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Duke Energy (DUK) Competitors

$107.53
+1.00 (+0.94%)
(As of 07/17/2024 ET)

DUK vs. NEE, SO, EIX, ETR, FE, ES, PPL, PNW, OGE, and IDA

Should you be buying Duke Energy stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Duke Energy include NextEra Energy (NEE), Southern (SO), Edison International (EIX), Entergy (ETR), FirstEnergy (FE), Eversource Energy (ES), PPL (PPL), Pinnacle West Capital (PNW), OGE Energy (OGE), and IDACORP (IDA). These companies are all part of the "electric utilities" industry.

Duke Energy vs.

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

NextEra Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.06 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Duke Energy pays an annual dividend of $4.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. NextEra Energy pays out 56.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Duke Energy pays out 103.0% 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 30 consecutive years and Duke Energy has increased its dividend for 19 consecutive years.

In the previous week, NextEra Energy had 5 more articles in the media than Duke Energy. MarketBeat recorded 26 mentions for NextEra Energy and 21 mentions for Duke Energy. Duke Energy's average media sentiment score of 1.00 beat NextEra Energy's score of 0.97 indicating that NextEra Energy is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
NextEra Energy
17 Very Positive mention(s)
7 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Duke Energy
11 Very Positive mention(s)
5 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

NextEra Energy has a beta of 0.54, indicating that its stock price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Duke Energy has a beta of 0.45, indicating that its stock price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500.

78.7% of NextEra Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.3% of Duke Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of NextEra Energy 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, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

NextEra Energy currently has a consensus target price of $77.79, indicating a potential upside of 9.71%. Duke Energy has a consensus target price of $102.42, indicating a potential downside of 4.76%. Given Duke Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe NextEra Energy is more favorable than Duke Energy.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
NextEra Energy
1 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.60
Duke Energy
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.55

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NextEra Energy$28.11B5.18$7.31B$3.6719.32
Duke Energy$29.06B2.86$2.84B$3.9827.02

NextEra Energy has a net margin of 27.62% compared to NextEra Energy's net margin of 10.78%. Duke Energy's return on equity of 11.72% beat NextEra Energy's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NextEra Energy27.62% 11.72% 3.81%
Duke Energy 10.78%9.25%2.53%

NextEra Energy received 164 more outperform votes than Duke Energy when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 72.10% of users gave NextEra Energy an outperform vote while only 53.71% of users gave Duke Energy an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
NextEra EnergyOutperform Votes
765
72.10%
Underperform Votes
296
27.90%
Duke EnergyOutperform Votes
601
53.71%
Underperform Votes
518
46.29%

Summary

NextEra Energy beats Duke Energy on 17 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding DUK and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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DUK vs. The Competition

MetricDuke EnergyElectric & other services combined IndustryUtilities SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$82.99B$17.38B$12.82B$18.57B
Dividend Yield3.89%3.73%4.19%3.49%
P/E Ratio27.0215.2489.8925.10
Price / Sales2.862.1427.3016.55
Price / Cash7.837.9818.0120.26
Price / Book1.721.681.895.14
Net Income$2.84B$858.77M$635.37M$974.76M
7 Day Performance4.60%3.81%1.92%5.38%
1 Month Performance6.68%9.55%3.58%6.48%
1 Year Performance17.16%-4.07%2.02%10.06%

Duke Energy Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NEE
NextEra Energy
4.6743 of 5 stars
4.67 / 5 stars
$70.90
-1.4%
$77.79
+9.7%
-2.4%$147.72B$27.13B19.3216,800Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Forecast
Positive News
SO
Southern
4.8715 of 5 stars
4.87 / 5 stars
$81.63
+0.6%
$76.50
-6.3%
+16.3%$89.26B$25.25B21.0928,100Dividend Announcement
EIX
Edison International
4.9404 of 5 stars
4.94 / 5 stars
$75.33
+1.9%
$77.40
+2.7%
+7.8%$28.44B$16.45B33.0414,375Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
ETR
Entergy
4.6658 of 5 stars
4.67 / 5 stars
$110.61
+2.0%
$113.50
+2.6%
+12.0%$23.62B$12.15B11.0912,177Short Interest ↑
Positive News
FE
FirstEnergy
3.891 of 5 stars
3.89 / 5 stars
$39.50
+1.4%
$40.55
+2.6%
+0.7%$22.73B$12.93B22.7012,042Positive News
ES
Eversource Energy
4.5614 of 5 stars
4.56 / 5 stars
$61.55
+3.1%
$65.86
+7.0%
-14.7%$21.68B$11.91B-52.1610,171Positive News
PPL
PPL
4.1936 of 5 stars
4.19 / 5 stars
$28.71
+1.5%
$32.36
+12.7%
+8.5%$21.18B$8.31B27.876,629
PNW
Pinnacle West Capital
4.1723 of 5 stars
4.17 / 5 stars
$82.37
+2.3%
$75.46
-8.4%
-0.1%$9.35B$4.70B17.956,133Positive News
OGE
OGE Energy
4.0062 of 5 stars
4.01 / 5 stars
$37.04
+1.0%
$33.60
-9.3%
+4.1%$7.43B$2.67B18.802,329News Coverage
Positive News
IDA
IDACORP
4.7267 of 5 stars
4.73 / 5 stars
$95.30
+0.6%
$96.40
+1.2%
-7.5%$5.04B$1.79B19.142,112Short Interest ↓
Positive News

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This page (NYSE:DUK) was last updated on 7/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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