PPL Corporation (PPL) PE Ratio stood at $30.35: Odds are Looking Good After Recent Activity


PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) started the day on November 23, 2022, with a price increase of 1.29% at $29.11. During the day, the stock rose to $29.14 and sunk to $28.66 before settling in for the price of $28.74 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, PPL posted a 52-week range of $23.47-$30.99.

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The company of the Utilities sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded -5.10%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -61.50%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -97.20%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $736.25 million, simultaneously with a float of $735.50 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $21.11 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $26.69, while the 200-day Moving Average is $27.94.

It is imperative to bring your focus towards the efficiency factor of the conglomerate that has a total of 5607 employees. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +28.20, operating margin was +24.62 and Pretax Margin of +9.01.

PPL Corporation (PPL) Ownership Facts and Figures

Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Utilities – Regulated Electric Industry. PPL Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.11%, in contrast to 72.90% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Aug 26, this organization’s EVP and CFO sold 20,645 shares at the rate of 30.41, making the entire transaction reach 627,814 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 31,469. Preceding that transaction, on Aug 12, Company’s President and CEO sold 27,600 for 30.00, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 828,000. This particular insider is now the holder of 111,462 in total.

PPL Corporation (PPL) Earnings and Revenue Records

In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 6/29/2022, the organization reported $0.3 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $0.3) by $0. This company achieved a net margin of +0.31 while generating a return on equity of 0.13. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.28 per share during the current fiscal year.

PPL Corporation’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -97.20% and is forecasted to reach 1.61 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 17.47% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -61.50% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.

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 0.70. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.57. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $30.35, and its Beta score is 0.80. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 2.98.

In the same vein, PPL’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 0.96, a figure that is expected to reach 0.27 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 1.61 at the market close of one year from today.

Technical Analysis of PPL Corporation (PPL)

If we take a close look at the recent performances of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), its last 5-days Average volume was 5.02 million that shows plunge from its year to date volume of 5.63 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 95.46% While, its Average True Range was 0.57.


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