Ameren Announces Third Quarter 2012 Results 2012 Earnings Guidance Range Narrowed - Third Quarter 2012 Core (Non-GAAP) EPS were $1.33 - Third Quarter 2012 GAAP EPS were $1.54 - 2012 Core (Non-GAAP) EPS Guidance Range Narrowed to $2.35 to $2.45; GAAP Range Now $0.80 to $0.90 PR Newswire ST. LOUIS, Nov. 9, 2012 ST. LOUIS, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced third quarter 2012 net income in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $374 million, or $1.54 per share, compared to third quarter 2011 GAAP net income of $285 million, or $1.18 per share. Excluding certain items discussed below, Ameren recorded third quarter 2012 core (non-GAAP) net income of $323 million, or $1.33 per share, compared to third quarter 2011 core (non-GAAP) net income of $381 million, or $1.57 per share. The decrease in third quarter 2012 core (non-GAAP) earnings, compared to third quarter 2011 core (non-GAAP) earnings, reflected a decline in earnings of each of Ameren's three business segments. Ameren Illinois' earnings were negatively impacted by its Sept. 2012 rate order for electric delivery service and a change in the quarterly distribution of revenues and earnings resulting from formula ratemaking. In addition, Ameren Missouri core (non-GAAP) earnings declined due to lower electric sales and a higher effective income tax rate partially offset by the benefit of a 2011 electric rate adjustment. Third quarter 2012 temperatures, while warmer-than-normal, were similar to those experienced in the third quarter of 2011. Merchant generation segment core (non-GAAP) earnings also declined, compared to the third quarter of 2011, reflecting lower power prices and higher fuel costs. "The third quarter was solid from an operations perspective with our system and people performing very well under extended severe weather conditions. Overall, earnings were in line with our expectations despite a challenging Illinois electric delivery rate order," said Thomas R. Voss, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corporation. "Today, we have narrowed our 2012 core earnings guidance range to $2.35 to $2.45 per share from our prior range of $2.25 to $2.55 per share." For the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2012, Ameren recorded GAAP net income of $182 million, or 75 cents per share, compared to GAAP net income of $494 million, or $2.05 per share, for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2011. Excluding certain items that are discussed below, Ameren recorded core (non-GAAP) net income of $553 million, or $2.28 per share, for the first nine months of 2012, compared to core (non-GAAP) net income of $585 million, or $2.42 per share, for the first nine months of 2011. The decrease in core (non-GAAP) earnings for the first nine months of 2012, compared to core (non-GAAP) earnings for the first nine months of 2011, reflected declines in Ameren Illinois and merchant generation segment earnings offset by increased Ameren Missouri earnings. Ameren Illinois' earnings were negatively impacted by a lower allowed return on equity (ROE), driven by lower Treasury bond yields under formula ratemaking for 2012, and by the utility's Sept. 2012 rate order for electric delivery service. The impact of these negative factors on earnings was partially offset by a 2012 Illinois gas rate adjustment. Merchant generation segment core (non-GAAP) earnings declined reflecting lower power prices and higher fuel costs. The increase in Ameren Missouri earnings reflected a 2011 electric rate adjustment, a favorable Federal Energy Regulatory Commission order related to a disputed power purchase agreement that expired in 2009, the absence in 2012 of a 2011 charge to earnings related to the fuel adjustment clause, and lower operations and maintenance expenses reflecting disciplined cost management and reduced storm-related costs. The following items were excluded from third quarter and nine-month 2012 and 2011 core (non-GAAP) earnings, as applicable: oAsset impairment and other charges which decreased net income by $377 million in the first nine months of 2012, $76 million in the third quarter of 2011 and $77 million in the first nine months of 2011. The 2012 charge was a noncash asset impairment of the merchant generation segment's Duck Creek Energy Center. The 2011 charges were the result of the Missouri Public Service Commission's disallowance of costs of enhancements related to the rebuilding of the Taum Sauk Energy Center and the decision