PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 24432.41. It is in the Electric Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 13.32, a forward P/E of 15.94 and EPS of 2.6. At a stock price of 34.68 (1.61%) it has a dividend yield of 4.38%.
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 -7.48% and more long-term 3.24% 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 -0.74%. For the last month performance for PPL Corporation is 0.25%. While the last quarter is -10.11% and half year, -5.78%. Finally for the year, performance is 19.30%.
The 52-week high for PPL Corporation, is at -12.18%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 21.92%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.04% and -2.49% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 2.22%, and for the month it is 1.62%. PPL Corporation, has a target price of 38.1.
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 70.80%. PPL Corporation has a payout ratio of 58.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 704.51. The shares float is 677.07, with the float short at 0.98%, with short ratio coming to 1.35.
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 38.1, reached soon?
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