DUK - Duke Energy Corporation

NYSE - NYSE Delayed price. Currency in USD
78.52
+0.24 (+0.31%)
At close: 4:01PM EDT

78.52 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 5:52PM EDT

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Previous close78.28
Open78.16
Bid0.00 x 0
Ask0.00 x 0
Day's range77.85 - 78.61
52-week range72.93 - 91.80
Volume2,423,263
Avg. volume4,170,140
Market cap56.682B
Beta0.11
PE ratio (TTM)18.01
EPS (TTM)4.36
Earnings date10 May 2018
Forward dividend & yield3.56 (4.57%)
Ex-dividend date2018-02-15
1y target est81.79
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