PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL) Stock Sentiment Improves

Foundry Partners LLC lowered its holdings in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) by 8.6% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was $2.39 a share in the trailing twelve months.

PPL Corp. comprises 1.4% of Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc.'s investment portfolio, making the stock its 19th largest position.

When discussing institutional holdings, checking out a public company's active positions is a good method of understanding how institutional investors see the value of the stock. The institutional investor owned 947,728 shares of the pipeline company's stock after selling 51,805 shares during the quarter. Tufton Capital Management purchased a new position in PPL Corporation in the second quarter valued at about $208,000. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 142,547 shares of the company's stock worth $5,427,000 after buying an additional 5,210 shares during the period. Green Square Capital LLC purchased a new position in PPL Corporation in the first quarter valued at about $211,000.

Teilinger Capital Ltd. holds 52.86% of its portfolio in PPL Corp for 809,350 shares. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability has invested 0.01% in PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL). 2,639,866 shares of the company's stock were exchanged. The stock's last price was lower from the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $38.44 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average price was $37.88. The company shares sank -13.6% from their peak of $ 44.515 and now has a $62.6 billion market value of equity.

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Investors wait PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL) to report on November, 7. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.54 earnings per share, down $0.09 or 14.29 % from last year's $0.63 same quarter earnings. For the current quarter, the average analyst estimate for net revenue is $2.02 billion - compared to 1.89 billion in the year-ago quarter. PPL Corp. The business's revenue was up.2% on a year-over-year basis. It last reported revenues of $1.73 billion and EPS of $0.52 for the June 2017, representing -3% top-line growth and 0.56 EPS growth. (NYSE:PBA) (TSE:PPL) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 15th. This represents a $1.73 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 24th.

At PPL Corporation, the percentage of institutional ownership is now at 72.16% percent of its total shares outstanding, with the total value of institutional ownership at $18.4 billion.

A number of research analysts recently commented on PPL shares.

In the most updated research from a number of analysts on Wall Street, the company gets 10 Buys and 2 Sell among 23 analysts. BidaskClub downgraded PPL Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Jefferies maintained the shares of PPL in report on Tuesday, September 5 with "Buy" rating. If the published price targets set by Caterpillar Inc. analysts have any power to influence the stock's share price, the highest price target set for CAT is $176. PPL was included in 32 notes of analysts from August 5, 2015. The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, July 19. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $38.35.

PPL Corporation is maintained at an average hold rating by 16 stock analysts, and there are at least 1.26% of shares outstanding that are now legally short sold.

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