Duke Energy (DUK) to Release Earnings on Tuesday

Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) will release 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 (DUK) opened at $76.81 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17, a quick ratio of 0.41 and a current ratio of 0.71. Duke Energy has a 12-month low of $72.93 and a 12-month high of $91.80. The stock has a market capitalization of $53,760.00, a P/E ratio of 20.16, a P/E/G ratio of 3.94 and a beta of 0.12.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 16th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 16th will be paid a $0.89 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 15th. This represents a $3.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.63%. Duke Energy’s payout ratio is currently 93.44%.

Several analysts have commented on DUK shares. Guggenheim reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $96.00 target price on shares of Duke Energy in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $87.00 target price on shares of Duke Energy in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. ValuEngine raised shares of Duke Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. UBS Group started coverage on shares of Duke Energy in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $91.00 target price for the company. Finally, Morgan Stanley lifted their target price on shares of Duke Energy from $95.00 to $96.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $87.91.

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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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