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PPL

PPL Corp.

$31.30

0.35 (1.13%)

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PPL Corp. call volume above normal and directionally bullish

Bullish option flow detected in PPL Corp. with 4,888 calls trading, 4x expected, and implied vol increasing over 1 point to 17.83%. Feb-18 31 calls and Feb-18 32 calls are the most active options, with total volume in those strikes near 3,600 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 0.06.

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PPL PPL Corp.
$31.30

0.35 (1.13%)

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RHCO
10/10/17
INITIATION
Target $43
RHCO
Buy
PPL Corp. initiated with a Buy at SunTrust
SunTrust analyst Ali Agha initiated PPL Corp. with a Buy rating and a price target of $43. Agha says the bullish outlook is driven by visibility in earnings thanks to defined capital expenditure plans, diminishing U.K. exposure concerns where a currency hedge mitigates decline in British Pound, and a discount on its price-to-earnings multiple relative to the peer group. The analyst also notes an attractive 4.2% dividend yield compared to sector average of 3.4%.
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12/19/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $30
MACQ
Underperform
PPL Corp. downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Macquarie
Macquarie analyst Angie Storozynski downgraded PPL to Underperform from Neutral and lowered its price target to $30 from $37. The analyst thinks the next UK regulatory review will result in a meaningful drop in revenues and believes the high dividend debate will come back into focus.
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