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NYSE:PPL - PPL Stock Price, Forecast & News

$35.64
+2.04 (+6.07 %)
(As of 12/15/2019 05:44 AM ET)
Today's Range
$34.75
Now: $35.64
$35.84
50-Day Range
$32.94
MA: $33.78
$35.65
52-Week Range
$27.31
Now: $35.64
$35.84
Volume12.57 million shs
Average Volume4.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.77 billion
P/E Ratio14.85
Dividend Yield4.89%
Beta0.49
PPL Corporation, a utility holding company, delivers electricity and natural gas in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company operates through three segments: U.K. Regulated, Kentucky Regulated, and Pennsylvania Regulated. It serves approximately 414,000 electric and 328,000 natural gas customers in Louisville and adjacent areas in Kentucky; 527,000 electric customers in central, southeastern, and western Kentucky; and 28,000 electric customers in 5 counties in southwestern Virginia. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP69351T10
Phone610-774-5151

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.79 billion
Cash Flow$4.22 per share
Book Value$16.19 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.83 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees12,444
Market Cap$25.77 billion
Next Earnings Date2/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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PPL (NYSE:PPL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is PPL's stock symbol?

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

How often does PPL pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for PPL?

PPL declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 22nd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 10th will be given a dividend of $0.4125 per share on Thursday, January 2nd. This represents a $1.65 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 9th. View PPL's Dividend History.

How were PPL's earnings last quarter?

PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 5th. The utilities provider reported $0.61 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.01. The utilities provider had revenue of $1.93 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.04 billion. PPL had a return on equity of 14.73% and a net margin of 23.17%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.59 earnings per share. View PPL's Earnings History.

When is PPL's next earnings date?

PPL is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for PPL.

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

PPL issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Monday, September, 16th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.50-2.80 for the period.

What price target have analysts set for PPL?

11 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for PPL's shares. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $59.00. On average, they expect PPL's stock price to reach $36.65 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for PPL.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for PPL?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PPL in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for PPL.

Has PPL been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about PPL stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. PPL earned a coverage optimism score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for PPL.

Who are some of PPL's key competitors?

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), Conatus Pharmaceuticals (CNAT), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Pfizer (PFE), General Electric (GE), AbbVie (ABBV) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

Who are PPL's key executives?

PPL's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. William H. Spence, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 62)
  • Mr. Vincent Sorgi, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47)
  • Mr. Gregory N. Dudkin, Pres of PPL Electric Utilities Corp. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Mark W. Brooks, VP & chief information security officer
  • Mr. Joseph P. Bergstein Jr., VP of Investor Relations and Corp. Devel. & Planning (Age 48)

Who are PPL's major shareholders?

PPL's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (5.27%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.78%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.64%), Zimmer Partners LP (0.58%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.38%) and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.34%). Company insiders that own PPL stock include Gregory N Dudkin, Joanne H Raphael, Paul W Thompson, Philip Swift, Victor A Staffieri, Vincent Sorgi and William H Spence. View Institutional Ownership Trends for PPL.

Which institutional investors are selling PPL stock?

PPL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zimmer Partners LP, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Strs Ohio, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Willis Investment Counsel, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. and Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Company insiders that have sold PPL company stock in the last year include Gregory N Dudkin, Joanne H Raphael, Paul W Thompson, Philip Swift, Vincent Sorgi and William H Spence. View Insider Buying and Selling for PPL.

Which institutional investors are buying PPL stock?

PPL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Americas Securities LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, State Street Corp, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Pictet Asset Management Ltd. and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View Insider Buying and Selling for PPL.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is PPL's stock price today?

One share of PPL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.64.

How big of a company is PPL?

PPL has a market capitalization of $25.77 billion and generates $7.79 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.83 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.40 on an earnings per share basis. PPL employs 12,444 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About PPL.

What is PPL's official website?

The official website for PPL is http://www.pplweb.com/.

How can I contact PPL?

PPL's mailing address is TWO N NINTH ST, ALLENTOWN PA, 18101. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 610-774-5151 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for PPL (NYSE PPL)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  488 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  547 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,035
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about PPL and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PPL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PPL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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