Alliant Energy Corp. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Shares of Alliant Energy Corp. LNT rose 1.86% to $56.82 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 1.30% to 4,300.46 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.94% to 34,002.92. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Alliant Energy Corp. closed $5.53 below its 52-week high ($62.35), which the company achieved on August 20th.

The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Duke Energy Corp. DUK rose…