NYSE:LNT - Alliant Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$45.32 -0.80 (-1.73 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$46.12
Today's Range$44.95 - $45.85
52-Week Range$36.84 - $46.58
Volume7.16 million shs
Average Volume1.64 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.83 billion
P/E Ratio23.48
Dividend Yield2.92%
Beta0.18
Alliant Energy Corporation operates as a utility holding company that provides regulated electricity and natural gas services in the Midwest region of the United States. It operates through three segments: Electric, Gas, and 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 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. As of December 31, 2017, IPL supplied electricity to 490,000 retail customers and natural gas to 220,000 retail customers; and WPL supplied electricity to 470,000 retail customers and natural gas to 190,000 retail customers. It offers electric utility services to retail customers in the farming, agriculture, industrial manufacturing, chemical, and paper industries. In addition, the company holds investments in various businesses, which provide freight services through a short-line railway between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, Iowa; a barge terminal and hauling services on the Mississippi River; and other transfer and storage services. Further, it owns a non-regulated 347 megawatt (MW) natural gas-fired electric generating unit near Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin; and a non-regulated 99 MW Franklin County wind farm located in Franklin County, Iowa. Alliant Energy Corporation was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electric & other services combined
Sub-IndustryMulti-Utilities
SectorUtilities
Current SymbolNYSE:LNT
Previous Symbol
CUSIP01880210
Phone608-458-3311

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.15
Current Ratio0.73
Quick Ratio0.59

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio23.48
Forward P/E Ratio21.08
P/E Growth3.58

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.38 billion
Price / Sales3.16
Cash Flow$3.9581 per share
Price / Cash Flow11.45
Book Value$18.09 per share
Price / Book2.51

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.93
Net Income$467.50 million
Net Margins15.09%
Return on Equity11.69%
Return on Assets3.48%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,989
Outstanding Shares235,940,000
Market Cap$10.83 billion
OptionableOptionable

Alliant Energy (NYSE:LNT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Alliant Energy's stock symbol?

Alliant Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LNT."

How often does Alliant Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Alliant Energy?

Alliant Energy declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 31st will be given a dividend of $0.335 per share on Thursday, November 15th. This represents a $1.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.96%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, October 30th. View Alliant Energy's Dividend History.

When did Alliant Energy's stock split? How did Alliant Energy's stock split work?

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 minted shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes on Thursday, May 19th 2016. An investor that had 100 shares of Alliant Energy stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How will Alliant Energy's stock buyback program work?

Alliant Energy announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, January 16th 2018, which allows the company to buyback outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Alliant Energy's earnings last quarter?

Alliant Energy Co. (NYSE:LNT) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.85 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.01. The utilities provider earned $928.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.08 billion. Alliant Energy had a net margin of 15.09% and a return on equity of 11.69%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.75 earnings per share. View Alliant Energy's Earnings History.

When is Alliant Energy's next earnings date?

Alliant Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Alliant Energy.

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

Alliant Energy issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.17-2.31 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.25. Alliant Energy also updated its FY18 guidance to $2.13-2.19 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for LNT?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Alliant Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $48.00. On average, they expect Alliant Energy's stock price to reach $44.90 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for Alliant Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Alliant Energy?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alliant Energy in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 5 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Alliant Energy.

Has Alliant Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about LNT stock have been trending somewhat negative on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Alliant Energy earned a news sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Alliant Energy's key competitors?

Who are Alliant Energy's key executives?

Alliant Energy's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Patricia Leonard Kampling, Chairman & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. John O. Larsen, Pres (Age 54)
  • Mr. Robert J. Durian, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 47)
  • Mr. James H. Gallegos, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 57)
  • Mr. Douglas R. Kopp, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 64)

Who are Alliant Energy's major shareholders?

Alliant Energy's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc (10.93%), BlackRock Inc. (9.27%), FMR LLC (1.93%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.83%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.66%) and Commonwealth Bank of Australia (1.47%). Company insiders that own Alliant Energy stock include Deborah B Dunie, James H Gallegos and Wayne A Reschke. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Alliant Energy.

Which major investors are selling Alliant Energy stock?

LNT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Jennison Associates LLC, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Morgan Stanley, Forsta AP Fonden, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company and Hsbc Holdings PLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alliant Energy.

Which major investors are buying Alliant Energy stock?

LNT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Citadel Advisors LLC, Vanguard Group Inc, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Alliancebernstein L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Alliant Energy.

How do I buy shares of Alliant Energy?

Shares of LNT 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 Alliant Energy's stock price today?

One share of LNT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $45.32.

How big of a company is Alliant Energy?

Alliant Energy has a market capitalization of $10.83 billion and generates $3.38 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $467.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.93 on an earnings per share basis. Alliant Energy employs 3,989 workers across the globe.

What is Alliant Energy's official website?

The official website for Alliant Energy is http://www.alliantenergy.com.

How can I contact Alliant Energy?

Alliant Energy's mailing address is 4902 NORTH BILTMORE LANE, MADISON WI, 53718. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 608-458-3311 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Alliant Energy (NYSE LNT)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  313 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  305 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  618
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Alliant Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LNT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LNT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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