NEW YORK, December 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT), Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE), SCANA Corp. (NYSE: SCG), and Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Alliant Energy Corporation Research Report
On November 8, 2013, Alliant Energy Corporation (Alliant Energy) reported that its Iowa utility company was given a proposed decision and order from Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) Chair Libby Jacobs, which authorized a siting certificate and established ratemaking principles for the proposed Marshalltown Generating Station (MGS). The Company reported that proposed MGS is an estimated 600 megawatt, combined-cycle natural gas facility slated to be built in Marshalltown, Iowa. Tom Aller, President of Alliant Energy's Iowa utility company, commented, "We are pleased that the order supports the need for MGS and that its construction would benefit our customers for years to come. We are currently evaluating the details of today's order." The Full Research Report on Alliant Energy Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Pepco Holdings, Inc. Research Report
On November 6, 2013, Pepco Holdings, Inc. (PHI) reported that Doug Myers, its Chief Information Officer, was recognized as a Smart Grid Pioneer of 2013 by Smart Grid Today magazine. Joseph M. Rigby, Chairman, President and CEO, commented, "This honor is a tribute to Doug's focus, forward thinking and ability to position PHI as a leader in innovation and advanced technologies. We are placing an increased emphasis on raising the company's security posture. As technology grows, the electric industry as a whole is placing an increased emphasis on both cybersecurity and physical security. Doug's natural ability to collaborate, along with his insight, have delivered real progress on both fronts." The Full Research Report on Pepco Holdings, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
OGE Energy Corp. Research Report
On November 6, 2013, OGE Energy Corp. (OGE Energy) reported its financial results for Q3 2013. The Company's earnings were $1.08 per diluted share, compared with $0.94 per diluted share for Q3 2012. OGE Energy's net income attributable to OGE Energy was $215.2 million in Q3 2013, versus $185.5 million in Q3 2012. OGE Energy's Chairman, President and CEO Pete Delaney commented, "The impact of the Enable transaction is driving year-to-date results. OG&E is in line with expectations as FERC transmission projects continue to be the driver behind the increase in weather adjusted earnings. Our projection is for 2013 utility earnings to be relatively flat compared to 2012. At Enable, we continue to focus on integration and a planned initial public offering in 2014." The Full Research Report on OGE Energy Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
SCANA Corp. Research Report
On November 4, 2013, SCANA Corp. (SCANA) reported that South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G), its principal subsidiary, finished the placement of the nuclear island basemat for V.C. Summer Unit 3 in Fairfield County, S.C. Kevin Marsh, Chairman and CEO of SCANA, commented, "We are again proud to have accomplished such a significant milestone as our new nuclear construction project progresses. This is another example of our outstanding collaboration with Santee Cooper, CB&I, Westinghouse Electric Company and the many other stakeholders who play a role in providing South Carolina with the best solution for meeting the long-term need for clean, safe, and reliable power." The Full Research Report on SCANA Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Great Plains Energy Incorporated Research Report
On November 7, 2013, Great Plains Energy Incorporated (Great Plains Energy) reported its financial results for Q3 2013. The Company's Q3 2013 earnings were $142.7 million or $0.93 per diluted share, compared with earnings of $145.8 million or $0.95 per diluted share in Q3 2012. For 9M 2013, earnings were $231.5 million or $1.51 per diluted share compared with $194.0 million or $1.34 per diluted share in 9M 2012. Great Plains Energy also declared that it is narrowing its FY 2013 earnings guidance range from $1.44 to $1.64 per share to $1.54 to $1.64 per share. Terry Bassham, Chairman and CEO of Great Plains Energy, commented, "The economy in our service territory continues to strengthen, including the residential sector where we have seen increases in weather-normalized demand for three consecutive quarters. This increase in demand and ongoing efforts to aggressively manage costs are drivers in narrowing our earnings guidance range for the full-year to the upper half of our initial range." The Full Research Report on Great Plains Energy Incorporated - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
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