to cease operations at the merchant generation segment's Meredosia and Hutsonville energy centers. oA noncash change in income tax benefit, related to the 2012 asset impairment discussed above, resulting from the requirement to recognize interim period income tax expense using the annual estimated effective rate. This item increased net income by $43 million in the third quarter of 2012 but did not impact net income for the first nine months of 2012 and is not expected to impact full-year 2012 net income. oThe net effect of unrealized mark-to-market activity, which increased net income by $8 million and $6 million in the third quarter and first nine months of 2012, respectively, and decreased net income by $20 million and $14 million in the third quarter and first nine months of 2011, respectively. A reconciliation of GAAP to core (non-GAAP) earnings per share is as follows: Third Quarter Nine Months 2012 2011 2012 2011 GAAP earnings per share $ 1.54 $ 1.18 $ 0.75 $ 2.05 Asset impairment and other charges -- 0.32 1.55 0.32 Increase in tax benefit related to asset impairment and annual estimated effective income (0.18) -- -- -- tax rate Net unrealized mark-to-market activity, (gain) (0.03) 0.07 (0.02) 0.05 loss Core (non-GAAP) earnings per share $ 1.33 $ 1.57 $ 2.28 $ 2.42 2012 Earnings Guidance Ameren narrowed its guidance for 2012 core (non-GAAP) earnings to a range of $2.35 to $2.45 per share, compared to the prior range of $2.25 to $2.55 per share. Core (non-GAAP) earnings guidance excludes the Duck Creek asset impairment charge of $1.55 per share discussed above. GAAP 2012 earnings are now expected to be in the range of $0.80 to $0.90 per share, compared to the prior range of $0.70 to $1.00 per share. Any net unrealized mark-to-market gains or losses will impact GAAP and core (non-GAAP) earnings but are excluded from earnings guidance because the company is unable to reasonably estimate the impact of any such gains or losses. Ameren expects its businesses to provide the following contributions to 2012 core (non-GAAP) earnings per share: Regulated Utilities Earnings Guidance Midpoint $2.30 Merchant Generation Earnings Guidance Midpoint $0.10 2012 Core (Non-GAAP) Earnings Guidance Range $2.35 - $2.45 Ameren's earnings guidance for 2012 assumes normal temperatures for the fourth quarter of the year. In addition, Ameren's future results are subject to the effects of, among other things, regulatory decisions and legislative actions; energy center operations; energy, economic, and capital and credit market conditions; severe storms; unusual or otherwise unexpected gains or losses; and other risks and uncertainties outlined, or referred to, in the Forward-looking Statements section of this press release. Ameren Missouri Segment Results Ameren Missouri segment GAAP earnings were $236 million for the third quarter of 2012, compared to $190 million for the third quarter of 2011. Third quarter 2012 core (non-GAAP) earnings were $235 million, compared to third quarter 2011 core (non-GAAP) earnings of $248 million. The decrease in core (non-GAAP) earnings reflected lower electric sales and a higher effective income tax rate partially offset by the benefits of a 2011 electric rate adjustment. Third quarter 2012 temperatures, while warmer-than-normal, were similar to those experienced in the third quarter of 2011. The GAAP earnings comparison was affected by the factors mentioned above as well as a $55 million charge in the third quarter of 2011 related to the previously-mentioned Taum Sauk disallowance and a $1 million gain in the third quarter of 2012 as opposed to a $3 million loss in the third quarter of 2011 from net unrealized mark-to-market activity. Ameren Illinois Segment Results Ameren Illinois segment third quarter 2012 GAAP earnings were $71 million, compared to third quarter 2011 GAAP earnings of $98 million. Third quarter 2012 core (non-GAAP) earnings were $70 million, compared to third quarter 2011 core (non-GAAP) earnings of $99 million. This decline in earnings reflected the utility's Sept. 2012 rate order for electric delivery service and a change in the quarterly distribution of revenues and earnings resulting from formula ratemaking. The GAAP earnings comparison was affected by the factors mentioned above as well as a $1 million gain in the third quarter of 2012 as opposed to a $1 million loss in the third quarter of 2011 from net unrealized mark-to-market activity. Merchant Generation Segment Results Merchant generation segment