Alliant Energy Corporation reported third-quarter 2022 operating earnings of 93 cents, which is -8.8% lower than the year-ago figure.
The company’s revenues climbed +10.8% year over year to $1,135 million in the quarter, on the back of its Electric and Gas operations growth. Retail electric and gas utility customers increased 0.8% and 0.7% year over year, respectively. Gas volumes sold and transported were up +16.7% year over year.
Total operating expenses in the quarter were +12.4% higher from the year-ago period.
Alliant Energy boosted its 2022 earnings forecast to a range of $2.76 to $2.83, from prior outlook of $2.67 to $2.81 per share. The hike in mid-point of the forecast is primarily due to the estimated temperature effects on retail electric and gas sales through the first three quarters of 2022. The company expects 2022 capital expenditure to be $1,540 million, and $10,015 million for the 2022-2026 time horizon.
The RSI Oscillator for LNT moved out of oversold territory on September 06, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is shifting from a downward trend to an upward trend. Traders may want to buy the stock or call options. The A.I.dvisor looked at 21 similar instances when the indicator left oversold territory. In of the 21 cases the stock moved higher. This puts the odds of a move higher at .
The Momentum Indicator moved above the 0 level on September 08, 2023. You may want to consider a long position or call options on LNT as a result. In of 97 past instances where the momentum indicator moved above 0, the stock continued to climb. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) for LNT just turned positive on September 07, 2023. Looking at past instances where LNT's MACD turned positive, the stock continued to rise in of 55 cases over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where LNT advanced for three days, in of 336 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Stochastic Oscillator demonstrated that the ticker has stayed in the overbought zone for 8 days. The longer the ticker stays in the overbought zone, the sooner a price pull-back is expected.
LNT moved below its 50-day moving average on September 21, 2023 date and that indicates a change from an upward trend to a downward trend.
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where LNT declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
LNT broke above its upper Bollinger Band on September 14, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to drop as the stock moves back below the upper band and toward the middle band. You may want to consider selling the stock or exploring put options.
The Aroon Indicator for LNT entered a downward trend on September 13, 2023. This could indicate a strong downward move is ahead for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating low risk on high returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 72, placing this stock better than average.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating steady price growth. LNT’s price grows at a higher rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (2.036) is normal, around the industry mean (1.608). P/E Ratio (19.920) is within average values for comparable stocks, (21.620). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (2.670) is also within normal values, averaging (2.554). Dividend Yield (0.034) settles around the average of (0.051) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (3.126) is also within normal values, averaging (3.214).
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to consistent earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating slightly better than average sales and a considerably profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
a provider of electricity and natural gas services
A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, LNT has been closely correlated with AEE. These tickers have moved in lockstep 93% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is a high statistical probability that if LNT jumps, then AEE could also see price increases.