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 February 5, 2016 - 11:33 AM EST
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Alliant Energy Corp. (LNT) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for February 05

Alliant Energy Corp. (LNT) experienced unusually high volume on Feb. 05, as the stock gained 0.61% to a closing price of $67.88. The stock saw 998,400 shares trade hands over the course of the day on 9,922 trades. Given that the stock’s average daily volume over the last month has been 653,341 shares a day, this represents a pretty substantial spike over the norm.

Alliant Energy Corp. has a P/B ratio of 2.05. It also has a P/E ratio of 17.5. The stock has traded between $68.90 and $54.27 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $61.58, and its 200-day SMA $58.97.

Alliant Energy Corp operates as a regulated investor-owned public utility holding company. It provides regulated electricity and natural gas services in the Midwest through its two public utility subsidiaries IPL and WPL.

Headquartered in Madison, WI, Alliant Energy Corp. has 4,212 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Patricia L. Kampling.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Alliant Energy Corp., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for LNT. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

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