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Duke Energy Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.11 (+0.12 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $90.29
50-Day Range
MA: $90.70
52-Week Range
Now: $90.29
Volume1.92 million shs
Average Volume2.67 million shs
Market Capitalization$66.45 billion
P/E Ratio33.07
Dividend Yield4.28%
Duke 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; and uses coal, hydroelectric, natural gas, oil, renewable sources, and nuclear fuel to generate electricity. It also engages in the wholesale of electricity to municipalities, electric cooperative utilities, and load-serving entities. This segment serves approximately 7.8 million retail electric customers in 6 states in the Southeast and Midwest regions of the United States covering a service territory of approximately 91,000 square miles; and owns approximately 51,144 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 pipeline transmission and natural gas storage facilities. It has approximately 1.6 million customers, including 1.1 million customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, as well as 535,000 customers in southwestern Ohio and northern Kentucky. The Commercial Renewables segment acquires, owns, develops, builds, 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. It has 22 wind, 126 solar, and 1 battery storage facilities, as well as 11 fuel cell locations with a capacity of 2,282 MW across 19 states. The company was formerly known as Duke Energy Holding Corp. and changed its name to Duke Energy Corporation in April 2005. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Overall MarketRank

2.08 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

30th out of 273 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

8th out of 27 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric & other services combined
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$25.08 billion
Cash Flow$12.07 per share
Book Value$63.08 per share


Net Income$3.75 billion


Market Cap$66.45 billion
Next Earnings Date2/11/2021 (Confirmed)
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Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Duke Energy's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Duke Energy's stock was trading at $90.94 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, DUK stock has decreased by 0.7% and is now trading at $90.29.
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Is Duke Energy a buy right now?

12 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Duke Energy in the last twelve months. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Duke Energy stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in DUK, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Duke Energy?

Wall Street analysts have given Duke Energy a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Duke Energy wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Lynn J. Good's approval rating as Duke Energy's CEO?

379 employees have rated Duke Energy CEO Lynn J. Good on Glassdoor.com. Lynn J. Good has an approval rating of 81% among Duke Energy's employees.

When is Duke Energy's next earnings date?

Duke Energy is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 11th 2021.
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How can I listen to Duke Energy's earnings call?

Duke Energy will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 11th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Duke Energy's earnings last quarter?

Duke Energy Co. (NYSE:DUK) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 5th. The utilities provider reported $1.87 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.79 by $0.08. The utilities provider earned $6.72 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.34 billion. Duke Energy had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.28% and a net margin of 8.68%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.79 EPS.
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How often does Duke Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Duke Energy?

Duke Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, January 4th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.965 per share on Tuesday, March 16th. This represents a $3.86 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 11th.
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Is Duke Energy a good dividend stock?

Duke Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.86 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.28%. DUK has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Duke Energy has been increasing its dividend for 14 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Duke Energy is 76.28%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Duke Energy will have a dividend payout ratio of 74.09% next year. This indicates that Duke Energy will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Duke Energy issued on next quarter's earnings?

Duke Energy updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of 5.05-5.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $5.08.

What price target have analysts set for DUK?

12 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Duke Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $85.00 to $112.00. On average, they anticipate Duke Energy's stock price to reach $96.45 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.8% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Duke Energy?

Duke Energy saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,720,000 shares, a drop of 83.6% from the December 15th total of 34,930,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,420,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days.
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Who are some of Duke Energy's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Duke Energy own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Duke Energy investors own include AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), Chevron (CVX), Pfizer (PFE), Exxon Mobil (XOM), The Coca-Cola (KO), Intel (INTC) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Duke Energy's key executives?

Duke Energy's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Lynn J. Good, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 61, Pay $4.55M)
  • Mr. Steven Keith Young, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 63, Pay $1.71M)
  • Mr. Dhiaa M. Jamil, Exec. VP & COO (Age 65, Pay $1.92M)
  • Ms. Julia Smoot Janson, Exec. VP of External Affairs & Pres of Carolinas Region (Age 57, Pay $1.57M)
  • Mr. Douglas F. Esamann, Exec. VP of Energy Solutions and Pres of Midwest/Florida Regions & Natural Gas Bus. (Age 63, Pay $1.45M)
  • Mr. Dwight Leon Jacobs, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer, Tax & Controller (Age 56)
  • Ms. Bonnie B. Titone, Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Brian D. Savoy, Sr. VP and Chief Transformation & Admin. Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. Jack Sullivan, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Kodwo Ghartey-Tagoe, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Company Sec. (Age 58)

What is Duke Energy's stock symbol?

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

Who are Duke Energy's major shareholders?

Duke Energy's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bartlett & Co. LLC (0.08%), Liberty One Investment Management LLC (0.02%), Thomasville National Bank (0.02%), Carroll Financial Associates Inc. (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd (0.02%). Company insiders that own Duke Energy stock include Dhiaa M Jamil, Douglas F Esamann, Dwight L Jacobs, E Marie Mckee, Harry K Sideris, Lloyd M Yates, Lynn J Good, Melissa H Anderson and Steven K Young.
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Which institutional investors are selling Duke Energy stock?

DUK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Avantax Advisory Services Inc., Hexavest Inc., TIAA FSB, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and City Holding Co.. Company insiders that have sold Duke Energy company stock in the last year include Dhiaa M Jamil, Dwight L Jacobs, Harry K Sideris, Lynn J Good, and Steven K Young.
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Which institutional investors are buying Duke Energy stock?

DUK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Sowell Financial Services LLC, Journey Advisory Group LLC, Bartlett & Co. LLC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Selective Wealth Management Inc., and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Duke Energy's stock price today?

One share of DUK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $90.29.

How big of a company is Duke Energy?

Duke Energy has a market capitalization of $66.45 billion and generates $25.08 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $3.75 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.06 on an earnings per share basis. Duke Energy employs 28,793 workers across the globe.

What is Duke Energy's official website?

The official website for Duke Energy is www.duke-energy.com.

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]

This page was last updated on 1/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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