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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 0.73% today. In the last week its performance is -3.06%, and -6.50% for the past quarter. Currently, PPL Corporation, PPL has a target price of 38.3, so today’s gain of 0.73% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.37%.

PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), has a market cap of 24126.61, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.03%, and institutional ownership is 70.40%.

At the current price of 35.4, it has a dividend yield of 4.32%, and its target price is 38.3. This is with a profit margin of 23.50%, and total debt/equity of 1.94. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has a P/E of 13.5, as well as a forward P/E of 16.17.

With a current EPS of 2.6, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -7.41%,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 3.24%.

Performance for the year is 10.12%. Since its IPO date on 4/8/1985, the total performance to date is 5.10%.

Volume today for PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), is 1778951, while its average volume is 4848.1. Whilst the total gain today was 0.73%, it did have a day high of -11.31%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.81%, and 1.46% for the month. The 52-week low for PPL Corporation, PPL has been 25.23%, while the 52-week-high has reached -11.31%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 7.90%, and its return on assets is 4.50%. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has an operating margin of 38.20%. With a sales growth of -69.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that PPL Corporation, PPL is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 1.84, 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 4.17, and the P/S is 3.24, along with a P/B of 2.3. 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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