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QQQ   294.61
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DOW   31,500.68
QQQ   294.61
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DOW   31,500.68
QQQ   294.61
NYSE:PPL

PPL Stock Forecast, Price & News

$27.08
+0.47 (+1.77%)
(As of 06/24/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$26.64
$27.11
50-Day Range
$25.36
$30.58
52-Week Range
$24.98
$30.72
Volume
6.50 million shs
Average Volume
6.45 million shs
Market Capitalization
$19.93 billion
P/E Ratio
31.86
Dividend Yield
3.38%
Price Target
$30.75
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PPL Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Overall MarketRank

2.47 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

38th out of 120 stocks

Electric Services Industry

14th out of 56 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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About PPL (NYSE:PPL)

PPL Corporation, a utility holding company, delivers electricity and natural gas in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company operates through two segments: Kentucky Regulated and Pennsylvania Regulated. It serves approximately 429,000 electric and 333,000 natural gas customers in Louisville and adjacent areas in Kentucky; 538,000 electric customers in central, southeastern, and western Kentucky; and 28,000 electric customers in five counties in southwestern Virginia. The company also provides electric services to approximately 1.4 million customers in Pennsylvania; and generates electricity from coal, gas, hydro, and solar sources in Kentucky; and sells wholesale electricity to two municipalities in Kentucky. PPL Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electric services
Sub-Industry
Electric Utilities
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
69351T10
Employees
5,607
Year Founded
1920

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/1 Dividend
3/09/2022
Dividend Payable
4/01/2022
Last Earnings
5/05/2022
Ex-Dividend for 7/1 Dividend
6/17/2022
Today
6/24/2022
Dividend Payable
7/01/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/04/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$30.75
High Stock Price Forecast
$34.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$27.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+13.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.4
Research Coverage
10 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-1.48 billion
Pretax Margin
9.99%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.78 billion
Cash Flow
$2.59 per share
Book Value
$17.83 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
734,652,000
Market Cap
$19.93 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.73

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PPL 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 6 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" PPL stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in PPL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is PPL's stock price forecast for 2022?

10 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for PPL's shares. Their PPL stock forecasts range from $27.00 to $34.00. On average, they expect PPL's share price to reach $30.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.6% from the stock's current price.
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How has PPL's stock performed in 2022?

PPL's stock was trading at $30.06 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, PPL stock has decreased by 9.9% and is now trading at $27.08.
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When is PPL's next earnings date?

PPL is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 4th 2022.
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How were PPL's earnings last quarter?

PPL Co. (NYSE:PPL) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 5th. The utilities provider reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.40 by $0.01. The utilities provider earned $1.78 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.65 billion. PPL had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.25% and a net margin of 10.43%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 19.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.28 earnings per share.
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How often does PPL pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for PPL?

PPL declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, June 10th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 21st will be given a dividend of $0.225 per share on Friday, July 1st. This represents a $0.90 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 17th. This is an increase from PPL's previous quarterly dividend of $0.20.
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Is PPL a good dividend stock?

PPL(NYSE:PPL) pays an annual dividend of $0.90 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.38%. The dividend payout ratio of PPL is 105.88%. 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 56.60% next year. This indicates that PPL will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are PPL's key executives?

PPL's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Vincent Sorgi, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 50, Pay $3.88M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Joseph P. Bergstein Jr., Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $1.59M)
  • Mr. Gregory N. Dudkin, Exec. VP & COO (Age 64, Pay $1.79M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Wendy E. Stark, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. & Chief Legal Officer (Age 50, Pay $1.66M)
  • Mr. Mark W. Brooks, VP & Chief Information Security Officer
  • Mr. Andrew Ludwig, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Steven D. Phillips, VP & Global Chief Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Ryan Hill, Sr. Director of Corp. Communications
  • Ms. Angela K. Gosman, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 53)
  • Ms. Christine W. Martin, VP of Public Affairs & Chief Sustainability Officer

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).

What is PPL's stock symbol?

PPL trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PPL."

Who are PPL's major shareholders?

PPL's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.93%), BlackRock Inc. (7.76%), State Street Corp (5.81%), Invesco Ltd. (1.75%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.30%) and Federated Hermes Inc. (1.02%). Company insiders that own PPL stock include Gregory N Dudkin, Joanne H Raphael, Philip Swift, Stephanie R Raymond, Vincent Sorgi and William H Spence.
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Which major investors are selling PPL stock?

PPL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Federated Hermes Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Cohen & Steers Inc., and Bank of America Corp DE. Company insiders that have sold PPL company stock in the last two years include Gregory N Dudkin, Joanne H Raphael, Stephanie R Raymond, and Vincent Sorgi.
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Which major investors are buying PPL stock?

PPL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, State Street Corp, Los Angeles Capital Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, and Cantor Fitzgerald Investment Advisor L.P.
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How do I buy shares of PPL?

Shares of PPL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is PPL's stock price today?

One share of PPL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.08.

How much money does PPL make?

PPL (NYSE:PPL) has a market capitalization of $19.93 billion and generates $5.78 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-1.48 billion in net income (profit) each year or $0.85 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does PPL have?

PPL employs 5,607 workers across the globe.

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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When was PPL founded?

PPL was founded in 1920.

How can I contact PPL?

PPL's mailing address is TWO N NINTH ST, ALLENTOWN PA, 18101. The official website for PPL is www.pplweb.com. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at (610) 774-5151, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 610-774-5106.

This page (NYSE:PPL) was last updated on 6/25/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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