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PPL Wisely Moves to Return Capital to Shareholders, Reports Second-Quarter Results

Andrew Bischof, CFA, CPA Senior Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

| Andrew Bischof, CFA, CPA |

We are reaffirming our $30 fair value estimate and narrow economic moat rating for PPL after the company reported second-quarter operating earnings per share of $0.19 compared with $0.20 in the year-ago period. The company has not issued 2021 earnings guidance, given recent strategic announcements.

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Business Description

PPL is a holding company of regulated utilities in Pennsylvania and Kentucky. The Pennsylvania regulated delivery and transmission segment distributes electricity to customers in central and eastern Pennsylvania. LG&E and KU are involved in regulated electricity generation, transmission, and distribution in Kentucky.

Two North Ninth Street
Allentown, PA, 18101-1179
T +1 610 774-5151
Sector Utilities
Industry Utilities - Regulated Electric
Most Recent Earnings Jun 30, 2021
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2021
Stock Type High Yield
Employees 19,238