PPL Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.42 (-1.44 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume8.43 million shs
Average Volume4.86 million shs
Market Capitalization$22.07 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.70%
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About PPL

PPL Corp. engages in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. It operates through the following segments: U.K. Regulated, Kentucky Regulated and Pennsylvania Regulated. The U.K. Regulated segment includes regulated electricity distribution operations of Western Power Distribution. The Kentucky Regulated segment comprises 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 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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Overall MarketRank

2.76 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

5th out of 122 stocks

Electric Services Industry

3rd out of 54 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.1Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider 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?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PPL in the last twelve months. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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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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, November 4th 2021.
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How were PPL's earnings last quarter?

PPL Co. (NYSE:PPL) released its earnings results on Thursday, August, 5th. The utilities provider reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.09. The utilities provider had revenue of $1.29 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.42 billion. PPL had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.50% and a negative net margin of 18.94%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.58 EPS.
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How has PPL's stock price 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 (WHO). Since then, PPL shares have decreased by 1.9% and is now trading at $28.68.
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How often does PPL pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for PPL?

PPL declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 27th. Investors of record on Friday, September 10th will be given a dividend of $0.415 per share on Friday, October 1st. This represents a $1.66 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.79%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 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 5.70%. PPL has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. 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 105.73% 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?

11 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for PPL's shares. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $48.00. On average, they expect PPL's share price to reach $36.09 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are PPL's key executives?

PPL's management team includes the following people:
  • Vincent Sorgi, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Gregory N. Dudkin, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Joseph P. Bergstein, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • W. Mark Brooks, Chief Information & Security Officer
  • Steven D Phillips, Global Chief Compliance Officer & Vice President

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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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.44%), BlackRock Inc. (8.35%), State Street Corp (5.33%), FMR LLC (3.46%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (2.52%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.28%). Company insiders that own PPL stock include Gregory N Dudkin, Joanne H Raphael, Vincent Sorgi and William H Spence.
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Which major investors are selling PPL stock?

PPL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, and Glenmede Trust Co. NA. 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 major investors are buying PPL stock?

PPL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, and Bank of Montreal Can.
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How do I buy shares of PPL?

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What is PPL's stock price today?

One share of PPL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.68.

How much money does PPL make?

PPL has a market capitalization of $22.07 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 9/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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