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A Holistic Look At PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL)

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PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) is a company with exceptional fundamental characteristics. Upon building up an investment case for a stock, we should look at various aspects. In the case of PPL, it is a dependable dividend payer with a a great track record of delivering benchmark-beating performance. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, take a look at the report on PPL here.

6 star dividend payer with proven track record

Over the past year, PPL has grown its earnings by 62%, with its most recent figure exceeding its annual average over the past five years. Not only did PPL outperformed its past performance, its growth also exceeded the Electric Utilities industry expansion, which generated a 13% earnings growth. This is an optimistic signal for the future.

NYSE:PPL Income Statement, February 26th 2019

Income investors would also be happy to know that PPL is one of the highest dividend payers in the market, with current dividend yield standing at 5.2%. PPL has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

NYSE:PPL Historical Dividend Yield, February 26th 2019

Next Steps:

For PPL, I’ve put together three essential factors you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for PPL’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for PPL’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are PPL’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of PPL? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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