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ALLETE Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.22 (-0.35 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $63.24
50-Day Range
MA: $65.29
52-Week Range
Now: $63.24
Volume313,086 shs
Average Volume383,552 shs
Market Capitalization$3.30 billion
P/E Ratio18.55
Dividend Yield3.97%
ALLETE, Inc. operates as an energy company. The company operates through Regulated Operations, ALLETE Clean Energy, and Corporate and Other segments. It generates electricity from coal-fired, biomass co-fired / natural gas, hydroelectric, wind, and solar. The company provides regulated utility electric 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 15 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 1,000 megawatt of wind energy generation. Further, it is involved in the coal mining operations in North Dakota; and real estate investment activities in Florida. The company owns and operates 158 substations with a total capacity of 10,066 megavoltamperes. It serves taconite mining, paper, pulp and secondary wood products, pipeline, and other industries. . The company was formerly known as Minnesota Power, Inc. and changed its name to ALLETE, Inc. in May 2001. ALLETE, Inc. was incorporated in 1906 and is headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric & other services combined
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.24 billion
Cash Flow$6.85 per share
Book Value$45.20 per share


Net Income$185.60 million


Market Cap$3.30 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.93 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

62nd out of 275 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

15th out of 27 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.9Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.22 (-0.35 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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ALLETE (NYSE:ALE) Frequently Asked Questions

Is ALLETE a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ALLETE in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 4 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" ALLETE stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in ALE, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than ALLETE?

Wall Street analysts have given ALLETE a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but ALLETE wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting ALLETE?

ALLETE saw a decline in short interest during the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 965,000 shares, a decline of 20.2% from the January 14th total of 1,210,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 339,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.8 days.
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When is ALLETE's next earnings date?

ALLETE is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 5th 2021.
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How were ALLETE's earnings last quarter?

ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE:ALE) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 16th. The utilities provider reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.15. ALLETE had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.29% and a net margin of 15.33%.
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How has ALLETE's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

ALLETE's stock was trading at $69.55 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ALE stock has decreased by 9.1% and is now trading at $63.24.
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How often does ALLETE pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for ALLETE?

ALLETE declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 4th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.63 per share on Monday, March 1st. This represents a $2.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.98%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 12th. This is a positive change from ALLETE's previous quarterly dividend of $0.62.
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Is ALLETE a good dividend stock?

ALLETE pays an annual dividend of $2.52 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.97%. ALE has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. ALLETE does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of ALLETE is 75.68%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, ALLETE will have a dividend payout ratio of 69.23% next year. This indicates that ALLETE will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has ALLETE issued on next quarter's earnings?

ALLETE updated its FY 2021 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 17th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 3.00-3.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.61.

What price target have analysts set for ALE?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for ALLETE's shares. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $66.00. On average, they anticipate ALLETE's stock price to reach $60.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.2%.
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Who are ALLETE's key executives?

ALLETE's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Alan R. Hodnik, Exec. Chairman (Age 61, Pay $1.5M)
  • Ms. Bethany M. Owen, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 55, Pay $601.27k)
  • Mr. Robert J. Adams, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 58, Pay $775.38k)
  • Mr. Steven Wayne Morris, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 59, Pay $458.2k)
  • Ms. Nicole Renee Johnson, VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 46, Pay $417.94k)
  • Mr. Vincent J. Meyer, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Margaret A. Thickens, VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Wade W. Boeshans, Pres & GM of BNI Energy
  • Mr. Al Rudeck, Pres of Allete Clean Energy, Inc.
  • Mr. Patrick L. Cutshall C.F.A., CPA, CPA, CFA, VP & Corp. Treasurer (Age 56)

What is Alan R. Hodnik's approval rating as ALLETE's CEO?

5 employees have rated ALLETE CEO Alan R. Hodnik on Glassdoor.com. Alan R. Hodnik has an approval rating of 100% among ALLETE's employees. This puts Alan R. Hodnik in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of ALLETE's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of ALLETE own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other ALLETE investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), AT&T (T), Hawkins (HWKN), Verizon Communications (VZ), Ameren (AEE), United Parcel Service (UPS), BlackRock (BLK), Cisco Systems (CSCO), The Home Depot (HD) and International Business Machines (IBM).

What is ALLETE's stock symbol?

ALLETE trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ALE."

Who are ALLETE's major shareholders?

ALLETE's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.62%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.48%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.44%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.43%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.93%) and Aristotle Capital Boston LLC (1.84%). Company insiders that own ALLETE stock include Alan R Hodnik, Kathryn W Dindo, Madeleine W Ludlow and Robert John Adams.
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Which institutional investors are selling ALLETE stock?

ALE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northern Trust Corp, First Trust Advisors LP, QS Investors LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Duality Advisers LP, Truist Financial Corp, and Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd.
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Which institutional investors are buying ALLETE stock?

ALE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, SG Americas Securities LLC, and Polaris Capital Management LLC.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is ALLETE's stock price today?

One share of ALE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $63.24.

How much money does ALLETE make?

ALLETE has a market capitalization of $3.30 billion and generates $1.24 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $185.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.33 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does ALLETE have?

ALLETE employs 1,322 workers across the globe.

What is ALLETE's official website?

The official website for ALLETE is www.allete.com.

Where are ALLETE's headquarters?

ALLETE is headquartered at 30 W SUPERIOR STREET, DULUTH MN, 55802.

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.

This page was last updated on 2/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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