Ameren corporation directors declare quarterly dividend

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 38.5 cents per share.

The common share dividend is payable June 30, 2010, to shareholders of record on June 9, 2010.

Separately, the boards of directors of the following Ameren Corporation operating subsidiaries declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries’ preferred stock on April 27, 2010. The Central Illinois Light Company (AmerenCILCO) preferred stock dividend is payable July 1, 2010, to shareholders of record on June 4, 2010. The Central Illinois Public Service Company (AmerenCIPS) preferred stock dividend is payable Sept. 30, 2010, to shareholders of record on Sept. 9, 2010. The Illinois Power Company (AmerenIP) preferred stock dividend is payable Aug. 2, 2010, to shareholders of record on July 12, 2010. The Union Electric Company (AmerenUE) preferred stock dividend is payable Aug.15, 2010, to shareholders of record on July 20, 2010.

With assets of approximately $24 billion, Ameren serves 2.4 million electric customers and one million natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area of Missouri and Illinois.