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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) from Utilities

Today’s top gainers include the company Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) which is in the industry Electric Utilities, gaining 0.64% today. In the last week its performance is -2.57%, and -7.81% for the past quarter. Currently, Duke Energy Corporation, DUK has a target price of 85.24, so today’s gain of 0.64% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.40%.

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK), has a market cap of 53449.58, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.07%, and institutional ownership is 58.10%.

At the current price of 77.06, it has a dividend yield of 4.44%, and its target price is 85.24. This is with a profit margin of 11.40%, and total debt/equity of 1.12. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) has a P/E of 20.23, as well as a forward P/E of 16.32.

With a current EPS of 3.81, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 2.83%,Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 6.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 4.35%.

Performance for the year is 11.36%. Since its IPO date on 4/6/1983, the total performance to date is 11.35%.

Volume today for Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK), is 2364100, while its average volume is 2989.93. Whilst the total gain today was 0.64%, it did have a day high of -12.18%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.01%, and 2.08% for the month. The 52-week low for Duke Energy Corporation, DUK has been 21.36%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.18%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.90%, and its return on assets is 2.10%. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) has an operating margin of 22.40%. With a sales growth of -1.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Duke Energy Corporation, DUK is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 1, and has a current ratio of 0.8 and 0.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Duke Energy Corporation? Well its PEG is 4.65, and the P/S is 2.33, along with a P/B of 1.33. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 79.07.

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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