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NYSE:PPLPPL Stock Price, Forecast & News

$28.43
-0.22 (-0.77 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$28.23
Now: $28.43
$29.25
50-Day Range
$24.40
MA: $26.01
$28.65
52-Week Range
$18.12
Now: $28.43
$36.83
Volume7.98 million shs
Average Volume5.94 million shs
Market Capitalization$21.86 billion
P/E Ratio11.60
Dividend Yield5.84%
Beta0.73
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: 4.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.72 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$4.47 per share
Book Value$17.97 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.75 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees12,280
Market Cap$21.86 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$28.43
-0.22 (-0.77 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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PPL (NYSE:PPL) Frequently Asked Questions

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

PPL's stock was trading at $29.25 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PPL stock has decreased by 2.8% and is now trading at $28.43.
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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 8 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is PPL's next earnings date?

PPL is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were PPL's earnings last quarter?

PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 10th. The utilities provider reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.55. The utilities provider earned $1.74 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.89 billion. PPL had a return on equity of 14.46% and a net margin of 23.68%. The company's revenue was down 3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.58 EPS.
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How often does PPL pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for PPL?

PPL announced 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 9th.
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What guidance has PPL issued on next quarter's earnings?

PPL updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Monday, August, 10th. 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 $2.42.

What price target have analysts set for PPL?

16 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for PPL's stock. Their forecasts range from $26.50 to $54.00. On average, they anticipate PPL's stock price to reach $35.77 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.8% from the stock's current price.
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Has PPL been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about PPL stock have been trending very negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing 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 media sentiment score of -3.9 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 stock's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting PPL?

PPL saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 10,670,000 shares, an increase of 32.2% from the April 30th total of 8,070,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,890,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.5 days.
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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), Verizon Communications (VZ), Pfizer (PFE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AbbVie (ABBV), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Conatus Pharmaceuticals (CNAT) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.58%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.70%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.44%), Swiss National Bank (0.43%), Prudential PLC (0.42%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.39%). Company insiders that own PPL stock include Gregory N Dudkin, Joanne H Raphael, Paul W Thompson, Philip Swift, 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 Strs Ohio, Raymond James & Associates, First Trust Advisors LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Reilly Financial Advisors LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., WINTON GROUP Ltd, and Victory Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold PPL company stock in the last year include Gregory N Dudkin, Joanne H Raphael, Vincent Sorgi, and William H Spence.
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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 Prudential Financial Inc., Assetmark Inc., Prudential PLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, Macquarie Group Ltd., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Ensign Peak Advisors 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 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 $28.43.

How big of a company is PPL?

PPL has a market capitalization of $21.86 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 8/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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