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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) from Utilities

Today’s top gainers include the company PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) which is in the industry Electric Utilities, gaining 0.14% today. In the last week its performance is -1.52%, and 0.71% for the past quarter. Currently, PPL Corporation, PPL has a target price of 39.63, so today’s gain of 0.14% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.32%.

PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), has a market cap of 24972.66, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.03%, and institutional ownership is 71.30%.

At the current price of 37, it has a dividend yield of 4.11%, and its target price is 39.63. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 2.03. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has a P/E of 16.28, as well as a forward P/E of 15.19.

With a current EPS of 2.27, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 4.15%,PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 1.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 3.27%.

Performance for the year is 25.02%. Since its IPO date on 4/8/1985, the total performance to date is 10.49%.

Volume today for PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), is 1771936, while its average volume is 4987.06. Whilst the total gain today was 0.14%, it did have a day high of -7.31%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.88%, and 1.46% for the month. The 52-week low for PPL Corporation, PPL has been 30.88%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.31%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 7.90%, and its return on assets is *TBA. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has an operating margin of *TBA. With a sales growth of -9.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that PPL Corporation, PPL is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 1.85, and has a current ratio of 0.7 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of PPL Corporation? Well its PEG is 4.98, and the P/S is 3.35, along with a P/B of 2.56. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of *TBA.

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.

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