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NYSE:PPL

PPL Stock Forecast, Price & News

$28.91
-0.10 (-0.34 %)
(As of 10/28/2021 03:33 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$28.86
$29.11
50-Day Range
$27.88
$30.46
52-Week Range
$26.15
$30.81
Volume
65,023 shs
Average Volume
4.76 million shs
Market Capitalization
$22.25 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
5.71%
Beta
0.74
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About PPL

PPL Corp. engages in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. It operates through the following segments: U.K. Regulated, Kentucky Regulated and Pennsylvania Regulated. The U.K. Regulated segment includes regulated electricity distribution operations of Western Power Distribution. The Kentucky Regulated segment comprises of LKE's regulated electricity generation, transmission and distribution operations of Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company as well as regulated distribution and sale of natural gas of Louisville Gas and Electric Company. The Pennsylvania Regulated segment consists of regulated electricity transmission and distribution operations of PPL Electric Utilities Corporation. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Allentown, PA.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electric services
Sub-Industry
Electric Utilities
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
69351T10
Employees
2,018
Year Founded
1920

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.61 billion
Cash Flow
$4.07 per share
Book Value
$17.39 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$1.47 billion
Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
$22.25 billion
Next Earnings Date
11/4/2021 (Confirmed)
Fiscal Year End
N/A
Optionable
Optionable

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.73 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

21st out of 122 stocks

Electric Services Industry

9th out of 54 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












PPL (NYSE:PPL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is PPL a buy right now?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PPL in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 stocks does MarketBeat like better than PPL?

Wall Street analysts have given PPL a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but PPL wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting PPL?

PPL saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 10,450,000 shares, an increase of 20.3% from the August 31st total of 8,690,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,350,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.4 days. Approximately 1.4% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is PPL's next earnings date?

PPL is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 4th 2021.
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How can I listen to PPL's earnings call?

PPL will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, November 4th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were PPL's earnings last quarter?

PPL Co. (NYSE:PPL) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 5th. The utilities provider reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.09. The utilities provider had revenue of $1.29 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.42 billion. PPL had a negative net margin of 18.94% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.50%. The business's revenue was up 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.58 EPS.
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How has PPL's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

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 1.0% and is now trading at $28.97.
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How often does PPL pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for PPL?

PPL announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.415 per share on Friday, October 1st. This represents a $1.66 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.73%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 9th.
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Is PPL a good dividend stock?

PPL pays an annual dividend of $1.66 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.71%. PPL has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. PPL has been increasing its dividend for 9 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of PPL is 69.17%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on EPS estimates, PPL will have a dividend payout ratio of 105.73% in the coming year. This indicates that PPL may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for PPL?

11 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for PPL's stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $48.00. On average, they anticipate PPL's share price to reach $36.09 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are PPL's key executives?

PPL's management team includes the following people:
  • Vincent Sorgi, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Gregory N. Dudkin, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Joseph P. Bergstein, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • W. Mark Brooks, Chief Information & Security Officer
  • Steven D Phillips, Global Chief Compliance Officer & Vice President

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.32%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.10%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.06%), Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. (0.06%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.05%) and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.04%). Company insiders that own PPL stock include Gregory N Dudkin, Joanne H Raphael, 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 New York State Teachers Retirement System, Concorde Asset Management LLC, Westpac Banking Corp, Unison Advisors LLC, Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Huntington National Bank, and WINTON GROUP Ltd. Company insiders that have sold PPL company stock in the last year include Gregory N Dudkin, Joanne H Raphael, 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 Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Insight Folios Inc, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc..
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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 $28.97.

How much money does PPL make?

PPL has a market capitalization of $22.30 billion and generates $7.61 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.47 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.40 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does PPL have?

PPL employs 2,018 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.

When was PPL founded?

PPL was founded in 1920.

What is PPL's official website?

The official website for PPL is www.pplweb.com.

Where are PPL's headquarters?

PPL is headquartered at TWO N NINTH ST, ALLENTOWN PA, 18101.

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 10/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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