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NYSE:PPLPPL Stock Price, Forecast & News

$26.74
+0.46 (+1.75 %)
(As of 05/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$26.32
Now: $26.74
$27.10
50-Day Range
$23.92
MA: $25.49
$26.70
52-Week Range
$18.12
Now: $26.74
$36.83
Volume5.49 million shs
Average Volume5.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.56 billion
P/E Ratio10.91
Dividend Yield6.32%
Beta0.74
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.2Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.60 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP69351T10
Phone610-774-5151

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.77 billion
Cash Flow$4.34 per share
Book Value$17.22 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.75 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees12,280
Market Cap$20.56 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PPL stock has decreased by 8.6% and is now trading at $26.74. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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 10 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings 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 Tuesday, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for PPL.

How were PPL's earnings last quarter?

PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 8th. The utilities provider reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.05. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.05 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.18 billion. PPL had a net margin of 23.68% and a return on equity of 14.46%. PPL's revenue was down 1.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.70 earnings per share. View PPL's earnings history.

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

PPL announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 13th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 10th will be given a dividend of $0.415 per share on Wednesday, July 1st. This represents a $1.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 9th. View PPL's dividend history.

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

PPL issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Friday, May, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.40-2.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.46.

What price target have analysts set for PPL?

17 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for PPL's stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $59.00. On average, they anticipate PPL's share price to reach $38.43 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 43.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for PPL.

Has PPL been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about PPL stock have been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. PPL earned a media sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. 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), Boeing (BA), Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH), Verizon Communications (VZ), Conatus Pharmaceuticals (CNAT), AbbVie (ABBV), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Walt Disney (DIS), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Intel (INTC).

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."

Who are PPL's major shareholders?

PPL's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.79%), State Street Corp (5.60%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.49%), Invesco Ltd. (3.30%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (2.75%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.69%). Company insiders that own PPL stock include Gregory N Dudkin, Joanne H Raphael, Paul W Thompson, Philip Swift, Vincent Sorgi and William H Spence. View institutional ownership trends for PPL.

Which major investors are selling PPL stock?

PPL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including California Public Employees Retirement System, Wellington Management Group LLP, Invesco Ltd., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, First Trust Advisors LP, Squarepoint Ops LLC, and UBS Group AG. Company insiders that have sold PPL company stock in the last year include Gregory N Dudkin, Joanne H Raphael, Philip Swift, Vincent Sorgi, and William H Spence. View insider buying and selling activity for PPL.

Which major investors are buying PPL stock?

PPL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, State Street Corp, Prudential PLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, BlackRock Inc., and Geode Capital Management LLC. View insider buying and selling activity for 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 $26.74.

How big of a company is PPL?

PPL has a market capitalization of $20.56 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 5/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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