PPL PPL Corporation

Price (delayed)

$29.12

Market cap

$22.39B

P/E Ratio

12.61

Dividend/share

$1.66

EPS

$2.31

Enterprise value

$45.09B

Sector: Utilities
Industry: Utilities - Regulated Electric
PPL Corp. is a utility holding company, which engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. It operates through the following segments: U.K. Regulated, Kentucky Regulated, and Pennsylvania Regulated. The U.K. Regulated segment includes regulated electricity distribution operations of Western Power Distribution. The Kentucky Regulated segment comprises of LKE's regulated electricity generation, transmission, and distribution operations of Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company; as well as regulated distribution and sale of natural gas of Louisville Gas and Electric Company. The Pennsylvania Regulated segment consists of regulated electricity transmission and distribution operations of PPL Electric Utilities Corporation. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Allentown, PA.

Highlights

The quick ratio has grown by 22% YoY and by 15% from the previous quarter
The equity has grown by 9% YoY
The stock's P/E is 26% below its 5-year quarterly average of 17.1 but 3.4% above its last 4 quarters average of 12.2
The EPS is down by 7% since the previous quarter and by 6% year-on-year
The company's debt rose by 6% YoY

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of PPL
Market
Shares outstanding
768.78M
Market cap
$22.39B
Enterprise value
$45.09B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
12.61
Price to book (P/B)
1.72
Price to sales (P/S)
2.91
EV/EBIT
14.28
EV/EBITDA
10.05
EV/Sales
5.87
Earnings
Revenue
$7.68B
EBIT
$3.16B
EBITDA
$4.49B
Free cash flow
-$529M
Per share
EPS
$2.31
Free cash flow per share
-$0.69
Book value per share
$16.97
Revenue per share
$9.99
TBVPS
$55.55
Balance sheet
Total assets
$46.52B
Total liabilities
$33.48B
Debt
$23.98B
Equity
$13.04B
Working capital
-$1.9B
Liquidity
Debt to equity
1.84
Current ratio
0.63
Quick ratio
0.45
Net debt/EBITDA
5.06
Margins
EBITDA margin
58.4%
Gross margin
36.9%
Net margin
22.6%
Operating margin
36.9%
Efficiency
Return on assets
3.8%
Return on equity
13.6%
Return on invested capital
5.3%
Return on capital employed
7.6%
Return on sales
41.1%
Dividend
Dividend yield
5.69%
DPS
$1.66
Payout ratio
71.7%

PPL stock price

How has the PPL stock price performed over time

Financial performance

How have PPL's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$7.68B
Gross profit
$2.83B
Operating income
$2.83B
Net income
$1.74B
Gross margin
36.9%
Net margin
22.6%
The company's net income fell by 5% QoQ
The company's net margin fell by 4.6% QoQ
PPL's operating margin is up by 2.8% year-on-year
The gross margin has grown by 2.8% YoY

Valuation

What is PPL stock price valuation
P/E
12.61
P/B
1.72
P/S
2.91
EV/EBIT
14.28
EV/EBITDA
10.05
EV/Sales
5.87
The stock's P/E is 26% below its 5-year quarterly average of 17.1 but 3.4% above its last 4 quarters average of 12.2
The EPS is down by 7% since the previous quarter and by 6% year-on-year
The price to book (P/B) is 18% lower than the 5-year quarterly average of 2.1
The equity has grown by 9% YoY
The P/S is 3.9% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 2.8 but 3% lower than the 5-year quarterly average of 3.0

Efficiency

How efficient is PPL business performance
The return on equity has declined by 9% year-on-year and by 7% since the previous quarter
The company's return on assets fell by 7% QoQ and by 5% YoY
The ROIC has contracted by 3.6% from the previous quarter and by 3.6% YoY
The ROS is down by 2.4% since the previous quarter

Dividends

What is PPL's dividend history
DPS
$1.66
Dividend yield
5.69%
Payout ratio
71.7%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did PPL financials performed over time
PPL's total assets is 39% higher than its total liabilities
The quick ratio has grown by 22% YoY and by 15% from the previous quarter
PPL's current ratio is up by 15% year-on-year and by 13% since the previous quarter
The company's debt is 84% higher than its equity
PPL's debt to equity is up by 3.4% since the previous quarter but it is down by 3.2% year-on-year

All financial data is based on trailing twelve months (TTM) periods - updated quarterly, unless otherwise specified.