PPL Corporation ($PPL) Cautious Buy or Hold to $30 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name PPL Corporation
Stock ticker PPL
Live stock price [stckqut]PPL[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Fair
EPS growth Poor
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $27.1
Target stock price (averages with growth) $27.08
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $24.86
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $30

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=ppl

PPL Corporation (PPL) is an energy and utility holding company. The Company operates in four segments: Kentucky Regulated, U.K. Regulated, Pennsylvania Regulated and Supply. Through its subsidiaries, PPL generates electricity from power plants in the northeastern, northwestern and southeastern United States; markets wholesale or retail energy primarily in the northeastern and northwestern portions of the United States; delivers electricity to customers in Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee and the United Kingdom, and natural gas to customers in Kentucky. As of December 31, 2012, the Company’s subsidiaries were PPL Energy Supply, LLC (PPL Energy Supply), PPL Electric Utilities Corporation (PPL Electric), LG&E and KU Energy LLC (LKE), PPL Global, LLC (PPL Global), PPL EnergyPlus LLC (PPL EnergyPlus), PPL Generation LLC (PPL Generation), Louisville Gas and Electric Company (LG&E) and Kentucky Utilities Company (KU).

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in PPL Corporation as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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