Three Eye-Catching Stocks : PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL)


PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) added 0.12% and closed its last session at $34.19. The stock has the market capitalization of $23.24 Billion with the total outstanding shares of 679.63 Million. PPL Corporation. has Analysts’ Mean Recommendation of 2.8 between the scale of 1 to 5 (1 represents Strong Buy and 5 means Sell). The stock currently has P/E of 12.59 for trailing twelve months while its Forward P/E is 15.79.

PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) touched its 52-Week High of $39.92 on Jun 21, 2016 while it’s 52-Week Low of $32.08 on Oct 7, 2016. The company currently has Return on Assets of 4.7 percent, Return on Equity of 18.4% and Return on Investment of 7.9 percent. The stock currently showing Weekly Volatility of 1.66%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.83% Percent with Average True Range of 0.58 and Beta of 0.4.

The 15 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for PPL have a median target of 36.00, with a high estimate of 40.00 and a low estimate of 34.00. The median estimate represents a +5.29% increase from the last price of 34.19.

Press Release:

The Company on 18 November declared a quarterly common stock dividend on Friday, Nov. 18, of $0.38 per share, payable Jan. 3, 2017, to shareowners of record as of Dec. 9, 2016.

Company Profile:

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.