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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 -0.84% today. In the last week its performance is 1.48%, and 4.27% for the past quarter. Currently, PPL Corporation, PPL has a target price of 39.53, so today’s gain of -0.84% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.13%.

PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), has a market cap of 25134.97, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.03%, and institutional ownership is 71.50%.

At the current price of 37.38, it has a dividend yield of 4.03%, and its target price is 39.53. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 2.03. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has a P/E of 16.62, as well as a forward P/E of 15.5.

With a current EPS of 2.27, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 4.24%,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 2.92%.

Performance for the year is 28.34%. Since its IPO date on 4/8/1985, the total performance to date is 12.73%.

Volume today for PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), is 1222404, while its average volume is 4949.7. Whilst the total gain today was -0.84%, it did have a day high of -6.35%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.14%, and 1.47% for the month. The 52-week low for PPL Corporation, PPL has been 32.24%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.35%.

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 5.7, and the P/S is 3.37, along with a P/B of 2.61. 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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