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NYSE:PPL

PPL - PPL Stock Forecast, Price & News

$29.11
-0.19 (-0.65%)
(As of 12/7/2022 03:03 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$29.03
$29.30
50-Day Range
$23.98
$29.52
52-Week Range
$23.47
$30.99
Volume
138,882 shs
Average Volume
4.00 million shs
Market Capitalization
$21.43 billion
P/E Ratio
30.64
Dividend Yield
3.09%
Price Target
$29.67

PPL MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.73 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.9% Upside
$29.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.24% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-8.27
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
13.57%
From $1.40 to $1.59 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.99 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

69th out of 88 stocks

Electric Services Industry

32nd out of 42 stocks

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About PPL (NYSE:PPL) Stock

PPL Corporation, a utility holding company, delivers electricity and natural gas in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company operates through two segments: Kentucky Regulated and Pennsylvania Regulated. It serves approximately 429,000 electric and 333,000 natural gas customers in Louisville and adjacent areas in Kentucky; 538,000 electric customers in central, southeastern, and western Kentucky; and 28,000 electric customers in five counties in southwestern Virginia. The company also provides electric services to approximately 1.4 million customers in Pennsylvania; and 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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PPL Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 10/3 Dividend
9/08/2022
Dividend Payable
10/03/2022
Last Earnings
11/04/2022
Today
12/07/2022
Ex-Dividend for 1/3 Dividend
12/08/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Dividend Payable
1/03/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/17/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electric services
Sub-Industry
Electric Utilities
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
69351T10
Employees
5,607
Year Founded
1920

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$29.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$33.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$26.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+1.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.73
Research Coverage
11 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-1,480,000,000.00
Pretax Margin
12.72%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.78 billion
Cash Flow
$2.51 per share
Book Value
$17.83 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
735,066,000
Market Cap
$21.43 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.80

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Vincent SorgiMr. Vincent Sorgi (Age 50)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $3.88M
  • Mr. Joseph P. Bergstein Jr.Mr. Joseph P. Bergstein Jr. (Age 51)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.59M
  • Mr. Gregory N. DudkinMr. Gregory N. Dudkin (Age 64)
    Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $1.79M
  • Ms. Wendy E. Stark (Age 50)
    Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. & Chief Legal Officer
    Comp: $1.66M
  • 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
  • Ms. Angela K. Gosman (Age 53)
    Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer
  • Ms. Christine W. Martin
    VP of Public Affairs & Chief Sustainability Officer













PPL Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell PPL stock right now?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PPL in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" PPL shares.
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What is PPL's stock price forecast for 2023?

11 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for PPL's shares. Their PPL share price forecasts range from $26.00 to $33.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $29.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have PPL shares performed in 2022?

PPL's stock was trading at $30.06 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, PPL stock has decreased by 2.5% and is now trading at $29.30.
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When is PPL's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 17th 2023.
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How were PPL's earnings last quarter?

PPL Co. (NYSE:PPL) released its earnings results on Friday, November, 4th. The utilities provider reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.41. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.13 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.66 billion. PPL had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.19% and a net margin of 9.86%.

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

PPL declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 18th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.225 per share on Tuesday, January 3rd. This represents a $0.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 8th.
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Is PPL a good dividend stock?

PPL (NYSE:PPL) pays an annual dividend of $0.90 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.09%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 22 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 94.74%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, PPL will have a dividend payout ratio of 56.60% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has PPL issued on next quarter's earnings?

PPL updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Friday, November, 18th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.35-$1.45 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.41. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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 shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.69%), BlackRock Inc. (7.96%), State Street Corp (6.06%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.29%), Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp (1.13%) and Federated Hermes Inc. (1.01%). Insiders that own company stock include David J Bonenberger, Gregory N Dudkin, Joanne H Raphael, Joseph P Bergstein Jr, Stephanie R Raymond and Vincent Sorgi.
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How do I buy shares of PPL?

Shares of PPL stock 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 $29.30.

How much money does PPL make?

PPL (NYSE:PPL) has a market capitalization of $21.57 billion and generates $5.78 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-1,480,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.95 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does PPL have?

The company employs 5,607 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.
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How can I contact PPL?

PPL's mailing address is TWO N NINTH ST, ALLENTOWN PA, 18101. The official website for the company is www.pplweb.com. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at (610) 774-5151, via email at invrel@pplweb.com, or via fax at 610-774-5106.

This page (NYSE:PPL) was last updated on 12/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff