Ameren Corporation (AEE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 10, 2013


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Ameren Corporation ( AEE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 10, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AEE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that AEE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $34.2, the dividend yield is 4.68%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AEE was $34.2, representing a -6.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.74 and a 20.3% increase over the 52 week low of $28.43.

AEE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). Zacks Investment Research reports AEE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -12.93%, compared to an industry average of 4.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AEE Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to AEE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AEE as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio ( SPHD )
  • WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund ( DTN )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF ( CHEP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of 11.03% over the last 100 days. RYU has the highest percent weighting of AEE at 2.79%.

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