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How has PPL Corporation:(NYSE:PPL) performed recently?

PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 22299.95. It is in the Electric Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 12.54, a forward P/E of 15 and EPS of 2.6. At a stock price of 32.65 (-0.76%) it has a dividend yield of 4.66%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 1.60%, more recently this last year it has grown by 10.50%. The next year growth is going to be about -7.33% and more long-term 2.47% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -40.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -2.10% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -55.50%.

For performance, PPL Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -7.01%. For the last month performance for PPL Corporation is -6.53%. While the last quarter is -10.72% and half year, -10.79%. Finally for the year, performance is 3.04%.

The 52-week high for PPL Corporation, is at -17.32%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 5.05%. The 20-day simple moving average is -7.28% and -8.68% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.26%, and for the month it is 1.82%. PPL Corporation, has a target price of 37.83.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.84, and for total debt/equity PPL Corporation has 1.94. The gross margin is 90.10%, while operating margin is 38.20%, the profit margin is 23.50%. The current ratio is 0.7 and the quick ratio is 0.6.

Insider ownership is at 0.03%, with instituitional ownership at 70.30%. PPL Corporation has a payout ratio of 58.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 683. The shares float is 677.07, with the float short at 1.26%, with short ratio coming to 1.86.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see PPL Corporation, get 4.50%, with its returns on investment at 7.90%. Return on equity is 17.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 37.83, reached soon?

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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