PPL Corp (PPL) : Quantbot Technologies Lp added new position in PPL Corp during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 486,109 shares of PPL Corp which is valued at $18,034,644 , the company said in a statement filed on Aug 2, 2016 with the SEC.PPL Corp makes up approximately 1.86% of Quantbot Technologies Lp’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , United Asset Strategies reduced its stake in PPL by selling 44,673 shares or 23.3% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 147,038 shares of PPL which is valued at $5,455,110. PPL Corp makes up approx 1.97% of United Asset Strategies’s portfolio.Chicago Equity Partners reduced its stake in PPL by selling 19,100 shares or 3.26% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 566,080 shares of PPL which is valued at $21,346,877. PPL Corp makes up approx 0.60% of Chicago Equity Partners’s portfolio.Ls Investment Advisors reduced its stake in PPL by selling 18,639 shares or 23.7% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 60,004 shares of PPL which is valued at $2,262,151. PPL Corp makes up approx 0.15% of Ls Investment Advisors’s portfolio.Dnb Asset Management As boosted its stake in PPL in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 7,400 additional shares and now holds a total of 58,030 shares of PPL Corp which is valued at $2,173,804. PPL Corp makes up approx 0.05% of Dnb Asset Management As’s portfolio.
PPL Corp closed down -0.12 points or -0.33% at $36.64 with 43,79,141 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $36.89, the shares hit an intraday low of $36.61 and an intraday high of $37.0565 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, PPL Corp reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.08 based on the information available during the earnings call on Apr 28, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.75. The company had revenue of $2011.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2260.61 million. The company’s revenue was down -9.8 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.77 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on PPL Corp. PPL Corp was Downgraded by Jefferies to ” Hold” on Jul 14, 2016.
PPL Corporation (PPL) is an energy and utility holding company. Through its subsidiaries PPL delivers electricity to customers in the United Kingdom Pennsylvania Kentucky Virginia and Tennessee; delivers natural gas to customers in Kentucky; generates electricity from power plants in the northeastern northwestern and southeastern United States and markets wholesale or retail energy in the northeastern and northwestern parts of the United States. PPL operates in four segments: The U.K. Regulated Segment comprising PPL Global comprising WPD Ltd’s (WPD) regulated electricity distribution operations; Kentucky Regulated segment comprising the operations of LG&E and KU Energy LLC which owns and operates regulated public utilities; the Pennsylvania Regulated segment comprising PPL Electric Utilities Corporation’s operations and the Supply segment comprising the activities of PPL Energy Supply LLC’s subsidiaries.