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Alliant Energy Competitors

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$56.75
$57.54
50-Day Range
$53.75
$57.95
52-Week Range
$44.74
$58.19
Volume1.11 million shs
Average Volume1.39 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.20 billion
P/E Ratio21.18
Dividend Yield2.83%
Beta0.29

Competitors

Alliant Energy (NASDAQ:LNT) Vs. EXC, XEL, PEG, WEC, ED, and PCG

Should you be buying LNT stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "electric & other services combined" are considered alternatives and competitors to Alliant Energy, including Exelon (EXC), Xcel Energy (XEL), Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG), WEC Energy Group (WEC), Consolidated Edison (ED), and PG&E (PCG).

Exelon (NASDAQ:EXC) and Alliant Energy (NASDAQ:LNT) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk and profitability.

Risk and Volatility

Exelon has a beta of 0.41, suggesting that its stock price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alliant Energy has a beta of 0.29, suggesting that its stock price is 71% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Exelon and Alliant Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Exelon11702.67
Alliant Energy04202.33

Exelon currently has a consensus target price of $46.00, suggesting a potential upside of 2.02%. Alliant Energy has a consensus target price of $56.1667, suggesting a potential downside of 1.05%. Given Exelon's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Exelon is more favorable than Alliant Energy.

Profitability

This table compares Exelon and Alliant Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Exelon7.15%9.24%2.55%
Alliant Energy19.33%12.01%3.86%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Exelon and Alliant Energy's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Exelon$34.44 billion1.28$2.94 billion$3.2214.00
Alliant Energy$3.65 billion3.89$567.40 million$2.3124.57

Exelon has higher revenue and earnings than Alliant Energy. Exelon is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Alliant Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Exelon pays an annual dividend of $1.53 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Alliant Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.61 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Exelon pays out 47.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Alliant Energy pays out 69.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Alliant Energy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Exelon is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

76.6% of Exelon shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.0% of Alliant Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Exelon shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Alliant Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Exelon beats Alliant Energy on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Alliant Energy (NASDAQ:LNT) and Xcel Energy (NASDAQ:XEL) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Volatility and Risk

Alliant Energy has a beta of 0.29, meaning that its share price is 71% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Xcel Energy has a beta of 0.28, meaning that its share price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Alliant Energy and Xcel Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Alliant Energy04202.33
Xcel Energy15102.00

Alliant Energy presently has a consensus target price of $56.1667, suggesting a potential downside of 1.05%. Xcel Energy has a consensus target price of $72.6667, suggesting a potential upside of 1.32%. Given Xcel Energy's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Xcel Energy is more favorable than Alliant Energy.

Profitability

This table compares Alliant Energy and Xcel Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Alliant Energy19.33%12.01%3.86%
Xcel Energy12.50%10.56%2.73%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Alliant Energy and Xcel Energy's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alliant Energy$3.65 billion3.89$567.40 million$2.3124.57
Xcel Energy$11.53 billion3.35$1.37 billion$2.6427.17

Xcel Energy has higher revenue and earnings than Alliant Energy. Alliant Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Xcel Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Alliant Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.61 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Xcel Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.83 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Alliant Energy pays out 69.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Xcel Energy pays out 69.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Alliant Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Xcel Energy has raised its dividend for 17 consecutive years.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

73.0% of Alliant Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.9% of Xcel Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Alliant Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Xcel Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Alliant Energy beats Xcel Energy on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Alliant Energy (NASDAQ:LNT) and Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Volatility and Risk

Alliant Energy has a beta of 0.29, meaning that its share price is 71% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Public Service Enterprise Group has a beta of 0.49, meaning that its share price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Alliant Energy and Public Service Enterprise Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Alliant Energy04202.33
Public Service Enterprise Group02802.80

Alliant Energy presently has a consensus target price of $56.1667, suggesting a potential downside of 1.05%. Public Service Enterprise Group has a consensus target price of $65.9444, suggesting a potential upside of 5.48%. Given Public Service Enterprise Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Public Service Enterprise Group is more favorable than Alliant Energy.

