PPL - PPL Corporation

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
28.31
+0.32 (+1.14%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous close27.99
Open28.00
Bid0.00 x 1300
Ask0.00 x 36100
Day's range28.00 - 28.63
52-week range25.30 - 32.45
Volume3,840,574
Avg. volume7,356,134
Market cap19.79B
Beta0.46
PE ratio (TTM)16.61
EPS (TTM)1.70
Earnings date7 Aug 2018
Forward dividend & yield1.64 (5.84%)
Ex-dividend date2018-06-07
1y target est31.29
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  • How Analysts’ Ratings on PPL Stock Have Changed
    Market Realist4 days ago

    How Analysts’ Ratings on PPL Stock Have Changed

    According to Wall Street analysts’ consensus, PPL Corporation (PPL) stock offers an attractive potential upside of 10% per year with a mean target price of $31.40. Currently, PPL stock is trading at $28.65.

  • PPL’s Dividend Yield Reaches Record High
    Market Realist6 days ago

    PPL’s Dividend Yield Reaches Record High

    PPL Corporation (PPL) is currently trading at a dividend yield of 5.8%, which is much higher than utilities’ average yield of 3.4%. It’s trading at a yield more than double that of NextEra Energy (NEE), the biggest utility by market capitalization. Duke Energy (DUK) and Southern Company (SO) stocks currently offer dividend yields of 4.6% and 5%, respectively.

  • How PPL’s Current Valuation Compares to Its Peers
    Market Realist6 days ago

    How PPL’s Current Valuation Compares to Its Peers

    PPL Corporation (PPL) stock is trading at a PE multiple of 13x compared to its five-year historical average of 14x. It recently traded at an enterprise-value-to-EBITDA multiple of 9.7x. Its five-year historical average is 11x. So PPL seems to be trading at a discounted valuation to its historical multiples.

  • Where PPL Stock Might Go from Here
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Where PPL Stock Might Go from Here

    PPL Corporation (PPL) stock has rallied more than 11% in the last month, outperforming utilities at large (XLU) (IDU). Its dividend yield has also recently peaked to 5.8%, which is higher than the broader utilities. We’ll see how PPL stock is placed in the short term and if it will continue to please investors going forward.

  • Markets Right Now: Banks lead US stocks broadly higher
    Associated Press10 days ago

    Markets Right Now: Banks lead US stocks broadly higher

    The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks posted solid gains on Wall Street as traders looked ahead to what many expect will be strong second-quarter earnings from ...

  • Where Do Analysts See Southern Company after Its Recent Rally?
    Market Realist14 days ago

    Where Do Analysts See Southern Company after Its Recent Rally?

    Southern Company (SO), the third-largest US utility by market cap, has a mean target price of $46.02 compared to its current market price of $46.9, which implies a downside of ~2% over the next year. Among the 18 analysts currently covering Southern Company, ten have rated the stock as a “hold,” while one has rated it as a “strong buy” and two have rated it as a “buy.” Four analysts have rated the stock as a “sell,” and one has rated it as a “strong sell” as of July 3. UBS raised Southern Company’s price target from $46.0 to $48.0 on July 2.

  • How PPL’s Dividend Yield Stands against Its Peers
    Market Realist18 days ago

    How PPL’s Dividend Yield Stands against Its Peers

    PPL Corporation (PPL) is currently trading at a dividend yield of 5.7%, one of the highest in the sector. PPL stock has been very weak so far this year, which is one of the main reasons for its increased yield. Its peer Xcel Energy (XEL) is currently trading at a dividend yield of 3.3%.

  • Are PPL Corporation’s (NYSE:PPL) Interest Costs Too High?
    Simply Wall St.28 days ago

    Are PPL Corporation’s (NYSE:PPL) Interest Costs Too High?

    There are a number of reasons that attract investors towards large-cap companies such as PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), with a market cap of US$19.06b. Big corporations are much sought after byRead More...

  • Could the U.S. Retire Most of Its Coal-Fired Power Plants by 2040?
    Motley Foollast month

    Could the U.S. Retire Most of Its Coal-Fired Power Plants by 2040?

    Utilities and electricity generators are far more eager to get away from coal than market outlooks seem to take into account.

  • FirstEnergy to Deploy Drones to Survey Bird Nests on Poles
    Zackslast month

    FirstEnergy to Deploy Drones to Survey Bird Nests on Poles

    FirstEnergy (FE) to supply uninterrupted electricity to customers by removing nests on utility poles, identified by drones.

  • GlobeNewswirelast month

    Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within PPL, The Travelers Companies, Xilinx, United Bankshares, DaVita, and OncoSec Medical — New Research Emphasizes Economic Growth

    NEW YORK, June 12, 2018-- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of PPL ...

  • PPL Corporation Acquires Safari Energy, Plans Expansion
    Zackslast month

    PPL Corporation Acquires Safari Energy, Plans Expansion

    PPL Corporation (PPL) intends to invest nearly $15.41 billion during 2018-2022 time frame to fortify its existing operations and make strategic acquisitions to expand operations.

