Ameren Corporation (AEE) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 08, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.495 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2020. Shareholders who purchased AEE prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that AEE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $79.1, the dividend yield is 2.5%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AEE was $79.1, representing a -9.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $87.66 and a 34.66% increase over the 52 week low of $58.74.
AEE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) and Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL). AEE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.42. Zacks Investment Research reports AEE's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as 3.46%, compared to an industry average of -.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to AEE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AEE as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF (RYU)
- Direxion Flight to Safety Strategy ETF (FLYT).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FLYT with an increase of 2.39% over the last 100 days. RYU has the highest percent weighting of AEE at 3.86%.
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