Alliant Energy Corporation (LNT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 28, 2014


Alliant Energy Corporation ( LNT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 28, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.51 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased LNT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.51% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $57.88, the dividend yield is 3.52%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LNT was $57.88, representing a -1.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.50 and a 23.7% increase over the 52 week low of $46.79.

LNT is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). LNT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.23. Zacks Investment Research reports LNT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.58%, compared to an industry average of 1.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LNT Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to LNT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LNT as a top-10 holding:

  • Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF ( SCHD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SCHD with an increase of 2.59% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LNT at 0.15%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: LNT , DUK , EXC , SCHD News News

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