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Alliant Energy Corp

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Electric & Other Services Combined

Mkt Cap

$12.14B

PE

17.27

Debt

$9.918B

Cash

$62M

EV

$21.99B

FCF

-$864M

Market Cap

$12.14B

P/E Ratio

17.27

Debt

$9.918B

Cash

$62M

EV

$21.99B

FCF

-$864M
Charts data: {"Earnings":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":383100000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":378200000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":371500000},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":457300000},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":512100000},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":557200000},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":614000000},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":659000000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":686000000},{"time":"2023-12-30","value":703000000}],"Sales":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":3350300000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":3253600000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":3320000000},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":3382200000},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":3534500000},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":3647700000},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":3416000000},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":3669000000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":4205000000},{"time":"2023-12-30","value":4027000000}],"Net Margins":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":0.11434796883861147},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":0.11624047209245143},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":0.11189759036144578},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":0.13520785287682574},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":0.14488612250671948},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":0.15275379005948955},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":0.1797423887587822},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":0.17961297356227854},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":0.16313912009512485},{"time":"2023-12-30","value":0.1745716414204122}],"Assets":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":12085900000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":12495200000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":13373800000},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":14187800000},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":15426000000},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":16700700000},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":17710000000},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":18553000000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":20163000000},{"time":"2023-12-30","value":21237000000}],"Stockholders Equity":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":3640500000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":3924100000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":4062000000},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":4382200000},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":4785700000},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":5405100000},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":5888000000},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":5990000000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":6276000000},{"time":"2023-12-30","value":6777000000}],"ROE":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":0.10523279769262464},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":0.09637878749267348},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":0.0914574101427868},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":0.10435397745424672},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":0.10700628957101364},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":0.1030878244620821},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":0.10427989130434782},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":0.11001669449081802},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":0.10930528999362651},{"time":"2023-12-30","value":0.10373321528700015}],"ROA":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":0.04497803225245948},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":0.04617773224918369},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":0.0401531352345631},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":0.04605365172895023},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":0.045014909892389474},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":0.04656691036902645},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":0.04178430265386787},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":0.04285021290357355},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":0.046024897088726875},{"time":"2023-12-30","value":0.044403635165042143}]}

Alliant Energy Corporation operates as a utility holding company that provides regulated electricity and natural gas services. It operates through three segments: Utility Electric Operations, Utility Gas Operations, and Utility Other. The company, through its subsidiary, Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL), primarily generates and distributes electricity, and distributes and transports natural gas to retail customers in Iowa; sells electricity to wholesale customers in Minnesota, Illinois, and Iowa; and generates and distributes steam in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Alliant Energy Corporation, through its other subsidiary, Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL), generates and distributes electricity, and distributes and transports natural gas to retail customers in Wisconsin; and sells electricity to wholesale customers in Wisconsin. It serves retail customers in the farming, agriculture, industrial manufacturing, chemical, and packaging and food industries. In addition, the company owns and operates a short-line rail freight service in Iowa; a barge, rail, and truck freight terminal on the Mississippi River; and a rail-served warehouse in Iowa, as well as offers freight brokerage services. Further, it holds interests in a natural gas-fired electric generating unit near Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin; and a wind farm located in Oklahoma. Alliant Energy Corporation was incorporated in 1981 and is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin.

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In the chart Earnings are multiplied by this value.

Earnings Growth 9.1%
Earnings Stability 91%


Competitiveness and MOAT

High margins render the company resilient under dire circumstances, hence able to drive competitors out or acquire them. ROE and ROA measure the average flow generated by each invested dollar. Their marginal value is a forecast of future growth, and it is considered by Buffett and Munger the most important single indicator.

Years12-201512-201612-201712-201812-201912-202012-202112-202212-2023TTM
Net Margin12%11%14%14%15%18%18%16%17%17%
ROA4.6%4%4.6%4.5%4.7%4.2%4.3%4.6%4.4%4.4%
ROE9.6%9.1%10%11%10%10%11%11%10%10%

What is the average Net Margin?

The average Net Margin over the past 5 years is +16.58%.

What is the trend of Net Margin?

The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is +0.51%.

What is the average Return on Assets (ROA)?

The average ROA over the past 5 years is +4.44%.

What is the trend of Return on Assets (ROA)?

The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is -0.01%.

What is the average Return on Equity (ROE)?

The average ROE over the past 5 years is +10.62%.

What is the trend of Return on Equity (ROE)?

The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is +0.02%.


Safety & Stabiliy

Being debt the number one cause of investment losses and company death, the ratio Debt/FCF is of utmost importance to guarantee safety. On the other hand the Graham’s stability measures the drawdown of earnings, hence indicating the reliability of the flow generated by the company.

Years12-201512-201612-201712-201812-201912-202012-202112-202212-2023TTM
Debt FCF-25.65-12.94-11.91-5.25-7.04-7.91-13.73-8.57-11.48-11.48
Debt Equity1.071.071.311.211.281.161.351.361.461.46
MIN
Graham Stability--100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%

What is the Debt/FCF?

The Debt/FCF trailing twelve month is -11.48.

What is the trend of Debt/FCF?

The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is -1.19.

What is the Graham’s Stability?

Graham’s Stability measure stands at 1.00.


Growth

Growth can be dangerous when forecasting, simply projecting the current growth is in general wrong. A company passes through multiple phases, from being young and unprofitable, to the first periods of profitability and high growth, until it arrives at a period of regime with limited growth. Identifying in which phase the company is in may help forecasting.

Years12-201612-201812-202012-2022Trend
Revenue2.8%2.6%5.6%-4.2%0.54%
Net Income9.5%6.5%4.6%2.5%-0.011%
Stockholders Equity7.6%7.2%4.8%8%-0.13%
FCF-----

What is the 5 year Revenue CAGR?

The Revenue CAGR over the past 5 years is +2.64%.

What is the trend of Revenue growth?

The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is +0.54%.

What is the 5 year Earnings CAGR?

The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is +6.54%.

What is the trend of Earnings growth?

The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is -0.01%.

What is the 5 year Equity CAGR?

The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is +7.21%.

What is the trend of Equity growth?

The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is -0.13%.

What is the 5 year FCF CAGR?

The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is -4.82%.

What is the trend of FCF growth?

The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is -.