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NYSE:PPL - PPL Stock Price, Forecast & News

$25.83
+0.41 (+1.61 %)
(As of 03/31/2020 06:16 AM ET)
Today's Range
$24.77
Now: $25.83
$25.96
50-Day Range
$18.59
MA: $30.08
$36.28
52-Week Range
$18.12
Now: $25.83
$36.83
Volume5.85 million shs
Average Volume9.11 million shs
Market Capitalization$19.83 billion
P/E Ratio10.90
Dividend Yield6.53%
Beta0.71
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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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$4.33 per share
Book Value$17.97 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.75 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees12,280
Market Cap$19.83 billion
Next Earnings Date5/7/2020 (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 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PPL shares have decreased by 11.7% and is now trading at $25.83. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

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 11 hold ratings, 4 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating 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 Thursday, May 7th 2020. View our earnings forecast for PPL.

How were PPL's earnings last quarter?

PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL) issued its earnings results on Friday, February, 14th. The utilities provider reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.04. The utilities provider had revenue of $1.95 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.08 billion. PPL had a return on equity of 14.73% and a net margin of 22.47%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up .8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.52 earnings per share. View PPL's earnings history.

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

PPL declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 18th. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 10th will be given a dividend of $0.415 per share on Wednesday, April 1st. This represents a $1.66 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.43%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 9th. This is a boost from PPL's previous quarterly dividend of $0.41. View PPL's dividend history.

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

PPL updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Friday, February, 14th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.40-2.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.53.

What price target have analysts set for PPL?

16 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for PPL's stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $59.00. On average, they expect PPL's share price to reach $40.85 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 58.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for PPL.

Has PPL been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about PPL stock has been trending very negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. PPL earned a media sentiment score of -3.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutPPL.

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), Conatus Pharmaceuticals (CNAT), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Exxon Mobil (XOM), AbbVie (ABBV), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), General Electric (GE) and Pfizer (PFE).

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."

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 $25.83.

How big of a company is PPL?

PPL has a market capitalization of $19.83 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. View additional information about PPL.

What is PPL's official website?

The official website for PPL is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for PPL (NYSE PPL)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  512 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  579 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,091
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about PPL and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PPL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PPL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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