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61.89 

-0.27 -0.4%

as of Dec 12 '18

52 Week Range:

42.59 62.16


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S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


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Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


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Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

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Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

Ameren Corporation operates as a public utility holding company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois Electric Distribution, Ameren Illinois Natural Gas, and Ameren Transmission. The company engages in the rate-regulated electric generation, transmission, and distribution activities; and rate-regulated natural gas distribution and transmission businesses. It primarily generates electricity through coal, nuclear, and natural gas, as well as renewable sources, such as hydroelectric, methane gas, and solar. The company serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers through a generation capacity of approximately 10,200 megawatts. It serves 2.4 million electric customers and approximately 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area. The company was founded in 1881 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Equity (BVPS) 22.05
23.50
23.02
25.14
25.45
24.50
19.70
22.97
26.46
28.05
25.36
growth rate 6.6% -2.0% 9.2% 1.2% -3.7% -19.6% 16.6% 15.2% 6.0% -9.6%
Earnings BIT 1,254.00
1,328.00
1,381.00
1,458.00
growth rate 5.9% 4.0% 5.6%
Avg.PE 18.74
19.51
20.82
growth rate 4.1% 6.7%
ROA 3.07
2.79
2.64
0.59
2.20
-4.28
1.35
2.68
2.72
2.70
2.07
growth rate -9.1% -5.4% -77.7% 272.9% -100.0% 100.0% 98.5% 1.5% -0.7% -23.3%
ROE 9.27
8.70
8.15
1.78
6.63
-13.40
4.39
8.84
9.22
9.30
7.32
growth rate -6.2% -6.3% -78.2% 272.5% -100.0% 100.0% 101.4% 4.3% 0.9% -21.3%
ROIC 7.40
6.10
6.03
2.93
5.28
-5.11
3.90
5.80
5.85
5.90
4.55
growth rate -17.6% -1.2% -51.4% 80.2% -100.0% 100.0% 48.7% 0.9% 0.9% -22.9%
Cur. Ratio 0.85
0.82
1.66
1.53
1.29
1.40
0.80
0.91
0.92
0.60
0.55
growth rate -3.5% 102.4% -7.8% -15.7% 8.5% -42.9% 13.8% 1.1% -34.8% -8.3%
Quick Ratio 0.44
0.43
1.01
0.89
0.63
0.60
0.38
0.34
0.49
0.30
0.29
growth rate -2.3% 134.9% -11.9% -29.2% -4.8% -36.7% -10.5% 44.1% -38.8% -3.3%
Leverage 3.07
3.17
3.03
3.04
2.99
3.30
3.22
3.38
3.40
3.48
3.61
growth rate 3.3% -4.4% 0.3% -1.6% 10.4% -2.4% 5.0% 0.6% 2.4% 3.7%
Balance Sheet Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Acct.Receivable 769.00
725.00
795.00
838.00
growth rate -5.7% 9.7% 5.4%
Acct.Payable 711.00
777.00
805.00
902.00
growth rate 9.3% 3.6% 12.1%
Cur.Assets 1,694.00
1,917.00
1,593.00
1,612.00
growth rate 13.2% -16.9% 1.2%
Total Assets 22,289.00
23,640.00
24,699.00
25,945.00
growth rate 6.1% 4.5% 5.0%
Cash 5.00
292.00
9.00
10.00
growth rate 5,740.0% -96.9% 11.1%
Inventory 524.00
538.00
527.00
522.00
growth rate 2.7% -2.0% -1.0%
Cur.Liabilities 2,249.00
2,093.00
2,674.00
2,940.00
growth rate -6.9% 27.8% 10.0%
Liabilities 15,434.00
16,552.00
17,454.00
18,619.00
growth rate 7.2% 5.5% 6.7%
LT Debt 6,085.00
6,880.00
6,595.00
6,824.00
growth rate 13.1% -4.1% 3.5%
Equity 6,713.00
6,946.00
7,103.00
7,184.00
growth rate 3.5% 2.3% 1.1%
Common Shares 207.00
210.00
220.00
239.00
242.00
243.00
245.00
244.00
243.00
243.00
244.00
growth rate 1.5% 4.8% 8.6% 1.3% 0.4% 0.8% -0.4% -0.4% 0.0% 0.4%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Capital Expenditures 1,859.00
1,969.00
2,131.00
2,195.00
growth rate 5.9% 8.2% 3.0%
Cash Dividends 390.00
402.00
416.00
431.00
growth rate 3.1% 3.5% 3.6%
Cash From OA 1,565.00
