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Morning Trending Tickers: Duke Energy Corporation (DUK)

Today’s top gainers include the company Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) which is in the industry Electric Utilities, gaining 0.22% today. In the last week its performance is 1.66%, and 6.48% for the past quarter. Currently, Duke Energy Corporation, DUK has a target price of 84.69, so today’s gain of 0.22% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.20%.

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK), has a market cap of 61. B, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 57.10%.

At the current price of 87.14, it has a dividend yield of 3.92%, and its target price is 84.69. This is with a profit margin of 9.50%, and total debt/equity of 1.28. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) has a P/E of 23.39, as well as a forward P/E of 18.02.

With a current EPS of 3.73, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.06%,Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -0.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 2.55%.

Performance for the year is 5.59%. Since its IPO date on 04/06/1983, the total performance to date is 12.26%.

Volume today for Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK), is 4996929, while its average volume is 2605.78. Whilst the total gain today was 0.22%, it did have a day high of 0.21%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.92%, and 0.92% for the month. The 52-week low for Duke Energy Corporation, DUK has been 20.46%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.70%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.50%, and its return on assets is 1.70%. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) has an operating margin of 23.80%. With a sales growth of 6.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Duke Energy Corporation, DUK is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 1.14, and has a current ratio of 0.7 and 0.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Duke Energy Corporation? Well its PEG is 9.16, and the P/S is 2.67, along with a P/B of 1.48. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 65.03.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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