DUK - Duke Energy Corporation

NYSE - NYSE Delayed price. Currency in USD
80.78
+0.16 (+0.20%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT

81.00 +0.22 (0.27%)
Pre-market: 8:00AM EDT

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Previous close80.62
Open80.69
Bid80.24 x 1200
Ask81.00 x 900
Day's range80.08 - 80.98
52-week range71.96 - 91.80
Volume4,171,480
Avg. volume3,570,868
Market cap56.627B
Beta0.02
PE ratio (TTM)19.14
EPS (TTM)4.22
Earnings date2 Aug 2018
Forward dividend & yield3.71 (4.72%)
Ex-dividend date2018-08-16
1y target est83.67
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    A Look at the Top Utilities and Their Price Targets

    Top utility stock NextEra Energy (NEE) has an estimated stock upside of just 2% based on analysts’ mean target price of $172.86 and its current price of $169.52. Morgan Stanley raised NEE’s price target from $176 to $181 on July 16.

  • How the Top Utilities Are Currently Valued
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    NextEra Energy (NEE), the biggest utility holding company by market cap, is currently trading at an EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value-to-EBITDA) valuation multiple of ~15x, higher than its five-year average of ~12x. Peer Duke Energy (DUK) is trading at a valuation multiple of 10.6x, close to its historical average.

  • Duke Energy to Construct $250M LNG Storage in North Carolina
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    Duke Energy to Construct $250M LNG Storage in North Carolina

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  • PPL’s Dividend Yield Reaches Record High
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  • How PPL’s Current Valuation Compares to Its Peers
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    PPL Corporation (PPL) stock is trading at a PE multiple of 13x compared to its five-year historical average of 14x. It recently traded at an enterprise-value-to-EBITDA multiple of 9.7x. Its five-year historical average is 11x. So PPL seems to be trading at a discounted valuation to its historical multiples.

  • Duke Energy Supports Green Energy Output in South Carolina
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    How Top Utilities Are Currently Valued

    The biggest utility by market capitalization, NextEra Energy (NEE), is currently trading at an enterprise-value-to-EBITDA valuation multiple of 15.5x, which is notably higher than its five-year average of 12.0x. Given its enterprise-value-to-EBITDA valuation, NEE seems to be trading at a premium to its historical average valuation.

  • Duke Energy Completes 25MW Solar Project Buyout in New York
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  • Duke Energy Is Betting on Pig Power to Curb Fossil Fuels
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  • Southern Company Offers the Highest Dividend Yield among Peers
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    NextEra Energy (NEE) is currently trading at a dividend yield of 2.7%, much lower than the industry average of 4.2%. It expects its double-digit dividend growth to continue for the next few years. In comparison, Southern Company (SO) and Duke Energy (DUK) are currently trading at dividend yields of 5.2% and 4.5%, respectively.

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  • NEE, DUK, SO, and D: Comparing Leverage
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    NEE, DUK, SO, and D: Comparing Leverage

    Utilities’ (XLU) leverage is a vital metric for comparing companies, especially as interest rates are steadily increasing. While the top three utilities’ leverage has largely been stable, Southern Company’s (SO) leverage rose significantly after Q3 2016 to fund its AGL Resources purchase.

  • The Top Utilities’ Payout Ratios: Must-Knows
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    The Top Utilities’ Payout Ratios: Must-Knows

    The payout ratio represents the portion of a company’s profits distributed among shareholders in the form of dividends. Utilities usually have higher payout ratios. Duke Energy (DUK) is among the few utilities with higher payout ratios. For the last 12 months, Duke Energy’s payout ratio was 83%—higher than many of its peers. Its five-year average payout ratio is close to 86%.

  • Duke Energy’s Expected Dividend Growth versus Peers
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    Duke Energy’s Expected Dividend Growth versus Peers

    The second-largest utility by market capitalization, Duke Energy (DUK), intends to raise its dividend per share 4%–6% annually for the next few years, which is in line with the industry average. Duke Energy’s dividend growth is expected to be driven by its earnings growth around similar levels.

  • What Could Drive Duke Energy’s Dividends
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    What Could Drive Duke Energy’s Dividends

    Duke Energy’s (DUK) earnings in the longer term seem well placed, which might enable the targeted 4%–6% dividend growth in the next few years. Duke Energy is one of the more stable utilities, given its huge exposure to regulated operations, which ultimately facilitates earnings stability and predictability. Duke Energy stock, like broader utilities (XLU)(IDU), was largely weak in the first half of 2018.

  • Duke Energy Increased Its Quarterly Dividend by 4.2%
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    Duke Energy Increased Its Quarterly Dividend by 4.2%

    The largest regulated utility in the country, Duke Energy (DUK), increased its quarterly dividend by 4.2% to $0.93 per share. In the last quarter, it paid a per-share dividend of $0.89. The dividend is payable on September 17 to shareholders of record on August 17. With this increase, Duke Energy is expected to pay annualized dividends of $3.71 per share in the next 12 months.

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  • NEE, DUK, SO, and D: Which Top Utility Seems Fairly Valued?
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    NEE, DUK, SO, and D: Which Top Utility Seems Fairly Valued?

    Utilities became expensive last month. The biggest of them all, NextEra Energy (NEE), is currently trading at an EV1-to-EBITDA valuation multiple of ~15x, notably higher than its five-year average of ~12x.

  • Duke Energy (DUK) Announces 4.2% Quarterly Dividend Hike
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    Duke Energy (DUK) has been raising its cash dividend per share every year, since 1926.

  • North Carolina consumers could see $5B coal-ash cleanup bill
    Associated Press11 days ago

    North Carolina consumers could see $5B coal-ash cleanup bill

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A string of decisions by North Carolina regulators means electricity consumers could be seeing a multibillion-dollar bill to clean up mountains of waste Duke Energy created by spending decades burning coal to produce power.

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  • Analyzing Utilities’ Valuation and Dividend Yields
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    Analyzing Utilities’ Valuation and Dividend Yields

    The biggest regulated utility, Duke Energy (DUK), is currently trading at a PE multiple of 19x and an EV-to-EBITDA multiple of 10.7x, while Southern’s (SO) EV-to-EBITDA multiple is ~10.4x. Southern’s five-year historical average is ~11.0x. NextEra Energy (NEE) is trading at a PE multiple of ~13x, lower than its five-year historical average. Meanwhile, NextEra Energy’s EV-to-EBITDA multiple, 15.4x, is higher than its five-year historical average of ~11.0x.

  • How Duke Energy’s Dividend Yield Fares against Its Peers
    Market Realist14 days ago

    How Duke Energy’s Dividend Yield Fares against Its Peers

    Duke Energy (DUK), the second-largest utility by market capitalization, has a long dividend payment history. It has paid dividends to its shareholders for 368 consecutive quarters. DUK stock is currently trading at a dividend yield of 4.5%, which is higher than utilities’ (XLU) average yield of 4.2%.

  • Duke Energy to Pass on $142M in Tax Savings to Customers
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    Duke Energy to Pass on $142M in Tax Savings to Customers

    Duke Energy (DUK) to pass on the $142 million tax cut benefits from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to its Indiana customers through rate savings.