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How has Duke Energy Corporation:(NYSE:DUK) performed recently?

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE: DUK) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 53289.23. It is in the Electric Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 20.23, a forward P/E of 16.31 and EPS of 3.81. At a stock price of 77.09 (-0.48%) it has a dividend yield of 4.44%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 6.10%, more recently this last year it has grown by 15.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 2.96% and more long-term 4.35% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -14.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 10.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -1.90%.

For performance, Duke Energy Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -4.94%. For the last month performance for Duke Energy Corporation is -4.76%. While the last quarter is -8.69% and half year, -0.75%. Finally for the year, performance is 10.14%.

The 52-week high for Duke Energy Corporation, is at -12.15%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 21.41%. The 20-day simple moving average is -5.46% and -1.14% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.97%, and for the month it is 2.07%. Duke Energy Corporation, has a target price of 85.71.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1, and for total debt/equity Duke Energy Corporation has 1.12. The gross margin is 70.00%, while operating margin is 22.40%, the profit margin is 11.40%. The current ratio is 0.8 and the quick ratio is 0.5.

Insider ownership is at 0.07%, with instituitional ownership at 58.40%. Duke Energy Corporation has a payout ratio of 87.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 691.26. The shares float is 688.38, with the float short at 2.33%, with short ratio coming to 5.41.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Duke Energy Corporation, get 2.10%, with its returns on investment at 4.90%. Return on equity is 6.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 85.71, reached soon?

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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