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PPL

PPL Corp.

$28.96

-0.01 (-0.03%)

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Pre-earnings call buyer in PPL

Pre-earnings call buyer in PPL. Shares off 3c to $28.94 and 5K Aug 30s bought for 25c. The block will create the third largest open interest in the name (after 20.1K in Aug 29 calls and 5.2K Oct 30 calls) and the position comes ahead of a profit report, tomorrow morning. The stock is not typically a big earnings mover, however: the average daily post-earnings move over the past two years is just 1% and there have been no moves greater than 2%.

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PPL PPL Corp.
$28.96

-0.01 (-0.03%)

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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Fluor (FLR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Anna Kaminskaya saying she is more constructive on the energy and mining capex cycle, which should recover in the second half of 2018, as firms catch up on under investment over the past few years. 2. T2 Biosystems (TTOO) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Janney Capital. 3. Adient (ADNT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Longbow with analyst Anthony Deem saying he believes shares are de-risked following the cut in 2020 guidance and views risk/reward as attractive given his confidence in the turnaround plan for the SS&M segment. 4. PPL Corp. (PPL) upgraded to Outperform from In Line at Evercore ISI. 5. Arconic (ARNC) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Longbow with analyst Chris Olin saying the negative reaction to disappointing earnings and guidance, related to short-term headwinds, has created a favorable risk/reward profile, and sees upstream production capacity constraints supporting margin expansion over the next 2-3 years. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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PPL Corp. upgraded to Outperform from In Line at Evercore ISI
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. UPS (UPS) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel with analyst David Ross saying after the recent share pullback, UPS' valuation is "reasonable" considering the risks ahead and the increased capital investments expected over the next several years. 2. PPL Corp. (PPL) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital with analyst Shelby Tucker saying he believes that the uncertainty around the impact of RIIO-2 price controls on the company's financials has been more than discounted in the stock price, while the equity needs due to tax reform have also been digested by investors. 3. First Republic (FRC) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Matthew Keating saying he believes the impact of First Republic's "millennial strategies" on client household acquisition is underappreciated and that tax reform will not weigh the bank's businesses. 4. Herbalife Nutrition (HLF) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi with analyst Beth Kite saying since January, the company has made capital allocation announcements, enacted several executive changes, and found out that Bill Ackman closed out his long-standing and well-publicized short position. 5. Mylan (MYL) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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PPL Corp. upgraded to Outperform at RBC Capital on reduced RIIO-2 uncertainty
As reported earlier, RBC Capital analyst Shelby Tucker upgraded PPL Corp to Outperfrom from Sector Perform with a price target of $33. The analyst believes that the uncertainty around the impact of RIIO-2 price controls on the company's financials has been more than discounted in the stock price, while the equity needs due to tax reform have also been digested by investors. Tucker adds that the company represents an "attractive hedge during a rising rate environment in the U.S.", while its low valuation justifies a rating upgrade.

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