Zacks Rating on Duke Energy Corporation (DUK)

Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) : The consensus on Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) based on 14 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 2.71, which is interpreted as a Hold recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 2 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 12 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating.

Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) : Average target price received by Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) is $83.22 with an expected standard deviation of $5.4. The most aggressive target on the stock is $89, whereas the most downbeat target is $74. 9 financial analysts are currently covering the stock.


Shares of Duke Energy Corporation appreciated by 1.24% during the last five trading days but lost 5.09% on a 4-week basis. Duke Energy Corporation is up 6.87% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 17.69%. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $82.02 with an intraday high of $82.35. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $81.43. However, the stock managed to close at $81.45, a loss of 0.54% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $81.89. The total traded volume of the day was 2,199,317 shares.

Duke Energy Corporation is an energy company. Duke Energy conducts its operations in three business segments: Regulated Utilities, International Energy and Commercial Power. The Companys Regulated Utilities segment conducts operations primarily through Duke Energy Carolinas, Duke Energy Progress, Duke Energy Florida, Duke Energy Indiana and Duke Energy Ohio. The Companys International Energy segment principally operates and manages power generation facilities and engages in sales and marketing of electric power, natural gas, and natural gas liquids outside the United States. The Companys Commercial Power builds, develops and operates wind and solar renewable generation and energy transmission projects throughout the continental United States. Duke Energy operates in the United States and Latin America primarily through its direct and indirect subsidiaries.

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