EPS for PPL Corporation (PPL) Expected At $0.54

October 14, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.47, from 0.74 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 48 investors sold PPL Corporation shares while 190 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 227 raised stakes. 542.38 million shares or 12.34% more from 482.80 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh has 0.26% invested in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL). 46,126 were reported by Riverhead Limited Liability Company. Lifeplan Group Inc owns 0.01% invested in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) for 680 shares. Eagle Asset Inc owns 0.02% invested in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) for 114,621 shares. Liberty Mutual Grp Asset Mgmt owns 28,196 shares. 9.23M are owned by Geode Capital Ltd Liability Corp. Tiverton Asset Mngmt Ltd Company holds 0.03% or 21,331 shares in its portfolio. Mufg Americas Hldg Corp reported 200 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund holds 0.03% of its portfolio in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) for 75,864 shares. Ameritas Inv Ptnrs accumulated 13,820 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Hm Payson And accumulated 0.05% or 37,364 shares. Principal Inc reported 1.04 million shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. 53 are owned by Wealthtrust. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0.02% in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) or 121,232 shares. National Bank Of Hawaii has 0.15% invested in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) for 62,286 shares.

Analysts expect PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) to report $0.54 EPS on November, 7.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 3.57 % from last quarter’s $0.56 EPS. PPL’s profit would be $388.57M giving it 14.00 P/E if the $0.54 EPS is correct. After having $0.55 EPS previously, PPL Corporation’s analysts see -1.82 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.93% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $30.25. About 6.22 million shares traded or 35.81% up from the average. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has declined 22.86% since October 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.48% the S&P500.

PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering PPL (NYSE:PPL), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. PPL had 7 analyst reports since June 8, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, July 16. As per Friday, June 8, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Tuesday, September 11. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, August 8 to “Hold”. Morgan Stanley maintained PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) on Wednesday, June 13 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Wells Fargo maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $33 target in Monday, September 17 report.

PPL Corporation, a utility company, delivers electricity and natural gas in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of $21.77 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: U.K. It has a 15 P/E ratio. Regulated, Kentucky Regulated, and Pennsylvania Regulated.

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