third quarter 2012 GAAP earnings were $20 million, compared to a third quarter 2011 GAAP loss of $9 million. Third quarter 2012 core (non-GAAP) earnings were $22 million, compared to third quarter 2011 core (non-GAAP) earnings of $24 million. The decrease in core earnings reflected the impact on margins of lower power prices and higher fuel costs partially offset by lower depreciation and operations and maintenance expenses. The GAAP earnings comparison was affected by the factors mentioned above as well as a third quarter 2012 noncash $4 million reduction in the income tax benefit related to the first quarter 2012 Duck Creek Energy Center asset impairment charge. This reduction in income tax benefit resulted from the requirement to recognize interim period income tax expense using the annual estimated effective rate. GAAP earnings also included asset impairment and other charges of $21 million in the third quarter of 2011 related to the decision to cease operations at the Meredosia and Hutsonville energy centers as well as a $2 million gain in the third quarter of 2012 as opposed to a $12 million loss in the third quarter of 2011 from net unrealized mark-to-market activity. Ameren Other In addition to the factors noted in the above segment discussions, third quarter 2012 GAAP earnings for Ameren were increased by a third quarter 2012 noncash income tax benefit of $47 million related to the first quarter 2012 Duck Creek Energy Center asset impairment charge. This income tax benefit resulted from the requirement to recognize interim period income tax expense using the annual estimated effective rate. This item is not expected to impact full-year 2012 earnings. Analyst Conference Call Ameren will conduct a conference call for financial analysts at 9 a.m. Central Time on Friday, Nov. 9, to discuss third quarter 2012 earnings and other matters. Investors, the news media and the public may listen to a live Internet broadcast of the call at Ameren.com by clicking on "Q3 2012 Ameren Corporation Earnings Conference Call," followed by the appropriate audio link. An accompanying slide presentation will be available on Ameren's website. This presentation will be posted in the "Investors" section of the website under "Webcasts & Presentations." The analyst call will also be available for replay on the Internet for one year. In addition, a telephone playback of the conference call will be available beginning at approximately noon Central Time from Nov. 9 through Nov. 16, by dialing U.S. 877.660.6853 or international 201.612.7415, and entering ID number 402074. About Ameren St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation owns a diverse mix of electric energy centers strategically located in our Midwest market, with a generating capacity of 15,900 megawatts. Through our Missouri and Illinois subsidiaries, we serve 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area. Our mission is to meet our customers' energy needs in a safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally-responsible manner. For more information, visit Ameren.com. Regulation G Statement Ameren has presented certain information in this release on a diluted cents per share basis. These diluted per share amounts reflect certain factors that directly impact Ameren's total earnings per share. The core (non-GAAP) earnings per share and core (non-GAAP) earnings per share guidance exclude one or more of the following: asset impairment and other charges including the Taum Sauk regulatory disallowance, changes in the income tax benefit recognized in conjunction with asset impairment and other charges and the annual estimated effective income tax rate, and net unrealized mark-to-market gains or losses. Ameren uses core (non-GAAP) earnings internally for financial planning and for analysis of performance. Ameren also uses core (non-GAAP) earnings as primary performance measurements when communicating with analysts and investors regarding our earnings results and outlook, as the company believes that core (non-GAAP) earnings allow the company to more accurately compare its ongoing performance across periods. In providing consolidated and segment core (non-GAAP) earnings guidance, there could be differences between core (non-GAAP) earnings and earnings prepared in accordance with GAAP as a result of our treatment of certain items, such as those listed above. Ameren is unable to estimate the impact, if any, on future GAAP earnings of such items. Forward-looking