ALE Stock Overview
ALLETE, Inc. operates as an energy company.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$60.42|
|52 Week High||US$73.10|
|52 Week Low||US$56.55|
|1 Month Change||-3.05%|
|3 Month Change||-5.33%|
|1 Year Change||-13.48%|
|3 Year Change||-29.80%|
|5 Year Change||-15.21%|
|Change since IPO||48.50%|
Recent News & Updates
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|ALE||US Electric Utilities||US Market|
Return vs Industry: ALE underperformed the US Electric Utilities industry which returned 5.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ALE exceeded the US Market which returned -21.7% over the past year.
|ALE Average Weekly Movement||3.1%|
|Electric Utilities Industry Average Movement||3.3%|
|Market Average Movement||8.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: ALE is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ALE's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
ALLETE, Inc. operates as an energy company. The company operates through Regulated Operations, ALLETE Clean Energy, and Corporate and Other segments. It generates electricity from coal-fired, biomass co-fired / natural gas, hydroelectric, wind, and solar.
ALLETE Fundamentals Summary
|ALE fundamental statistics|
Is ALE overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ALE income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$994.10m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||3.25|
|Net Profit Margin||12.55%|
How did ALE perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.3%Current Dividend Yield
Is ALE undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for ALE?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is ALE's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does ALE's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|ALE PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
MGEE MGE Energy
HE Hawaiian Electric Industries
POR Portland General Electric
PNM PNM Resources
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: ALE is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (18.6x) compared to the peer average (22.1x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does ALE's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Electric Utilities Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: ALE is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (18.6x) compared to the US Electric Utilities industry average (21.6x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is ALE's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||18.6x|
|Fair PE Ratio||20.7x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: ALE is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (18.6x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (20.7x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of ALE when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: ALE ($60.42) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($80.48)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ALE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ALE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.2x)
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How is ALLETE forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ALE's forecast earnings growth (8.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: ALE's earnings (8.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ALE's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ALE's revenue (2.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ALE's revenue (2.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ALE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.8%).
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How has ALLETE performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ALE has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ALE's current net profit margins (12.6%) are lower than last year (13.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ALE's earnings have grown by 0.05% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ALE's earnings growth over the past year (15%) exceeds its 5-year average (0.05% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ALE earnings growth over the past year (15%) exceeded the Electric Utilities industry 9.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ALE's Return on Equity (4.5%) is considered low.
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How is ALLETE's financial position?
Financial Health Score1/6
Financial Health Score 1/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ALE's short term assets ($480.5M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($556.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: ALE's short term assets ($480.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ALE's net debt to equity ratio (60%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ALE's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 76.6% to 62% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ALE's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (8.7%).
Interest Coverage: ALE's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.5x coverage).
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What is ALLETE current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 6/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ALE's dividend (4.3%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.61%).
High Dividend: ALE's dividend (4.3%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.3%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ALE's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ALE's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (72.9%), ALE's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: ALE is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bethany Owen (56 yo)
Ms. Bethany M. Owen has been Chief Executive Officer of ALLETE, Inc. since February 3, 2020 and has been its Chair since May 11, 2021. Ms. Owen serves as the President at ALLETE, Inc. since January 31, 201...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bethany's total compensation ($USD2.58M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.90M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bethany's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: ALE's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: ALE's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 8.3%.
ALLETE, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ALLETE, Inc.
- Ticker: ALE
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1906
- Industry: Electric Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Implied Market Cap: US$3.414b
- Shares outstanding: 56.51m
- Website: https://www.allete.com
Number of Employees
- ALLETE, Inc.
- 30 West Superior Street
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/07/01 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/07/01 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.