Updated Nov 14, 2019 04:00 PM ET
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Founded in 1917, Madison, WI-based, Alliant Energy Corporation (LNT) is a holding company with subsidiaries engaged in regulated electric and natural gas services. The company operates primarily through four wholly owned subsidiaries – Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL), Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL), Resource and Corporate Services. Alliant Energy provides services to 965,000 electric and about 415,000 natural gas customers in the Midwest. On Dec 31, 2018, the company owned 42,600 miles of electric distribution lines and 9,700 miles of natural gas pipeline. The company also owns 16% of American Transmission Company, LLC (ATC), a transmission-only utility operating in the ...
Founded in 1917, Madison, WI-based, Alliant Energy Corporation (LNT) is a holding company with subsidiaries engaged in regulated electric and natural gas services. The company operates primarily through four wholly owned subsidiaries – Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL), Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL), Resource and Corporate Services. Alliant Energy provides services to 965,000 electric and about 415,000 natural gas customers in the Midwest. On Dec 31, 2018, the company owned 42,600 miles of electric distribution lines and 9,700 miles of natural gas pipeline. The company also owns 16% of American Transmission Company, LLC (ATC), a transmission-only utility operating in the Midwest and 20% ownership interest in ATC Holdco LLC.
This segment includes the operations of IPL and WPL. Both the utilities have a diversified fuel mix which consists of coal, natural gas and renewable resources. The output from these generating facilities is supplemented with purchased power.
IPL is primarily engaged in the generation and distribution of electricity and distribution and transportation of natural gas in select markets in Iowa and southern Minnesota. This subsidiary is also engaged in the generation and distribution of steam for two customers in Cedar Rapids, IA. In second-quarter 2019, revenues from this subsidiary came in at $441.2 million, representing 55.8% of its total revenues.
WPL’s businesses include generation and distribution of electricity and the distribution and transportation of natural gas in select markets in southern and central Wisconsin. WPL’s consolidated subsidiary – WPL Transco – holds Alliant Energy’s investment in American Transmission Company (ATC). The subsidiary’s revenues amounted to $326.1 million, accounting for 41.3% of total second-quarter revenues.
Non-regulated, Parent and Other: Revenues from this segment were $22.9 million, representing 2.9% of its total revenues.
Alliant Energy Corporation
4902 NORTH BILTMORE LANE
MADISON, WI 53718
|Industry||Utility - Electric Power|
|Fiscal Year End||December|
|Last Reported Quarter||9/30/2019|
|Next EPS Date||2/20/2020|
|Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate||NA|
|Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate||2.30|
|Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate||5.50|
|Next EPS Report Date||2/20/2020|
Price and Volume Information
|52 Week High||54.59|
|52 Week Low||40.68|
|20 Day Moving Average||1,467,863.25|
|Target Price Consensus||52.50|
|Trailing 12 Months||23.60|
|vs. Previous Year||10.59%|
|vs. Previous Quarter||135.00%|
|vs. Previous Year||6.63%|
|vs. Previous Quarter||25.31%|
|Price / Sales||3.47|