Statements Statements in this release not based on historical facts are considered "forward-looking" and, accordingly, involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those discussed. Although such forward-looking statements have been made in good faith and are based on reasonable assumptions, there is no assurance that the expected results will be achieved. These statements include (without limitation) statements as to future expectations, beliefs, plans, strategies, objectives, events, conditions, and financial performance. In connection with the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, we are providing this cautionary statement to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. The following factors, in addition to those discussed under Risk Factors in Ameren's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011, and elsewhere in this release and in our other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, could cause actual results to differ materially from management expectations suggested in such forward-looking statements: oregulatory, judicial, or legislative actions, including changes in regulatory policies and ratemaking determinations, such as the outcome of Ameren Missouri's and Ameren Illinois' electric rate cases filed in 2012; Ameren Missouri's fuel adjustment clause prudence review and the related request for an accounting authority order; Ameren Illinois' request for rehearing of a July 2012 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission order regarding the inclusion of acquisition premiums in Ameren Illinois' transmission rates; and future regulatory, judicial, or legislative actions that seek to change regulatory recovery mechanisms, such as the Illinois Energy Infrastructure Modernization Act (IEIMA), which provides for formula ratemaking in Illinois; othe effect of Ameren Illinois participating in a new performance-based formula ratemaking process under the IEIMA, the related financial commitments required by the IEIMA and the resulting uncertain impact on the financial condition, results of operations and liquidity of Ameren Illinois; oimpairments of long-lived assets, intangible assets, or goodwill, including the merchant generation segment and Ameren Energy Generating Company energy centers, which had carrying values that exceeded their estimated fair values by an amount significantly in excess of $1 billion after the impairment of the Duck Creek energy center in the first quarter of 2012; othe effects of, or changes to, the Illinois power procurement process; ochanges in laws and other governmental actions, including monetary, fiscal, and tax policies; ochanges in laws or regulations that adversely affect the ability of electric distribution companies and other purchasers of wholesale electricity to pay their suppliers, including Ameren Missouri and Ameren Energy Marketing Company; othe effects of increased competition in the future due to, among other things, deregulation of certain aspects of our business at both the state and federal levels, and the implementation of deregulation; othe effects on demand for our services resulting from technological advances, including advances in energy efficiency and distributed generation sources, which generate electricity at the site of consumption; oincreasing capital expenditure and operating expense requirements and our ability to recover these costs; othe cost and availability of fuel such as coal, natural gas and enriched uranium used to produce electricity; the cost and availability of purchased power and natural gas for distribution; and the level and volatility of future market prices for such commodities, including the ability to recover the costs for such commodities; othe effectiveness of our risk management strategies and the use of financial and derivative instruments; othe level and volatility of future prices for power in the Midwest; othe development of a multi-year capacity market within the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc. (MISO) and the outcomes of MISO's inaugural annual capacity auction in 2013; obusiness and economic conditions, including their impact on interest rates, bad debt expense, and demand for our products; odisruptions of the capital markets, deterioration in our credit metrics, or other events that make our access to necessary capital, including short-term credit and liquidity, impossible, more difficult, or more costly; oour assessment of our liquidity; othe impact of