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PPL (PPL) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.33 (-1.11%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
6.23 million shs
Average Volume
5.26 million shs
Market Capitalization
$21.77 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

PPL MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.60 Rating Score
9.4% Upside
$32.27 Price Target
Short Interest
2.20% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.33mentions of PPL in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $1.71 to $1.84 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.92 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

36th out of 89 stocks

Electric Services Industry

15th out of 39 stocks

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About PPL Stock (NYSE:PPL)

PPL Corporation, an energy company, focuses on providing electricity and natural gas to approximately 3.6 million customers in the United States. It operates through three segments: Kentucky Regulated, Pennsylvania Regulated, and Rhode Island Regulated. The company delivers electricity to customers in Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Virginia, and Rhode Island; delivers natural gas to customers in Kentucky and Rhode Island; and generates electricity from power plants in Kentucky. PPL Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

PPL Stock Price History

PPL Stock News Headlines

Q2 2024 EPS Estimates for PPL Co. Raised by Analyst (NYSE:PPL)
PPL (NYSE:PPL) Sets New 12-Month High at $29.88
Q1 2024 PPL Corp Earnings Call Transcript
Q1 2024 PPL Corp Earnings Call
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Company Calendar

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Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 7/1 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Electric services
Electric Utilities
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
10 Analysts


Net Income
$740 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.31 billion
Cash Flow
$3.40 per share
Book Value
$19.06 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$21.77 billion

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PPL Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell PPL stock right now?

10 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PPL in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" PPL shares.
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What is PPL's stock price target for 2024?

10 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for PPL's shares. Their PPL share price targets range from $25.00 to $52.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $32.27 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have PPL shares performed in 2024?

PPL's stock was trading at $27.10 at the start of the year. Since then, PPL stock has increased by 8.9% and is now trading at $29.51.
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When is PPL's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August 2nd 2024.
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How were PPL's earnings last quarter?

PPL Co. (NYSE:PPL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 1st. The utilities provider reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.52 by $0.02. The utilities provider earned $2.30 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.39 billion. PPL had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.80% and a net margin of 9.29%. PPL's quarterly revenue was down 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.48 EPS.
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How often does PPL pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for PPL?

PPL announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 15th. Investors of record on Monday, June 10th will be given a dividend of $0.2575 per share on Monday, July 1st. This represents a $1.03 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.49%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 7th.
Read our dividend analysis for PPL

Is PPL a good dividend stock?

PPL (NYSE:PPL) pays an annual dividend of $1.03 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.45%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 100.00%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, PPL will have a dividend payout ratio of 55.98% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for PPL.

What guidance has PPL issued on next quarter's earnings?

PPL issued an update on its FY24 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.63-1.75 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.70.

What other stocks do shareholders of PPL own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other PPL investors own include AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Pfizer (PFE), Intel (INTC), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), Chevron (CVX) and International Business Machines (IBM).

Who are PPL's major shareholders?

PPL's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.66%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.76%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (0.64%), Jennison Associates LLC (0.57%), Energy Income Partners LLC (0.50%) and Reaves W H & Co. Inc. (0.42%). Insiders that own company stock include David J Bonenberger, Gregory N Dudkin, John R Crockett III, Joseph P Bergstein Jr, Stephanie R Raymond and Vincent Sorgi.
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How do I buy shares of PPL?

Shares of PPL stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does PPL have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of PPL: AES Ironwood, AES Prescott, CEP Reserves Inc., Kentucky Utilities Company, LG&E and KU Energy LLC, Louisville Gas and Electric Company, PMDC International Holdings Inc., PPL (Barbados) SRL, PPL Atlantic Holdings LLC, PPL Capital Funding Inc., PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, PPL Energy Funding Corporation, PPL Global LLC, PPL UK Holdings LLC, PPL UK Resources Limited, PPL WPD Limited, Safari Energy, Western Power Distribution (East Midlands) plc, Western Power Distribution (South West) plc, and Western Power Distribution (West Midlands) plc.
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This page (NYSE:PPL) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by Staff

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