30.51 -0.08 (-0.26%)
After hours: 4:40PM EST
|Bid||30.50 x 800|
|Ask||30.89 x 800|
|Day's Range||30.49 - 30.93|
|52 Week Range||25.30 - 34.15|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.32|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||14.37|
|Earnings Date||Feb 20, 2019 - Feb 25, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.64 (5.32%)|
|1y Target Est||31.62|
In September 2018, PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) released its earnings update. Generally, it seems that analyst forecasts are fairly optimistic, as a 19% increase in profits is expected in the upcoming Read More...
Pennsylvania-based PPL (PPL) stock is currently trading at a dividend yield of 5.4%, the highest among S&P 500 utilities. This yield represents more than a 200-basis-point premium to the average utility yield.
Slow and stable utility stocks have outperformed broader markets so far this year. Including dividends, utilities at large have returned almost 7%, while the S&P 500 has returned 2% year-to-date. Investors tend to take shelter in defensive stocks such as utilities amid market unrest due to their steady stock movements and relatively high dividend yields.
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Investing.com - Pacific Gas & Electric soared Tuesday, lifting utilities higher, as investors continued to digest reports of new legislation that could shore up the company's balance sheet, easing fears of bankruptcy.
Analysts’ median target price for PPL (PPL) stock is $31.46, implying a 12-month upside of 2.7% based on its current market price of $30.64. Of the 15 Reuters-surveyed analysts tracking PPL stock, eight recommend “hold,” two recommend “strong buy,” four recommend “buy,” and one recommends “sell.” The chart below shows how analysts’ views on PPL stock have changed over the last few months.
According to its latest 13F filing, The Vanguard Group, the biggest institutional investor in PPL (PPL), marginally trimmed its stake in the utility from 7.8% in the second quarter to 7.5% in the third quarter, offloading 0.5 million net PPL shares. In the second quarter, Vanguard added more than 3 million PPL shares.
PPL (PPL) stock is trading at a forward PE multiple of 12.6x based on its 2019 earnings, notably lower than peers and its five-year historical valuation of ~14.0x. PPL stock has been weak and has fallen more than 15% over the last year. In comparison, utilities have fallen 3% overall.
PPL (PPL) stock has been more volatile recently, largely because of Brexit-related exchange rate movements. PPL, which generates more than 60.0% of its revenue from the United Kingdom, has seen its stock fall more than 5% in the last five trading sessions. PPL is currently trading at $30.64, marginally above its 50-day moving average and 6% above its 200-day moving average.
Southern Company (SO) stock has an estimated downside of more than 1.0% from its current level of $46.66. Wall Street analysts have given Southern Company a median target price of $46.17. Barclays raised Southern Company’s target price from $48.0 to $49.0 on November 19.
Southern Company (SO) stock is trading at a forward PE multiple of 15x based on the estimated EPS for the next year. Southern Company’s forward PE multiple is lower than its peers’ average forward PE multiple of 18x. Southern Company’s five-year historical average PE multiple is also higher than its forward PE multiple. Southern Company stock appears to be trading at a discount compared to its historical valuation and its peers.
We’re looking at how institutional investors played the top utilities during the third quarter. According to the latest 13F filing, The Vanguard Group reduced its stake in PPL Corporation (PPL) from 7.8% in the second quarter to 7.5% in Q3 2018. It sold net 500,000 shares of PPL during the third quarter and held 53.9 million shares as of September 30. In the second quarter, The Vanguard Group added more than 3 million shares of PPL.
Over the past 10 years PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has been paying dividends to shareholders. The company is currently worth US$23b, and now yields roughly 5.1%. Does PPL tick all the Read More...
General Electric (GE) and Baker Hughes, a GE company, sign a series of agreements to amend their existing commercial and technological relationships. General Electric also seals a deal with PPL Corporation.
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Reliable dividend checks and low prices; this shorthand metric suggests these three utility stocks are good investment options today.
PPL (PPL) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 5.36% and 0.68%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2018. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?
PPL Corporation (PPL) stock has a median target price of $31.27, compared to its current market price of $29.96. This indicates an estimated upside of 4.4% for the next 12 months.
PPL Corporation (PPL) recently reported implied volatility of 22.0%, higher than its 15-day average implied volatility of ~19.0%. As one of the slow and stable utility stocks, PPL recorded higher volatility compared to its peers and the broader markets.