2,031.00
2,123.00
2,104.00
growth rate 29.8% 4.5% -0.9%
FCF per Share -0.80
-0.99
0.30
1.76
2.46
1.32
0.60
-0.68
-0.03
-0.43
0.13
growth rate 0.0% 100.0% 486.7% 39.8% -46.3% -54.6% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock -11.00
-12.00
-9.00
growth rate 0.0% 0.0%
FCF -347.00
-536.00
189.00
721.00
786.00
359.00
269.00
-308.00
48.00
-8.00
-91.00
growth rate 0.0% 100.0% 281.5% 9.0% -54.3% -25.1% -100.0% 100.0% -100.0% 0.0%
Income Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Sales 5,838.00
5,885.00
5,868.00
5,967.00
growth rate 0.8% -0.3% 1.7%
Op.Income 1,254.00
1,328.00
1,381.00
1,458.00
growth rate 5.9% 4.0% 5.6%
IBT 970.00
948.00
1,041.00
1,105.00
growth rate -2.3% 9.8% 6.2%
Net Income 586.00
630.00
653.00
523.00
growth rate 7.5% 3.7% -19.9%
EPS 2.98
2.88
2.78
0.58
2.15
-4.01
1.18
2.40
2.59
2.68
2.14
growth rate -3.4% -3.5% -79.1% 270.7% -100.0% 100.0% 103.4% 7.9% 3.5% -20.2%
Gross Profit 2,467.00
2,597.00
2,693.00
2,831.00
growth rate 5.3% 3.7% 5.1%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Earnings BIT 581.00
225.00
289.00
404.00
550.00
growth rate -61.3% 28.4% 39.8% 36.1%
Balance Sheet Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Acct.Receivable 854.00
838.00
870.00
1,005.00
949.00
growth rate -1.9% 3.8% 15.5% -5.6%
Acct.Payable 548.00
902.00
497.00
565.00
591.00
growth rate 64.6% -44.9% 13.7% 4.6%
Cur.Assets 1,581.00
1,612.00
1,567.00
1,685.00
1,640.00
growth rate 2.0% -2.8% 7.5% -2.7%
Total Assets 25,617.00
25,945.00
26,079.00
26,639.00
26,959.00
growth rate 1.3% 0.5% 2.2% 1.2%
Cash 9.00
10.00
30.00
29.00
11.00
growth rate 11.1% 200.0% -3.3% -62.1%
Inventory 547.00
522.00
453.00
475.00
525.00
growth rate -4.6% -13.2% 4.9% 10.5%
Cur.Liabilities 2,581.00
2,940.00
3,345.00
2,711.00
2,580.00
growth rate 13.9% 13.8% -19.0% -4.8%
Liabilities 18,130.00
18,619.00
18,707.00
19,111.00
19,161.00
growth rate 2.7% 0.5% 2.2% 0.3%
LT Debt 6,922.00
6,824.00
6,766.00
7,613.00
7,614.00
growth rate -1.4% -0.9% 12.5% 0.0%
Equity 7,345.00
7,184.00
7,230.00
7,386.00
7,656.00
growth rate -2.2% 0.6% 2.2% 3.7%
Common Shares 2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Capital Expenditures 527.00
620.00
591.00
537.00
591.00
growth rate 17.7% -4.7% -9.1% 10.1%
Cash Dividends 106.00
111.00
111.00
112.00
111.00
growth rate 4.7% 0.0% 0.9% -0.9%
Cash From OA 780.00
461.00
258.00
562.00
866.00
growth rate -40.9% -44.0% 117.8% 54.1%
Sale Purchase of Stock 17.00
17.00
17.00
23.00
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 35.3%
FCF 253.00
-159.00
-333.00
25.00
275.00
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% 1,000.0%
Income Statement Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Sales 1,662.00
1,354.00
1,516.00
1,489.00
1,646.00
growth rate -18.5% 12.0% -1.8% 10.5%
Op.Income 581.00
225.00
289.00
404.00
550.00
growth rate -61.3% 28.4% 39.8% 36.1%
IBT 495.00
141.00
195.00
314.00
464.00
growth rate -71.5% 38.3% 61.0% 47.8%
Net Income 288.00
-60.00
151.00
239.00
357.00
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% 58.3% 49.4%
Gross Profit 935.00
566.00
632.00
745.00
901.00
growth rate -39.5% 11.7% 17.9% 20.9%

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

F (5.71)

YOY Growth Grade:

E (17.75)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 22.03 22.14
EPS / Growth 2.80

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 1.7%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 1.7% 1.7% 1.7%
Future PE 0.01 1.72 1.72
Future EPS 3.31 3.31 3.31
Value Price
MOS %
0.01
-100.0%
1.40
-97.7%
1.40
-97.7%
MOS Price 0.00 0.70 0.70
IRT 18.66 18.66 18.66

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

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