Witnessing the stock’s movement on the chart, on February 19, 2021, PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) had a quiet start as it plunged -0.32% to $27.68. During the day, the stock rose to $27.855 and sunk to $27.58 before settling in for the price of $27.77 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, PPL posted a 52-week range of $18.12-$35.91.
In the past 5-years timespan, the Utilities sector firm’s annual sales growth was -0.20%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -4.40%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -19.40%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $768.85 million, simultaneously with a float of $767.80 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $21.35 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $27.80, while the 200-day Moving Average is $27.51.
If we measure the efficiency of the company that is accounted for 12318 employees. It has generated 617,552 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 119,175. The stock had 5.69 Receivables turnover and 0.16 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +41.15, operating margin was +37.11 and Pretax Margin of +25.91.
PPL Corporation (PPL) Ownership Facts and Figures
Nothing is more important than checking the behaviour of major investors towards the stock of the Utilities – Regulated Electric industry. PPL Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.10%, in contrast to 70.10% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Jan 26, this organization’s EVP, GC & Corp Sec sold 4,589 shares at the rate of 28.12, making the entire transaction reach 129,043 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 46,559. Preceding that transaction, on Jan 26, Company’s President of a PPL Subsidiary sold 4,747 for 28.12, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 133,486. This particular insider is now the holder of 36,627 in total.
PPL Corporation (PPL) Earnings and Revenue Records
As on 12/30/2020, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the period falling under the consensus outlook (set at $0.61) by -$0.02. This company achieved a net margin of +19.30 while generating a return on equity of 11.14. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.53 per share during the current fiscal year.
PPL Corporation’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -19.40% and is forecasted to reach 2.62 in the upcoming year.
PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for PPL Corporation (PPL). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 0.40. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.46. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $14.49, and its Beta score is 0.78. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 2.81.
In the same vein, PPL’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 1.91, a figure that is expected to reach 0.68 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 2.62 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of PPL Corporation (PPL)
Going through the that latest performance of [PPL Corporation, PPL]. Its last 5-days volume of 3.82 million indicated improvement to the volume of 3.77 million it revealed a year ago. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 28.04% While, its Average True Range was 0.43.
Raw Stochastic average of PPL Corporation (PPL) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 32.87%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 12.94% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 7.54% that was lower than 24.69% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.