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Morning Recap: PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL)

With a market cap of 25.58 B, PPL Corporation has a large market cap size. PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 04/08/1985. PPL Corporation is in the Electric Utilities industry and Utilities sector. Average volume for PPL Corporation, is 3345.75, and so far today it has a volume of 0. Performance year to date since the 04/08/1985 is 9.72%.

To help you determine whether PPL Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 13.96 and forward P/E is 15.99. PEG perhaps more useful shows that PPL Corporation has a value for PEG of 8.71. P/S ratio is 3.43 and the P/B ratio is 2.52. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 62.54 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price PPL Corporation is trading at, 37.36 (0.00% today), PPL Corporation has a dividend yield of 4.23%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 56.60%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.68, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 7.99% after growing 17.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -16.90%, and -3.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 684.64, and the number of shares float is 683.07. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.03%, and institutional ownership is at 72.90%. The float short is 1.39%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.84. Management has seen a return on assets of 4.70%, and also a return on investment of 8.20%.

The ability for PPL Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.5, and quick ratio is 0.4. Long term debt/equity is 1.78 and total debt/equity is 1.98. In terms of margins, PPL Corporation has a gross margin of 90.80%, with its operating margin at 40.50%, and PPL Corporation has a profit margin of 24.50%.

The 52 week high is -7.06%, with 16.46% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -3.10% and the 200 day simple moving average is 3.59%.

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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