Shares of Alliant Energy Corp.
rose 1.23% to $56.14 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Alliant Energy Corp. closed $6.21 short of its 52-week high ($62.35), which the company achieved on August 20th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Duke Energy Corp.
rose 0.94% to $101.65, Xcel Energy Inc.
rose 1.62% to $65.43, and WEC Energy Group Inc.
rose 1.03% to $89.90. Trading volume (849,491) remained 129,108 below its 50-day average volume of 978,599.