PPL Corp’s (NYSE:PPL) Sentiment is 0.74

June 27, 2018 - By Heather Owens

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Positions for PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL)

In Q1 2018 PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL) big money sentiment decreased to 0.74, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings. So its down -0.41, from 2017Q4’s 1.15. 243 institutional investors started new and increased positions, while 328 reduced and sold their stakes in PPL Corp so the sentiment has worsened. These funds own 482.80 million shares, that’s up from 479.50 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding PPL Corp in top 10 decreased from 3 to 1 for a decrease of 2. In total 73 funds closed positions, 255 reduced and 179 increased. Also 64 funds bought new PPL Corp stakes.

Most PPL Corp Shareholders

Stralem & Co Inc owns 512,580 shares in PPL Corp as of Q1 2018. PPL Corp’s shareholder Symons Capital Management Inc owns 259,845 shares as of Q1 2018. Denali Advisors Llc reported 431,296 shares. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Llc revealed 5.44 million shares position in PPL Corp. The Florida-based fund Butensky & Cohen Financial Security Inc holds 63,422 shares or 1.57% of their portfolio.

PPL Corporation, a utility company, delivers electricity and natural gas in the United States and the United Kingdom.The firm is valued at $20.13 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: U.K.16.9 is the P/E ratio. Regulated, Kentucky Regulated, and Pennsylvania Regulated.

PPL is hitting $28.79 during the last trading session, after increased 0.38%.PPL Corporation has volume of 1.69M shares. Since June 27, 2017 PPL has declined 31.20% and is downtrending. The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 43.77%.

Investors wait PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL)’s quarterly earnings on August, 2., Zacks reports. Analysts forecast $0.53 earnings per share. That’s $0.01 up or 1.92 % from 2017’s earnings of $0.52. If the current earnings per share of $0.53 is accurate, PPL’s profit could be $370.48 million. After $0.74 earnings per share was reported last quarter, analysts now see negative EPS growth of -28.38 % for PPL Corporation.

Nomura Asset Mgmt Limited reported 109,480 shs. Trustmark Bancorporation Trust Department holds 0.03% of its capital in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) for 9,493 shs. Neville Rodie Shaw Inc invested in 13,100 shs. 92,076 were reported by Mackenzie Fincl Corporation. Florida-based State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems has invested 0.07% in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL). Barrett Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Com holds 580 shs or 0% of its capital. New York State Common Retirement Fund owns 1.63 million shs or 0.06% of their US capital. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 166,656 shs. Huntington National Bank holds 35,305 shs. Washington National Bank holds 0.06% of its capital in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) for 14,633 shs. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv reported 1.81 million shs or 0.24% of all its holdings. 2,475 are owned by Spectrum Mgmt Grp. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue reported 101,522 shs. Raymond James & Associate holds 2.94 million shs. Cullinan Associates, a Kentucky-based fund reported 23,550 shs.

PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 6 have positions in PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL) as follows: 4 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 2 with “Hold”. The positive are 67%. The firm has $40 highest while $28 is the lowest target price. The average target $33.17 is 15.21% above the last ($28.79) price. Since January 2, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc PPL Corp has 11 analyst reports. On Monday, January 8 the stock of PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has “Buy” rating given by SunTrust. On Friday, February 23 the stock of PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust. On Thursday, February 1 RBC Capital Markets maintained PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) with “Hold” rating. The stock rating was maintained by Guggenheim with “Hold” on Tuesday, January 2. On Friday, February 23 the stock of PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has “Buy” rating given by UBS. On Monday, February 12 SunTrust maintained the shares of PPL in report with “Buy” rating. On Friday, June 8 the firm has “Buy” rating given by UBS. On Tuesday, March 6 the rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Outperform”. On Wednesday, June 13 the stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley. On Thursday, January 18 the stock of PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank.

Another two news for PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) were briefly published by: Seekingalpha.com on June 03, 2018 with title “PPL – Equity Raise, More To Come?”. The other Investorplace.com‘s article was titled “3 Big Stock Charts for Monday: Caterpillar, PPL Corp and Iron Mountain” and published on June 25, 2018.

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