PPL Corporations in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 8.1% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 2.42% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is down -0.67% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of PPL Corporation has a negative value of -10.56 compared to overall market performance. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has climbed 0.11% in the past week and advanced 3.32% in the last 4 weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 0.69% during the past week but PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 1.47%.
PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $35.35 and hit $35.62 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $35.5, with a gain of 0.23% or 0.08 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 3,706,985 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $39.92 and the company has a market cap of $24,130 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $32.08 .
PPL Corp Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 1, 2017. The company reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.11. Analyst had a consensus of $0.49. The company had revenue of $1832.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2073.24 million. The companys revenue was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.43 EPS.
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.PPL Corp was Downgraded by Goldman to Sell on Jan 17, 2017. PPL Corp was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to Neutral on Nov 22, 2016.
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jan 25, 2017, William H Spence (Chairman, President and CEO) sold 67,533 shares at 34.57 per share price.On Jan 25, 2017, Paul W Thompson (President of a PPL Subsidiary) sold 6,521 shares at 34.36 per share price.On Jan 25, 2017, Joanne H Raphael (SVP, GC & Corp Sec) sold 5,734 shares at 34.36 per share price.