PPL Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:PPL)

About PPL Corp.

PPL Corp. logoPPL Corporation (PPL) is a utility holding company. Through its subsidiaries, PPL delivers electricity to customers in the United Kingdom, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee; delivers natural gas to customers in Kentucky, and generates electricity from power plants in Kentucky. It operates through three segments: U.K. Regulated Segment, Kentucky Regulated Segment and Pennsylvania Regulated Segment. The U.K. Regulated Segment comprises PPL Global, which includes PPL WPD Limited and its subsidiaries' regulated electricity distribution operations, among others. The Kentucky Regulated segment consists of the operations of LG&E and KU Energy LLC, a subsidiary of PPL, which owns and operates regulated public utilities engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity and distribution and sale of natural gas. The Pennsylvania Regulated segment consists of the operations of PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, which distributes and transmits electricity.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: PPL
  • CUSIP: 69351T10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $34.82
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $35.09
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $37.08
  • 52-Week Range: $32.18 - $39.92
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.51
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.97
  • P/E Growth: 6.16
  • Market Cap: $23.61B
  • Outstanding Shares: 678,094,000
  • Beta: 0.35
  • Net Margins: 23.56%
  • Return on Equity: 14.77%
  • Return on Assets: 3.79%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.84%
  • Current Ratio: 0.69%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.59%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for PPL Corp. (NYSE:PPL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 9 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.18)
Consensus Price Target: $37.65 (8.13% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for PPL Corp. (NYSE:PPL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/14/2016Wolfe ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
9/9/2016ArgusLower Price TargetBuy$45.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016Jefferies GroupLower Price TargetHold$38.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details
8/9/2016GuggenheimDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/5/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHold$44.00View Rating Details
7/18/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual Weight$43.00 -> $42.00View Rating Details
6/28/2016Hilliard LyonsDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
4/18/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/8/2016Evercore Partners Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy -> Hold$36.00View Rating Details
2/8/2016Evercore ISIDowngradeBuy -> Hold$36.00View Rating Details
2/5/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price Target$37.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details
1/14/2016MacquarieBoost Price Target$31.50 -> $32.50View Rating Details
10/19/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$33.00View Rating Details
6/2/2015Tudor PickeringDowngradeBuy -> Hold$38.00 -> $34.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/30/2014 forward)


