Alliant Energy Corporation (LNT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 29, 2013

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Alliant Energy Corporation ( LNT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.47 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LNT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.44% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of LNT was $45.89, representing a -3.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.65 and a 9.63% increase over the 52 week low of $41.86.

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 $2.79. Zacks Investment Research reports LNT's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 7.65%, compared to an industry average of 2.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LNT Dividend History page.

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

  • iShares S&P MidCap 400/Barra Value Index Fund ( IJJ )
  • SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MDYV with an increase of 17.35% over the last 100 days. IJJ has the highest percent weighting of LNT at 0.84%.



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.



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Referenced Stocks: DUK , EXC , IJJ , LNT , MDYV

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