Press coverage about Alliant Energy (NYSE:LNT) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Alliant Energy earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.8486680014903 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Alliant Energy (LNT) & DTE Energy (DTE) Critical Review (americanbankingnews.com)
- Alliant Energy’s (LNT) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Guggenheim (americanbankingnews.com)
- Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) Enlivened Quant Data Under the Lens as PI Touches 1.07643 – Clawson News (clawsonnews.com)
- Alliant Energy Co. (LNT) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Enel Chile (ENIC) vs. Alliant Energy (LNT) Head to Head Survey (americanbankingnews.com)
Alliant Energy (NYSE LNT) traded down $0.17 during trading on Friday, reaching $41.08. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,665,006 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,473,025. The company has a quick ratio of 0.36, a current ratio of 0.51 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02. The stock has a market capitalization of $9,490.00, a P/E ratio of 22.21, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.08 and a beta of 0.47. Alliant Energy has a one year low of $36.56 and a one year high of $45.55.
Several research firms recently weighed in on LNT. Bank of America began coverage on Alliant Energy in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $45.00 price objective for the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Alliant Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Wells Fargo & Co downgraded Alliant Energy from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Monday, December 18th. Finally, Guggenheim reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $43.00 price objective on shares of Alliant Energy in a research note on Wednesday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $42.17.
About Alliant Energy
Alliant Energy Corporation operates as a regulated investor-owned public utility holding company. The Company’s segments include Utility and Non-regulated, Parent and Other. The Utility segment includes the operations of Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL) and Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL), which serve retail customers in Iowa and Wisconsin.
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