NASDAQ:LNT

Alliant Energy (LNT) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$49.89
+0.07 (+0.14%)
(As of 04/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$49.24
$50.16
50-Day Range
$47.40
$50.40
52-Week Range
$45.15
$56.26
Volume
1.46 million shs
Average Volume
1.94 million shs
Market Capitalization
$12.78 billion
P/E Ratio
17.95
Dividend Yield
3.85%
Price Target
$52.21

Alliant Energy MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.9% Upside
$51.36 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.00% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-4.47
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.92mentions of Alliant Energy in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$77,546 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
6.19%
From $3.07 to $3.26 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.21 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

31st out of 88 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

7th out of 19 stocks

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About Alliant Energy Stock (NASDAQ:LNT)

Alliant Energy Corporation operates as a utility holding company that provides regulated electricity and natural gas services in the United States. It operates in three segments: Utility Electric Operations, Utility Gas Operations, and Utility Other. The company, through its subsidiary, Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL), primarily generates and distributes electricity, and distributes and transports natural gas to retail customers in Iowa; sells electricity to wholesale customers in Minnesota, Illinois, and Iowa; and generates and distributes steam in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Alliant Energy Corporation, through its other subsidiary, Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL), generates and distributes electricity, and distributes and transports natural gas to retail customers in Wisconsin; and sells electricity to wholesale customers in Wisconsin. It serves retail customers in the farming, agriculture, industrial manufacturing, chemical, packaging, and food industries, as well as wholesale customers comprising municipalities and rural electric cooperatives. In addition, the company owns and operates a short-line rail freight service in Iowa; a Mississippi River barge, rail, and truck freight terminal in Illinois; freight brokerage services; wind turbine blade recycling services; and a rail-served warehouse in Iowa. Further, it holds interests in a natural gas-fired electric generating unit near Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin; and a wind farm located in Oklahoma. The company was formerly known as Interstate Energy Corp. and changed its name to Alliant Energy Corporation in May 1999. Alliant Energy Corporation was incorporated in 1981 and is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin.

LNT Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 2/15 Dividend
1/30/2024
Dividend Payable
2/15/2024
Last Earnings
2/16/2024
Today
4/22/2024
Ex-Dividend for 5/15 Dividend
4/29/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
5/02/2024
Dividend Payable
5/15/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Utilities
Industry
Electric & other services combined
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:LNT
Employees
3,281
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$51.36
High Stock Price Target
$54.00
Low Stock Price Target
$43.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+4.7%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$703 million
Pretax Margin
17.56%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.03 billion
Cash Flow
$5.45 per share
Book Value
$26.56 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
255,306,000
Market Cap
$12.78 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.55
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LNT Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Alliant Energy stock right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alliant Energy in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" LNT shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in LNT, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Alliant Energy's stock price target for 2024?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Alliant Energy's shares. Their LNT share price targets range from $43.00 to $54.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $51.36 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have LNT shares performed in 2024?

Alliant Energy's stock was trading at $51.30 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, LNT stock has decreased by 2.7% and is now trading at $49.89.
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When is Alliant Energy's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2024.
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How can I listen to Alliant Energy's earnings call?

Alliant Energy will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, May 3rd at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Alliant Energy's earnings last quarter?

Alliant Energy Co. (NASDAQ:LNT) issued its earnings results on Friday, February, 16th. The company reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.07. The firm earned $961 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.25 billion. Alliant Energy had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.85% and a net margin of 17.46%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.46 EPS.
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How often does Alliant Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Alliant Energy?

Alliant Energy declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 15th. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 30th will be given a dividend of $0.48 per share on Wednesday, May 15th. This represents a $1.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 29th.
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Is Alliant Energy a good dividend stock?

Alliant Energy (NASDAQ:LNT) pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.93%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 21 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 69.06%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LNT will have a dividend payout ratio of 58.90% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Alliant Energy's stock split?

Alliant Energy's stock split on the morning of Friday, May 20th 2016. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, April 20th 2016. The newly created shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell on Thursday, May 19th 2016. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What guidance has Alliant Energy issued on next quarter's earnings?

Alliant Energy issued an update on its FY24 earnings guidance on Friday, February, 16th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.99-3.13 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.07.

Who are Alliant Energy's major shareholders?

Alliant Energy's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.25%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.14%), Raymond James & Associates (0.09%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.07%), IFM Investors Pty Ltd (0.03%) and City State Bank (0.03%). Insiders that own company stock include Lisa M Barton, Nancy Joy Falotico and Raja Sundararajan.
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How do I buy shares of Alliant Energy?

Shares of LNT stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:LNT) was last updated on 4/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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