• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $31.40
  • Forecasted Upside: 5.97%
  • Number of Analysts: 12
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 3 Hold Ratings
  • 9 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for PPL

Analyst Price Target is $31.40
▲ +5.97% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 12 analysts offering 12 month price targets for PPL in the last 3 months. The average price target is $31.40, with a high forecast of $34.00 and a low forecast of $27.00. The average price target represents a 5.97% upside from the last price of $29.63.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 12 investment analysts is to buy stock in PPL. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 7 buy ratings
  • 5 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
8/7/2021
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  • 7 buy ratings
  • 5 hold ratings
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11/5/2021
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  • 7 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
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2/3/2022
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  • 3 hold ratings
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5/4/2022
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  • 3 hold ratings
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8/2/2022
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  • 2 hold ratings
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10/31/2022
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  • 9 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
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12/30/2022
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  • 9 buy ratings
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1/29/2023

Latest Recommendations

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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/23/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$32.00 ➝ $33.00Low
1/18/2023BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual WeightLow
1/12/2023MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral$30.00 ➝ $32.00Low
12/15/2022Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$32.00Low
12/14/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$34.00Low
12/14/2022UBS GroupBoost Target$33.00Low
11/11/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$24.00 ➝ $26.00Low
10/24/2022GuggenheimLower Target$33.00 ➝ $27.00Low
10/21/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$30.00 ➝ $24.00Low
10/19/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$34.00 ➝ $30.00Low
10/6/2022Seaport Res PtnUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
8/15/2022Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$29.00 ➝ $33.00Low
8/9/2022Evercore ISIBoost Target$32.00N/A
7/21/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$26.00 ➝ $28.00Low
7/14/2022MizuhoLower TargetNeutral$30.00 ➝ $29.00Low
7/7/2022Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$31.00 ➝ $30.00N/A
6/16/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$33.00 ➝ $29.00Low
6/7/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$33.00 ➝ $34.00High
5/30/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ BuyLow
5/23/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$32.00 ➝ $31.00Low
4/25/2022Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$33.00Medium
4/20/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$31.00 ➝ $32.00Low
4/4/2022ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
3/22/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$30.00 ➝ $31.00Low
3/9/2022Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform ➝ Outperform$28.00 ➝ $30.00Medium
3/2/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$40.00 ➝ $43.00Low
2/24/2022MizuhoLower TargetNeutral$30.00 ➝ $27.00Low
2/22/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$34.00 ➝ $31.00High
2/22/2022Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$32.00 ➝ $31.00High
1/26/2022MizuhoLower Target$31.00 ➝ $30.00Low
1/18/2022Bank of AmericaBoost TargetNeutral$28.00 ➝ $31.00Low
12/21/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$30.00 ➝ $32.00Medium
11/22/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$33.00 ➝ $30.00High
9/17/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$34.00 ➝ $33.00High
9/10/2021CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$30.00 ➝ $33.00Low
9/1/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$22.00 ➝ $34.00Medium
8/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$32.00 ➝ $34.00Low
8/18/2021Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutral$42.00 ➝ $46.00Low
8/9/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$42.00 ➝ $48.00Low
7/20/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$33.00 ➝ $32.00Low
7/7/2021MizuhoLower TargetNeutral$30.00 ➝ $29.00Low
6/18/2021CIBCUpgradeOutperformer$39.00 ➝ $47.00High
5/13/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$36.00 ➝ $37.00Low
5/5/2021Tudor PickeringReiterated RatingBuyMedium
4/20/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$32.00 ➝ $33.00Low
3/19/2021MizuhoBoost Target$29.50 ➝ $30.00Medium
3/15/2021Wolfe ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Peer Perform$29.00N/A
3/9/2021Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Peer Perform$29.00High
1/27/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$40.00 ➝ $42.00Medium
12/15/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$34.00 ➝ $32.00Low
12/15/2020Stifel NicolausDowngradeMarket Perform$36.00 ➝ $34.00Medium
12/15/2020BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeMarket Perform$36.00 ➝ $34.00Medium
11/30/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$30.00Medium
11/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$32.00 ➝ $34.00Medium
11/16/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$42.00 ➝ $37.00Medium
11/9/2020National Bank FinancialDowngradeSector PerformHigh
11/6/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$37.00 ➝ $36.00Low
10/20/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$31.00 ➝ $32.00Low
10/5/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$30.00 ➝ $31.00Low
8/19/2020MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$28.50 ➝ $29.50Low
8/14/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$29.00 ➝ $30.00Low
8/11/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$30.00 ➝ $31.00Medium
8/11/2020CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$25.00 ➝ $30.00Low
7/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$27.00 ➝ $29.00Low
6/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$26.00 ➝ $27.00Low
6/12/2020Bank of AmericaBoost TargetNeutral$26.00 ➝ $27.00Medium
6/8/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$35.00 ➝ $37.00High
5/29/2020MizuhoUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$30.00Low
5/15/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$30.00 ➝ $26.00High
5/14/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$37.00 ➝ $39.00High
5/12/2020CfraLower TargetBuy$55.00 ➝ $44.00High
5/11/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$26.00 ➝ $40.00Medium
5/11/2020BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightMedium
5/8/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightLow
4/15/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$33.00 ➝ $30.00Low
4/14/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$40.00 ➝ $38.00Medium
4/3/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$37.00 ➝ $35.00Low
4/2/2020CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$36.00 ➝ $25.00Medium
3/5/2020BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight$54.00Low
2/19/2020Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageHold$36.50Low
2/14/2020CfraBoost TargetStrong-Buy$37.00 ➝ $40.00Low
1/27/2020CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$33.00 ➝ $36.00Medium
1/20/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$33.00Low
1/10/2020ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$34.00 ➝ $39.00Low
1/10/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$49.00 ➝ $51.00Low
1/7/2020GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
12/20/2019UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$37.00 ➝ $40.00Low
12/19/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$50.00Low
12/16/2019SunTrust BanksBoost TargetBuy$37.00 ➝ $40.00Medium
10/23/2019MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$27.00 ➝ $32.50Medium
8/16/2019Morgan StanleySet TargetHold$30.00Low
8/7/2019Evercore ISISet TargetHold$31.00Medium
8/7/2019GMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingAverage$59.00Low
8/7/2019Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralLow
6/3/2019MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$30.00Medium
5/17/2019UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$37.00 ➝ $36.00Medium
5/6/2019Raymond JamesReiterated RatingBuy ➝ AverageLow
3/8/2019Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$32.00 ➝ $33.00Low
2/13/2019SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy$35.00Low
2/7/2019Evercore ISIDowngradeOutperform ➝ In-LineLow
1/14/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$29.00 ➝ $28.00Medium
1/7/2019DesjardinsReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Average$52.00Medium
9/17/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetMarket Perform$32.00 ➝ $33.00Low
9/11/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Hold$29.00 ➝ $30.00Low
8/23/2018CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$30.00Low
8/8/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
7/16/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$28.00 ➝ $29.00Low
6/13/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$29.00 ➝ $28.00Low
6/8/2018UBS GroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$37.00 ➝ $34.00Low
5/9/2018Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ OutperformHigh
3/6/2018Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$28.32 ➝ $33.00Medium
2/23/2018SunTrust BanksSet TargetBuy$36.00Medium
2/23/2018UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$37.00 ➝ $36.00Low
2/12/2018SunTrust BanksSet TargetBuy$37.00Medium
2/2/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$40.00Medium
2/1/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$33.00Low
(Data available from 1/29/2018 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.90 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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7/3/2022
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8/2/2022
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9/1/2022
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10/1/2022
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10/31/2022
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11/30/2022
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12/30/2022
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1/29/2023

