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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.29
LNT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. LNT: 0.29 )
LNT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.29

0.24
0.39
Interest Coverage 3.09
LNT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. LNT: 3.09 )
LNT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 5.64
Current: 3.09

0.73
5.64
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 1.10
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 16.68
LNT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 12.84 vs. LNT: 16.68 )
LNT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.32   Max: 22.2
Current: 16.68

4.32
22.2
Net-margin (%) 11.85
LNT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.45 vs. LNT: 11.85 )
LNT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.23   Max: 17.49
Current: 11.85

-0.23
17.49
ROE (%) 12.02
LNT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.41 vs. LNT: 12.02 )
LNT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.31   Max: 23.52
Current: 12.02

-0.31
23.52
ROA (%) 3.63
LNT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. LNT: 3.63 )
LNT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.1   Max: 8.26
Current: 3.63

-0.1
8.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.75
LNT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.36 vs. LNT: 6.75 )
LNT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.91   Max: 20.7
Current: 6.75

2.91
20.7
Revenue Growth (%) 0.10
LNT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. LNT: 0.10 )
LNT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -9   Max: 7.4
Current: 0.1

-9
7.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 2.30
LNT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. LNT: 2.30 )
LNT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 24.3
Current: 2.3

0
24.3
EPS Growth (%) 7.60
LNT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. LNT: 7.60 )
LNT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -29.8   Max: 74.3
Current: 7.6

-29.8
74.3
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

LNT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 6,812 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 336,000 sh (+86.46%)
Pioneer Investments 338,533 sh (+50.5%)
Mario Gabelli 15,040 sh (-1.31%)
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Q4 2013

LNT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Bill Frels 3,955 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 38,770 sh (+469.14%)
Pioneer Investments 338,732 sh (+0.06%)
Mario Gabelli 15,040 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 247,800 sh (-26.25%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,900 sh (-49.14%)
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Q1 2014

LNT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Bill Frels 4,564 sh (+15.4%)
Pioneer Investments 340,232 sh (+0.44%)
Mario Gabelli 15,040 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 85,500 sh (-65.5%)
Steven Cohen 9,714 sh (-74.94%)
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Q2 2014

LNT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Pioneer Investments 463,941 sh (+36.36%)
Mario Gabelli 15,040 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 4,564 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LNT

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$37.74 - $44.32 $ 56.2936%0
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Add 83.64%0.01%$34.3 - $41.83 $ 56.2943%44789
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 15.90
LNT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 20.10 vs. LNT: 15.90 )
LNT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.51   Max: 85.59
Current: 15.9

6.51
85.59
P/B 1.87
LNT's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. LNT: 1.87 )
LNT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 2.48
Current: 1.87

0.81
2.48
P/S 1.83
LNT's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. LNT: 1.83 )
LNT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 1.96
Current: 1.83

0.63
1.96
PFCF 9.84
LNT's PFCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 131.15 vs. LNT: 9.84 )
LNT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.48   Max: 503
Current: 9.84

4.48
503
EV-to-EBIT 17.76
LNT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 18.72 vs. LNT: 17.76 )
LNT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 42.4
Current: 17.76

5.3
42.4
PEG 1.30
LNT's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LNT: 1.30 )
LNT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 410.75
Current: 1.3

0.76
410.75
Shiller P/E 20.78
LNT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 23.11 vs. LNT: 20.78 )
LNT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.74   Max: 27.94
Current: 20.78

9.74
27.94
Current Ratio 0.58
LNT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. LNT: 0.58 )
LNT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 2.53
Current: 0.58

0.36
2.53
Quick Ratio 0.48
LNT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. LNT: 0.48 )
LNT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 2.36
Current: 0.48

0.26
2.36

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.60
LNT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
58% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. LNT: 3.60 )
LNT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 6.81
Current: 3.6

2.61
6.81
Dividend Payout 0.55
LNT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
76% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. LNT: 0.55 )
LNT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 13.15
Current: 0.55

0.14
13.15
Dividend growth (3y) 6.00
LNT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
85% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. LNT: 6.00 )
LNT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -20.6   Max: 10.1
Current: 6

-20.6
10.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.82
LNT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
73% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. LNT: 4.82 )
LNT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.49   Max: 9.11
Current: 4.82

3.49
9.11
Share Buyback Rate -0.10
LNT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. LNT: -0.10 )
LNT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2   Max: -35.7
Current: -0.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.87
LNT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
79% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. LNT: 1.87 )
LNT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 9.73
Current: 1.87

0.6
9.73
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.18
LNT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. LNT: 1.18 )
LNT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 25.11
Current: 1.18

0.83
25.11
Price/Median PS Value 1.53
LNT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. LNT: 1.53 )
LNT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 1.65
Current: 1.53

0.43
1.65
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.18
LNT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LNT: 1.18 )
LNT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 7.86
Current: 1.18

0.24
7.86
Price/Graham Number 1.13
LNT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
86% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. LNT: 1.13 )
LNT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 3.86
Current: 1.13

0.49
3.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.60
LNT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. LNT: 5.60 )
LNT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 18.9
Current: 5.6

2.4
18.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.67
LNT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
92% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. LNT: 17.67 )
LNT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -27.8   Max: 18.6
Current: 17.67

-27.8
18.6

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
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Traded in other countries:AY1.Germany
Alliant Energy Corporation was incorporated in Wisconsin in 1981. The Company is operating as an investor-owned public utility holding company under various regulatory constraints. The primary first tier subsidiaries of Alliant Energy are: Interstate Power and Light Company or IPL, Wisconsin Power and Light Company or WPL, Alliant Energy Resources, Inc. or Resources and Alliant Energy Corporate Services, Inc. or Corporate Services. IPL was incorporated in 1925 in Iowa as Iowa Railway and Light Corporation. It is a public utility engaged principally in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electric energy; and the purchase, distribution, transportation and sale of natural gas in selective markets in Iowa and Minnesota, as well as the utility operations of Illinois properties that Alliant Energy is divesting. WPL was incorporated in 1917 in Wisconsin as Eastern Wisconsin Electric Company. WPL is a public utility engaged principally in the generation, distribution and sale of electric energy; and the purchase, distribution, transportation and sale of natural gas in selective markets. WPL has one utility subsidiary, South Beloit Water, Gas and Electric Company. Resources was incorporated in 1988 in Wisconsin. The Company's non-regulated investments are organized under Resources. Corporate Services was incorporated in 1997 in Iowa. Corporate Services provides administrative services to the Company and its subsidiaries. The Company has met customer demand of electricity and expects to continue meeting future demand through internally generated electric supply, purchased power contracts utilizing existing firm transmission rights, and additional power purchases from existing generating units located within and outside of its service territory. Alliant Energy, IPL and WPL are subject to regulation by various federal, state, international and local agencies.
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