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NYSE:PPLPPL Stock Price, Forecast & News

$24.34
-1.38 (-5.37 %)
(As of 07/9/2020 12:54 PM ET)
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$24.20
Now: $24.34
$25.36
50-Day Range
$25.07
MA: $26.83
$30.65
52-Week Range
$18.12
Now: $24.34
$36.83
Volume3.98 million shs
Average Volume6.17 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.71 billion
P/E Ratio9.93
Dividend Yield6.53%
Beta0.74
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: 2.4Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.73 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.77 billion
Cash Flow$4.08 per share
Book Value$17.97 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.75 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees12,280
Market Cap$18.71 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (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 COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PPL stock has decreased by 16.4% and is now trading at $24.44. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of PPL?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PPL in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings 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 Tuesday, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for PPL.

How were PPL's earnings last quarter?

PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL) announced its earnings results on Friday, May, 8th. The utilities provider reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.05. The utilities provider earned $2.05 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.18 billion. PPL had a return on equity of 14.46% and a net margin of 23.68%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 1.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.70 EPS. View PPL's earnings history.

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

PPL declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 13th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, June 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.415 per share on Wednesday, July 1st. This represents a $1.66 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 9th. View PPL's dividend history.

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

PPL updated its FY 2021 After-Hours earnings guidance on Tuesday, June, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of 2.40-2.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.44.

What price target have analysts set for PPL?

17 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for PPL's stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $59.00. On average, they anticipate PPL's stock price to reach $37.16 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 52.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for PPL.

Has PPL been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about PPL stock have been trending negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news 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 positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. PPL earned a media sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news about 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), Boeing (BA), Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH), Verizon Communications (VZ), Conatus Pharmaceuticals (CNAT), AbbVie (ABBV), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Walt Disney (DIS), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Intel (INTC).

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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.14%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Nexus Investment Management ULC (0.02%), Fulton Bank N. A. (0.01%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.01%) and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.00%). 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 Envestnet Asset Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, DNB Asset Management AS, Fulton Bank N. A., Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, and Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO. 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 OmniStar Financial Group Inc., Bangor Savings Bank, Independence Bank of Kentucky, Nexus Investment Management ULC, IBM Retirement Fund, and Hudson Valley Investment Advisors Inc. ADV. 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 $24.44.

How big of a company is PPL?

PPL has a market capitalization of $18.79 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.

What is PPL's official website?

The official website for PPL is 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 7/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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