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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 -0.72% today. In the last week its performance is -3.17%, and -7.06% for the past quarter. Currently, PPL Corporation, PPL has a target price of 37.83, so today’s gain of -0.72% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.14%.

PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), has a market cap of 23611.31, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.03%, and institutional ownership is 70.30%.

At the current price of 34.57, it has a dividend yield of 4.40%, and its target price is 37.83. 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 13.28, as well as a forward P/E of 15.89.

With a current EPS of 2.6, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -7.33%,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 2.47%.

Performance for the year is 10.64%. Since its IPO date on 4/8/1985, the total performance to date is 4.49%.

Volume today for PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), is 4916800, while its average volume is 4395.97. Whilst the total gain today was -0.72%, it did have a day high of -7.45%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.60%, and 1.60% for the month. The 52-week low for PPL Corporation, PPL has been 11.95%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.46%.

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 5.37, and the P/S is 3.17, along with a P/B of 2.27. 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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