Stock Updates

Is PPL Corporation(NYSE: PPL), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 4/8/1985. PPL Corporation is in the Electric Utilities industry and Utilities sector. Average volume for PPL Corporation, is 4902.48, and so far today it has a volume of 0. Performance year to date since the 4/8/1985 is 12.19%.

To help you determine whether PPL Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 16.54 and forward P/E is 15.41. PEG perhaps more useful shows that PPL Corporation has a value for PEG of 5.06. P/S ratio is 3.36 and the P/B ratio is 2.6. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is *TBA and *TBA respectively.

At the current price PPL Corporation is trading at, 37.52 (0.00% today), PPL Corporation has a dividend yield of 4.05%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.27, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 4.15% after growing 10.50% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -13.90%, and -9.80% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 668.09, and the number of shares float is 668.09. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.03%, and institutional ownership is at 71.30%. The float short is 1.66%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.27. Management has seen a return on assets of *TBA, and also a return on investment of 7.90%.

The ability for PPL Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.7, and quick ratio is 0.6. Long term debt/equity is 1.85 and total debt/equity is 2.03. In terms of margins, PPL Corporation has a gross margin of 90.00%, with its operating margin at *TBA, and PPL Corporation has a profit margin of *TBA.

The 52 week high is -6.01%, with 32.72% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -1.61% and the 200 day simple moving average is 6.57%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


About the author

Mark Hines

Leave a Comment