Meredith (MDP) EPS Estimated At $0.63; PPL (PPL) Covered By 5 Bulls

October 12, 2017 - By Clifton Ray

Analysts expect Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) to report $0.63 EPS on October, 26.They anticipate $0.12 EPS change or 16.00% from last quarter’s $0.75 EPS. MDP’s profit would be $28.08M giving it 21.73 P/E if the $0.63 EPS is correct. After having $1.07 EPS previously, Meredith Corporation’s analysts see -41.12% EPS growth. About 29,012 shares traded. Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) has risen 11.82% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.88% the S&P500.

Among 12 analysts covering PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. PPL Corporation had 30 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 10 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, September 14 by Wolfe Research. Goldman Sachs upgraded PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL) on Monday, June 26 to “Neutral” rating. Argus Research maintained the shares of PPL in report on Thursday, December 31 with “Buy” rating. The stock of PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, September 24. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Sunday, August 20. Guggenheim downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, August 10 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, July 14 by Jefferies. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Equal-Weight” on Monday, June 27. As per Tuesday, November 22, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. See PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL) latest ratings:

10/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $43.0 Initiate
24/09/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $38.0 Maintain
05/09/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $43.5 Maintain
20/08/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $38.0 Maintain
04/08/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $43.5000 Maintain
19/07/2017 Broker: Jefferies Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
23/06/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $42.0000
20/06/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $39.5000 Maintain
26/06/2017 Broker: Goldman Sachs Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $33 Upgrade

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.04, from 1.13 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 39 investors sold PPL Corp shares while 215 reduced holdings. 77 funds opened positions while 221 raised stakes. 475.65 million shares or 0.25% less from 476.86 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Moreover, Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust Of Nj has 0.29% invested in PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL). Janney Management Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.02% or 9,297 shares. First Commonwealth Fincl Pa has invested 0.66% in PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL). Apg Asset Nv has invested 0.11% in PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL). Mark Sheptoff Planning Limited Liability Com holds 0.03% or 1,000 shares. Cornerstone Advsr has invested 0.01% in PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL). Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi reported 18,537 shares. Town Country Bancorp Trust Dba First Bankers Trust has invested 1.87% of its portfolio in PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL). Stifel Finance holds 0.12% in PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL) or 802,253 shares. Advsrs Ok reported 0.71% of its portfolio in PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL). Everence Capital Mngmt owns 21,901 shares. The New York-based Rockefeller Fincl Service has invested 0% in PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL). Qci Asset Ny, New York-based fund reported 3,070 shares. National Registered Advisor has invested 0.25% in PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL). Rhumbline Advisers reported 0.1% in PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL).

PPL Corporation is a utility holding company. The company has market cap of $26.09 billion. Through its subsidiaries, PPL delivers electricity to clients in the United Kingdom, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee; delivers natural gas to clients in Kentucky, and generates electricity from power plants in Kentucky. It has a 16 P/E ratio. PPL operates through U.K.

About 295,680 shares traded. PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL) has risen 2.43% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.27% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Meredith Corporation had 18 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Benchmark maintained it with “Buy” rating and $62 target in Friday, July 29 report. As per Tuesday, May 2, the company rating was upgraded by Citigroup. The stock of Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 5 by Benchmark. The company was initiated on Tuesday, July 21 by Jefferies. Benchmark maintained Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) rating on Friday, July 28. Benchmark has “Buy” rating and $6800 target. Jefferies maintained Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) rating on Thursday, June 1. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $6000 target. On Monday, September 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Hold”. On Monday, September 11 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 23 by Benchmark. The rating was downgraded by Benchmark on Thursday, January 26 to “Hold”.

Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $527,218 activity. The insider Ceryanec Joseph H sold $71,848. Shares for $100,631 were sold by ZIESER JOHN S on Monday, May 1. HENRY FREDERICK B also sold $229,703 worth of Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) on Monday, May 1. $125,036 worth of stock was sold by CAPPAERT STEVEN M on Tuesday, May 2.

Meredith Corporation is a diversified media company. The company has market cap of $2.44 billion. The Firm is focused primarily on the home and family marketplace. It has a 13.18 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through two divisions: Local Media and National Media.

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