PPL - PPL Corporation

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
31.22
+0.41 (+1.33%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous close30.81
Open30.81
Bid31.04 x 900
Ask31.14 x 2900
Day's range30.80 - 31.35
52-week range25.30 - 38.19
Volume4,913,702
Avg. volume4,589,201
Market cap22.465B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.58
PE ratio (TTM)15.49
EPS (TTM)2.02
Earnings date1 Nov 2018
Forward dividend & yield1.64 (5.31%)
Ex-dividend date2018-09-07
1y target est31.27
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  • How PPL’s Returns Fared Compared to Its Peers in 2018
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  • PPL’s Dividend Yield and Current Valuation
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