PPL Corporation (PPL) recently have taken one step ahead with the beta value of 0.81

PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) open the trading on May 24, 2023, with a bit cautious approach as it glided -1.27% to $26.44. During the day, the stock rose to $26.90 and sunk to $26.375 before settling in for the price of $26.78 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, PPL posted a 52-week range of $23.47-$31.74.

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The company of the Utilities sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded 1.20%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -14.40%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 12.80%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $736.83 million, simultaneously with a float of $735.50 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $19.60 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $27.94, while the 200-day Moving Average is $28.22.

It is imperative to bring your focus towards the efficiency factor of the conglomerate that has a total of 6527 employees. It has generated 1,210,663 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 109,239. The stock had 6.21 Receivables turnover and 0.22 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +21.83, operating margin was +17.63 and Pretax Margin of +11.58.

PPL Corporation (PPL) Ownership Facts and Figures

Sometimes it helps to make our mind if we keep our tabs on how bigger investors are working with the stock of the Utilities – Regulated Electric industry. PPL Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.05%, in contrast to 72.80% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Apr 05, this organization’s President of a PPL Subsidiary sold 5,500 shares at the rate of 28.00, making the entire transaction reach 154,000 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 9,161. Preceding that transaction, on Jan 24, Company’s President of a PPL Subsidiary sold 719 for 26.13, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 18,787. This particular insider is now the holder of 34,606 in total.

PPL Corporation (PPL) Earnings and Revenue Records

So, what does the last quarter earnings report of the company that was made public on 3/30/2023 suggests? It has posted $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) beating the forecaster’s viewpoint (set at $0.46) by $0.02. This company achieved a net margin of +9.02 while generating a return on equity of 5.16. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.46 per share during the current fiscal year.

PPL Corporation’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 12.80% and is forecasted to reach 1.71 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 17.21% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -14.40% 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 1.10. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.47. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $26.84, and its Beta score is 0.81. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 2.30.

In the same vein, PPL’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 0.98, a figure that is expected to reach 0.34 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 1.71 at the market close of one year from today.

Technical Analysis of PPL Corporation (PPL)

[PPL Corporation, PPL] recent stats showed that its last 5-days Average volume was poorer than the volume it posted in the year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 4.44% While, its Average True Range was 0.47.

Raw Stochastic average of PPL Corporation (PPL) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 22.63%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 2.54% 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 11.45% that was lower than 19.57% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.