Alliant Energy Dividend yield

 Price  54.16
 Dividend  1.61
 Earnings  2.46
 Cash-flow  2.01
 Book value  22.57
 Equity  21.77

Alliant Energy is part of Electricity business, which is part of Utilities industry. Alliant Energy is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Alliant Energy paid a total dividend of 403 million USD last year, for a market value of 13,540 millions (Market Cap 13,484 millions). Dividend per share of Alliant Energy is 1.61 USD, and his stock market price 54.16 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Alliant Energy has a dividend yield of 2.97%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. However, it is lower than the average of Utilities industry. The company should be deeply analized because dividend yields should be similar among companies from the same industry unless they carry an opposite strategy.

In addition, you should compare Alliant Energy dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Alliant Energy

Alliant Energy Dividend Payout

About the ability of Alliant Energy to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.61 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.97%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Alliant Energy payout on ernings is currently 65.45%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 38.17% and 58.26% respectively. Both figures show that Alliant Energy can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Alliant Energy is USD 2.01 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.61, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Alliant Energy, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

Alliant Energy payout

Alliant Energy Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Alliant Energy Stock performance

Finally, last moth Alliant Energy showed a return of 17.30% compared to a worldwide 4.24% average, and a 7.19% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 12.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 53.49%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Electricity firms.

Alliant Energy stock and market return