NYSE:ALE - ALLETE Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $83.39 +0.71 (+0.86 %) (As of 03/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$82.68Today's Range$82.37 - $83.6352-Week Range$70.13 - $84.26Volume162,643 shsAverage Volume236,544 shsMarket Capitalization$4.30 billionP/E Ratio23.10Dividend Yield2.86%Beta0.29 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, wind, hydroelectric, natural gas-fired, biomass co-fired, solar, and other sources. The company provides regulated utility 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 545 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 159 substations with a total capacity of 8,531 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 CIK66756 Webwww.allete.com Phone218-279-5000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.66 Current Ratio0.83 Quick Ratio0.61Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio23.10 Forward P/E Ratio23.10 P/E Growth3.17 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.50 billion Price / Sales2.87 Cash Flow$7.3471 per share Price / Cash Flow11.35 Book Value$41.92 per share Price / Book1.99Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.61 Net Income$174.10 million Net Margins11.62% Return on Equity8.76% Return on Assets3.62%Miscellaneous Employees1,889 Outstanding Shares51,520,000Market Cap$4.30 billion Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated) 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 Friday, February 1st. Investors of record on Friday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.5875 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $2.35 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.82%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 14th. This is an increase from ALLETE's previous quarterly dividend of $0.56. View ALLETE's Dividend History. How were ALLETE's earnings last quarter? ALLETE Inc (NYSE:ALE) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 14th. The utilities provider reported $1.18 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.13 by $0.05. The utilities provider earned $448.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $413 million. ALLETE had a return on equity of 8.76% and a net margin of 11.62%. ALLETE's quarterly revenue was up 32.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.81 earnings per share. View ALLETE's Earnings History. When is ALLETE's next earnings date? ALLETE is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for ALLETE. What price target have analysts set for ALE? 5 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for ALLETE's stock. Their predictions range from $66.00 to $79.30. On average, they anticipate ALLETE's stock price to reach $73.86 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.4%. 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? Headlines about ALE stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. ALLETE earned a media sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the utilities provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of ALLETE's key competitors? Some companies that are related to ALLETE include CMS Energy (CMS), Alliant Energy (LNT), NiSource (NI), PG&E (PCG), United Utilities Group (UUGRY), SCANA (SCG), NorthWestern (NWE), Avista (AVA), Unitil (UTL), Spark Energy (SPKE), Genie Energy (GNE), Endesa (ELE), EuroSite Power (EUSP) and Westar Energy (WR). What other stocks do shareholders of ALLETE own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other ALLETE investors own include Hawkins (HWKN), TC Pipelines (TCP), BlackRock (BLK), Williams Partners (WPZ), Starbucks (SBUX), AT&T (T), Medallion Financial (MFIN), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Accenture (ACN) and Verizon Communications (VZ). Who are ALLETE's key executives? ALLETE's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Alan R. Hodnik, Chairman & CEO (Age 59)Ms. Bethany M. Owen, Pres & Director (Age 53)Mr. Robert J. Adams, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 56)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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.90%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.48%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.35%), Northern Trust Corp (2.05%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.91%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.47%). 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 Northern Trust Corp, Principal Financial Group Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc., Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Barclays PLC and California Public 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 FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Retirement Systems of Alabama, Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Rhumbline Advisers, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Channing Capital Management LLC and Geode Capital Management 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 $83.39. How big of a company is ALLETE? ALLETE has a market capitalization of $4.30 billion and generates $1.50 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $174.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.61 on an earnings per share basis. ALLETE employs 1,889 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: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 212 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 308 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 520MarketBeat'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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the downside to momentum investing?