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Stock in the Spotlight: Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: LNT)

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Alliant Energy Corporation is part of the regulated utilities industry and is part of the utilities sector. The company CEO is Patricia L. Kampling. Alliant Energy Corp operates as a regulated investor-owned public utility holding company. It provides regulated electricity and natural gas services in the Midwest through its subsidiaries.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The LNT stock showed a previous change of 1.00% with an open at 46.84 and a close of 47.40. It reached an intraday high of 47.48 and a low of 46.84.

PR Newswire:  Alliant Energy’s community support totals $7.4 million in 2018

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $11.2b with 236.1m shares outstanding, of which the float is 235.3m shares. Trading volume reached 5,523,418 shares compared to its average volume of 1,755,881 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Alliant Energy Corporation shares returned 1.52% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 7.34%. Over three months, it changed 8.82%. In one year it has changed 22.83% and within that year its 52-week high was 47.48 and its 52-week low was 38.22. LNT stock is 24.02% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 42.77 and a 50 day moving average of 44.24. Currently LNT stock is trading 10.83% above its 200 day moving average.

PR Newswire:  Alliant Energy’s community support totals $7.4 million in 2018

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.18 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 21.74. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.36. The TTM EPS is 2.16, which comes to a TTM PE of 21.94. Historically, the PE high was 27.60 and the PE low was 15.50. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 33.49, which is a decrease of -29.35%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.36
09-30-2018:  0.85
06-30-2018:  0.43
03-31-2018:  0.52

The dividend per share is currently 1.42, which is a dividend yield of 3.00%.

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.30% of insider ownership and 114.60% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 0.34

PR Newswire:  Alliance Data Provides Card Services Performance Update For February 2019

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 11.68%, return on assets is 3.46%, profit margin is 14.94%, price-to-sales is 3.17 and price-to-book is 2.44.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 4  :Past Performance Score
 0  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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John Jones
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