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How to buy PPL Corporation stock

Learn how to easily invest in PPL Corporation stock.

PPL Corporation is an utilities-regulated electric business based in the US. PPL Corporation shares (PPL) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. PPL Corporation employs 6,527 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $8.7 billion.

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PPL Corporation stock price (NYSE: PPL)

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PPL Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-09-15.
Latest market close$25.67
52-week range$22.65 - $30.87
50-day moving average $26.04
200-day moving average $27.60
Wall St. target price$29.92
PE ratio 26.4536
Dividend yield $0.93 (3.88%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.97

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Is it a good time to buy PPL Corporation stock?

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PPL Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $25.67 from 2023-09-20

1 week (2023-09-14) -0.04%
1 month (2023-08-21) 1.78%
3 months (2023-06-21) -4.54%
6 months (2023-03-17) N/A
1 year (2022-09-20) -11.18%
2 years (2021-09-21) -9.68%
3 years (2020-09-21) 3.64%
5 years (2018-09-21) 1.96%

Is PPL Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing PPL Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of PPL Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

PPL Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $8.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 17.47%
Gross profit TTM $2.9 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.51%
Return on equity TTM 5.17%
Profit margin 8.79%
Book value $18.94
Market Capitalization $18.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

PPL Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 64.73% of net profits

Recently PPL Corporation has paid out, on average, around 64.73% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.88% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), PPL Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 3.88% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In PPL Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.93 per share.

PPL Corporation's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

PPL Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 1 October 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 6 September 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have PPL Corporation's shares ever split?

PPL Corporation's shares were split on a 10000:9314 basis on 1 June 2015. So if you had owned 9314 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 10000 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your PPL Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 6.9% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for PPL Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted PPL Corporation's share price.

PPL Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, PPL Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $22.6458 up to $30.8716. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PPL.US volatility(beta: 0.81)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while PPL Corporation's is 0.8081. This would suggest that PPL Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

PPL Corporation overview

PPL Corporation, an energy company, focuses on providing electricity and natural gas to approximately 3. 5 million customers in the United States. It operates through three segments: Kentucky Regulated, Pennsylvania Regulated, and Rhode Island Regulated. The company delivers electricity to customers in Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Virginia, and Rhode Island; delivers natural gas to customers in Kentucky and Rhode Island; and generates electricity from power plants in Kentucky. PPL Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of PPL Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.054% of PPL Corporation shares are held by insiders and 76.068% by institutions.
How many people work for PPL Corporation?
Latest data suggests 6,527 work at PPL Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for PPL Corporation?
PPL Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is PPL Corporation based?
PPL Corporation's address is: Two North Ninth Street, Allentown, PA, United States, 18101-1179
What is PPL Corporation's ISIN number?
PPL Corporation's international securities identification number is: US69351T1060
What is PPL Corporation's CUSIP number?
PPL Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 693499105

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