  • PPL Corporation (PPL) Down 4.6% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?
    Zacks2 months ago

    PPL Corporation (PPL) Down 4.6% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

    PPL Corporation (PPL) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

  • PPL’s Price Targets and Analysts’ Views
    Market Realist2 months ago

    PPL’s Price Targets and Analysts’ Views

    According to analysts’ consensus estimate, PPL Corporation (PPL) stock offers an attractive potential upside of more than 17% over the next year. Currently, PPL stock is trading at $27.40. Wall Street analysts have given it a mean price target of $81.90.

  • A Look at PPL’s Implied Volatility Trends
    Market Realist2 months ago

    A Look at PPL’s Implied Volatility Trends

    On May 23, PPL Corporation (PPL) stock had an implied volatility of 17%, which was close to its 15-day average. Increased implied volatility shows investor anxiety. Higher implied volatility is normally associated with a fall in the stock, and vice versa.

  • A Look at Institutional Activity in PPL in Q1 2018
    Market Realist2 months ago

    A Look at Institutional Activity in PPL in Q1 2018

    In this part of the series, we’ll see how institutional investors played out their holdings in PPL Corporation (PPL) in the first quarter. The largest institutional investor in PPL was the Vanguard Group, which held 7.4%, or 51.4 million, of PPL’s total outstanding shares at the end of the first quarter. It added net 1 million shares during the quarter.

  • How PPL’s Dividend Profile Looks Compared to Its Peers
    Market Realist2 months ago

    How PPL’s Dividend Profile Looks Compared to Its Peers

    PPL Corporation (PPL) is one of the top-yielding utilities in the S&P 500 Utilities Index. It’s currently trading at a dividend yield of 6%, while broader utilities’ (XLU) average yield is 4.2%. PPL has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.41 per share, which will be paid on July 2.

  • Is PPL Stock Trading at an Attractive Valuation?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Is PPL Stock Trading at an Attractive Valuation?

    On May 23, PPL (PPL) was trading at a PE multiple of 13x compared to its five-year historical average of 14x. It recently traded at an enterprise-value-to-EBITDA multiple of 9.5x. Its five-year historical average is 11x. PPL is trading at a discounted valuation to its historical multiple.

  • Where PPL Stock Could Go from Here
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Where PPL Stock Could Go from Here

    PPL Corporation’s (PPL) better-than-expected first-quarter earnings weren’t able to boost its battered stock. It’s one of the lower performers among the S&P 500 utilities (XLU) so far this year. PPL stock has fallen 12%, while the broader utilities have fallen 5% year-to-date. PPL continues to look weak considering its moving averages.

  • Who’s Adding Big Positions in PPL Corporation?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Who’s Adding Big Positions in PPL Corporation?

    Let’s take a look at how institutional investors played out their holdings in PPL Corporation (PPL) in the first quarter. According to a recent 13F filing, the Vanguard Group held 7.4%, or 51.4 million of PPL’s total outstanding shares, at the end of the first quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust added net 7.6 million shares of PPL in the first quarter, which took its total stake to 6.8%.

  • PPL Stock Offers Attractive Upside Potential
    Market Realist2 months ago

    PPL Stock Offers Attractive Upside Potential

    Pennsylvania-based PPL Corporation (PPL) has a mean price target of $32.2 compared to its current market price of $27.7. Peer Xcel Energy (XEL) has an estimated upside potential of more than 6% for the next year. Analysts have given it a mean price target of $47.83 against its current market price of $45.0.

  • S&P 500 Utilities Stocks with the Highest Potential Upsides
    Market Realist2 months ago

    S&P 500 Utilities Stocks with the Highest Potential Upsides

    The utilities sector, one of the most sensitive sectors to interest rate hikes, has been subdued this year. The Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU), which tracks the S&P 500 Utilities Index, has fallen more than 4% year-to-date, while the S&P 500 has risen 3%. Strength in Treasury yields and faster-than-expected interest rate hikes have weighed on utilities this year.

  • Utility Stocks Slipped, Treasury Yields Raced to a Record High
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Utility Stocks Slipped, Treasury Yields Raced to a Record High

    US utility stocks slipped 0.8% on May 15 after ten-year Treasury yields peaked at 3.1%—a seven-year high. Broader markets also corrected 0.7% during the day. A strong increase in US retail sales in April highlighted more economic growth in the country.

  • Utilities Fall on Concerns of Higher Yields
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Utilities Fall on Concerns of Higher Yields

    US utility stocks tumbled 2.5% on May 8 after Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, predicted that benchmark interest rates could reach 4% during an interview with Bloomberg. Utility stocks and Treasury yields generally trade inversely to each other. Utilities are already trading weak this year due to the strength in Treasury yields and a faster-than-expected interest rate hike pace from the Fed.