Ameren Corporation – Company Information

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Ameren Corporation is a holding company for several power companies and energy companies, based in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

The corporation, which has a team of approximately 8,527 employees, has more than 2.4 million electric customers and around 900,000 natural gas customers. It is the number one electric power provider in Missouri and the third largest natural gas provider in Illinois.

Ameren Corporation was formed in 1997 following the merger of Missouri’s Union Electric Company and the Central Illinois Public Service Company. It is the parent company of Ameren Illinois, Ameren Missouri, and Ameren Transmission Company.

Ameren Missouri’s generating capacity is approximately 8,199 megawatts (MW), it provides electric service to 1.2 million customers and natural gas to 127,000 customers in 63 counties and more than 500 towns across central and eastern Missouri (including the greater St. Louis area). It operates coal-fired facilities, nuclear facilities, hydroelectric facilities, renewable facilities, and natural gas or oil-fired facilities.

Ameren Illinois generating capacity is approximately 8,913 megawatts (MW), it provides electric power to 1.2 million customers and natural gas to 813,000 customers across central and southern Illinois.

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Ameren Corporation Financial Results, Years Ended December 31

Operating Revenues (in $ millions) 2014 2013
Electric operating revenues $4,913 $4,832
Gas operating revenues $1,140 $1,006
– Total operating revenues $6,053 $5,838
Operating Expenses (in $ millions)
Fuel operating expense $826 $845
Purchased power expense $454 $502
Gas purchased for resale expense $615 $526
Other operations and maintenance expenses $1,691 $1,617
Depreciation and amortization $745 $706
Taxes other than income taxes $468 $458
– Total operating expenses $4,799 $4,654
Income Data (in $ millions)
Operating income $1,254 $1,184
Income before income taxes $970 $829
Income from continuing operations $593 $518
Income (loss) from discontinued operations, net of taxes $(1) $(223)
Net income (loss) $592 $295
Net income (loss) attributable to Ameren Corporation $586 $289
Balance sheet data (in $ millions)
Total assets $22,676 $21,042
Long-term debt, net $6,120 $5,504
Total stockholders’ equity $6,713 $6,544
Common share data (in $)
Basic earnings (loss) per common share $2.42 $1.19
Diluted earnings (loss) per common share $2.40 $1.18
Cash flow data (in $ millions)
Net cash provided by operating activities $1,551 $1,693
Net cash used in investing activities $(1,717) $(1,723)
Net cash used in financing activities $141 $(149)
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of year $30 $209
Cash and cash equivalents at end of year $5 $30

Source: “Ameren Corporation Form 10-K 2014”


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