Earnings History for PPL Corp. (NYSE:PPL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/9/2016Q216$0.53$0.56$1.80 billion$1.79 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.74$0.67$2.38 billion$2.01 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.44$0.43$1.60 billion$1.78 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.50$0.51$2.03 billion$1.88 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.47$0.49$1.94 billion$1.78 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$0.68$0.77$2.21 billion$3.17 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.51$0.58$3.48 billion$4.02 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q314$0.53$0.54$2.83 billion$3.45 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q2$0.44$0.53$2.78 billion$2.87 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.71$0.80$3.33 billion$1.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413$0.50$0.60$2.44 million$2.85 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$0.68$0.66$3.31 billion$3.11 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.46$0.49$2.63 billion$3.45 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.70$0.71$3.46 billion$2.46 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012$0.47$0.49$2.47 billion$3.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.67$0.72$3.05 billion$2.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.41$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2012$0.67$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2012$0.62$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.69$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2011$0.45$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.73$0.84ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2011$0.58$0.83ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for PPL Corp. (NYSE:PPL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.34 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.18 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.70$0.76$0.73
Q2 20161$0.50$0.50$0.50
Q3 20161$0.55$0.55$0.55
Q4 20161$0.50$0.50$0.50
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for PPL Corp. (NYSE:PPL)
Annual Dividend:$1.52
Dividend Yield:4.37%
Dividend Growth:1.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:58.69% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
64.96% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
69.72% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for PPL Corp. (NYSE:PPL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for PPL Corp. (NYSE:PPL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.42%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 69.52%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/11/2016Robert A. SymonsInsiderSell13,901$37.40$519,897.40View SEC Filing  
7/8/2016Joseph P. Bergstein, Jr.VPSell1,581$37.06$58,591.86View SEC Filing  
6/16/2016Gregory N DudkinInsiderSell34,102$38.84$1,324,521.68View SEC Filing  
6/16/2016Vincent SorgiCFOSell10,400$38.94$404,976.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2016William H. SpenceCEOSell156,224$38.79$6,059,928.96View SEC Filing  
1/26/2016Joanne H RaphaelSVPSell6,068$33.91$205,765.88View SEC Filing  
1/26/2016Victor A StaffieriInsiderSell16,907$34.08$576,190.56View SEC Filing  
1/25/2016Gregory N. DudkininsiderSell8,007$33.98$272,077.86View SEC Filing  
1/25/2016Joanne H. RaphaelSVPSell5,825$33.98$197,933.50View SEC Filing  
12/23/2015Gregory N. DudkininsiderSell121,557$34.00$4,132,938.00View SEC Filing  
9/21/2015Robert A. SymonsinsiderSell9,686$31.13$301,525.18View SEC Filing  
8/20/2015Mark F. WiltenVPSell21,855$33.75$737,606.25View SEC Filing  
6/22/2015Mark F WiltenVPSell1,526$30.87$47,107.62View SEC Filing  
2/3/2015Robert D GabbardInsiderSell184,460$36.00$6,640,560.00View SEC Filing  
1/28/2015Paul A FarrInsiderSell7,178$35.56$255,249.68View SEC Filing  
1/28/2015Robert J GreyEVPSell4,814$35.56$171,185.84View SEC Filing  
1/27/2015Paul A FarrInsiderSell22,914$35.72$818,488.08View SEC Filing  
1/27/2015Robert J GreyEVPSell12,683$35.56$451,007.48View SEC Filing  
1/26/2015Victor A StaffieriInsiderSell118,710$35.51$4,215,392.10View SEC Filing  
1/21/2015Gregory N DudkinInsiderSell55,630$35.99$2,002,123.70View SEC Filing  
1/5/2015Gregory N DudkinInsiderSell28,840$35.81$1,032,760.40View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Mark F WiltenVPSell13,746$35.44$487,158.24View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Robert D GabbardInsiderSell11,704$36.01$421,461.04View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Robert J GreyEVPSell65,430$36.00$2,355,480.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Robert A SymonsInsiderSell7,287$32.63$237,774.81View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Mark F WiltenVPSell6,674$34.44$229,852.56View SEC Filing  
8/21/2014Mark F WiltenVPSell3,472$34.44$119,575.68View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014David G DecampliInsiderSell39,793$34.99$1,392,357.07View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014Rick KlingensmithInsiderSell16,040$34.50$553,380.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014Rick KlingensmithInsiderSell50,350$34.08$1,715,928.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014Vincent SorgiVPSell1,500$34.00$51,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014William SpenceCEOSell21,857$33.61$734,613.77View SEC Filing  
4/17/2014David DecampliInsiderSell20,474$33.49$685,674.26View SEC Filing  
4/14/2014David DecampliInsiderSell20,813$32.63$679,128.19View SEC Filing  
3/31/2014David DecampliInsiderSell20,473$33.02$676,018.46View SEC Filing  
3/31/2014Vincent SorgiVPSell1,500$33.00$49,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Robert GreyEVPSell66,100$32.06$2,119,166.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Victor StaffieriInsiderSell45,350$31.06$1,408,571.00View SEC Filing  
1/29/2014Victor StaffieriInsiderSell56,105$30.05$1,685,955.25View SEC Filing  
1/28/2014David DecampliInsiderSell8,765$29.84$261,547.60View SEC Filing  
1/28/2014Paul FarrCFOSell25,424$29.84$758,652.16View SEC Filing  
1/28/2014Robert GreyEVPSell14,631$29.84$436,589.04View SEC Filing  
1/28/2014William SpenceCEOSell12,039$29.84$359,243.76View SEC Filing  
10/7/2013Paul FarrCFOSell3,568$30.02$107,111.36View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Paul FarrCFOSell3,097$31.96$98,980.12View SEC Filing  
3/25/2013Paul A FarrCFOSell6,200$30.15$186,930.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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PPL Corp. (NYSE:PPL) Chart for Friday, September, 30, 2016

Last Updated on 9/30/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff