NYSE:DUK - Duke Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$90.90 +1.30 (+1.45 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 06:15 AM ET)
Previous Close$89.60
Today's Range$89.78 - $91.2510
52-Week Range$71.96 - $91.25
Volume4.18 million shs
Average Volume3.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$63.87 billion
P/E Ratio19.89
Dividend Yield4.14%
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; 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
Current SymbolNYSE:DUK
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.17
Current Ratio0.68
Quick Ratio0.46


Trailing P/E Ratio19.89
Forward P/E Ratio19.18
P/E Growth3.76

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$23.57 billion
Price / Sales2.75
Cash Flow$10.4965 per share
Price / Cash Flow8.66
Book Value$59.63 per share
Price / Book1.52


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.57
Net Income$3.06 billion
Net Margins11.98%
Return on Equity8.02%
Return on Assets2.42%


Outstanding Shares712,880,000
Market Cap$63.87 billion

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 26th. Investors of record on Friday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $0.9275 per share on Monday, December 17th. This represents a $3.71 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 15th. View Duke Energy's Dividend History.

How were Duke Energy's earnings last quarter?

Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $1.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.12. The utilities provider earned $6.63 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.59 billion. Duke Energy had a return on equity of 8.02% and a net margin of 11.98%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.59 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 Tuesday, February 19th 2019. 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 Friday, November, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.65-4.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.72. Duke Energy also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $4.65-4.85 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for DUK?

15 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Duke Energy's shares. Their predictions range from $72.00 to $91.00. On average, they expect Duke Energy's share price to reach $83.80 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for Duke Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Duke Energy?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Duke Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Duke Energy.

Has Duke Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about DUK stock have trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Duke Energy earned a news sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

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, Gen. Counsel, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Lloyd M. Yates, Exec. VP of Customer & Delivery Operations and Pres of Carolinas Region (Age 57)

Who are Duke Energy's major shareholders?

Duke Energy's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc (7.64%), BlackRock Inc. (6.60%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.79%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.00%), Federated Investors Inc. PA (1.18%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.91%). Company insiders that own Duke Energy stock include Dhiaa M Jamil, Douglas F Esamann, E Marie Mckee, John H Forsgren, John T Herron, Julia S Janson, Lloyd M Yates, Lynn J Good, Melissa H Anderson, Theodore F Craver Jr and William E Jr Currens. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Duke Energy.

Which institutional investors are selling Duke Energy stock?

DUK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zimmer Partners LP, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Luminus Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Epoch Investment Partners Inc. and FIL Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Duke Energy company stock in the last year include Dhiaa M Jamil, E Marie Mckee, Lynn J Good and Melissa H Anderson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Duke Energy.

Which institutional investors are buying Duke Energy stock?

DUK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, Rehmann Capital Advisory Group, BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, FMR LLC and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have bought Duke Energy stock in the last two years include 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 $90.90.

How big of a company is Duke Energy?

Duke Energy has a market capitalization of $64.72 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.

What is Duke Energy's official website?

The official website for Duke Energy is http://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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Duke Energy (NYSE DUK)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  470 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  696 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,166
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Duke Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DUK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DUK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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