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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 58950.84. It is in the Electric Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 21.73, a forward P/E of 18.07 and EPS of 3.94. At a stock price of 85.38 (-0.21%) it has a dividend yield of 4.00%.

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 4.60% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -8.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 10.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -7.30%.

For performance, Duke Energy Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -0.22%. For the last month performance for Duke Energy Corporation is -0.08%. While the last quarter is 9.66% and half year, 13.84%. Finally for the year, performance is 19.30%.

The 52-week high for Duke Energy Corporation, is at -2.21%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 33.11%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.93% and 12.86% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.10%, and for the month it is 1.30%. Duke Energy Corporation, has a target price of 84.94.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.96, and for total debt/equity Duke Energy Corporation has 1.1. The gross margin is 69.20%, while operating margin is 22.80%, the profit margin is 11.50%. The current ratio is 0.7 and the quick ratio is 0.4.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 57.30%. Duke Energy Corporation has a payout ratio of 85.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 689. The shares float is 688.24, with the float short at 2.89%, with short ratio coming to 6.45.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Duke Energy Corporation, get 2.20%, with its returns on investment at 4.90%. Return on equity is 6.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 84.94, 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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