Alliant Energy (LNT) Forms $42.61 Double Top; Wealthfront Has Lifted By $1.20 Million Its Regions Finl New Com (RF) Position

Wealthfront Inc increased Regions Finl Corp New Com (RF) stake by 96.08% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Wealthfront Inc acquired 79,927 shares as Regions Finl Corp New Com (RF)’s stock declined 8.39%. The Wealthfront Inc holds 163,119 shares with $2.48M value, up from 83,192 last quarter. Regions Finl Corp New Com now has $20.04B valuation. The stock decreased 0.58% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $17.28. About 6.24M shares traded. Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) has risen 48.79% since January 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.09% the S&P500.

Alliant Energy Corporation (LNT) formed double top with $44.74 target or 5.00% above today’s $42.61 share price. Alliant Energy Corporation (LNT) has $9.85B valuation. The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $42.61. About 1.10 million shares traded. Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) has risen 11.22% since January 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.48% the S&P500.

Since September 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $85,665 activity. Shares for $85,665 were sold by RESCHKE WAYNE A.

Among 8 analysts covering Alliant Energy (NYSE:LNT), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Alliant Energy had 16 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America initiated Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) on Tuesday, October 24 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, August 25 by Argus Research. On Tuesday, January 24 the stock rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research to “Neutral”. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, August 12 by Zacks. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, August 7 by Wolfe Research. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $77 target in Friday, March 18 report. As per Friday, June 10, the company rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital. As per Monday, November 16, the company rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo on Monday, December 18 to “Hold”. The stock of Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, March 21 by Argus Research.

Analysts await Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.39 EPS, up 39.29% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.28 per share. LNT’s profit will be $90.17M for 27.31 P/E if the $0.39 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.75 actual EPS reported by Alliant Energy Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -48.00% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.12, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 23 investors sold Alliant Energy Corporation shares while 119 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 134 raised stakes. 155.14 million shares or 3.55% more from 149.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Advantus Capital Mgmt has 0.03% invested in Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT). Cap Advisers Ltd Liability invested 0.01% in Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT). 29,594 were accumulated by Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale. Commonwealth Equity Incorporated holds 0.02% or 71,615 shares. 24,708 are held by Proshare Advsr Limited Liability. Advisory Services Limited Liability Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) for 66 shares. First Midwest National Bank Tru Division invested in 27,187 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Virtus Investment Advisers has 4,493 shares. Hartford reported 598 shares. City Holdings Com, West Virginia-based fund reported 400 shares. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc has invested 0.03% in Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT). Meeder Asset holds 0.1% or 22,188 shares in its portfolio. Sandy Spring Bank & Trust reported 418 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 64,034 shares. Wisconsin-based Morgan Dempsey Cap Management Limited Company has invested 0.05% in Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT).

Wealthfront Inc decreased Comcast Corp New Cl A (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stake by 26,845 shares to 154,176 valued at $5.93M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Spdr Ser Tr Nuveen Brc Munic stake by 188,982 shares and now owns 5.18M shares. Medtronic Plc Shs (NYSE:MDT) was reduced too.

Among 33 analysts covering Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF), 7 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 22 Hold. Therefore 21% are positive. Regions Financial Corp had 95 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, June 20 report. Macquarie Research downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, April 1 report. FBR Capital downgraded Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) on Tuesday, October 10 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, November 24 by Piper Jaffray. Wedbush initiated Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) rating on Friday, October 7. Wedbush has “Outperform” rating and $12 target. The stock of Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, December 7 by FBR Capital. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Friday, September 1. As per Monday, October 9, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The stock of Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, August 10 by Wells Fargo. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.17, from 1.12 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 61 investors sold RF shares while 185 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 176 raised stakes. 848.03 million shares or 4.66% less from 889.52 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Parkside Fincl Bank Tru holds 1,157 shares. Advsrs Asset stated it has 54,034 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund accumulated 0.11% or 431,904 shares. Moreover, Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno has 0.18% invested in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF). Eaton Vance stated it has 1.68 million shares. Manufacturers Life Com The reported 0.11% stake. Nomura Holdings Incorporated invested 0% of its portfolio in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF). Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio holds 0.04% or 509,670 shares. Pnc Fincl Serv Gru holds 0.01% or 340,090 shares. Lakeview Capital Prtn Limited Company holds 0.32% or 26,474 shares. Pictet Asset owns 661,663 shares. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher And Communication owns 719,663 shares or 0.61% of their US portfolio. Shapiro Capital Mngmt Ltd reported 3.38 million shares. Hotchkis And Wiley Cap Management Ltd Co reported 2.27M shares stake. Guggenheim Cap Llc has invested 0.13% in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF).