Ameren (AEE) Reaches $73.04 High on Mar, 17; Friess Associates Has Increased Rocky Brands (RCKY) Holding By $673,900

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The stock of Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) reached all time high today, Mar, 17 and still has $76.69 target or 5.00% above today’s $73.04 share price. This indicates more upside for the $17.87B company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $76.69 PT is reached, the company will be worth $893.40 million more. The stock increased 0.59% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $73.04. About 2.03 million shares traded or 38.76% up from the average. Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) has risen 32.13% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.76% the S&P500. Some Historical AEE News: 09/05/2018 – Ameren Backs 2018 View of EPS $2.95-EPS $3.15; 28/03/2018 – Missouri PSC: PSC Sets Intervention Deadline in Ameren Missouri Electric FAC Charge Cases; 14/05/2018 – AMEREN ILLINOIS CO- PRICED OFFERING OF $430 MLN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF 3.80% FIRST MORTGAGE BONDS DUE 2028 AT 99.910% OF THEIR PRINCIPAL AMOUNT; 03/04/2018 – Ameren Missouri Announces Pricing of First Mortgage Bonds Offering due 2048; 09/05/2018 – AMEREN 1Q OPER REV. $1.59B, EST. $1.55B (2 EST.); 08/05/2018 – Ameren Microgrid Earns PEER Gold Certification for Advancing Resilient, Reliable and Sustainable Power Systems; 09/05/2018 – AMEREN CORP AEE.N SEES FY 2018 SHR $2.95 TO $3.15; 10/04/2018 – Ameren Presenting at UBS Utility & MLP Conference May 10; 03/05/2018 – Ameren Releases 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Report; 14/03/2018 – AMEREN CUTS CALLAWAY NUKE REACTOR IN MO. TO 70% FROM 100%: NRC

Friess Associates Llc increased Rocky Brands Inc. (RCKY) stake by 109.58% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Friess Associates Llc acquired 26,956 shares as Rocky Brands Inc. (RCKY)’s stock rose 9.47%. The Friess Associates Llc holds 51,556 shares with $1.34 million value, up from 24,600 last quarter. Rocky Brands Inc. now has $201.16 million valuation. The stock decreased 2.81% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $27.3. About 42,674 shares traded or 20.53% up from the average. Rocky Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCKY) has risen 54.80% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 50.43% the S&P500. Some Historical RCKY News: 20/04/2018 – DJ Rocky Brands Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (RCKY); 17/05/2018 – Rocky Brands Raises Dividend to 12c Vs. 11c; 24/04/2018 – Rocky Brands 1Q EPS 44c; 02/05/2018 – Wells Capital Management Inc. Exits Position in Rocky Brands; 24/04/2018 – ROCKY BRANDS INC – INVENTORY AT MARCH 31, 2018 DECREASED 5.3% TO $65.2 MLN COMPARED TO $68.8 MLN ON SAME DATE A YEAR AGO; 17/05/2018 – Rocky Brands Declares Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend; 17/05/2018 – ROCKY BRANDS RAISES QTRLY DIVIDEND TO 12C/SHR FROM 11C/SHR; 02/05/2018 – Wells Fargo Advisors LLC Exits Position in Rocky Brands; 05/03/2018 – ROCKY BRANDS INC – THE APPROVED REPURCHASE PROGRAM REPLACES PREVIOUS REPURCHASE PROGRAM AUTHORIZED BY BOARD OF DIRECTORS THAT EXPIRED ON MARCH 1, 2018; 05/03/2018 Rocky Brands Announces New Share Repurchase Program

Among 5 analysts covering Ameren (NYSE:AEE), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Ameren had 10 analyst reports since September 21, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo maintained Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) rating on Monday, February 11. Wells Fargo has “Outperform” rating and $77 target. The rating was downgraded by UBS to “Neutral” on Thursday, November 29. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Tuesday, February 12. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Hold” rating and $73 target in Friday, February 22 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, March 13 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, November 19 with “Equal-Weight”. As per Thursday, November 1, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Friday, September 21 report.

Ameren Corporation operates as a public utility holding firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $17.87 billion. It operates through four divisions: Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois Electric Distribution, Ameren Illinois Natural Gas, and Ameren Transmission. It has a 22 P/E ratio. The firm is involved in the rate-regulated electric generation, transmission, and distribution activities; and rate-regulated natural gas transmission and distribution businesses.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.08, from 1.1 in 2018Q3. It is negative, as 40 investors sold Ameren Corporation shares while 147 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 133 raised stakes. 176.10 million shares or 3.03% more from 170.93 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 103,307 shares. Principal Finance Gp Inc reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE). Suntrust Banks Inc owns 3,289 shares. Huntington Financial Bank reported 5,898 shares. Farmers Merchants Invs invested in 7,391 shares. Fincl Architects reported 1,273 shares stake. Axa owns 4,643 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bb&T invested in 11,637 shares. Price T Rowe Assocs Md has 422,730 shares. Jones Lllp stated it has 3,372 shares. Voya Inv Mngmt Ltd Llc reported 1.44 million shares stake. Stifel reported 234,793 shares. United Services Automobile Association accumulated 511,989 shares. Benjamin F Edwards reported 2,182 shares. United Kingdom-based Legal & General Gru Public Limited has invested 0.13% in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE).

Since November 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $1.24 million activity. On Thursday, November 15 the insider MOEHN MICHAEL L sold $552,000. On Thursday, November 15 the insider NELSON GREGORY L sold $690,000.

More notable recent Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Ameren Corporation: Following The Oracle Of Omaha’s Advice – Seeking Alpha” on March 12, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Pfizer, Hyatt Hotels, Wipro, Garmin, Ameren, and Qorvo — Emerging Consolidated Expectations, Analyst Ratings – GlobeNewswire” published on March 04, 2019, Prnewswire.com published: “Ameren Missouri Announces Pricing of First Mortgage Bonds Offering due 2029 – PRNewswire” on March 04, 2019. More interesting news about Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Should Income Investors Buy Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) Before Its Ex-Dividend? – Yahoo Finance” published on September 06, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Ameren Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 13, 2019.

Analysts await Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $0.63 EPS, up 1.61% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.62 per share. AEE’s profit will be $154.12M for 28.98 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.28 actual EPS reported by Ameren Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 125.00% EPS growth.

Since October 30, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $23,200 activity. Shares for $23,200 were sold by Wortham Byron on Tuesday, October 30.

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