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ppl corp (PPL) Key Developments

PPL Corporation Declares Quarterly Common Stock Dividend, Payable January 2, 2015

PPL Corporation declared a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.3725 per share, payable January 2, 2015, to shareowners of record as of December 10, 2014.

PPL Corporation to Cut 450 Jobs Ahead of Plant Spinoff

PPL Corporation announced that it is eliminating 450 jobs as part of cost-cutting stemming from a planned spinoff of its competitive generation business. The company said severance packages and existing vacancies will keep the number of layoffs under 200.

PPL Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Full Year 2014

PPL Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total operating revenues of $3,449 million against $3,074 million a year ago. Operating income was $869 million against $846 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $755 million against $485 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations after income taxes was $490 million against $404 million a year ago. Net income attributable to company's shareowners was $497 million or $0.74 per diluted share against $410 million or $0.62 per diluted share a year ago. Amounts attributable to company's shareowners: income from continuing operations after income taxes were $490 million or $0.73 per diluted share against $403 million or $0.61 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusting for special items, company's earnings from ongoing operations for the quarter were $361 million, or $0.54 per share, a decrease from $432 million, or $0.66 per share, a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported total operating revenues of $7,476 million against $8,902 million a year ago. Operating income was $2,289 million against $2,257 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $1,552 million against $1,528 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations after income taxes was $1,032 million against $1,199 million a year ago. Net income attributable to company's shareowners was $1,042 million or $1.57 per diluted share against $1,228 million or $1.90 per diluted share a year ago. Amounts attributable to company's shareowners: income from continuing operations after income taxes were $1,032 million or $1.56 per diluted share against $1,198 million or $1.86 per diluted share a year ago. Earnings from ongoing operations for the first nine months of the year were $1.24 billion, or $1.87 per share, compared with $1.20 billion, or $1.85 per share, for the same period in 2013. The company now is forecasting 2014 earnings from ongoing operations of $2.37 to $2.47 per share, with a midpoint of $2.42 per share, a 5.2% increase from the midpoint of the previous forecast of $2.20 to $2.40 per share. The 2014 forecast for reported earnings is $2.07 to $2.17 per share, reflecting special items recorded through the third quarter.

PPL Corporation, Q3 2014 Earnings Call, Nov 04, 2014

PPL Corporation, Q3 2014 Earnings Call, Nov 04, 2014

PPL Corporation Introduces Investor Relations App for iPhone, iPad and Android Mobile Devices

PPL Corporation has launched its investor relations app for iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices for free at Apple's App Store for iPhone and iPad and at Google Play for Android mobile devices. The company's investor relations app was developed with long-time partner, PR Newswire and theIRapp. It enables users to navigate the company's investor relations materials and receive stock quotes and important stock information.

 

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