buy or sell

AEE stock price: $85.08 -0.94% At close on Apr 21st, 2021

Updated on:
Apr 22nd, 2021

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Ameren stock brief

  • Ameren slightly changed a -0.94% after hitting new all-time highs on Wednesday
  • The price is currently over the upper Bollinger band, which is usually an indicator of a near-term correction
  • Morgan Stanley posted a neutral rating for Ameren on Tuesday, with a forecast of $87.00
  • Ameren Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a public utility holding company in the United States.

Should I buy Ameren stock?

Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best moment to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best

Is $AEE stock a buy?

Currently, Ameren stock matches one trading strategy:

ATH buy setup

All-time Highs is always an excellent buy point for those who like to buy high and sell higher. The good point of buying at all-time highs is that price doesn't have upper resistances, and usually it scales fast. However, you must always be aware of a possible bulls trap that may trigger your buy order and then drops sharply. That's why a stop loss is always important. Ameren can break to ATH any time soon, as it only needs to rise a 1.74%. Setup your buy order at $86.56 if you want to trade with this strategy. The stop loss would be ordered at $77.90

Buy setupBuy pointStop lossRisk
ATH buy setup$86.56$77.9010.00%

Should I sell Ameren stock?

When you are a novel trader and you own a stock with some profit, it's really difficult to decide the best moment to sell and get your benefits. Similarly to when we have to buy shares, determining when is appropiate time to sell is not a random decision, and we must adhere our own trading style. When selling, as well as buying, our setups are very easy to use and are only applicable for selling shares you already own, not for selling short Ameren stock

As a golden rule, you should not mantain an investment that generates losses greater than those expected by the time of purchase. The timing to sell shares always has to be dictated by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Ameren stock?

In the current situation of Ameren there is not any eligible sell setup, so Ameren stock holders with operations in green can keep their positions

Ameren ratings

In the last 30 days, 6 ratings were published for Ameren

Ameren analysts' ratings - Last 30 days
Brokerage firmRating
Mar 25th, 2021
Morgan Stanley
Apr 8th, 2021
Mizuho Neutral
Apr 13th, 2021
Bank of America NeutralStrong buy
Apr 14th, 2021
Mizuho Neutral
Apr 19th, 2021
Bank of America NeutralStrong buy
Apr 20th, 2021
Morgan Stanley

Ameren stock analysis

In mid-March, the price broke out over the previous top at $76.41 on the downtrend started in November 2020. Since then, the price action resulted in a 11.35% gain.

$AEE at new All-time Highs

Ameren hit new all-time highs (ATH) on Wednesday at $86.56, and cleared the field for new highs as there are no further resistances. Previous highs were in November 2020

SMAs overview

AEE stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistances are:

  • R1: $85.46 (0.45% above)
  • R2: $86.33 (1.47% above)
  • The current supports are:

  • S1: $82.88 (-2.59% below)
  • S2: $79.69 (-6.34% below)
  • S3: $79.66 (-6.37% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    Price levels above or below the Bollinger Bands tell us that the price has followed a strong trend that has led to extreme highs or lows. At this point, the price is beyond the upper band, and that should mean a short-term adjustment (at least) until it is below the band

    AEE stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    Climbed over the overbought line Wednesday, marking a value of 70.23. Contrary to what many investors may think, the fact that the value is in the overbought zone does not in any way imply a sell signal, as stock price can climb during several weeks being in the overvalued zone

    AEE stock RSI chart

    Ameren stock price history

    Ameren went public on Jan 2nd, 1998 at $13.68 per share1. Since then, AEE stock has risen by 521.93%, with an average of 22.69% per year. If you had invested $1,000USD in Ameren stock at that time, it would be valued $6,219.30 today.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    AEE stock price history chart

    Price target for Ameren stock

    How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable. However, many stock price forecasts are posted every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts.

    The following table shows the price predictions posted by financial institutions in the last 30 days. If you are a small investor you should not invest based on these forecasts.

    There are 5 price forecasts released for Ameren that average $85.60. Ameren closed at $85.08 on Wednesday, that is a 0.61% than the target price.

    Ameren stock price predictions
    Brokerage firmPrice target
    Mar 25th, 2021
    Morgan Stanley $78.00$80.00
    Apr 8th, 2021
    Mizuho Not available
    Apr 13th, 2021
    Bank of America $84.00$89.00
    Apr 14th, 2021
    Mizuho $83.00
    Apr 19th, 2021
    Bank of America $84.00$89.00
    Apr 20th, 2021
    Morgan Stanley $80.00$87.00

    Earnings and financials

    Financial call was hosted by Ameren ($AEE) last February after presenting the financial report. Ameren posted earnings of $0.46 per share on revenue of $1.3 billion. The Wall St estimate was $0.42 per share on revenue of $1.4 billion.

    This compares to Earnings of $0.38 per share a year ago, so reported EPS means an improvement of 21.05%. Looking at sales, figures scarcely changed compared to $12.6B same quarter 12 months ago.

    Ameren ($AEE) is posting quarterly financial report mid next May. Market predicts of $0.75, compared to Q4 that was $0.46.

    Ameren performance

    AEE performance compared
    Company1m3m6m
    Ameren ($AEE) 9.00% 17.60% 4.20%

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    Ameren summary

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2021
    Open$86.16
    Close$85.08
    Day range$85.03 - $86.56
    Previous close$85.89
    Session gain-0.94%
    Average true range$1.46
    50d mov avg$77.31
    100d mov avg$76.56
    200d mov avg$77.85
    Earnings dateMay 10th, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Ameren stock symbol?

    Ameren Corporation is a public company trading in the US stock market with the AEE symbol

    Is Ameren stock a buy or sell?

    Ameren received 6 ratings in the last 30 days: 2 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral.

    Will AEE go up?

    Ameren had different price predictions issued by analysts in the last 4 weeks setting the target price to $85.60. That is a 0.61% than the last price ($85.08).