HOW are we performing?




Attractive, predictable returns

Allocating capital to growth opportunities that are under modern, constructive regulatory frameworks that provide an opportunity to achieve fair returns for investors.

Achieving a total shareholder return of 42% over the three-year period from Dec. 31, 2014, through Dec. 31, 2017, exceeding the 24% total shareholder returns posted by both the S&P 500 Utility and Philadelphia Utility indices.

Continuing 100-plus years of uninterrupted cash dividends.

Continuing to sustain total shareholder return performance relative to our peers over the long term.

Earnings and dividend growth

Growing core earnings per share 35% from 2013 through 2017.

Expecting 5% to 7% compound annual earnings per share growth from 2017 through 2022, using 2017 core earnings per share of $2.83 as a base.*

Increasing the quarterly dividend rate 4% in 2017.

Continuing to achieve consistent earnings and dividend growth over a sustained period.

Solid financial management

Maintaining solid credit metrics that support our credit ratings by growing earnings and generating healthy cash flows from operating activities by controlling costs, seeking and obtaining needed rate adjustments and effectively managing business risk, enabling Ameren to access debt at competitive rates.

Managing our business consistent with existing regulatory frameworks.

Continuing to focus on opportunities related to the principles of LEAN, a system for continuous process improvement.

Our assessment covers the past several years and is current through March 1, 2018.

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