Alliant Energy: Utility Should Regain Its Outperformance, But Patience Will Be Required

Oct. 23, 2022 5:58 AM ETAlliant Energy Corporation (LNT)11 Comments
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Summary

  • Alliant Energy outperformed the S&P Utility ETF for annual total returns over the past 10- and 7-yr periods, but not shorter periods.
  • There are multiple reasons Alliant Energy could be poised to regain its outperformance including RRA and SPGMI ratings, higher allowed ROE, and growing "green power" footprint.
  • Most price targets are in the $58 to $60 range with a few outliers calling for $70 targets. Even the lower target equates to a ~20% gain from today’s price.

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In 2020, I published a series of utility articles covering what I considered to be the best utilities for long-term investors. Included in the five companies was a review of mid-cap Alliant Energy (

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