UBS Reaffirms $57 Target Price per Share On Ameren (AEE), Reaffirms “Neutral” Rating; Monro Muffler Brake (MNRO) Sentiment Is 1.42

February 21, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Monro, Inc. provides automotive undercar repair, and tire sales and services in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.74 billion. The firm offers range of services on passenger cars, light trucks, and vans for brakes; mufflers and exhaust systems; and steering, drive train, suspension, and wheel alignment. It has a 31.48 P/E ratio. It also provides other services and products, including tires and routine maintenance services, including state inspections.

Among 8 analysts covering Ameren (NYSE:AEE), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Ameren has $62.0 highest and $5 lowest target. $53.17’s average target is -3.80% below currents $55.27 stock price. Ameren had 21 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Bank of America on Tuesday, October 24 with “Hold”. Barclays Capital upgraded Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) on Monday, April 4 to “Overweight” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Monday, August 24. The stock of Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) earned “Hold” rating by Argus Research on Monday, April 4. As per Wednesday, October 18, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, December 13 to “Underweight”. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Thursday, August 10 by Morgan Stanley. As per Tuesday, August 25, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, February 13. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, May 25.




Ameren Corporation operates as a public utility holding firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $13.41 billion. It operates through four divisions: Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois Electric Distribution, Ameren Illinois Natural Gas, and Ameren Transmission. It has a 25.83 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.

The stock increased 0.34% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $55.27. About 416,551 shares traded. Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) has risen 17.42% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.72% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 1.12 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 28 investors sold Ameren Corporation shares while 146 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 142 raised stakes. 167.66 million shares or 2.16% more from 164.11 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bank Of America Corp De holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) for 602,183 shares. Smith Moore And holds 0.2% of its portfolio in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) for 12,100 shares. Duff & Phelps Invest Mgmt has 1.80 million shares for 1.46% of their portfolio. James Investment Rech Incorporated, Ohio-based fund reported 10,720 shares. Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada has invested 0.01% in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE). Lpl Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.01% in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE). First Dallas Securities Inc holds 0.45% or 11,168 shares. Renaissance Technologies Ltd Llc has 0.17% invested in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) for 2.53 million shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset stated it has 0.02% in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE). Ing Groep Nv holds 0.02% in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) or 20,969 shares. Tudor Inv Et Al invested in 0.03% or 21,196 shares. Hancock Holdings holds 0.06% in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) or 24,802 shares. 36,738 were accumulated by Quantbot Technology Lp. Exxonmobil Investment Mngmt Tx holds 44,309 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Chicago Equity Partners Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 14,190 shares.

Analysts await Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) to report earnings on May, 3. They expect $0.55 earnings per share, up 30.95% or $0.13 from last year’s $0.42 per share. AEE’s profit will be $133.44 million for 25.12 P/E if the $0.55 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.39 actual earnings per share reported by Ameren Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 41.03% EPS growth.

Analysts await Monro, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO) to report earnings on May, 17. They expect $0.49 earnings per share, up 68.97% or $0.20 from last year’s $0.29 per share. MNRO’s profit will be $16.07 million for 27.07 P/E if the $0.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.50 actual earnings per share reported by Monro, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.00% negative EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $555,100 activity.

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of Monro Muffler’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Monro Muffler, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $66.0 while the high is $69.0. The stock’s average target of $67.50 is 27.24% above today’s ($53.05) share price. MNRO was included in 3 notes of analysts from August 26, 2016. The rating was initiated by Susquehanna with “Positive” on Friday, August 26. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Northcoast on Thursday, October 27. On Tuesday, January 31 the stock rating was upgraded by Gabelli to “Buy”.

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