Profitability

This table compares Alliant Energy and Public Service Enterprise Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Alliant Energy19.33%12.01%3.86%
Public Service Enterprise Group19.74%11.30%3.58%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Alliant Energy and Public Service Enterprise Group's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alliant Energy$3.65 billion3.89$567.40 million$2.3124.57
Public Service Enterprise Group$10.08 billion3.14$1.69 billion$3.2819.06

Public Service Enterprise Group has higher revenue and earnings than Alliant Energy. Public Service Enterprise Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Alliant Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Alliant Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.61 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Public Service Enterprise Group pays an annual dividend of $2.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Alliant Energy pays out 69.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Public Service Enterprise Group pays out 62.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Alliant Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Public Service Enterprise Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Public Service Enterprise Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

73.0% of Alliant Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.6% of Public Service Enterprise Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Alliant Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Public Service Enterprise Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Public Service Enterprise Group beats Alliant Energy on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Alliant Energy (NASDAQ:LNT) and WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Volatility and Risk

Alliant Energy has a beta of 0.29, meaning that its share price is 71% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, WEC Energy Group has a beta of 0.18, meaning that its share price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Alliant Energy and WEC Energy Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Alliant Energy04202.33
WEC Energy Group14402.33

Alliant Energy presently has a consensus target price of $56.1667, suggesting a potential downside of 1.05%. WEC Energy Group has a consensus target price of $97.3333, suggesting a potential upside of 1.18%. Given WEC Energy Group's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe WEC Energy Group is more favorable than Alliant Energy.

Profitability

This table compares Alliant Energy and WEC Energy Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Alliant Energy19.33%12.01%3.86%
WEC Energy Group16.26%11.36%3.37%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Alliant Energy and WEC Energy Group's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alliant Energy$3.65 billion3.89$567.40 million$2.3124.57
WEC Energy Group$7.52 billion4.03$1.14 billion$3.5826.87

WEC Energy Group has higher revenue and earnings than Alliant Energy. Alliant Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than WEC Energy Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Alliant Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.61 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. WEC Energy Group pays an annual dividend of $2.71 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Alliant Energy pays out 69.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. WEC Energy Group pays out 75.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Alliant Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and WEC Energy Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Alliant Energy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

73.0% of Alliant Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.1% of WEC Energy Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Alliant Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of WEC Energy Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

WEC Energy Group beats Alliant Energy on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Alliant Energy (NASDAQ:LNT) and Consolidated Edison (NYSE:ED) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Volatility and Risk

Alliant Energy has a beta of 0.29, meaning that its share price is 71% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Consolidated Edison has a beta of 0.11, meaning that its share price is 89% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Alliant Energy and Consolidated Edison, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Alliant Energy04202.33
Consolidated Edison55101.64

Alliant Energy presently has a consensus target price of $56.1667, suggesting a potential downside of 1.05%. Consolidated Edison has a consensus target price of $76.20, suggesting a potential downside of 3.51%. Given Alliant Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Alliant Energy is more favorable than Consolidated Edison.

Profitability

This table compares Alliant Energy and Consolidated Edison's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Alliant Energy19.33%12.01%3.86%
Consolidated Edison11.06%7.77%2.43%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Alliant Energy and Consolidated Edison's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alliant Energy$3.65 billion3.89$567.40 million$2.3124.57
Consolidated Edison$12.57 billion2.15$1.34 billion$4.3718.07

Consolidated Edison has higher revenue and earnings than Alliant Energy. Consolidated Edison is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Alliant Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Alliant Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.61 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Consolidated Edison pays an annual dividend of $3.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Alliant Energy pays out 69.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Consolidated Edison pays out 70.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Alliant Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Consolidated Edison has raised its dividend for 47 consecutive years. Consolidated Edison is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

