NYSE:ALE - ALLETE Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $75.30 +0.71 (+0.95 %) (As of 01/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$74.59Today's Range$74.49 - $75.4252-Week Range$66.64 - $82.82Volume247,910 shsAverage Volume223,176 shsMarket Capitalization$3.82 billionP/E Ratio23.61Dividend Yield2.99%Beta0.3 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email ALLETE, Inc. operates as an energy company. The company operates through three segments: Regulated Operations, ALLETE Clean Energy, and U.S. Water Services. It generates electricity from coal-fired, natural gas-fired, biomass co-fired, hydroelectric, wind, solar, and other sources. The company provides regulated electric, natural gas, and water services in northwestern Wisconsin to approximately 15,000 electric customers, 13,000 natural gas customers, and 10,000 water customers, as well as regulated utility electric services in northeastern Minnesota to approximately 145,000 retail customers and 16 non-affiliated municipal customers. It also owns and maintains electric transmission assets in Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, and Illinois. In addition, the company focuses on developing, acquiring, and operating clean and renewable energy projects; and owns and operates approximately 535 megawatt of wind energy generation. Further, it offers integrated water management for industry by combining chemical, equipment, engineering, and service for customized solutions to reduce water and energy usage. Additionally, the company is involved in the coal mining operations in North Dakota; and real estate investment activities in Florida. The company owns and operates 167 substations with a total capacity of 8,540 megavolt amperes. It serves taconite mining, iron concentrate, paper, pulp and wood products, pipeline, and other industries. The company was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota. Receive ALE News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ALE and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Electric & other services combined Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:ALE Previous Symbol CUSIP01852230 Webwww.allete.com Phone218-279-5000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.69 Current Ratio1.09 Quick Ratio0.71Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio23.61 Forward P/E Ratio22.28 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.42 billion Price / Sales2.73 Cash Flow$6.3706 per share Price / Cash Flow11.82 Book Value$40.52 per share Price / Book1.86Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.19 Net Income$172.20 million Net Margins11.12% Return on Equity7.46% Return on Assets3.06%Miscellaneous Employees2,017 Outstanding Shares51,420,000Market Cap$3.82 billion OptionableOptionable ALLETE (NYSE:ALE) Frequently Asked Questions What is ALLETE's stock symbol? ALLETE trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ALE." How often does ALLETE pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for ALLETE? ALLETE declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.56 per share on Saturday, December 1st. This represents a $2.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 14th. View ALLETE's Dividend History. How were ALLETE's earnings last quarter? ALLETE Inc (NYSE:ALE) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The utilities provider reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.75 by $0.08. The utilities provider had revenue of $348 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $366 million. ALLETE had a net margin of 11.12% and a return on equity of 7.46%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.72 EPS. View ALLETE's Earnings History. When is ALLETE's next earnings date? ALLETE is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for ALLETE. How can I listen to ALLETE's earnings call? ALLETE will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 14th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8773035852. What guidance has ALLETE issued on next quarter's earnings? ALLETE issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.20-3.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.40. What price target have analysts set for ALE? 5 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for ALLETE's shares. Their predictions range from $66.00 to $77.00. On average, they anticipate ALLETE's stock price to reach $70.90 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for ALLETE. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for ALLETE? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ALLETE in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for ALLETE. Has ALLETE been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about ALE stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. ALLETE earned a media sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of ALLETE's key competitors? Some companies that are related to ALLETE include CMS Energy (CMS), Alliant Energy (LNT), NiSource (NI), United Utilities Group (UUGRY), SCANA (SCG), PG&E (PCG), NorthWestern (NWE), Avista (AVA), Unitil (UTL), Spark Energy (SPKE), Genie Energy (GNE), EuroSite Power (EUSP), Endesa (ELE) and Westar Energy (WR). Who are ALLETE's key executives? ALLETE's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Alan R. Hodnik, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 59)Mr. Robert J. Adams, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 56)Ms. Bethany M. Owen, Sr. VP, Chief Legal & Admin. Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 53)Mr. Bradley W. Oachs, Sr. VP & Pres of Regulated Operations (Age 61)Mr. Steven Wayne Morris, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 57) Who are ALLETE's major shareholders? ALLETE's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.32%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.17%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%). Company insiders that own ALLETE stock include Alan R Hodnik, James J Hoolihan, Madeleine W Ludlow and Steven Q Devinck. View Institutional Ownership Trends for ALLETE. Which major investors are selling ALLETE stock? ALE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold ALLETE company stock in the last year include Alan R Hodnik and James J Hoolihan. View Insider Buying and Selling for ALLETE. Which major investors are buying ALLETE stock? ALE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for ALLETE. How do I buy shares of ALLETE? Shares of ALE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is ALLETE's stock price today? One share of ALE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $75.30. How big of a company is ALLETE? ALLETE has a market capitalization of $3.82 billion and generates $1.42 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $172.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.19 on an earnings per share basis. ALLETE employs 2,017 workers across the globe. What is ALLETE's official website? The official website for ALLETE is http://www.allete.com. How can I contact ALLETE? ALLETE's mailing address is 30 W SUPERIOR STREET, DULUTH MN, 55802. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 218-279-5000. MarketBeat Community Rating for ALLETE (NYSE ALE)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 206 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 296 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 502MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about ALLETE and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ALE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ALE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a Market Correction?