Midwest utilities: 1 buy & 1 hold

U.S. President Donald Trump recently pulled his country out of the 2015 Paris Accord on Climate Change. Even so, many U.S. states plan to keep forcing power producers to replace their coal-burning plants with renewable power sources such as wind and solar.

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ALLIANT ENERGY CORP. $36

ALLIANT ENERGY CORP. $36 (www.alliantenergy.com) sells power and natural gas to 1.4 million customers in Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota. The company earned $97.6 million in the first quarter of 2016, up 1.0% from $96.6 million a year earlier. Due to more shares outstanding, per-share earnings… Read More