2. As of noon trading, Ameren ( AEE) is up $0.20 (0.6%) to $36.05 on light volume. Thus far, 402,830 shares of Ameren exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $35.56-$36.08 after having opened the day at $35.93 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $35.85. Ameren Corporation operates as a public utility holding company in the United States. It operates in three segments: Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois, and Merchant Generation. Ameren has a market cap of $8.7 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 17.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Ameren a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Ameren as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Ameren Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.