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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 -1.66% today. In the last week its performance is 3.92%, and 11.07% for the past quarter. Currently, Duke Energy Corporation, DUK has a target price of 80.53, so today’s gain of -1.66% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.50%.

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK), has a market cap of 60204.4, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 57.30%.

At the current price of 85.78, it has a dividend yield of 3.78%, and its target price is 80.53. This is with a profit margin of 11.50%, and total debt/equity of 1.1. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) has a P/E of 22.15, as well as a forward P/E of 18.31.

With a current EPS of 3.94, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 3.68%,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 4.62%.

Performance for the year is 21.12%. Since its IPO date on 04/06/1983, the total performance to date is 24.77%.

Volume today for Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK), is 1276309, while its average volume is 3009.1. Whilst the total gain today was -1.66%, it did have a day high of -1.75%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.48%, and 1.36% for the month. The 52-week low for Duke Energy Corporation, DUK has been 33.73%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.75%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.90%, and its return on assets is 2.20%. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) has an operating margin of 22.80%. With a sales growth of -7.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Duke Energy Corporation, DUK is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 0.96, 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 4.8, and the P/S is 2.62, along with a P/B of 1.51. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 77.38.

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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