PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) closed its last session at $30.88. The stock traded within a range of $30.76 and $31.00. The company operates in the Utilities sector with a market capitalization of 21.12 Million. Trading volume for PPL Corporation was 5.51 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has an average volume of 5.08 Million.
Headquartered in Allentown, Pa., PPL Corporation is one of the largest companies in the U.S. utility sector. PPL’s seven high-performing, award-winning utilities serve 10 million customers in the U.S. and United Kingdom. The company and its 13,000 employees are dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and reliability and delivering superior value for shareowners.
PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) received a Buy rating from 1 analysts. 1 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 3 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.
PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) touched its 1-Year High price of $40.20 on 06/06/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $30.44 on 01/02/18.
EPS & Financials
PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.56/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.53/Share by a difference of $0.03. This showed a surprise of 5.7% in the last quarter earnings.
For the current quarter, 9 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.48/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.54/share and a low EPS of $0.44/share.
Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $1.99 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 2.2 Billion and 1.85 Billion respectively.
By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is NEUTRAL with MEDIUM volatility. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has a 20-Day average volume of 7.58 Million. According to today’s trading volume PPL Corporation is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.
Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BEARISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BEARISH trend as well.
The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.28 Percent and Institutional ownership of 74.5 Percent. The return on assets stands at 3.8%, Return on Equity currently is 14.7% and the Return on Investment value is 8.2%.
PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) gross margin percentage stands at 90.9% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 40.7 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 20.6 Percent. The stock is currently moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -2.9% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -10.54 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -17.67 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of -0.23 percent.
The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 40.7%. The return on invested capital is at 8.2%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 16.04.
The company’s stock is currently moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -17.67%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -0.23% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.