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Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) is set to announce its earnings results on Thursday, August 7th. Investors that wish to listen to the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) opened at 70.98 on Wednesday. Duke Energy Corp has a 1-year low of $64.16 and a 1-year high of $75.13. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $72.67 and its 200-day moving average is $71.42. The company has a market cap of $50.200 billion and a P/E ratio of 26.41.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Tuesday, September 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.795 per share. This represents a $3.18 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.48%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 13th. This is a boost from Duke Energy Corp’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.78.

DUK has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at SunTrust reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Duke Energy Corp in a research note on Monday. They now have a $71.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $73.00. On a related note, analysts at ISI Group raised their price target on shares of Duke Energy Corp from $70.00 to $72.00 in a research note on Tuesday, July 29th. Finally, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $78.00 price target on shares of Duke Energy Corp in a research note on Wednesday, July 9th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $71.25.

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) is an energy company.

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