Alliant Energy announces third quarter 2018 results and increased annual common stock dividend target by 6% for 2019

Updates 2018 earnings guidance and provides 2019 earnings guidance and forecasted 2018 - 2027 capital expenditures

MADISON, Wis. - November 6, 2018 - Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT) today announced U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and non-GAAP consolidated unaudited earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations for the three months ended September 30.

“We continued to deliver solid financial and operational results in the third quarter.  We raised our 2018 earnings guidance to a range of $2.13 to $2.19 per share, largely due to the benefits of weather during the first nine months of this year,” said Patricia Kampling, Alliant Energy Chairman and CEO.  “I am also pleased to share that our Board of Directors has approved a 6% increase to our annual common stock dividend target, raising it to $1.42 per share for 2019.”

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