the adoption of new accounting guidance and the application of appropriate technical accounting rules and guidance; oactions of credit rating agencies and the effects of such actions; othe impact of weather conditions and other natural phenomena on us and our customers, including the impacts of droughts which may cause lower river levels and could limit our energy centers' ability to generate power; othe impact of system outages; ogeneration, transmission, and distribution asset construction, installation, performance, and cost recovery; othe effects of our increasing investment in electric transmission projects and uncertainty as to whether we will achieve our expected returns in a timely fashion, if at all; othe extent to which Ameren Missouri prevails in its claims against insurers in connection with its Taum Sauk pumped-storage hydroelectric energy center incident; othe extent to which Ameren Missouri is permitted by its regulators to recover in rates the investments it made in connection with a proposed second unit at its Callaway Energy Center; ooperation of Ameren Missouri's Callaway Energy Center, including planned and unplanned outages, decommissioning costs, and potential increased costs because of Nuclear Regulatory Commission orders to address nuclear plant readiness as a result of nuclear-related developments in Japan in 2011; othe effects of strategic initiatives, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, and any related tax implications; othe impact of current environmental regulations on utilities and power generating companies and new, more stringent or changing requirements, including those related to greenhouse gases, other emissions, cooling water intake structures, coal combustion residuals, and energy efficiency, that are enacted over time and that could limit or terminate the operation of certain of our generating units, increase our costs, result in an impairment of our assets, reduce our customers' demand for electricity or natural gas, or otherwise have a negative financial effect; othe impact of complying with renewable energy portfolio requirements in Missouri; olabor disputes, workforce reductions, future wage and employee benefits costs, including changes in discount rates and returns on benefit plan assets; othe inability of our counterparties and affiliates to meet their obligations with respect to contracts, credit facilities, and financial instruments; othe cost and availability of transmission capacity for the energy generated by our energy centers or required to satisfy energy sales made by us; olegal and administrative proceedings; and oacts of sabotage, war, terrorism, cybersecurity attacks or intentionally disruptive acts. Given these uncertainties, undue reliance should not be placed on these forward-looking statements. Except to the extent required by the federal securities laws, we undertake no obligation to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements to reflect new information or future events. AMEREN CORPORATION (AEE) Reconciliation of GAAP to Core (Non-GAAP) Earnings (Loss) Attributable to Ameren Corporation (Unaudited, in millions, except per share amounts) Other / Ameren Corp. Ameren Ameren Merchant Intersegment Earnings Per Missouri Illinois Generation Eliminations (Loss) Share Three Months Ended September 30, 2012 GAAP $ 236 $ 71 $ $ $ 374 $ earnings 20 47 1.54 (Increase) decrease in tax benefit related to asset impairment and annual estimated effective - - 4 (47) (43) (0.18) income tax rate Net unrealized mark-to-market (1) (1) (2) (4) (8) (0.03) activity, (gain) 2012 Core (non-GAAP) $ 235 $ 70 $ $ $ 323 $ earnings 22 (4) 1.33 (loss) 2011 GAAP $ $ $ earnings $ 190 $ 98 (9) 6 $ 285 1.18 (loss) Asset impairment and 55 - 21 - 76 0.32 other charges Net unrealized mark-to-market 3 1 12 4 20 0.07 activity, loss 2011 Core $ $ $ (non-GAAP) $ 248 $ 99 24 10 $ 381 1.57 earnings Nine Months Ended September 30, 2012 GAAP $ $ $ earnings $ 400 $ 130 (348) - $ 182 0.75 (loss) Asset impairment - - 377 - 377 1.55 charge Net unrealized mark-to-market (2) (1) 3 (6) (6) (0.02) activity, (gain) loss (Increase) decrease in tax benefit related to asset impairment and annual estimated effective - - 2 (2) - - income tax rate 2012 Core (non-GAAP) $ 398 $ 129 $ $ $ 553 $ earnings 34 (8) 2.28 (loss) 2011 GAAP $ $ $ earnings $ 301 $ 168 26 (1) $ 494 2.05 (loss) Asset impairment and 55 - 22 - 77 0.32 other charges Net unrealized mark-to-market 3 1 8 2 14 0.05 activity, loss 2011 Core $ $ $ (non-GAAP) $ 359 $ 169 56 1 $ 585 2.42 earnings AMEREN CORPORATION (AEE) CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF INCOME (Unaudited, in millions, except per share amounts) Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended September 30, September 30, 2012 2011 2012 2011 Operating Revenues: Electric $ 1,871 $ 2,138 $ 4,694 $ 5,222 Gas 130 130 625 731 Total operating revenues 2,001 2,268 5,319 5,953 Operating Expenses: Fuel 359 467 1,032 1,217 Purchased power 236 332 532 796 Gas purchased for resale 40 46 304 413 Other operations and maintenance 424 432 1,309 1,368 Asset impairments and other charges - 124 628 126 Depreciation and amortization 188 196 582 585 Taxes other than income taxes 119 121 356 355 Total operating expenses 1,366 1,718 4,743 4,860 Operating Income 635 550 576 1,093 Other Income and Expenses: Miscellaneous income 17 18 54 51 Miscellaneous expense 7 5 29 15 Total other income 10 13 25 36 Interest Charges 113 113 338 336 Income Before Income Taxes 532 450 263 793 Income Taxes 158 163 82 293 Net Income 374 287 181 500 Less: Net Income (Loss) Attributable to - 2 (1) 6 Noncontrolling Interests Net Income Attributable to Ameren $ 374 $ 285 $ 182 $ 494 Corporation Earnings per Common Share - Basic and $ 1.54 $ 1.18 $ 0.75 $ 2.05 Diluted Average Common Shares Outstanding 242.6 241.7 242.6 241.2 AMEREN CORPORATION (AEE) CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEET (Unaudited, in millions) September 30, December 31, 2012 2011 ASSETS Current Assets: Cash and cash equivalents $ 298 $ 255 Accounts receivable - trade, net 523 473 Unbilled revenue 265 324 Miscellaneous accounts and notes 82 69 receivable Materials and supplies 756 712 Mark-to-market derivative assets 134 115 Current regulatory assets 250 215 Other current assets 98 132 Total current assets 2,406 2,295 Property and Plant, Net 17,833 18,127 Investments and Other Assets: Nuclear decommissioning trust fund 407 357 Goodwill 411 411 Intangible assets 14 7 Regulatory assets 1,655 1,603 Other assets 772 845 Total investments and other assets 3,259 3,223 TOTAL ASSETS $ 23,498 $ 23,645 LIABILITIES AND EQUITY Current Liabilities: Current maturities of long-term debt $ 206 $ 179 Short-term debt 5 148 Accounts and wages payable 458 693 Taxes accrued 163 65 Interest accrued 145 101 Customer deposits 96 98 Mark-to-market derivative liabilities 155 161 Current regulatory liabilities 125 133 Other current liabilities 193 207 Total current liabilities 1,546 1,785 Long-term Debt, Net 6,781 6,677 Deferred Credits and Other Liabilities: Accumulated deferred income taxes, net 3,385 3,315 Accumulated deferred investment tax 74 79 credits Regulatory liabilities 1,542 1,502 Asset retirement obligations 429 428 Pension and other postretirement 1,152 1,344 benefits Other deferred credits and liabilities 563 447 Total deferred credits and other 7,145 7,115 liabilities Ameren Corporation Stockholders' Equity: Common stock 2 2 Other paid-in capital, principally 5,611 5,598 premium on common stock Retained earnings 2,259 2,369 Accumulated other comprehensive gain 2 (50) (loss) Total Ameren Corporation stockholders' 7,874 7,919 equity Noncontrolling Interests 152 149 Total equity 8,026 8,068 TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY $ 23,498 $ 23,645 AMEREN CORPORATION (AEE) CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS (Unaudited, in millions) Nine Months Ended September 30, 2012 2011 Cash Flows From Operating Activities: Net income $ 181 $ 500 Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities: Loss on asset impairments and other charges 628 126 Net gain on sales of properties (11) (12) Net mark-to-market loss on derivatives 6 15 Depreciation and amortization 552 558 Amortization of nuclear fuel 63 51 Amortization of debt issuance costs and premium/discounts 17 17 Deferred income taxes and investment tax credits, net 40 302 Allowance for equity funds used during construction (26) (25) Other 22 2 Changes in assets and liabilities: Receivables (19) 130 Materials and supplies (44) (34) Accounts and wages payable (157) (192) Taxes accrued 97 94 Assets, other (29) 96 Liabilities, other 137 (2) Pension and other postretirement benefits 19 (98) Counterparty collateral, net 23 37 Premiums paid on long-term debt repurchases (138) - Net cash provided by operating activities 1,361 1,565 Cash Flows From Investing Activities: Capital expenditures (905) (758) Nuclear fuel expenditures (56) (45) Purchases of securities - nuclear decommissioning