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Duke Energy Competitors

$90.22
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Today's Range
$88.56
Now: $90.22
$91.23
50-Day Range
$85.59
MA: $90.41
$94.74
52-Week Range
$62.13
Now: $90.22
$98.88
Volume3.74 million shs
Average Volume2.90 million shs
Market Capitalization$69.35 billion
P/E Ratio33.05
Dividend Yield4.36%
Beta0.23

Competitors

Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) Vs. NEE, SO, ES, PPL, EIX, and FE

Should you be buying DUK stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "electric utilities" are considered alternatives and competitors to Duke Energy, including NextEra Energy (NEE), The Southern (SO), Eversource Energy (ES), PPL (PPL), Edison International (EIX), and FirstEnergy (FE).

NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) and Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and risk.

Profitability

This table compares NextEra Energy and Duke Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NextEra Energy21.44%10.79%3.68%
Duke Energy8.68%8.28%2.35%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares NextEra Energy and Duke Energy's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NextEra Energy$19.20 billion7.23$3.77 billion$2.0933.90
Duke Energy$25.08 billion2.77$3.75 billion$5.0617.83

NextEra Energy has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Duke Energy. Duke Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than NextEra Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for NextEra Energy and Duke Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NextEra Energy031102.79
Duke Energy09202.18

NextEra Energy currently has a consensus price target of $77.3667, indicating a potential upside of 9.18%. Duke Energy has a consensus price target of $97.2727, indicating a potential upside of 7.82%. Given NextEra Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe NextEra Energy is more favorable than Duke Energy.

Risk & Volatility

NextEra Energy has a beta of 0.16, indicating that its stock price is 84% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Duke Energy has a beta of 0.23, indicating that its stock price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

NextEra Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Duke Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.86 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. NextEra Energy pays out 73.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Duke Energy pays out 76.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. NextEra Energy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Duke Energy has increased its dividend for 14 consecutive years. Duke Energy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

19.2% of NextEra Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.5% of Duke Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of NextEra Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Duke Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

NextEra Energy beats Duke Energy on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Southern (NYSE:SO) and Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and risk.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

57.6% of The Southern shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.5% of Duke Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of The Southern shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Duke Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares The Southern and Duke Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Southern15.80%10.08%2.69%
Duke Energy8.68%8.28%2.35%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares The Southern and Duke Energy's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Southern$21.42 billion2.94$4.75 billion$3.1119.17
Duke Energy$25.08 billion2.77$3.75 billion$5.0617.83

The Southern has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Duke Energy. Duke Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Southern, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

The Southern pays an annual dividend of $2.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. Duke Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.86 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. The Southern pays out 82.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Duke Energy pays out 76.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. The Southern has increased its dividend for 19 consecutive years and Duke Energy has increased its dividend for 14 consecutive years. The Southern is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk & Volatility

The Southern has a beta of 0.39, indicating that its stock price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Duke Energy has a beta of 0.23, indicating that its stock price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for The Southern and Duke Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Southern33902.40
Duke Energy09202.18

The Southern currently has a consensus price target of $64.3571, indicating a potential upside of 7.96%. Duke Energy has a consensus price target of $97.2727, indicating a potential upside of 7.82%. Given The Southern's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe The Southern is more favorable than Duke Energy.

Summary

The Southern beats Duke Energy on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Eversource Energy (NYSE:ES) and Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

76.8% of Eversource Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.5% of Duke Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Eversource Energy shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Duke Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Eversource Energy and Duke Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Eversource Energy13.57%8.88%2.83%
Duke Energy8.68%8.28%2.35%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Eversource Energy and Duke Energy's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Eversource Energy$8.53 billion3.24$909.05 million$3.4523.37
Duke Energy$25.08 billion2.77$3.75 billion$5.0617.83

Duke Energy has higher revenue and earnings than Eversource Energy. Duke Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Eversource Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Eversource Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.41 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Duke Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.86 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. Eversource Energy pays out 69.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Duke Energy pays out 76.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Eversource Energy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Duke Energy has increased its dividend for 14 consecutive years. Duke Energy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk and Volatility

Eversource Energy has a beta of 0.28, suggesting that its share price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Duke Energy has a beta of 0.23, suggesting that its share price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Eversource Energy and Duke Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Eversource Energy26402.17
Duke Energy09202.18

Eversource Energy presently has a consensus price target of $89.50, suggesting a potential upside of 11.01%. Duke Energy has a consensus price target of $97.2727, suggesting a potential upside of 7.82%. Given Eversource Energy's higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Eversource Energy is more favorable than Duke Energy.

Summary

Eversource Energy beats Duke Energy on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

PPL (NYSE:PPL) and Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

67.2% of PPL shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.5% of Duke Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of PPL shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Duke Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares PPL and Duke Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PPL21.93%13.76%3.91%
Duke Energy8.68%8.28%2.35%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares PPL and Duke Energy's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
PPL$7.77 billion2.80$1.75 billion$2.4511.56
Duke Energy$25.08 billion2.77$3.75 billion$5.0617.83

Duke Energy has higher revenue and earnings than PPL. PPL is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Duke Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

PPL pays an annual dividend of $1.66 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.9%. Duke Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.86 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. PPL pays out 67.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Duke Energy pays out 76.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. PPL has increased its dividend for 9 consecutive years and Duke Energy has increased its dividend for 14 consecutive years. PPL is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Risk and Volatility

PPL has a beta of 0.72, suggesting that its share price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Duke Energy has a beta of 0.23, suggesting that its share price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for PPL and Duke Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
PPL09602.40
Duke Energy09202.18

PPL presently has a consensus price target of $34.5385, suggesting a potential upside of 22.00%. Duke Energy has a consensus price target of $97.2727, suggesting a potential upside of 7.82%. Given PPL's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe PPL is more favorable than Duke Energy.

