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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.09
PPL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
66% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. PPL: 0.09 )
PPL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.18
Current: 0.09

0.02
0.18
Equity to Asset 0.28
PPL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. PPL: 0.28 )
PPL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.33
Current: 0.28

0.15
0.33
Interest Coverage 3.20
PPL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
71% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. PPL: 3.20 )
PPL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 4
Current: 3.2

2.2
4
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.00
M-Score: -2.44
WACC vs ROIC
4.48%
6.47%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) 28.39
PPL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.47 vs. PPL: 28.39 )
PPL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 12.03   Max: 30.36
Current: 28.39

12.03
30.36
Net-margin (%) 15.01
PPL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.03 vs. PPL: 15.01 )
PPL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.37   Max: 20.1
Current: 15.01

-14.37
20.1
ROE (%) 13.06
PPL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.88 vs. PPL: 13.06 )
PPL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -22.7   Max: 27.44
Current: 13.06

-22.7
27.44
ROA (%) 3.63
PPL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. PPL: 3.63 )
PPL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.7   Max: 6.58
Current: 3.63

-5.7
6.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.58
PPL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.25 vs. PPL: 9.58 )
PPL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.86   Max: 23.25
Current: 9.58

6.86
23.25
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -9.30
PPL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. PPL: -9.30 )
PPL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.3   Max: 18.9
Current: -9.3

-9.3
18.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -2.40
PPL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. PPL: -2.40 )
PPL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -36.2   Max: 65.9
Current: -2.4

-36.2
65.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -4.10
PPL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. PPL: -4.10 )
PPL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.4   Max: 48.3
Current: -4.1

-20.4
48.3
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Q2 2014

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John Hussman 50,000 sh (unchged)
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PPL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

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John Hussman 450,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
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Paul Tudor Jones 9,074 sh (-23.40%)
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