SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): February 18, 2021
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction|
1901 Chouteau Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri 63103
(Address of principal executive offices and Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (314) 621-3222
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share||AEE||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter). ☐
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|ITEM 2.02||Results of Operations and Financial Condition.|
On February 18, 2021, Ameren Corporation (“Ameren”) issued a press release announcing its earnings for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2020, and providing earnings guidance. The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. The information furnished pursuant to this Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing of Ameren under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act.
In its press release dated February 18, 2021, Ameren disclosed the following unaudited consolidated financial statements: Statement of Income for the three months and twelve months ended December 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019, Balance Sheet at December 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019, and Statement of Cash Flows for the twelve months ended December 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019. The foregoing consolidated financial statements are attached as Exhibit 99.2 and Ameren hereby incorporates such consolidated financial statements into this Item 8.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K.
|ITEM 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
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* Exhibit 99.1 is intended to be deemed furnished rather than filed pursuant to General Instruction B.2. of Form 8-K.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Ameren has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
By: /s/ Michael L. Moehn___________________________
| ||Name: Michael L. Moehn|
| ||Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
Date: February 18, 2021