PPL Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.10 (+0.35 %)
(As of 08/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume4.29 million shs
Average Volume4.85 million shs
Market Capitalization$21.97 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.85%
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About PPL

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 425,000 electric and 332,000 natural gas customers in Louisville and adjacent areas in Kentucky; 536,000 electric customers in central, southeastern, and western Kentucky; and 28,000 electric customers in five 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 two municipalities in Kentucky. PPL Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania.


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Overall MarketRank

2.53 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

11th out of 123 stocks

Electric Services Industry

4th out of 54 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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PPL (NYSE:PPL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is PPL a buy right now?

12 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PPL in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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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When is PPL's next earnings date?

PPL is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How can I listen to PPL's earnings call?

PPL will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, August 5th 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.71 by $0.43. The utilities provider earned $1.50 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.21 billion. PPL had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.02% and a negative net margin of 14.33%. The firm's revenue was up 4.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.67 EPS.
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How has PPL's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

PPL's stock was trading at $29.25 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PPL stock has decreased by 2.4% and is now trading at $28.56.
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How often does PPL pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for PPL?

PPL declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.415 per share on Thursday, July 1st. This represents a $1.66 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 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 5.85%. 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 104.40% 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?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for PPL's stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect PPL's share price to reach $34.09 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are PPL's key executives?

PPL's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Vincent Sorgi, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 49, Pay $2.32M)
  • Mr. Joseph P. Bergstein Jr., Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50, Pay $1.07M)
  • Mr. Gregory N. Dudkin, Exec. VP & COO (Age 63, Pay $1.22M)
  • Mr. Paul W. Thompson, Pres & CEO of LG&E and KU Energy LLC (Age 63, Pay $1.22M)
  • Mr. Mark W. Brooks, VP & Chief Information Security Officer
  • Mr. Andrew Ludwig, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Steven D. Phillips, VP & Global Chief Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Ryan Hill, Sr. Director of Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Thomas J. Lynch, VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 65)
  • Mr. Tadd J. Henninger, VP of Fin. & Treasurer (Age 45)

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), 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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.31%), OLD Republic International Corp (0.26%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.19%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.15%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.10%) and Advisors Asset Management Inc. (0.08%). Company insiders that own PPL stock include Gregory N Dudkin, Joanne H Raphael, Vincent Sorgi and William H Spence.
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Which institutional investors are selling PPL stock?

PPL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank , Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc., Pinnacle Associates Ltd., and Arkadios Wealth Advisors. 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 institutional investors are buying PPL stock?

PPL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including OLD Republic International Corp, Dupont Capital Management Corp, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Victory Capital Management Inc., Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Advisors Asset Management Inc., Huntington National Bank, and PGGM Investments.
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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 $28.56.

How much money does PPL make?

PPL has a market capitalization of $21.97 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 12,318 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 8/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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