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How to buy Duke Energy Corporation stock

Learn how to easily invest in Duke Energy Corporation stock.

Duke Energy Corporation is an utilities-regulated electric business based in the US. Duke Energy Corporation shares (DUK) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Duke Energy Corporation employs 27,605 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $27.6 billion.

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Duke Energy Corporation stock price (NYSE: DUK)

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Duke Energy Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-02-08.
Latest market close$100.82
52-week range$82.90 - $113.06
50-day moving average $102.01
200-day moving average $103.55
Wall St. target price$109.63
PE ratio 20.4503
Dividend yield $3.96 (3.95%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.93

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Is it a good time to buy Duke Energy Corporation stock?

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Duke Energy Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $100.82 from 2023-02-07

1 week (2023-02-01) -1.68%
1 month (2023-01-09) -4.15%
3 months (2022-11-05) N/A
6 months (2022-08-05) N/A
1 year (2022-02-09) -3.72%
2 years (2021-02-09) 11.23%
3 years (2020-02-07) 13.64%
5 years (2018-02-09) 63.20%

Is Duke Energy Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Duke Energy Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Duke Energy Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Duke Energy Corporation's P/E ratio

Duke Energy Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 20x. In other words, Duke Energy Corporation shares trade at around 20x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Duke Energy Corporation's PEG ratio

Duke Energy Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.6228. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Duke Energy Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Duke Energy Corporation's EBITDA

Duke Energy Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $12 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Duke Energy Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Duke Energy Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $27.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 22.13%
Gross profit TTM $12.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.22%
Return on equity TTM 7.25%
Profit margin 14.25%
Book value $62.84
Market capitalisation $77.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Duke Energy Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 94.79% of net profits

Recently Duke Energy Corporation has paid out, on average, around 94.79% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.95% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Duke Energy Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 3.95% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Duke Energy Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $3.96 per share.

Duke Energy Corporation's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Duke Energy Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 15 March 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 15 February 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Duke Energy Corporation's shares ever split?

Duke Energy Corporation's shares were split on a 1:3 basis on 2 July 2012. So if you had owned 3 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Duke Energy Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 200% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Duke Energy Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Duke Energy Corporation's share price.

Duke Energy Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Duke Energy Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $82.9005 up to $113.0625. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Duke Energy Corporation's is 0.4076. This would suggest that Duke Energy Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Duke Energy Corporation overview

Duke Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Electric Utilities and Infrastructure, Gas Utilities and Infrastructure, and Commercial Renewables. The Electric Utilities and Infrastructure segment generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity in the Carolinas, Florida, and the Midwest; and uses coal, hydroelectric, natural gas, oil, renewable generation, and nuclear fuel to generate electricity. It also engages in the wholesale of electricity to municipalities, electric cooperative utilities, and load-serving entities. This segment serves approximately 8. 2 million customers in 6 states in the Southeast and Midwest regions of the United States covering a service territory of approximately 91,000 square miles; and owns approximately 50,259 megawatts (MW) of generation capacity. The Gas Utilities and Infrastructure segment distributes natural gas to residential, commercial, industrial, and power generation natural gas customers; and owns, operates, and invests in pipeline transmission and natural gas storage facilities.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Duke Energy Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.103% of Duke Energy Corporation shares are held by insiders and 64.597% by institutions.
How many people work for Duke Energy Corporation?
Latest data suggests 27,605 work at Duke Energy Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Duke Energy Corporation?
Duke Energy Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Duke Energy Corporation based?
Duke Energy Corporation's address is: 526 South Church Street, Charlotte, NC, United States, 28202-1803
What is Duke Energy Corporation's ISIN number?
Duke Energy Corporation's international securities identification number is: US26441C2044
What is Duke Energy Corporation's CUSIP number?
Duke Energy Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 264399585

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