Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:LNT) went down by -0.20% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $65.37. The company’s stock price has collected 1.87% of gains in the last five trading sessions.
Is It Worth Investing in Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ :LNT) Right Now?
Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:LNT) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 22.56 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for LNT is at 0.46. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 2 analysts out of 11 who provided ratings for Alliant Energy Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 8 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $62.78, which is $2.52 above the current price. LNT currently public float of 250.44M and currently shorts hold a 0.88% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of LNT was 1.73M shares.
LNT’s Market Performance
LNT stocks went up by 1.87% for the week, with a monthly jump of 4.74% and a quarterly performance of 3.28%, while its annual performance rate touched 2.04%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.13% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.75% for Alliant Energy Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 4.69% for LNT stocks with a simple moving average of 3.41% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of LNT
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for LNT stocks, with BofA Securities repeating the rating for LNT by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for LNT in the upcoming period, according to BofA Securities is $60 based on the research report published on May 17th of the current year 2022.
BofA Securities, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see LNT reach a price target of $60, previously predicting the price at $57. The rating they have provided for LNT stocks is “Underperform” according to the report published on January 19th, 2022.
LNT Trading at 3.81% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought LNT to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -6.46% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.75%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.13%, as shares surge +5.78% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +3.64% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, LNT rose by +1.87%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +10.52% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $58.58. In addition, Alliant Energy Corporation saw -0.52% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at LNT starting from Falotico Nancy Joy, who purchase 1,200 shares at the price of $61.00 back on Jun 09. After this action, Falotico Nancy Joy now owns 1,210 shares of Alliant Energy Corporation, valued at $73,200 using the latest closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for LNT
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +21.67 for the present operating margin
- +24.50 for the gross margin
The net margin for Alliant Energy Corporation stands at +18.37. Equity return is now at value 11.40, with 3.70 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.52.