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2014-05-21 08:23:42

ALLENTOWN, Pa., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) declared a quarterly common stock dividend on Wednesday (5/21) of $0.3725 per share payable July 1, 2014, to shareowners of record as of June 10, 2014. PPL Corporation, with 2013 revenues of $12 billion, is one of the largest companies in the U.S. utility sector. The PPL family of companies delivers electricity and natural gas to about 10 million customers in the United States and the United Kingdom, owns more...

2014-05-20 12:24:20

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, May 19, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,125.82, up 0.86%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.12% higher at 16,511.86, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,885.08, up 0.38%. The gains were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Utilities Sector Index ended the day at 209.81, down 1.56%,...

2014-05-19 23:11:50

Cher is already done dozens of shows into a 2014 tour, and fans can visit TicketProcess.com today to access a large selection of concert tickets to her upcoming date in Allentown, Pennsylvania at the PPL Center for her September 15th concert. (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The tour is entitled Dressed to Kill, and the 67-year-old still makes her way around the stage with the youthful exuberance and flair that got her attention as she made a name for herself in the 70s. This concert is in the...

2014-05-10 12:20:55

ALLENTOWN, Pa., May 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania-based companies of PPL Corporation and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1600 reached a tentative agreement Saturday (5/10) on a three-year labor contract. The tentative agreement is a win-win for both parties as it includes wage increases of 7.75 percent over the three-year term of the contract, a new retirement savings program for future employees, changes in healthcare benefit options that reflect the...

2014-05-08 12:27:32

Philadelphia-area restaurant chain will open new full service restaurant in Allentown and multi-state expansion of amusement park locations PHILADELPHIA, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chickie's and Pete's (C&P), the Philadelphia-area sports bar and restaurant chain, today announced the full scope of its planned summer expansion into several new sporting and amusement establishments. Among the highlights of the confirmed expansions is a stand-alone restaurant that will be housed in...

2014-05-01 08:24:45

- Earnings from ongoing operations up 15 percent from 2013, driven by increases in all three regulated business segments. ALLENTOWN, Pa., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) on Thursday (5/1) announced first-quarter 2014 reported earnings of $316 million, or $0.49 per share, a decrease from $413 million, or $0.65 per share in the first quarter of 2013. Adjusting for special items, quarterly earnings from ongoing operations were $523 million, or $0.80 per share, an...

2014-04-29 12:25:45

ALLENTOWN, Pa., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation ("PPL" or the "Company") (NYSE:PPL) today announced the final terms for the May 1, 2014 (the "Settlement Date") settlement of its 2011 Equity Units (CUSIP 69351T 114, NYSE: PPL PR W). On the Settlement Date, PPL will issue an aggregate of 31,678,820 shares of its Common Stock to the holders of the Company's 2011 Equity Units in respect of the stock purchase contracts constituting a part thereof, as provided under the...

2014-04-23 16:23:22

ALLENTOWN, Pa., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) will release consolidated first-quarter 2014 earnings results before the stock market opens on Thursday, May 1. William H. Spence, PPL chairman, president and Chief Executive Officer, and other members of PPL's executive team will discuss quarterly results and the company's general business outlook during a conference call with financial analysts that begins at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. The call will be webcast...

2014-04-12 08:20:04

BERWICK, Pa., April 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected the Unit 1 reactor from the electrical grid Saturday (4/12) to begin a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. While the reactor is shut down, workers will replace about 40 percent of the uranium fuel and complete a number of equipment maintenance tasks and upgrades. The plant also will be investing millions to upgrade equipment with state-of-the-art technology and to...

2014-04-07 08:23:33

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE: PEG), and CMS Energy Corp. (NYSE: CMS). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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