Alliant Energy Corp (NYSE:LNT)

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AIG, Aqua America, CenterPoint, Ferrari, GameStop, Medtronic, Roku, Salesforce, Uber and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher again after Tuesday's major rally. The markets still likely will be reacting daily to the ups and downs of the trade war and other ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Allergan, Boeing, Facebook, GoPro, Microsoft, Pfizer, Shell, ServiceNow, Tiffany and More

Stocks surged higher on Wednesday after strong post-earnings reactions from Apple and Boeing, and then Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell helped the markets by indicating that the Fed would be ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Albermarle, Boston Scientific, BP, Embraer, Intuit, Marathon Oil, Norfolk Southern and More

Stocks have seen their worst December since the Great Depression, but Tuesday's early indications were for the indexes to recapture some of Monday's 2% losses. Investors have to keep in ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Baker Hughes, Blackbaud, Box, CSX, Intuit, Mylan, Tesla, Vodafone, Walmart and More

Stocks were looking to open lower on Tuesday after a mixed bag with the Dow Jones industrials rising and S&P 500 and Nasdaq falling on Monday. U.S. equity indexes are ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Boeing, CSX, Deere, Humana, Potash Corp, Suncor Energy and Many More

Stocks are now down almost 2% from their highs of December, and major market indexes were directionless on Tuesday morning. Despite a bull market nearing eight years old, investors are still ...
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Utilities Remain a Safe Dividend Buy for Income Investors After a Lousy 2015

The consensus thought, which is often wrong, on Wall Street is that utility stocks will perform rotten in a rising rate environment. Add in a very weak 2015, when the ...
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Analyst Likes 5 Top Utilities Despite Interest Rate Risk

For the longest time in recent history, the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates at near zero. Great if you want to buy a house, lousy if you want to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ADTN, LNT, AEP, AMLN, BCS, BRCM, EXPD, HLS, HES, MRO, IM, IDCC, INTX, LL, NTGR, RIMM, STO, SUP, VMED, QCOM, INTC, BBBY, AAPL)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls this Tuesday. ADTRAN Inc. (NASDAQ: ADTN) Cut to Equal-weight at Barclays. Alliant Energy Corp. (NYSE: ...
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Utilities Earnings Hit by Weather (DUK, SE, AES, AEE, LNT)

US demand for natural gas dropped this winter leading to near-record levels of storage and historically low prices. For natural gas utilities, this was not such good news. For power ...
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Alternative Energy Watch: More Biodiesel Planned in Brazil; Solar Struggles on Two Continents; So Does Wind (ADM, BG, LNT)

Today's alternative energy news looks at a new joint venture for biodiesel in Brazil, a country that already has much more capacity than it uses. Solar and wind energy are ...
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Political Train Wreck: Opposition to Electricity Grid Plan Grows

The American Clean Energy Leadership Act of 2009 included plans on how to pay for the cost of electricity transmission from projected wind farms in remote parts of the US ...
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Top Pre-Market Analyst Downgrades (LNT, CNP, ESLR, FORR, IFF, LTM, LQDT, NTRS, OPXT, REG)

These are the top analyst downgrades and negative research calls we have seen on Wall Street this Friday with more than two hours until the market opens:Alliant Energy (LNT) Cut ...
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Electric Utilities Need More Bad Weather (LNT, DUK)

Too cool in summer, too warm in winter add up to lower profits for electric utilities. That's the story today from both Alliant Energy Corp. (NYSE:LNT) and Duke Energy Corp. ...
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Electric Utilities Make News on Expectations, Merger Plans (LNT, EXC, NRG)

Alliant Energy Corp. (NYSE:LNT) this morning released financial guidance for 2009. The company also noted that it has reached an agreement with the state of Wisconsin on a rate case ...
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