Ppl Corp. (PPL)

PPL Stock Analysis & Ratings

PPL Stock Analysis Overview

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PPL Stock Stats

Previous Close$28.37
Bid28.67 x 800
Ask28.68 x 400
Today’s Range$28.18 - $28.69
52-Week Range$25.11 - $30.80
Average Volume5.01M
Market Cap$22.06B
P/E Ratio-23.7
Earnings DateAug 05, 2021
Dividend & Yield1.66 (5.86%)
Ex-Dividend DateJun 09, 2021

Company Description

Ppl Corp.

PPL Corp. is a utility holding company, which 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.
Utilities - Regulated
Vincent Sorgi
Two North Ninth Street, Allentown, PA, 18101-1179, US


P/E Ratio Range

The price to earnings ratio. This is used by investors to assess a stock’s market price relative to its earnings.


What was PPL’s price range in the past 12 months?
PPL lowest stock price was $25.11 and its highest was $30.80 in the past 12 months.
    What is PPL’s market cap?
    PPL’s market cap is $22.06B.
      What is PPL’s price target?
      The average price target for PPL is $34.14. This is based on 8 Wall Streets Analysts 12-month price targets, issued in the past 3 months.
      The highest analyst price target is $47.00 ,the lowest forecast is $29.00. The average price target represents 19.08% Increase from the current price of $28.67.
        What do analysts say about PPL?
        PPL’s analyst rating consensus is a ‘Moderate Buy. This is based on the ratings of 8 Wall Streets Analysts.
          When is PPL’s upcoming earnings report date?
          PPL’s upcoming earnings report date is Aug 05, 2021 which is in 8 days.
            How were PPL’s earnings last quarter?
            PPL released its earnings results on May 06, 2021. The company reported -$0.251 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.584 by -$0.835.
              Is PPL overvalued?
              According to Wall Street analysts PPL’s price is currently Undervalued.
                Does PPL pay dividends?
                PPL pays a Quarterly dividend of $0.41 which represents an annual dividend yield of 5.86%. PPL’s last Quarterly dividend payment was on Jul 01, 2021. PPL’s upcoming ex-dividend date is Jun 09, 2021
                  What is PPL’s EPS estimate?
                  PPL’s EPS estimate for its next earnings report is not yet available.
                  How many shares outstanding does PPL have?
                  PPL has 769,430,000 shares outstanding.
                    What happened to PPL’s price movement after its last earnings report?
                    PPL reported an EPS of -$0.251 in its last earnings report, missing expectations of $0.584. Following the earnings report the stock price went up 1.158%.
                      Which hedge fund is a major shareholder of PPL?
                      Among the largest hedge funds holding PPL’s share is Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC. It holds PPL’s shares valued at 594M.

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