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Last $34.71 USD
Change Today -0.09 / -0.26%
Volume 3.6M
PPL On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
New York
As of 8:04 PM 05/29/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

ppl corp (PPL) Snapshot

Open
$34.75
Previous Close
$34.80
Day High
$34.90
Day Low
$34.58
52 Week High
12/29/14 - $38.14
52 Week Low
03/11/15 - $31.31
Market Cap
23.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
4.2M
EPS TTM
$2.40
Shares Outstanding
668.1M
EX-Date
06/8/15
P/E TM
14.5x
Dividend
$1.49
Dividend Yield
4.29%
Current Stock Chart for PPL CORP (PPL)

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ppl corp (PPL) Details

PPL Corporation, an energy and utility holding company, generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity to wholesale and retail customers in the United States and the United Kingdom. It operates in four segments: U.K. Regulated; Kentucky Regulated; Pennsylvania Regulated; and Supply. The company generates electricity through nuclear, oil/gas, coal, hydro, and renewable sources. It is also involved in the distribution and sale of natural gas in Kentucky. In addition, the company develops renewable energy projects; and provides energy-related products and services to commercial and industrial customers. PPL Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

17,391 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/23/15
Founded in 1920

ppl corp (PPL) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $398.4K
Chief Executive of Western Power Distribution
Total Annual Compensation: $872.7K
Chairman of LG&E & KU Energy LLC, Chief Execu...
Total Annual Compensation: $811.2K
President of PPL Energy Supply
Total Annual Compensation: $736.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ppl corp (PPL) Key Developments

PPL Corporation Approves Amendment to Articles of Incorporation

PPL Corporation's annual meeting of shareowners held on May 20, 2015, the shareowners approved an amendment to PPL's articles of incorporation to permit shareowners to call special meetings of shareowners.

PPL Corporation Declares Quarterly Common Stock Dividend, Payable on July 1, 2015

PPL Corporation declared a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.3725 per share, payable July 1, 2015, to shareowners of record as of June 10, 2015.

PPL Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for 2015

PPL Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total operating revenues of $3,165 million against $1,194 million for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $2,098 million against $723 million for the same period a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $915 million against $438 million for the same period a year ago. Income from continuing operations after income taxes was $647 million against $324 million for the same period a year ago. Net income was $647 million against $316 million for the same period a year ago. Income from continuing operations after income taxes available to the company common shareowners was $0.96 per diluted share against $0.50 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net income available to the company common shareowners was $0.96 per diluted share against $0.49 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $673 million against $931 million for the same period a year ago. Expenditures for property, plant and equipment was $942 million against $892 million for the same period a year ago. Expenditures for intangible assets was $20 million against $16 million for the same period a year ago. Book value per share was $21.02 at March 31, 2015 against $20.14 at March 31, 2014. Return on average common equity was 15.1% against 8.6% for the same period a year ago. Return on average common equity - earnings from ongoing operations was 10.5% against 13.9% for the same period a year ago. Adjusting for special items, including Supply segment earnings, first-quarter 2015 regulated utility earnings from ongoing operations were $519 million, or $0.77 per share. This compares to regulated utility earnings from ongoing operations (adjusted) of $426 million, or $0.66 per share, in the first quarter of 2014. The company’s reported earnings for the first quarter of 2015 included net special item after-tax benefits of $128 million, or $0.19 per share, primarily due to supply segment earnings and foreign currency-related economic hedges. Reported earnings for the first quarter of 2014 included special item after-tax expenses of $133 million, or $0.20 per share. The 2014 special items included an increase in accrued liability for U.K. line losses and were adjusted to include Supply segment losses. The company's first-quarter performance led to reaffirm its 2015 forecast range of $2.05 to $2.25 per share for regulated utility earnings from ongoing operations, with a midpoint of $2.15 per share.

 

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