Is it Right Time Pull the Trigger on PPL Corporation [PPL] Stock?

PPL Corporation [PPL] stock is up 0.84 while the S&P 500 has fallen -0.19% on Monday, 12/07/20. While at the time of this article, PPL ATR is sitting at 0.81, with the beta value at 0.75. This stock’s volatility for the past week remained at 2.09%, while it was 2.68% for the past 30-day period. PPL has risen $0.24 from the previous closing price of $28.61 on volume of 5.59 million shares.

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On 1, December 2020, PPL’s fall charitable giving campaigns raise a record $7 million in employee and retiree pledges and matching funds to support local communities when they need it most. According to news published on Yahoo Finance, Campaigns cap year in which PPL companies, foundations and employees contributed more than $10 million to provide COVID-19 assistance and support hundreds of community programs.

Analyst Birdseye View:

The most recent analyst activity for PPL Corporation [NYSE:PPL] stock was on August 19, 2020, when it was Downgrade with a Neutral rating from Mizuho. Before that, on November 30, 2020, BofA Securities Recapitulated a Neutral rating and elevated its amount target to $30. On August 11, 2020, Seaport Global Securities Upgrade a Neutral rating. On June 09, 2020, Seaport Global Securities Downgrade a Sell rating and increased its price target to $26.50. On May 29, 2020, Mizuho Upgrade a Buy rating and increased its price target to $30. On May 20, 2020, Seaport Global Securities Initiated a Neutral rating. On May 11, 2020, Barclays Downgrade an Equal weight rating.

In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $18.12 and a peak of $36.83. Right now, the middling Wall Street analyst 12-month amount mark is $30.50. At the most recent market close, shares of PPL Corporation [NYSE:PPL] were valued at $28.85. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of -0.89%.


PPL Corporation [NYSE:PPL] most recently reported quarterly sales of 1.89 billion, which represented growth of -2.50%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $632,655 per employee, while its income is $142,101 per employee. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 91.40%, its Operating Margin is 36.60%, its Pretax Margin is +27.74, and its Net Margin is +22.46. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at 3.92, 14.16, 8.13 and 5.33 respectively.

If looking now at the Principal structure of this organization, it shows its whole liability to the whole Principal at 64.05 and the whole liability to whole assets at 50.67. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 57.55 and enduring liability to assets at 0.46 while looking for an extended time period.

Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 28.46 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 28.07. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 29.26 and at 29.68 for 2nd resistance point.

PPL Corporation [PPL] reported its earnings at $0.58 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 9/29/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at $0.61/share signifying the difference of -0.03 and -4.90% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 6/29/2020, the stated earnings were $0.55 calling estimates for $0.54/share with the difference of 0.01 depicting the surprise of 1.90%.

Important Ratio’s To Watch

Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for PPL Corporation [NYSE:PPL] is 0.50. Likewise, the Quick ratio is also the same, showing Cash ratio at 0.20. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 3.40, it’s amount to book ratio is 2.12 and showing 14.31 of P/E (TTM) ratio.

Insider Stories

The most recent insider trade was by Dudkin Gregory N, President of a PPL Subsidiary, and it was the sale of 10872.0 shares on Feb 18.