73.0% of Alliant Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.4% of Consolidated Edison shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Alliant Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Consolidated Edison shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Alliant Energy beats Consolidated Edison on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Alliant Energy (NASDAQ:LNT) and PG&E (NYSE:PCG) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Volatility & Risk

Alliant Energy has a beta of 0.29, meaning that its share price is 71% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PG&E has a beta of 1.3, meaning that its share price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Alliant Energy and PG&E, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Alliant Energy04202.33
PG&E03702.70

Alliant Energy presently has a consensus target price of $56.1667, suggesting a potential downside of 1.05%. PG&E has a consensus target price of $14.2778, suggesting a potential upside of 32.08%. Given PG&E's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe PG&E is more favorable than Alliant Energy.

Profitability

This table compares Alliant Energy and PG&E's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Alliant Energy19.33%12.01%3.86%
PG&E-27.77%21.57%2.06%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Alliant Energy and PG&E's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alliant Energy$3.65 billion3.89$567.40 million$2.3124.57
PG&E$17.13 billion1.25$-7,642,000,000.00$3.932.75

Alliant Energy has higher earnings, but lower revenue than PG&E. PG&E is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Alliant Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

73.0% of Alliant Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.1% of PG&E shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Alliant Energy shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of PG&E shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Alliant Energy Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Exelon logo
EXC
Exelon
2.0$45.09-1.5%$44.06 billion$34.44 billion18.56
Xcel Energy logo
XEL
Xcel Energy
2.0$71.72-0.8%$38.60 billion$11.53 billion26.86
Public Service Enterprise Group logo
PEG
Public Service Enterprise Group
1.8$62.52-0.6%$31.60 billion$10.08 billion16.58
WEC Energy Group logo
WEC
WEC Energy Group
1.6$96.20-0.4%$30.34 billion$7.52 billion26.00Insider Selling
Consolidated Edison logo
ED
Consolidated Edison
2.0$78.97-0.4%$27.07 billion$12.57 billion19.55
PG&E logo
PCG
PG&E
1.5$10.81-1.7%$21.46 billion$17.13 billion-1.09Analyst Report
Ameren logo
AEE
Ameren
2.0$83.70-0.2%$21.39 billion$5.91 billion24.47Earnings Announcement
Dividend Cut
CMS Energy logo
CMS
CMS Energy
2.0$63.50-0.0%$18.38 billion$6.85 billion23.69Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
Evergy logo
EVRG
Evergy
2.3$62.67-0.3%$14.37 billion$5.15 billion22.54
NiSource logo
NI
NiSource
1.6$25.75-0.0%$10.10 billion$5.21 billion-32.59
ALLETE logo
ALE
ALLETE
1.8$70.41-0.5%$3.67 billion$1.24 billion20.65
NorthWestern logo
NWE
NorthWestern
1.9$65.10-0.2%$3.30 billion$1.26 billion20.41Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Avista logo
AVA
Avista
1.4$46.83-0.2%$3.25 billion$1.35 billion25.87Dividend Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Sunnova Energy International logo
NOVA
Sunnova Energy International
2.2$28.75-6.8%$3.22 billion$131.56 million-13.76Gap Down
Unitil logo
UTL
Unitil
1.9$55.70-0.6%$837.90 million$438.20 million27.57Analyst Upgrade
Spark Energy logo
SPKE
Spark Energy
1.4$10.27-0.9%$363.84 million$813.72 million8.93
Genie Energy logo
GNE
Genie Energy
0.7$6.52-3.4%$171.87 million$315.29 million13.04Gap Down
VivoPower International logo
VVPR
VivoPower International
0.0$6.46-5.6%$87.23 million$48.70 million0.00Gap Down
VivoPower International logo
VVPR
VivoPower International
0.0$6.46-5.6%$87.23 million$48.70 million0.00Gap Down
This page was last updated on 5/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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