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How to buy Interstate Power and Light Company stock | $25.85

Learn how to easily invest in Interstate Power and Light Company stock.

Interstate Power and Light Company is an utilities-regulated electric business based in the US. Interstate Power and Light Company shares (IPLDP) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Interstate Power and Light Company employs 1,176 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Interstate Power and Light Company stock price (NASDAQ: IPLDP)

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Interstate Power and Light Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-24.
Latest market close$25.85
52-week range$24.32 - $26.43
50-day moving average $25.88
200-day moving average $26.04
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 0.9941
Dividend yield $1.27 (4.91%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $25.95

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Interstate Power and Light Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $25.85 from 2021-10-25

1 week (2021-10-19) 0.39%
1 month (2021-09-24) 0.08%
3 months (2021-07-26) 0.51%
6 months (2021-04-26) -3.40%
1 year (2020-10-26) -0.31%
2 years (2019-10-25) -0.46%
3 years (2018-10-26) 5.90%
5 years (2016-10-26) 26.81

Is Interstate Power and Light Company under- or over-valued?

Valuing Interstate Power and Light Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Interstate Power and Light Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Interstate Power and Light Company's P/E ratio

Interstate Power and Light Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1x. In other words, Interstate Power and Light Company shares trade at around 1x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Interstate Power and Light Company's EBITDA

Interstate Power and Light Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $798 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Interstate Power and Light Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Interstate Power and Light Company financials

Revenue TTM $1.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 22.17%
Gross profit TTM $823 million
Return on assets TTM 2.76%
Return on equity TTM 9.33%
Profit margin 18.4%
Book value $282.63
Market capitalisation $345 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Interstate Power and Light Company shares

There are currently 2,772 Interstate Power and Light Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Interstate Power and Light Company's "short interest". This figure is 3.6% up from 2,675 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Interstate Power and Light Company shares can be evaluated.

Interstate Power and Light Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Interstate Power and Light Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Interstate Power and Light Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Interstate Power and Light Company shares traded daily (recently around 4544.262295082). Interstate Power and Light Company's SIR currently stands at 0.61. In other words for every 100,000 Interstate Power and Light Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 610 shares are currently held short.

However Interstate Power and Light Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Interstate Power and Light Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Interstate Power and Light Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Interstate Power and Light Company's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Interstate Power and Light Company shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Interstate Power and Light Company shares, roughly 0 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Interstate Power and Light Company.

Find out more about how you can short Interstate Power and Light Company stock.

Interstate Power and Light Company share dividends

9%

Dividend payout ratio: 8.57% of net profits

Recently Interstate Power and Light Company has paid out, on average, around 8.57% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.93% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Interstate Power and Light Company shareholders could enjoy a 4.93% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Interstate Power and Light Company's case, that would currently equate to about $1.27 per share.

While Interstate Power and Light Company's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Interstate Power and Light Company is investing more in its future growth.

Interstate Power and Light Company's most recent dividend payout was on 14 September 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Interstate Power and Light Company overview

Interstate Power and Light Company, a public utility company, generates and distributes electricity, and distributes and transports natural gas to retail customers in Iowa. The company operates through three segments: Electric Operations, Gas Operations, and Other. It generates electricity from coal, natural gas, and wind energy; and purchases electricity from wholesale energy markets. The company also sells electricity to wholesale customers, including municipalities and rural electric cooperatives in Minnesota, Illinois, and Iowa. In addition, it generates and distributes steam for customers in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and owns overhead electric distribution lines, underground electric distribution cables, and substation distribution transformers, as well as gas mains in Iowa. The company provides utility services to incorporated communities. It offers electric utility services to retail customers in various industries, such as farming, agriculture, industrial manufacturing, chemical, packaging, and food industries, as well as gas utility services for various industries comprising research, education, hospitality, manufacturing, and chemicals.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Interstate Power and Light Company is owned by institutions?
Currently 34.242% of Interstate Power and Light Company shares are held by institutions.
How many people work for Interstate Power and Light Company?
Latest data suggests 1,176 work at Interstate Power and Light Company.
When does the fiscal year end for Interstate Power and Light Company?
Interstate Power and Light Company's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Interstate Power and Light Company based?
Interstate Power and Light Company's address is: Alliant Energy Tower, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States, 52401
What is Interstate Power and Light Company's ISIN number?
Interstate Power and Light Company's international securities identification number is: US4610708566
What is Interstate Power and Light Company's CUSIP number?
Interstate Power and Light Company's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 461070872

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