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

Alliant Energy

Alliant Energy

Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio invested in 100,514 shares or 0.02% of the stock.

The company is up by 1.96% percent from yesterday's close. The utilities provider reported $0.75 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.88 by ($0.13), Briefing.com reports.

Alliancebernstein L.P. says it bought 1,343,385 shares in quarter ending 09/30/2017 increasing its exposure to Alliant Energy Corp by 370.8%. Reliance Of Delaware invested in 29,947 shares or 0.15% of the stock. Analysts forecast that Alliant Energy Corp. will post $1.89 EPS for the current fiscal year. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 21,990 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $883,000 after acquiring an additional 80 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Reliance Trust Co. of DE increased its position in Alliant Energy Corp.by 152.5% in the second quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System claims 386,640 shares with a value of $16,073,000.

LNT has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Argus lifted their price objective on Alliant Energy Corp. from $40.00 to $43.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Thursday, August 25th. BidaskClub raised Alliant Energy Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Monday, July 24th.

Analysts await Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) to report earnings on February, 22. JP Morgan has "Neutral" rating and $27 target. Alliant Energy Corporation now has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $42.00.

In other news, insider Wayne A. Reschke sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred 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 link. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. Finally, Guggenheim began coverage on Alliant Energy Corp.in a report on Thursday. Alliant Energy Corporation has a 1 year low of $34.88 and a 1 year high of $44.39. The company has a quick ratio of 0.36, a current ratio of 0.51 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02.

Among 8 analysts covering Alliant Energy (NYSE:LNT), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. (NYSE:LNT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 1st. During the same quarter a year ago, the firm posted $0.80 earnings per share.

Alliant Energy Corp. had a net margin of 12.50% and a return on equity of 11.02%. The company had revenue of $907.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.23 billion. Advisor Partners LLC now owns 5,686 shares of the company's stock valued at $226,000 after buying an additional 2,824 shares during the period. The company's revenue was down 1.9% compared to the same quarter previous year. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.315 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 30th. This represents a $1.26 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.84%.

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