Analyst Ratings for Alliant Energy Corp. (LNT)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of Alliant Energy Corp. (NYSE:LNT) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, LNT was issued an average rating of Overweight.

3 analysts declared LNT a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 8 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

LNT was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 45, implying a possible profit of 10.62 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 35, which equates to a potential downside of -13.96 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.53 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1.53 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

LNT has an estimated earnings growth rate of 20.99 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. LNT has a PEG ratio of 1.17.

LNT has a 52-week high of 42.19 and a 52-week low of 34.88. Today's price is 16.63 percent above the 52-week low, and 3.58 percent lower than its 52-week high. LNT has a price/earnings ratio of 24.5. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The LNT value stock report compares LNT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of LNT is $9.24 billion. LNT will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.