NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $43.26, above its previous 52-week high of $43.02 with 63,815 shares traded as of 10:14 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 738,800 shares over the past 30 days. Alliant Energy has a market cap of $4.64 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 16.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Alliant Energy Corporation, a utility holding company, provides regulated electricity and natural gas services to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in the Midwest United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.8, equal to the average utilities industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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