PPL stock: buy or sell

PPL stock price: $28.99 0.87% At close on Apr 15th, 2021

Updated on:
Apr 16th, 2021

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PPL stock brief

  • PPL stock just changed 0.87% to close at $28.99 on the stock market on Thursday.
  • PPL Corporation, a utility holding company, delivers electricity and natural gas in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company operates through three segments: U. K.

Should I buy PPL stock?

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Is $PPL stock a buy?

In the current situation of PPL there is not any eligible buy setup. This doesn't mean we expect a selloff for $PPL in coming sessions, or that it may not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell PPL stock?

When you own stock shares with some profit, it's really hard to decide the correct moment to sell and get your profits. Trading strategies let us to avoid impulsive decisions based on our personal emotions or the buzz that surrounds the market. When selling, as well as buying, our strategies are very easy to use and are only applicable for selling shares in your porfolio, not for selling short $PPL stock

A guiding principle is that you must never hold an operation that shows a greater losses than those expected at the time of the buy. When to sell your stock always has to be dictated by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell PPL stock?

Currently, PPL stock doesn't match any of our preferred sell setups, so if you own PPL stock and your operation is in profit probably is not time to sell now

PPL ratings

In the last month, just one analyst rating was published for PPL

PPL analysts' ratings - Last 30 days
Brokerage firmRating
Mar 19th, 2021
Mizuho Neutral

PPL stock analysis

SMAs overview

PPL stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistance levels are:

  • R1: $29.21 (0.76% above)
  • R2: $29.36 (1.28% above)
  • R3: $29.46 (1.62% above)
  • The current support levels are:

  • S1: $28.86 (-0.45% below)
  • S2: $28.75 (-0.83% below)
  • S3: $28.55 (-1.52% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    The evolution of the Bollinger Bands on the chart reveals that they are quite narrow (4.33%), which clearly indicates that price volatility is low. The tightness of the Bollinger bands is often a indication of a sudden price movement (up or down), so we must be watchful and manage our buy or sell orders accordingly

    PPL stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    The RSI dropped below the overbought level of 70 in mid-March after just crossing to the overbough zone for a single day (weak signal). The RSI reading on Thursday was 57.64. Since then, PPL stock fell a 2.36%

    PPL stock RSI chart

    PPL stock price history

    PPL started trading on Mar 17th, 1980 priced at $0.00 per share1. Since then, PPL stock has risen by -, with an average of 0.00% per year. If you had invested $1,000USD in PPL stock at that time, it would be valued $inf today.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    PPL stock price history chart

    Price target for PPL stock

    How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable. However, many stock price forecasts are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts.

    Along with buy or sell recommendations, financial institutions release their price estimates based on the stock price action and the company fundamental data. Most of these estimates follow the release of new fundamental information by the company, and many times. If you are a small investor you don't have to buy or sell based on these projections.

    There is just one price target issued for PPL that forecasts a price of $30.00.

    PPL stock price predictions
    Brokerage firmPrice target
    Mar 19th, 2021
    Mizuho $29.50$30.00

    Earnings and financials

    Investors event was hosted by PPL ($PPL) last February after releasing the earnings report. Experts were successful in their predictions regarding PPL's that announced $0.59 per share. In line, reported revenues were $1.9 billion versus estimates of $2.1 billion.

    In contrast, the EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.57, so current EPS is a improvement of 3.51%. Turnover barely changed on an annualized basis in the , from $19.5B to $19.3B last quarter.

    PPL ($PPL) will host the quarterly earnings call early next May. Forecasted for this quarter is $0.70, compared to $0.59 that was reported for Q4.

    PPL performance

    PPL performance compared
    Company1m3m6m
    PPL ($PPL) 2.40% 4.50% 4.70%

    Please read:
    The viewpoints contained in this article are personal and not recommendations for you to buy or sell stocks. The author of this report does not have any knowledge of the particular circumstances of the reader, his or her finances or what is in his or her best interest at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Comments are posted for informational motives only

    PPL summary

    Thursday, April 15th, 2021
    Open$28.75
    Close$28.99
    Day range$28.72 - $29.05
    Previous close$28.74
    Session gain0.87%
    Average true range$0.41
    50d mov avg$27.97
    100d mov avg$27.76
    200d mov avg$27.15
    Earnings dateMay 7th, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is PPL stock symbol?

    PPL Corporation is a public company trading in the US stock market with the PPL symbol

    Is PPL stock a buy or sell?

    PPL had one rating in the last four weeks Read the article to get additional tips on trading PPL stock.

    Will PPL go up?

    PPL had different price predictions published by market analysts in the last 30 days setting the target price to $30.00. That is a 3.48% than the last price ($28.99).