trust fund (341) (163) Sales of securities - nuclear decommissioning trust fund 277 147 Proceeds from sales of properties 22 50 Other (8) 18 Net cash used in investing activities (1,011) (751) Cash Flows From Financing Activities: Dividends on common stock (284) (279) Dividends paid to noncontrolling interest holders (5) (5) Short-term debt and credit facility repayments, net (143) (379) Redemptions, repurchases, and maturities of long-term debt (754) (150) Issuances: Long-term debt 882 - Common stock - 49 Capital issuance costs (7) - Generator advances received for construction 4 - Repayments of generator advances received for construction - (73) Net cash used in financing activities (307) (837) Net change in cash and cash equivalents 43 (23) Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of year 255 545 Cash and cash equivalents at end of period $ 298 $ 522 AMEREN CORPORATION (AEE) CONSOLIDATED OPERATING STATISTICS Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended September 30, September 30, 2012 2011 2012 2011 Electric Sales - kilowatthours (in millions): Ameren Missouri Residential 4,031 4,144 10,352 10,935 Commercial 4,128 4,184 11,195 11,333 Industrial 2,268 2,294 6,533 6,542 Other 28 29 89 91 Native load subtotal 10,455 10,651 28,169 28,901 Off-system and wholesale 1,696 2,514 5,483 8,410 Subtotal 12,151 13,165 33,652 37,311 Ameren Illinois Residential Power supply and delivery 2,720 3,641 7,735 9,361 service Delivery service only 910 13 1,281 14 Commercial Power supply and delivery 889 1,030 2,396 2,874 service Delivery service only 2,754 2,582 6,939 6,507 Industrial Power supply and delivery 385 393 1,167 1,112 service Delivery service only 3,245 3,088 8,954 8,637 Other 139 136 400 402 Native load subtotal 11,042 10,883 28,872 28,907 Merchant Generation Energy sales 6,623 9,108 18,790 24,001 Affiliate native energy 653 434 1,447 523 sales Subtotal 7,276 9,542 20,237 24,524 Eliminate affiliate sales (653) (434) (1,447) (523) Eliminate Ameren Illinois/Merchant Generation (2,307) (1,549) (5,291) (4,108) common customers Ameren Total 27,509 31,607 76,023 86,111 Electric Revenues (in millions): Ameren Missouri Residential $ 463 $ 466 $ 1,055 $ 1,041 Commercial 367 373 874 874 Industrial 142 145 343 347 Other 25 25 72 49 Native load subtotal 997 1,009 2,344 2,311 Off-system and wholesale 49 90 160 281 Subtotal $ 1,046 $ 1,099 $ 2,504 $ 2,592 Ameren Illinois Residential Power supply and delivery $ 281 $ 379 $ 813 $ 959 service Delivery service only 43 - 57 - Commercial Power supply and delivery 79 119 217 287 service Delivery service only 61 54 136 119 Industrial Power supply and delivery 14 19 42 51 service Delivery service only 13 13 34 33 Other 45 47 105 107 Native load subtotal $ 536 $ 631 $ 1,404 $ 1,556 Merchant Generation Non-affiliate energy sales $ 294 $ 416 $ 788 $ 1,088 Affiliate native energy 84 66 243 160 sales Other 4 (1) 20 6 Subtotal $ 382 $ 481 $ 1,051 $ 1,254 Eliminate affiliate revenues (93) (73) (265) (180) and other Ameren Total $ 1,871 $ 2,138 $ 4,694 $ 5,222 AMEREN CORPORATION (AEE) CONSOLIDATED OPERATING STATISTICS Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended September 30, September 30, 2012 2011 2012 2011 Electric Generation - megawatthours (in millions): Ameren Missouri 12.2 13.4 34.2 37.8 Merchant Generation Ameren Energy Generating 5.0 6.3 13.6 16.5 Company (Genco) AmerenEnergy Resources 1.8 2.0 5.4 5.3 Generating Company (AERG) AmerenEnergy Medina Valley - - - 0.1 Cogen, L.L.C. Subtotal 6.8 8.3 19.0 21.9 Ameren Total 19.0 21.7 53.2 59.7 Fuel Cost per kilowatthour (cents): Ameren Missouri 1.852 1.705 1.709 1.571 Merchant Generation 2.496 2.486 2.474 2.430 Gas Sales - decatherms (in thousands): Ameren Missouri 948 823 6,084 8,067 Ameren Illinois 6,179 5,862 48,443 57,789 Ameren Total 7,127 6,685 54,527 65,856 September 30, December 31, 2012 2011 Common Stock: Shares outstanding (in 242.6 242.6 millions) Book value per share $32.45 $32.64 Capitalization Ratios: Common equity 53.5% 53.4% Preferred stock 1.0% 1.0% Debt, net of cash 45.5% 45.6% SOURCE Ameren Corporation Website: http://www.ameren.com Contact: Media, Brian Bretsch, +1-314-554-4135, email@example.com, Analysts, Doug Fischer, +1-314-554-4859, firstname.lastname@example.org, Matt Thayer, +1-314-554-3151, email@example.com, Investors, Investor Services, +1-800-255-2237, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ameren Announces Third Quarter 2012 Results
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