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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 0.30
LNT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 898 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. LNT: 0.30 )
LNT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.3

0.24
0.39
Interest Coverage 3.09
LNT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
71% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 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: 4
Z-Score: 1.13
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 (%) 16.60
LNT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. LNT: 16.60 )
LNT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.32   Max: 22.2
Current: 16.6

4.32
22.2
Net-margin (%) 11.81
LNT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. LNT: 11.81 )
LNT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.23   Max: 16.58
Current: 11.81

-0.23
16.58
ROE (%) 11.70
LNT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.76 vs. LNT: 11.70 )
LNT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.31   Max: 18.51
Current: 11.7

-0.31
18.51
ROA (%) 3.55
LNT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. LNT: 3.55 )
LNT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.1   Max: 6.22
Current: 3.55

-0.1
6.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.56
LNT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.47 vs. LNT: 6.56 )
LNT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.97   Max: 20.7
Current: 6.56

2.97
20.7
Revenue Growth (%) -1.50
LNT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. LNT: -1.50 )
LNT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -22   Max: 33.9
Current: -1.5

-22
33.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 2.50
LNT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. LNT: 2.50 )
LNT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -22.8   Max: 62.9
Current: 2.5

-22.8
62.9
EPS Growth (%) 7.60
LNT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 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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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2014

LNT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 56,700 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,200 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 514,620 sh (+10.92%)
Bill Frels 4,497 sh (-1.47%)
Mario Gabelli 14,740 sh (-1.99%)
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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
Ken Fisher 2012-06-30 Sold Out $42.38 - $45.74 $ 61.840%0
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$37.74 - $44.32 $ 61.850%0
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Add 83.64%0.01%$34.3 - $41.83 $ 61.857%44789
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.70
LNT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. LNT: 17.70 )
LNT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.51   Max: 85.59
Current: 17.7

6.51
85.59
P/B 2.00
LNT's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. LNT: 2.00 )
LNT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 2.48
Current: 2

0.81
2.48
P/S 2.03
LNT's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. LNT: 2.03 )
LNT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 2.06
Current: 2.03

0.63
2.06
PFCF 121.18
LNT's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LNT: 121.18 )
LNT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.06   Max: 207.17
Current: 121.18

11.06
207.17
EV-to-EBIT 19.03
LNT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.91 vs. LNT: 19.03 )
LNT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 48
Current: 19.03

5.3
48
PEG 1.65
LNT's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LNT: 1.65 )
LNT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 15.12
Current: 1.65

0.75
15.12
Shiller P/E 22.36
LNT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 24.01 vs. LNT: 22.36 )
LNT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.74   Max: 27.94
Current: 22.36

9.74
27.94
Current Ratio 0.55
LNT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. LNT: 0.55 )
LNT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 2.53
Current: 0.55

0.36
2.53
Quick Ratio 0.44
LNT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. LNT: 0.44 )
LNT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 2.36
Current: 0.44

0.26
2.36

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.30
LNT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
55% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. LNT: 3.30 )
LNT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 6.81
Current: 3.3

2.61
6.81
Dividend Payout 0.57
LNT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
74% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. LNT: 0.57 )
LNT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 13.15
Current: 0.57

0.14
13.15
Dividend growth (3y) 6.00
LNT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
85% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 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) 4.42
LNT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
68% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. LNT: 4.42 )
LNT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.49   Max: 9.11
Current: 4.42

3.49
9.11
Share Buyback Rate -0.10
LNT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 616 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 2.00
LNT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. LNT: 2.00 )
LNT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 9.73
Current: 2

0.6
9.73
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.04
LNT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. LNT: 2.04 )
LNT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 97.27
Current: 2.04

0.83
97.27
Price/Median PS Value 1.71
LNT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. LNT: 1.71 )
LNT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.17
Current: 1.71

0.43
2.17
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.12
LNT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LNT: 2.12 )
LNT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 8.29
Current: 2.12

0.24
8.29
Price/Graham Number 1.23
LNT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. LNT: 1.23 )
LNT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 5.64
Current: 1.23

0.55
5.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.30
LNT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 910 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. LNT: 5.30 )
LNT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 18.9
Current: 5.3

2.1
18.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.56
LNT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
88% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. LNT: 9.56 )
LNT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -31.1   Max: 10.6
Current: 9.56

-31.1
10.6

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
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Alliant Energy Corp was incorporated in Wisconsin in 1981. The Company operates as a regulated investor-owned public utility holding company. It provides regulated electricity and natural gas service to approximately 1 million electric and approximately 418,000 natural gas customers in the Midwest through its two public utility subsidiaries, IPL and WPL. The wholly-owned subsidiaries of the company are: IPL, WPL, Resources and Corporate Services. IPL was incorporated in 1925 in Iowa as Iowa Railway and Light Corporation. IPL is a public utility engaged in the generation and distribution of electricity and the distribution and transportation of natural gas in selective markets in Iowa and southern Minnesota. IPL is also engaged in the generation and distribution of steam for two customers in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. WPL was incorporated in 1917 in Wisconsin as Eastern Wisconsin Electric Company. WPL is a public utility engaged in the generation and distribution of electricity and the distribution and transportation of natural gas in selective markets in southern and central Wisconsin. WPL operates in municipalities pursuant to permits of indefinite duration and state statutes authorizing utility operation in areas annexed by a municipality. Resources was incorporated in 1988 in Wisconsin. In 2008, Resources was converted to a limited liability company. Corporate Services was incorporated in 1997 in Iowa. Corporate Services provides administrative services to the company, IPL, WPL and Resources. The Company's utility business (IPL and WPL) has three segments electric operations; gas operations; and other, which includes IPL's steam operations and the unallocated portions of the utility business. Alliant Energy, IPL and WPL are subject to regulation by various federal, state, international and local agencies.
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