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Analysts Conflicted on These Utilities Names: Alliant Energy (LNT), Chevron (CVX) and Exxon Mobil (XOM)

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Utilities sector with new ratings on Alliant Energy (LNTResearch Report), Chevron (CVXResearch Report) and Exxon Mobil (XOMResearch Report).

Alliant Energy (LNT)

Wells Fargo analyst Neil Kalton maintained a Hold rating on Alliant Energy today and set a price target of $65.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $58.81.

According to TipRanks.com, Kalton is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 8.2% and a 66.7% success rate. Kalton covers the Utilities sector, focusing on stocks such as Constellation Energy Corporation, Public Service Enterprise, and American Electric Power.

Alliant Energy has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $63.33, a 3.0% upside from current levels. In a report issued on April 20, Barclays also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $68.00 price target.

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Chevron (CVX)

Raymond James analyst Justin Jenkins maintained a Buy rating on Chevron today and set a price target of $181.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $156.67.

According to TipRanks.com, Jenkins is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 10.4% and a 64.4% success rate. Jenkins covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Enterprise Products Partners, Dcp Midstream Partners, and Holly Energy Partners.

Chevron has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $171.39, representing a 6.3% upside. In a report issued on April 29, Wolfe Research also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $197.00 price target.

Exxon Mobil (XOM)

Wells Fargo analyst Roger Read maintained a Buy rating on Exxon Mobil today and set a price target of $109.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $85.25, close to its 52-week high of $91.51.

According to TipRanks.com, Read is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 11.8% and a 63.6% success rate. Read covers the Utilities sector, focusing on stocks such as Occidental Petroleum, Marathon Petroleum, and Delek US Holdings.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Exxon Mobil with a $93.53 average price target, representing a 6.1% upside. In a report issued on April 29, J.P. Morgan also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $107.00 price target.

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