PPL PPL Corporation

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  • PPL
  • Price as of: May 05, 04:02 PM EDT
  • $38.32
  • -$0.05
  • -0.1%
  • Industry
  • Electric utilities
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PPL Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    3.97% Utilities Average 5.77%
  • Annual Payout
    $1.52 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    65.0% EPS $2.34
  • Dividend Growth
    4 yrs Since 2012
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PPL Upcoming Dividend Payouts

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Metric PPL Rank PPL Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is lower than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is considerably higher than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are good, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

PPL Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
1.5% 0.7% 4 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

PPL Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.4950 2015 0.7%
$1.4850 2014 1.5%
Historical Dividend Data

PPL Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.3800 2016-02-04 2016-03-08 2016-03-10 2016-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3775 2015-11-20 2015-12-08 2015-12-10 2016-01-04 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3775 2015-08-03 2015-09-08 2015-09-10 2015-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3725 2015-05-20 2015-06-08 2015-06-10 2015-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3725 2015-02-27 2015-03-06 2015-03-10 2015-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3725 2014-11-21 2014-12-08 2014-12-10 2015-01-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3725 2014-08-22 2014-09-08 2014-09-10 2014-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3725 2014-05-21 2014-06-06 2014-06-10 2014-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3725 2014-02-06 2014-03-06 2014-03-10 2014-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3675 2013-11-22 2013-12-06 2013-12-10 2014-01-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3675 2013-08-23 2013-09-06 2013-09-10 2013-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3675 2013-05-15 2013-06-06 2013-06-10 2013-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3675 2013-02-14 2013-03-06 2013-03-08 2013-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2012-11-16 2012-12-06 2012-12-10 2013-01-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2012-08-24 2012-09-06 2012-09-10 2012-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2012-05-16 2012-06-06 2012-06-08 2012-07-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3600 2012-02-10 2012-03-07 2012-03-09 2012-04-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2011-11-18 2011-12-07 2011-12-09 2012-01-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2011-08-26 2011-09-07 2011-09-09 2011-10-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2011-05-18 2011-06-08 2011-06-10 2011-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2011-02-25 2011-03-08 2011-03-10 2011-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2010-11-19 2010-12-08 2010-12-10 2011-01-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2010-08-27 2010-09-08 2010-09-10 2010-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2010-05-19 2010-06-08 2010-06-10 2010-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2010-02-26 2010-03-08 2010-03-10 2010-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3450 2009-11-20 2009-12-08 2009-12-10 2010-01-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3450 2009-08-28 2009-09-08 2009-09-10 2009-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3450 2009-05-20 2009-06-08 2009-06-10 2009-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3450 2009-02-27 2009-03-06 2009-03-10 2009-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3350 2008-11-21 2008-12-08 2008-12-10 2009-01-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3350 2008-08-22 2008-09-08 2008-09-10 2008-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3350 2008-05-21 2008-06-06 2008-06-10 2008-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3350 2008-02-22 2008-03-06 2008-03-10 2008-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3050 2007-11-15 2007-12-06 2007-12-10 2008-01-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3050 2007-08-24 2007-09-06 2007-09-10 2007-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3050 2007-05-23 2007-06-06 2007-06-08 2007-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3050 2007-02-23 2007-03-07 2007-03-09 2007-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2006-11-17 2006-12-06 2006-12-08 2007-01-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2006-08-25 2006-09-06 2006-09-08 2006-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2006-05-26 2006-06-07 2006-06-09 2006-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2750 2006-02-24 2006-03-08 2006-03-10 2006-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2005-11-18 2005-12-07 2005-12-09 2006-01-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2005-08-02 2005-09-07 2005-09-09 2005-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2005-08-02 2005-08-25 2005-08-17 2005-08-24 NM Stock Split NM
$0.2300 2005-05-27 2005-06-08 2005-06-10 2005-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2005-02-25 2005-03-08 2005-03-10 2005-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2004-11-19 2004-12-08 2004-12-10 2005-01-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2004-08-27 2004-09-08 2004-09-10 2004-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2004-05-28 2004-06-08 2004-06-10 2004-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2004-02-27 2004-03-08 2004-03-10 2004-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1925 2003-11-21 2003-12-08 2003-12-10 2004-01-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1925 2003-08-22 2003-09-08 2003-09-10 2003-10-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1925 2003-05-23 2003-06-06 2003-06-10 2003-07-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1925 2003-02-28 2003-03-06 2003-03-10 2003-04-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2002-11-22 2002-12-06 2002-12-10 2003-01-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2002-08-23 2002-09-06 2002-09-10 2002-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2002-05-24 2002-06-06 2002-06-10 2002-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2002-01-29 2002-03-06 2002-03-08 2002-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1325 2001-11-16 2001-12-06 2001-12-10 2002-01-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1325 2001-08-24 2001-09-06 2001-09-10 2001-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1325 2001-05-25 2001-06-06 2001-06-08 2001-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1325 2001-02-23 2001-03-07 2001-03-09 2001-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1325 2000-11-17 2000-12-06 2000-12-08 2001-01-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1325 2000-08-25 2000-09-06 2000-09-08 2000-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1325 2000-05-26 2000-06-07 2000-06-09 2000-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1325 2000-02-25 2000-03-08 2000-03-10 2000-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1999-11-19 1999-12-08 1999-12-10 2000-01-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1999-08-27 1999-09-08 1999-09-10 1999-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1999-05-28 1999-06-08 1999-06-10 1999-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1999-02-26 1999-03-08 1999-03-10 1999-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1998-11-20 1998-12-08 1998-12-10 1999-01-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1998-08-13 1998-09-08 1998-09-10 1998-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2088 1998-05-22 1998-06-08 1998-06-10 1998-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2088 1998-02-27 1998-03-06 1998-03-10 1998-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2088 1997-11-26 1997-12-08 1997-12-10 1998-01-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2088 1997-08-27 1997-09-08 1997-09-10 1997-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2088 1997-05-28 1997-06-06 1997-06-10 1997-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2088 1997-02-26 1997-03-06 1997-03-10 1997-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2088 1996-11-27 1996-12-06 1996-12-10 1997-01-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2088 1996-08-28 1996-09-06 1996-09-10 1996-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2088 1996-05-22 1996-06-06 1996-06-10 1996-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2088 1996-02-28 1996-03-06 1996-03-08 1996-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2088 1995-11-22 1995-12-06 1995-12-08 1996-01-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2088 1995-08-23 1995-09-06 1995-09-08 1995-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2088 1995-05-24 1995-06-06 1995-06-09 1995-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2088 1995-02-22 1995-03-06 1995-03-10 1995-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2088 1994-11-23 1994-12-05 1994-12-09 1995-01-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2088 1994-08-24 1994-09-02 1994-09-09 1994-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2088 1994-05-25 1994-06-06 1994-06-10 1994-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2088 1994-02-24 1994-03-04 1994-03-10 1994-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2063 1993-11-24 1993-12-06 1993-12-10 1994-01-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2063 1993-08-25 1993-09-03 1993-09-10 1993-10-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2063 1993-05-26 1993-06-04 1993-06-10 1993-07-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2063 1993-02-24 1993-03-04 1993-03-10 1993-04-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2000 1992-11-25 1992-12-04 1992-12-10 1993-01-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

