Duke Energy (DUK) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday

Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) is scheduled to be releasing its earnings data before the market opens on Tuesday, February 20th. Analysts expect Duke Energy to post earnings of $0.90 per share for the quarter.

Duke Energy (NYSE DUK) opened at $76.70 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $53,690.00, a P/E ratio of 20.13, a P/E/G ratio of 3.96 and a beta of 0.12. Duke Energy has a fifty-two week low of $72.93 and a fifty-two week high of $91.80. The company has a quick ratio of 0.41, a current ratio of 0.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 16th will be issued a $0.89 dividend. This represents a $3.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 15th. Duke Energy’s payout ratio is currently 93.44%.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. ValuEngine raised Duke Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. Wolfe Research raised Duke Energy from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Thursday, November 9th. SunTrust Banks reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $90.00 price objective on shares of Duke Energy in a report on Monday, November 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised Duke Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $87.00 price objective on shares of Duke Energy in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Duke Energy currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $87.18.

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About Duke Energy

Duke Energy Corporation (Duke Energy) is an energy company. The Company operates through three segments: Electric Utilities and Infrastructure; Gas Utilities and Infrastructure, and Commercial Renewables. The Company operates in the United States through its direct and indirect subsidiaries. The Electric Utilities and Infrastructure segment provides retail electric service through the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity to approximately 7.5 million customers within the Southeast and Midwest regions of the United States.

Earnings History for Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK)

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