SunTrust Banks Reiterates "Buy" Rating for PPL (PPL)

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Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 33,065 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,143,057.05.

The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $12.7. The company had a trading volume of 6,844,723 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,890,000. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) is -17.69% below its 200-day moving average, providing a measure of resistance for long positions. It has underperformed by 14.27% the S&P500. Silvercrest Asset Management Grp Ltd Liability Com accumulated 10,891 shares or 0% of the stock. The Stralem & Co Inc holds 557,445 shares with $21.16M value, down from 710,105 last quarter. CPN has increased sales at a -0.20% CAGR over the past five years, and is considered a low growth stock. About 9,706 shares traded or 272.45% up from the average. MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has risen 13.92% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 45.27% the S&P500.

PPL (NYSE:PPL) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. PPL's profit will be $337.35 million for 15.76 P/E if the $0.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.56 actual EPS reported by PPL Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -12.50% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. It turned negative, as 41 investors sold HSNI shares while 53 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 226 raised stakes. Gargoyle Invest Advisor Limited Co reported 20,638 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Pension Service reported 626,923 shares. 84,000 are owned by Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands. (NASDAQ:HSNI). Northern Corporation holds 590,827 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Bokf Na holds 0.18% or 163,652 shares.

PPL (NYSE PPL) traded down $0.02 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $30.88. Raymond James Na owns 57,552 shares for 0.16% of their portfolio.

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Analysts expect Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) to report $0.70 EPS on January, 25.They anticipate $0.10 EPS change or 16.67% from last quarter's $0.6 EPS. Nordea Inv Mgmt reported 573,559 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Stifel Fincl reported 10,241 shares. Royal Bancorp Of Canada has invested 0% in Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS). Zacks Investment Research lowered PPL from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Monday, September 11th. Therefore 80% are positive. PPL Corporation had 36 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

The company's consensus rating on Reuter's scale improved from 2.64 to 2.71 during a month. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Sunday, September 24 by RBC Capital Markets. KeyCorp reiterated a "hold" rating on shares of PPL in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Bank of America downgraded PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) on Tuesday, November 22 to "Neutral" rating. The firm has floated short ration of 4.00%, hold to candle to sentiment indicator; Short Ratio was 2.43. As per Monday, June 12, the company rating was maintained by J.P. Morgan. SunTrust maintained PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) on Tuesday, December 26 with "Buy" rating. Its down 0.05, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability Company holds 727,847 shares. 784.85 million shares or 1.65% more from 772.09 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. UBS upgraded the shares of BP in report on Wednesday, December 21 to "Buy" rating. Dorsey Whitney Ltd holds 0.08% or 7,805 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement accumulated 61,662 shares. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 1.18 million shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp has invested 0% of its portfolio in HSN, Inc.

Trust Co Of Oklahoma decreased its stake in Ppl (PPL) by 55.51% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brown Advisory Inc has 0.01% invested in MetLife, Inc. Sei Invests holds 0.03% or 201,637 shares. Rogers Communications Inc (NYSE:RCI) was reduced too. Therefore 56% are positive. HSN had 27 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank on Friday, October 30 to "Buy". Goldman Sachs downgraded the shares of PPL in report on Tuesday, January 17 to "Sell" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained MetLife, Inc. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 7th. The stock of Fortinet, Inc. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Guggenheim given on Wednesday, August 10. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to "Hold" on Friday, February 5. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 4 by Jefferies. On Thursday, June 9 the stock rating was initiated by Maxim Group with "Buy".

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