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Regentatlantic Capital LLC Acquires 2107 Shares of Duke Energy Corp (DUK)

19 May 2017, 10:49 | Austin Hogan

They now have a Dollars 81 price target on the stock. Ally Financial Inc. acquired a new stake in Duke Energy Corp during the fourth quarter worth $1,941,000.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. State Street Corp boosted its stake in Duke Energy Corp by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. LLC now owns 2,195 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $176,000 after buying an additional 172 shares during the last quarter. BMO Capital Markets maintained Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) on Monday, May 1 with "Hold" rating. Capital Research Global Investors now owns 16,845,618 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $1,348,323,000 after buying an additional 4,165,845 shares in the last quarter. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC boosted its stake in Duke Energy Corp by 115.6% in the third quarter.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 3.21% per annum. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. increased its stake in Duke Energy Corp by 69.3% in the third quarter.

STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE:STOR), maintained return on investment for the last twelve months at 2.42, higher than what Reuters data shows regarding industry's average. Stock institutional ownership is 57.80% while insider ownership includes 0.10%.

Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) traded down 0.18% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $83.10. Earnings per share serves as an indicator of a company's profitability. The company has market cap of $58.38 billion. The company's 50-day moving average is $82.57 and its 200-day moving average is $79.08. The stock's 52-week range is $72.34 - $87.75.

Finally, Nicolet Bankshares Inc. increased its stake in shares of Duke Energy Corp by 379.2% in the first quarter.

The company is expected to report earnings of $1.05 a share for the next quarter. Duke Energy Corp had a return on equity of 8.20% and a net margin of 12.27%. The firm had revenue of $5.73 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.76 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.13 earnings per share.

A look at some of the inputs to technical analysis model shows how Duke Energy Corporation current price compares to its recent moving averages. Analysts expect that Duke Energy Corp will post $4.61 EPS for the current year.

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The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 16th. Investors of record on Friday, May 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.855 per share. Reynders Mcveigh Capital Mngmt Llc has invested 0.04% in Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK). The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 17th. Suntrust Robinson maintained Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) on Monday, August 29 with "Neutral" rating.

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A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the company.

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) had a decrease of 1.14% in short interest. They issued a "neutral" rating and a $81.00 price objective for the company.

11/07/2016 - Duke Energy Corporation had its "sector perform" rating reiterated by analysts at Scotiabank. The company is set at a mean analysts' recommendation of 3.10. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.50 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $81.19. Also, Director John H. Forsgren sold 2,190 shares of Duke Energy Corp stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $81.78, for a total transaction of $817,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 5,677 shares in the company, valued at $466,081.70. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 0.08% of the company's stock.

Now the shares of Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) has a trading volume of 4.34 Million shares, with an average trading volume of 2520 shares - with shares dropping to a 52 week low of $71.55, and the company's shares hitting a 52 week high of $ 85.81.

The company has been one of the biggest innovators in "Electric Utilities" employing approximately 28798 full time employees.



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