Current Sentiment

  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 5 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
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PPL Corp. engages in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. It operates through the two reportable segments: Kentucky Regulated & Pennsylvania Regulated. The Kentucky Regulated segment consists 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 the regulated electricity transmission and distribution operations of PPL Electric Utilities Corporation. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Allentown, PA.
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Today's Range

Now: $29.63
Low: $29.47
High: $29.84

50 Day Range

MA: $29.47
Low: $28.22
High: $30.80

52 Week Range

Now: $29.63
Low: $23.47
High: $31.74

Volume

3,075,353 shs

Average Volume

4,666,964 shs

Market Capitalization

$21.82 billion

P/E Ratio

31.19

Dividend Yield

3.04%

Beta

0.78

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of PPL?

The following sell-side analysts have issued reports on PPL in the last year: Argus, Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, Credit Suisse Group AG, Evercore ISI, Guggenheim, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Canada, Seaport Res Ptn, StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, UBS Group AG, Wells Fargo & Company, and Wolfe Research.
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What is the current price target for PPL?

10 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for PPL in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $31.40, suggesting a possible upside of 6.0%. Wells Fargo & Company has the highest price target set, predicting PPL will reach $34.00 in the next twelve months. Guggenheim has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $27.00 for PPL in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for PPL?

PPL currently has 3 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe PPL will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of PPL.
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How do I contact PPL's investor relations team?

PPL's physical mailing address is TWO N NINTH ST, ALLENTOWN PA, 18101. The utilities provider's listed phone number is (610) 774-5151 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for PPL is www.pplweb.com. Learn More about contacing PPL investor relations.