Summary

PPL beats Duke Energy on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Edison International (NYSE:EIX) and Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Edison International and Duke Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Edison International03802.73
Duke Energy09202.18

Edison International presently has a consensus price target of $68.0909, suggesting a potential upside of 18.65%. Duke Energy has a consensus price target of $97.2727, suggesting a potential upside of 7.82%. Given Edison International's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Edison International is more favorable than Duke Energy.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Edison International and Duke Energy's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Edison International$12.35 billion1.76$1.41 billion$4.7012.21
Duke Energy$25.08 billion2.77$3.75 billion$5.0617.83

Duke Energy has higher revenue and earnings than Edison International. Edison International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Duke Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Edison International and Duke Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Edison International3.23%10.57%2.51%
Duke Energy8.68%8.28%2.35%

Dividends

Edison International pays an annual dividend of $2.65 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.6%. Duke Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.86 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. Edison International pays out 56.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Duke Energy pays out 76.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Edison International has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Duke Energy has increased its dividend for 14 consecutive years. Edison International is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Risk and Volatility

Edison International has a beta of 0.52, suggesting that its share price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Duke Energy has a beta of 0.23, suggesting that its share price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

87.6% of Edison International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.5% of Duke Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Edison International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Duke Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Edison International beats Duke Energy on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

FirstEnergy (NYSE:FE) and Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

80.0% of FirstEnergy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.5% of Duke Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of FirstEnergy shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Duke Energy shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares FirstEnergy and Duke Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
FirstEnergy6.64%20.15%3.34%
Duke Energy8.68%8.28%2.35%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for FirstEnergy and Duke Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
FirstEnergy17502.31
Duke Energy09202.18

FirstEnergy currently has a consensus target price of $39.3846, suggesting a potential upside of 18.02%. Duke Energy has a consensus target price of $97.2727, suggesting a potential upside of 7.82%. Given FirstEnergy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe FirstEnergy is more favorable than Duke Energy.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares FirstEnergy and Duke Energy's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
FirstEnergy$11.04 billion1.64$912 million$2.5812.93
Duke Energy$25.08 billion2.77$3.75 billion$5.0617.83

Duke Energy has higher revenue and earnings than FirstEnergy. FirstEnergy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Duke Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

FirstEnergy pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Duke Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.86 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. FirstEnergy pays out 60.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Duke Energy pays out 76.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. FirstEnergy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Duke Energy has increased its dividend for 14 consecutive years. FirstEnergy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Risk and Volatility

FirstEnergy has a beta of 0.2, indicating that its share price is 80% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Duke Energy has a beta of 0.23, indicating that its share price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

FirstEnergy beats Duke Energy on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


Duke Energy Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
NextEra Energy logo
NEE
NextEra Energy
1.8$70.86+0.2%$138.88 billion$19.20 billion35.70Analyst Upgrade
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The Southern logo
SO
The Southern
2.0$59.61+2.1%$62.98 billion$21.42 billion19.87
Eversource Energy logo
ES
Eversource Energy
2.1$80.62+0.0%$27.65 billion$8.53 billion22.84
PPL logo
PPL
PPL
2.2$28.31+0.2%$21.77 billion$7.77 billion14.01High Trading Volume
Edison International logo
EIX
Edison International
2.0$57.39+0.5%$21.77 billion$12.35 billion57.97
FirstEnergy logo
FE
FirstEnergy
2.2$33.37+0.5%$18.13 billion$11.04 billion24.72
Entergy logo
ETR
Entergy
2.4$90.16+1.1%$18.08 billion$10.88 billion13.09Decrease in Short Interest
Pinnacle West Capital logo
PNW
Pinnacle West Capital
2.2$78.25+2.5%$8.82 billion$3.47 billion13.92
OGE Energy logo
OGE
OGE Energy
1.8$32.07+1.0%$6.41 billion$2.23 billion-33.41
IDACORP logo
IDA
IDACORP
2.2$92.43+2.5%$4.66 billion$1.35 billion18.94
Hawaiian Electric Industries logo
HE
Hawaiian Electric Industries
1.7$38.77+3.9%$4.23 billion$2.87 billion19.78
Array Technologies logo
ARRY
Array Technologies
1.6$33.30+2.8%$4.23 billionN/A0.00Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
PNM Resources logo
PNM
PNM Resources
1.9$47.99+1.2%$4.12 billion$1.46 billion19.59Decrease in Short Interest
Portland General Electric logo
POR
Portland General Electric
2.0$44.79+3.3%$4.01 billion$2.12 billion24.48Analyst Downgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
ALLETE logo
ALE
ALLETE
1.8$65.31+2.6%$3.40 billion$1.24 billion19.15
MGE Energy logo
MGEE
MGE Energy
2.1$68.06+3.7%$2.46 billion$568.85 million25.78News Coverage
Otter Tail logo
OTTR
Otter Tail
1.8$43.60+1.7%$1.81 billion$919.50 million18.17
Unitil logo
UTL
Unitil
2.5$45.87+4.3%$688.69 million$438.20 million22.71News Coverage
This page was last updated on 3/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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