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PPL - PPL Stock Forecast, Price & News

$28.75
-0.09 (-0.31%)
(As of 02/7/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$28.41
$28.91
50-Day Range
$28.66
$30.80
52-Week Range
$23.47
$31.74
Volume
3.38 million shs
Average Volume
5.49 million shs
Market Capitalization
$21.17 billion
P/E Ratio
30.26
Dividend Yield
3.14%
Price Target
$31.40

PPL MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.75 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.2% Upside
$31.40 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.43% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-8.27
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$891,187 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
14.29%
From $1.40 to $1.60 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

1.74 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

76th out of 84 stocks

Electric Services Industry

36th out of 41 stocks

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About PPL (NYSE:PPL) Stock

PPL Corp. engages in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. It operates through the two reportable segments: Kentucky Regulated & Pennsylvania Regulated. The Kentucky Regulated segment consists of LKE's regulated electricity generation, transmission and distribution operations of Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company as well as regulated distribution and sale of natural gas of Louisville Gas and Electric Company. The Pennsylvania Regulated segment consists of the regulated electricity transmission and distribution operations of PPL Electric Utilities Corporation. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Allentown, PA.

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PPL Stock News Headlines

PPL Corporation Announces 2023 Virtual Annual Meeting
The #1 Energy Stock to Buy
The next major energy revolution is unfolding right now. And it could hand early investors as much as 46,700% gains…
PPL plans dividend hike, to boost yield to 3.2%
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The next major energy revolution is unfolding right now. And it could hand early investors as much as 46,700% gains…
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Why PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) Could Be Worth Watching
PPL to Pay Quarterly Stock Dividend Jan. 3, 2023
PPL Corporation Reports Third-Quarter 2022 Earnings
PPL to Pay Quarterly Stock Dividend Oct. 3, 2022
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PPL Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/04/2021
Ex-Dividend for 1/3 Dividend
12/08/2022
Dividend Payable
1/03/2023
Today
2/07/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/17/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

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
$31.40
High Stock Price Forecast
$34.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$27.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+9.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.75
Research Coverage
12 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
$21.17 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.77

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Key Executives

  • Vincent SorgiVincent Sorgi
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Francis X. Sullivan
    Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Joseph P. BergsteinJoseph P. Bergstein
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • W. Mark Brooks
    Chief Information Security Officer & VP
  • Steven D Phillips
    Global Chief Compliance Officer & Vice President













PPL Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell PPL stock right now?

12 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PPL in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" PPL shares.
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What is PPL's stock price forecast for 2023?

12 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for PPL's stock. Their PPL share price forecasts range from $27.00 to $34.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $31.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have PPL shares performed in 2023?

PPL's stock was trading at $29.22 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, PPL shares have decreased by 1.6% and is now trading at $28.75.
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Are investors shorting PPL?

PPL saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 10,560,000 shares, an increase of 25.0% from the December 31st total of 8,450,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,560,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.3 days. Currently, 1.4% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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) announced its earnings results on Thursday, November, 4th. The utilities provider reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.02. The utilities provider earned $1.51 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.59 billion. PPL had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.19% and a net margin of 9.86%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 8.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.58 EPS.
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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 given 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 3.13%. The ex-dividend date 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 3.14%. 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 56.25% 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 2023 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 11th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.50-$1.65 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $1.59. 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Ceredex Value Advisors LLC (0.65%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.59%), Mizuho Markets Americas LLC (0.32%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.30%), Los Angeles Capital Management LLC (0.30%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.17%). 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 $28.75.

How much money does PPL make?

PPL (NYSE:PPL) has a market capitalization of $21.17 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 2/7/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff