why PPL Corporation [PPL] is a Good Choice for Investors After New Price Target of $31.36

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PPL Corporation [NYSE: PPL] stock went on an upward path that rose over 0.07% on Wednesday, amounting to a one-week price increase of more than 1.26%. The company report on November 30, 2021 that PPL releases 2021 Climate Assessment Report.

Analysis supports company’s path to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.


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PPL Corporation released its updated climate assessment report, which highlights risks and opportunities associated with climate change, evaluates potential future emissions and generation mix using scenario analysis, and outlines the company’s strategy and goals to enable a responsible transition to a cleaner energy future.

Over the last 12 months, PPL stock rose by 9.12%. The one-year PPL Corporation stock forecast points to a potential upside of 5.01. The average equity rating for PPL stock is currently 2.50, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

The market cap for the stock reached $22.36 billion, with 767.73 million shares outstanding and 749.89 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 4.45M shares, PPL stock reached a trading volume of 2754875 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Guru’s Opinion on PPL Corporation [PPL]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for PPL shares is $31.36 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on PPL stock is a recommendation set at 2.50. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Wells Fargo have made an estimate for PPL Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on September 01, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on March 09, 2021, representing the official price target for PPL Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $30, while BofA Securities analysts kept a Neutral rating on PPL stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for PPL Corporation is set at 0.43, with the Price to Sales ratio for PPL stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.59. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.57, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 6.35.

PPL Stock Performance Analysis:

PPL Corporation [PPL] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.26. With this latest performance, PPL shares gained by 4.75% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 6.51% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 9.12% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for PPL stock in for the last two-week period is set at 64.72, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 70.87, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 60.90 for PPL Corporation [PPL]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 28.92, while it was recorded at 29.58 for the last single week of trading, and 28.86 for the last 200 days.

Insight into PPL Corporation Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and PPL Corporation [PPL] shares currently have an operating margin of +37.11 and a Gross Margin at +41.15. PPL Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +19.30.

Return on Total Capital for PPL is now 7.59, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 4.27. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 11.14, with Return on Assets sitting at 3.13. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, PPL Corporation [PPL] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 186.07. Additionally, PPL Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 65.04, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 51.71. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 161.69, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 56.52.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, PPL Corporation [PPL] managed to generate an average of $119,175 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.69 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.16.PPL Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.50 and a Current Ratio set at 2.60.

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