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PPL Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:PPL)

$33.63
-0.09 (-0.27 %)
(As of 11/11/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$33.46
Now: $33.63
$33.79
50-Day Range
$30.30
MA: $32.19
$33.72
52-Week Range
$27.31
Now: $33.63
$33.83
Volume4.78 million shs
Average Volume4.56 million shs
Market Capitalization$24.32 billion
P/E Ratio14.01
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$4.00 per share
Book Value$16.19 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.83 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees12,444
Market Cap$24.32 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 23rd. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.4125 per share on Tuesday, October 1st. This represents a $1.65 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.91%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 9th. View PPL's Dividend History.

How were PPL's earnings last quarter?

PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 5th. The utilities provider reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.62 by $0.01. The utilities provider had revenue of $1.93 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.04 billion. PPL had a net margin of 23.17% and a return on equity of 14.72%. PPL's revenue was up 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.59 EPS. 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?

12 equities research analysts have issued twelve-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 $36.32 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for PPL.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for PPL?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PPL in the last year. There are currently 10 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?

News coverage about PPL stock has trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. PPL earned a news sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. 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), General Electric (GE), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Pfizer (PFE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and AbbVie (ABBV).

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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include California Public Employees Retirement System (0.78%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.64%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.38%), Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (0.33%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.28%) and OLD Republic International Corp (0.24%). 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 major investors are selling PPL stock?

PPL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Strs Ohio, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Cullen Frost Bankers Inc., Teacher Retirement System of Texas, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc and DNB Asset Management AS. Company insiders that have sold PPL company stock in the last year include Gregory N Dudkin, Joanne H Raphael, Paul W Thompson, Philip Swift and William H Spence. View Insider Buying and Selling for PPL.

Which major investors are buying PPL stock?

PPL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Americas Securities LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Hancock Whitney Corp and BancorpSouth Bank. 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 $33.63.

How big of a company is PPL?

PPL has a market capitalization of $24.32 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:  485 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  538 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,023
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 11/11/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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