PPL Corporation (PPL) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 09, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.412 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2019. Shareholders who purchased PPL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PPL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $30.11, the dividend yield is 5.47%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PPL was $30.11, representing a -8.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.89 and a 10.25% increase over the 52 week low of $27.31.
PPL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE) and Dominion Energy, Inc. (D). PPL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.43. Zacks Investment Research reports PPL's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 1.11%, compared to an industry average of 3.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PPL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PPL as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund (FXU)
- Alerian Energy Infrastructure ETF (ENFR)
- John Hancock Multifactor Utilities ETF (JHMU)
- Invesco S&P High Income Infrastructure ETF (GHII)
- Invesco S&P Global Dividend Opportunities Index ETF (LVL).
The top-performing ETF of this group is JHMU with an increase of 7.05% over the last 100 days. FXU has the highest percent weighting of PPL at 5.25%.