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PPL Corporation (PPL)

  • Aug. 12, 2011, 3:17 PM
    Electric utility stocks have slipped along with everything else, but they've still got those juicy dividends. Jeff Bailey looks at eight utilities with attractive dividend yields, five whose payouts are well covered by earnings - DUK, ETR, PPL. AEP, DTE - and three who aren't - EDE, HE, BKH.
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  • Aug. 5, 2011, 7:21 AM
    PPL Corp. (PPL): Q2 EPS of $0.45 in-line. Revenue of $2.49B (+69% Y/Y) beats by $230M. Reaffirms FY11 EPS guidance of $2.50-2.75. (PR)
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  • Aug. 5, 2011, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Friday's open: AES, BPO, HFC, IGTE, PG, PPL, VIA.B, WCRX, WIN
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  • May 5, 2011, 7:04 AM
    PPL Corp. (PPL): Q1 EPS of $0.84 beats by $0.09. Revenue of $2.91B (-3.2% Y/Y) misses by $0.06B. (PR)
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  • May 5, 2011, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Thursday's open: AEE, BPO, CI, CNP, CTL, CVC, CVS, DNR, DTV, DPZ, EL, EP, FIG, FO, FTO, FTR, GM, GPOR, HK, HOC, HUN, ING, LYG, NOG, NRG, ONNN, PDE, PEG, PGN, PMI, PNCL, PPL, PXP, RVSN, SLE, SNI, SPR, TDC, VTR, WNR, WWE
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  • Apr. 11, 2011, 9:05 AM
    Premarket gainers: GLBC +77%. AMMD +32%. LVLT +26%. YONG +17%. TYC +8%. BIIB +7%. VVUS +7%. AONE +5%. SHZ +6%. BIDU +5%. BCS +4%. MCP +4%. AVL +4%. HEK +3%. REE +3%.
    Losers: PUDA -12%. ORIT -4%. SINA -3%. PPL -3%. IRE -3%. MDVN -3%.
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  • Apr. 11, 2011, 8:46 AM
    PPL (PPL) -2.5% after announcing concurrent offerings of 80M shares of its common stock and $750M of equity units.
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  • Mar. 7, 2011, 1:52 PM
    In a down day for the broader market, utility stocks dominate the S&P's top movers and Dow Jones Utilities are up 0.5%. With investors unable to find much yield anywhere else, the healthy yields on utilities are proving difficult to resist: EXC +1.8%, PPL +1.7%, ETR +1.2%, DUK +1.1%, NU +1%, AEP +0.8%, DTE +0.6%, WEC +0.8%, POM +0.8%, PCG +0.6%.
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  • Mar. 2, 2011, 7:29 AM
    PPL (PPL) agrees to buy E.On's (EONGY.PK) U.K. power grid for £3.5B ($5.6B) in a deal that will triple PPL's U.K. customer base and create one of the largest electricity distributors in Britain. PPL will also assume £500M of debt. (PR)
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  • Mar. 1, 2011, 1:29 PM
    On Sunday it seemed that Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing was close to buying E.On's (EONGY.PK) U.K. power assets for $6B; now CNBC says American supplier PPL (PPL -1.7%) is close to a purchase, for $6B in cash. PPL bought Kentucky assets from E.On last year, in the biggest power-sector deal in years.
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  • Feb. 27, 2011, 1:04 PM
    Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing is said to be closing in on a £3.7B ($6B) deal to buy E.On's (EONGY.PK) U.K. power networks, edging out PPL Corp. (PPL), the last remaining rival in the auction.
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  • Feb. 4, 2011, 7:14 AM
    PPL Corp. (PPL): Q4 EPS of $0.83 beats by $0.25. (PR)
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  • Feb. 4, 2011, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Friday's open: ABC, AET, AON, BPOP, CEG, CLX, PHM, PPL, SPG, TE, TSN, WY
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  • Oct. 28, 2010, 9:44 AM
    PPL Corp. (PPL): Q3 EPS of $0.74 beats by $0.04. Revenue of $2.2B (+22.3%) vs. $2.6B. (PR)
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  • Sep. 9, 2010, 11:38 AM
    PPL (PPL +0.6%) will sell power-plant assets in Connecticut, Illinois and Pennsylvania to an affiliate of LS Power for $381M in cash. The assets represent 1,250 megawatts of capacity and the sale will mean a charge against PPL's Q3 earnings of $65M-80M.
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  • Aug. 5, 2010, 7:29 AM
    PPL Corp. (PPL): Q2 EPS of $0.62 misses by $0.05. Revenue of $1.50B (-10.1%) vs. $2.17B. (PR)
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Company Description
PPL Corp is an energy and utility holding company through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the generation and marketing of electricity in the northeastern and western U.S. and in the delivery of electricity in Pennsylvania and the U.K.
Sector: Utilities
Country: United States