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PPL Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.28 (-0.95 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $29.11
50-Day Range
MA: $28.73
52-Week Range
Now: $29.11
Volume2.65 million shs
Average Volume5.49 million shs
Market Capitalization$22.38 billion
P/E Ratio12.66
Dividend Yield5.65%
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 418,000 electric and 329,000 natural gas customers in Louisville and adjacent areas in Kentucky; 530,000 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 2 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: 2.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.00 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.77 billion
Cash Flow$4.47 per share
Book Value$17.97 per share


Net Income$1.75 billion


Market Cap$22.38 billion
Next Earnings Date2/12/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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PPL (NYSE:PPL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has PPL's stock 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 shares have decreased by 0.5% and is now trading at $29.11.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of PPL?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PPL in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than PPL?

Wall Street analysts have given PPL a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but PPL wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks 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 Friday, February 12th 2021.
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How were PPL's earnings last quarter?

PPL Co. (NYSE:PPL) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 5th. The utilities provider reported $0.58 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.03. The utilities provider earned $1.89 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.02 billion. PPL had a net margin of 24.52% and a return on equity of 14.20%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.61 earnings per share.
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How often does PPL pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for PPL?

PPL announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 23rd. Investors of record on Thursday, December 10th will be given a dividend of $0.415 per share on Monday, January 4th. This represents a $1.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.70%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 9th.
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What guidance has PPL issued on next quarter's earnings?

PPL updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 2.40-2.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.42.

What price target have analysts set for PPL?

17 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for PPL's stock. Their forecasts range from $26.50 to $54.00. On average, they expect PPL's stock price to reach $36.23 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting PPL?

PPL saw a decrease in short interest in October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 11,840,000 shares, a decrease of 25.3% from the October 15th total of 15,850,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,630,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.6 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), Intel (INTC), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), Chevron (CVX) and International Business Machines (IBM).

Who are PPL's key executives?

PPL's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Vincent Sorgi, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 48, Pay $1.8M)
  • Mr. Joseph P. Bergstein Jr., Sr. VP & CFO (Age 49, Pay $944.04k)
  • Ms. Joanne H. Raphael, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 60, Pay $1.46M)
  • Mr. Paul W. Thompson, CEO & Pres of LG&E and KU Energy LLC (Age 62, Pay $1.7M)
  • Mr. Gregory N. Dudkin, Pres of PPL Electric Utilities Corp. (Age 62, Pay $1.32M)
  • Mr. Mark W. Brooks, VP & Chief Information Security Officer
  • Mr. Andy 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 of PPL Services (Age 64)

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 BlackRock Inc. (8.90%), State Street Corp (5.41%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (2.89%), Federated Hermes Inc. (1.17%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.50%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.46%). 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 institutional investors are selling PPL stock?

PPL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Federated Hermes Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, State Street Corp, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Natixis, Raymond James & Associates, and Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Company insiders that have sold PPL company stock in the last year include Gregory N Dudkin, and William H Spence.
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Which institutional investors are buying PPL stock?

PPL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, AJO LP, Energy Income Partners LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc, and Centre Asset Management LLC.
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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 $29.11.

How big of a company is PPL?

PPL has a market capitalization of $22.38 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 11/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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