Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) Given News Impact Rating of 0.02

Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) Given News Impact Rating of 0.02

The stock of Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) earned "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Monday, March 21. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time.

The company is up from yesterday's close of 43.68. Alliant Energy Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.02 on Accern's scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 47.2519752717479 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE LNT) opened at $44.30 on Tuesday. Alliant Energy Corporation has a 1 year low of $34.88 and a 1 year high of $44.39. The stock has a market capitalization of $10,099.01, a P/E ratio of 23.36, a PEG ratio of 3.66 and a beta of 0.46. (NYSE:LNT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 3rd. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $1.85 with 231.20M shares presently outstanding. The firm had revenue of $924.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.45 billion.

Alliant Energy Corporation (Alliant Energy), launched on April 22, 1981, operates as a utility holding company. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 1.9% compared to the same quarter previous year. Veritable L.P. now owns 8,033 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $323,000 after acquiring an additional 28 shares in the last quarter.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Reliance Of Delaware invested in 29,947 shares or 0.15% of the stock. The firm has "Hold" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Monday, October 23. This represents a $1.26 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.84%. $206,250 worth of Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) shares were sold by GALLEGOS JAMES H. BidaskClub upgraded Alliant Energy Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Saturday, August 19th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Alliant Energy Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th.

The average Wall Street analyst rating for Alliant Energy Corporation is Hold, according to the average of 7 analyst scores. They set a "neutral" rating and a $45.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a "hold" rating and issued a $43.00 price objective (up from $42.00) on shares of Alliant Energy Corporation in a report on Wednesday, August 9th.

Among 4 analysts covering Exactech (NASDAQ:EXAC), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Alliant Energy Corporation has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $42.00.

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In other Alliant Energy Corporation news, insider Wayne A. Reschke sold 2,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 7th.

The most recent open market insider trade was Sell of 2,000 shares on a day where the closing price was 42.83. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. The number of shares now owned by investors are 191.83 mln. The Business's Non-regulated, Parent and Other segment includes the operations of Alliant Energy Resources, LLC (Resources) and its subsidiaries; Alliant Energy Corporate Services, Inc.