NYSE:DUK - Duke Energy Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$80.44 -0.21 (-0.26 %)
(As of 07/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$80.65
Today's Range$79.90 - $80.74
52-Week Range$71.96 - $91.80
Volume3.10 million shs
Average Volume3.86 million shs
Market Capitalization$56.63 billion
P/E Ratio17.60
Dividend Yield4.41%
Duke Energy logoDuke Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Electric Utilities and Infrastructure, Gas Utilities and Infrastructure, and Commercial Renewables. The Electric Utilities and Infrastructure segment generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity in the Carolinas, Florida, and the Midwest; uses coal, hydroelectric, natural gas, oil, renewable sources, and nuclear fuel to generate electricity; and engages in the wholesale of electricity to municipalities, electric cooperative utilities, and other load-serving entities. This segment serves approximately 7.6 million retail electric customers in 6 states in the Southeast and Midwest regions of the United States covering a service territory of approximately 95,000 square miles; and owns approximately 49,506 megawatts (MW) of generation capacity. The Gas Utilities and Infrastructure segment distributes natural gas to residential, commercial, industrial, and power generation natural gas customers; and owns, operates, and invests in various pipeline transmission and natural gas storage facilities. It has approximately 1.5 million customers, including 1 million customers located in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, as well as 526,000 customers located in southwestern Ohio and northern Kentucky. The Commercial Renewables segment acquires, builds, develops, and operates wind and solar renewable generation projects, including nonregulated renewable energy and energy storage services to utilities, electric cooperatives, municipalities, and commercial and industrial customers. This segment has 21 wind and 63 solar facilities with a capacity of 2,907 MW across 14 states. The company was formerly known as Duke Energy Holding Corp. and changed its name to Duke Energy Corporation in April 2005. Duke Energy Corporation is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electric & other services combined
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.17
Current Ratio0.64
Quick Ratio0.39


Trailing P/E Ratio17.60
Forward P/E Ratio17.04
P/E Growth3.69

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$23.57 billion
Price / Sales2.39
Cash Flow$10.3128 per share
Price / Cash7.80
Book Value$59.63 per share
Price / Book1.35


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.57
Net Income$3.06 billion
Net Margins12.33%
Return on Equity8.10%
Return on Assets2.46%


Outstanding Shares701,010,000
Market Cap$56,627.37

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Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Duke Energy's stock symbol?

Duke Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DUK."

How often does Duke Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Duke Energy?

Duke Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 6th. Investors of record on Friday, August 17th will be given a dividend of $0.9275 per share on Monday, September 17th. This represents a $3.71 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.61%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 16th. This is an increase from Duke Energy's previous quarterly dividend of $0.89. View Duke Energy's Dividend History.

How were Duke Energy's earnings last quarter?

Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 10th. The utilities provider reported $1.28 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.14. The utilities provider earned $5.32 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.76 billion. Duke Energy had a return on equity of 8.10% and a net margin of 12.33%. Duke Energy's revenue for the quarter was up 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.04 earnings per share. View Duke Energy's Earnings History.

When is Duke Energy's next earnings date?

Duke Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Duke Energy.

What guidance has Duke Energy issued on next quarter's earnings?

Duke Energy updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 10th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.55-$4.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.72.

What price target have analysts set for DUK?

16 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Duke Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $72.00 to $91.00. On average, they expect Duke Energy's stock price to reach $83.0714 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Duke Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Duke Energy?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Duke Energy in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Are investors shorting Duke Energy?

Duke Energy saw a decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 11,187,451 shares, a decrease of 50.1% from the May 31st total of 22,414,535 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,222,765 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.6 days. Approximately 1.6% of the company's stock are short sold. View Duke Energy's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Duke Energy's key competitors?

Who are Duke Energy's key executives?

Duke Energy's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Lynn J. Good, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Steven Keith Young, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Dhiaa M. Jamil, Exec. VP & COO (Age 62)
  • Ms. Julia Smoot Janson, Exec. VP of External Affairs, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Lloyd M. Yates, Exec. VP of Customer & Delivery Operations and Pres of Carolinas Region (Age 57)

Has Duke Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about DUK stock has trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Duke Energy earned a daily sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.29 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are Duke Energy's major shareholders?

Duke Energy's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.14%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.09%), Hexavest Inc. (0.06%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%) and Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.03%). Company insiders that own Duke Energy stock include Dhiaa M Jamil, Douglas F Esamann, E Marie Mckee, Frank H Yoho, John H Forsgren, John T Herron, Julia S Janson, Lloyd M Yates, Lynn J Good, Theodore F Craver Jr and William E Jr Currens. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Duke Energy.

Which major investors are selling Duke Energy stock?

DUK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Union Bankshares Corp, FormulaFolio Investments LLC, Rand Wealth LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Mutual of Omaha Bank Wealth Management and Park National Corp OH. Company insiders that have sold Duke Energy company stock in the last year include Dhiaa M Jamil, Douglas F Esamann, E Marie Mckee, Lloyd M Yates and Lynn J Good. View Insider Buying and Selling for Duke Energy.

Which major investors are buying Duke Energy stock?

DUK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sabal Trust CO, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Highland Capital Management LLC, Cullinan Associates Inc., Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams Inc. and First Citizens Bank & Trust Co.. Company insiders that have bought Duke Energy stock in the last two years include Frank H Yoho, John H Forsgren, John T Herron and Theodore F Craver Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Duke Energy.

How do I buy shares of Duke Energy?

Shares of DUK can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Duke Energy's stock price today?

One share of DUK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $80.44.

How big of a company is Duke Energy?

Duke Energy has a market capitalization of $56.63 billion and generates $23.57 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $3.06 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.57 on an earnings per share basis. Duke Energy employs 29,060 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Duke Energy?

Duke Energy's mailing address is 550 SOUTH TRYON STREET, CHARLOTTE NC, 28202. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 704-382-3853 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Duke Energy (NYSE DUK)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  397 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  649 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,046
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This page was last updated on 7/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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