PPL Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Utilities
Industry: Electric Utilities

PPL Corp (PPL) is an energy and utility holding company that engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity primarily in the northeastern and western United States. PPL operates in four segments: Kentucky Regulated, International Regulated, Pennsylvania Regulated, and Supply. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania. As a utility company, PPL is largely affected by government regulations on its rates. PPL has been paying dividends since 1992, and has been increasing them annually since 2012. PPL pays its dividends quarterly.

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PPL Corporation News

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  • PPL Corporation Earnings Rise 49%; Lifts Outlook (PPL)

    Energy and utility company PPL Corporation (PPL) posted higher second quarter results on Thursday, which matched estimates. The company also reported that it has lifted its outlook for 2013. The Allentown, PA-based company reported second quarter net income of $405 million, or 63 cents per share, up 49% from $271 million, or 46 cents per share, a year ago. Excluding special items, earnings were $311 million, or 49 cents per share. On average, analysts expected to see earnings of 46 cents per share. Total revenue for the quarter was $3.45 billion, from $2.55 billion last year. Analysts expected to see revenue of $2.63 billion. Looking forward, the company has raised its FY2013 outlook from a range of $2.15 to $2.40 per share to $2.25 to $2.40 per share. Analysts are expecting earnings of $2.31 per share. PPL Corporation shares were mostly flat during Thursday morning trading. The stock is up 11% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of PPL Corporation (PPL) have a 4.62% yield based on Thursday morning's price of $31.79. PPL Corporation (PPL) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Morgan Stanley Initiates Coverage of PPL Corporation with "Equal-Weight" Rating (PPL)

    On Tuesday Morgan Stanley announced that it has begun coverage on energy and utility company PPL Corporation (PPL) . The firm has initiated coverage on PPL with an "Equal-weight" rating and $32 price target. This price target suggests a 3% increase from the stock's current price of $30.89. Although the company is transitionally to a regulated utility, Morgan Stanley believes that the consensus earnings estimates are too high. PPL Corporation shares were mostly flat during premarket trading Tuesday. The stock is up 8% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of PPL Corporation (PPL) have a 4.76% yield, based on Monday's closing price of $30.89. PPL Corporation (PPL) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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