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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 1.04% today. In the last week its performance is 3.29%, and -8.19% for the past quarter. Currently, PPL Corporation, PPL has a target price of 37.97, so today’s gain of 1.04% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.48%.

PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), has a market cap of 24255.33, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.03%, and institutional ownership is 70.30%.

At the current price of 35.82, it has a dividend yield of 4.24%, and its target price is 37.97. 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 13.76, as well as a forward P/E of 16.36.

With a current EPS of 2.6, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -6.81%,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 20.25%. Since its IPO date on 4/8/1985, the total performance to date is 8.27%.

Volume today for PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), is 3433700, while its average volume is 4797.31. Whilst the total gain today was 1.04%, it did have a day high of -4.11%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.48%, and 1.62% for the month. The 52-week low for PPL Corporation, PPL has been 21.38%, while the 52-week-high has reached -9.29%.

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 4.25, and the P/S is 3.25, along with a P/B of 2.35. 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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