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NYSE:PPLPPL Stock Price, Forecast & News

$26.70
+0.89 (+3.45 %)
(As of 04/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$26.10
Now: $26.70
$27.76
50-Day Range
$18.59
MA: $27.63
$35.91
52-Week Range
$18.12
Now: $26.70
$36.83
Volume7.49 million shs
Average Volume8.58 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.50 billion
P/E Ratio11.27
Dividend Yield6.43%
Beta0.82
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. The company also provides electric delivery services to approximately 1.4 million customers in Pennsylvania; operates electricity distribution networks in the United Kingdom; generates electricity from coal, gas, hydro, and solar sources in Kentucky; and sells wholesale electricity to 10 municipalities in Kentucky. PPL Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.59 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.77 billion
Cash Flow$4.41 per share
Book Value$17.97 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.75 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees12,280
Market Cap$20.50 billion
Next Earnings Date5/7/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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PPL (NYSE:PPL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has PPL's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

PPL's stock was trading at $29.25 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PPL shares have decreased by 8.7% and is now trading at $26.70. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of PPL?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PPL in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings, 5 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for PPL.

When is PPL's next earnings date?

PPL is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 7th 2020. View our earnings forecast for PPL.

How were PPL's earnings last quarter?

PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February, 14th. The utilities provider reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.53 by $0.04. The utilities provider had revenue of $1.95 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.08 billion. PPL had a net margin of 22.47% and a return on equity of 14.73%. The company's revenue was up .8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.52 earnings per share. View PPL's earnings history.

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

PPL declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 18th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, March 10th will be given a dividend of $0.415 per share on Wednesday, April 1st. This represents a $1.66 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 9th. This is a positive change from PPL's previous quarterly dividend of $0.41. View PPL's dividend history.

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

PPL updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Friday, February, 14th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.40-2.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.53.

What price target have analysts set for PPL?

16 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for PPL's shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $59.00. On average, they anticipate PPL's stock price to reach $38.77 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 45.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for PPL.

Has PPL been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about PPL stock has trended very negative this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. PPL earned a news sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutPPL.

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), AbbVie (ABBV), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE) and General Electric (GE).

Who are PPL's key executives?

PPL's management team includes the following 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)

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%), Nexus Investment Management Inc. (0.02%), Peoples Financial Services CORP. (0.01%), Fulton Bank N.A. (0.01%), Weather Gauge Advisory LLC (0.01%) and IFM Investors Pty Ltd (0.01%). Company insiders that own PPL stock include Gregory N Dudkin, Joanne H Raphael, Paul W Thompson, Philip Swift, 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 Fulton Bank N.A., Triangle Securities Wealth Management, Peoples Financial Services CORP., Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc., IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO, and Carroll Financial Associates Inc.. Company insiders that have sold PPL company stock in the last year include Gregory N Dudkin, Joanne H Raphael, Philip Swift, Vincent Sorgi, and William H Spence. View insider buying and selling activity for PPL.

Which major investors are buying PPL stock?

PPL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nexus Investment Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Pensionfund Sabic, Grandview Asset Management LLC, IBM Retirement Fund, Lowe Wealth Advisors LLC, Weather Gauge Advisory LLC, and WealthTrust Axiom LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $26.70.

How big of a company is PPL?

PPL has a market capitalization of $20.50 billion and generates $7.77 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.75 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.45 on an earnings per share basis. PPL employs 12,280 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]

This page was last updated on 4/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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