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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 1.71% today. In the last week its performance is 1.07%, and -9.81% for the past quarter. Currently, PPL Corporation, PPL has a target price of 38.3, so today’s gain of 1.71% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.49%.

PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), has a market cap of 23720.39, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.03%, and institutional ownership is 70.90%.

At the current price of 35.03, it has a dividend yield of 4.34%, 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 13.45, as well as a forward P/E of 15.96.

With a current EPS of 2.6, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -6.68%,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 21.03%. Since its IPO date on 4/8/1985, the total performance to date is 4.74%.

Volume today for PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), is 4869300, while its average volume is 4895.34. Whilst the total gain today was 1.71%, it did have a day high of -11.34%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.49%, and 1.54% for the month. The 52-week low for PPL Corporation, PPL has been 23.91%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.25%.

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 -55.50% 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 4.15, and the P/S is 3.18, 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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