Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) shares traded 0.06% up during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $90.56. The stock exchanged hands 4.51 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 3.4 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $65.39 Billion. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $90.22 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 16 opinions.
Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) high price target of $100 and with a conservative view have low price target of $80.
Morgan Stanley “Maintained” Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) in a research note issued to investors on 2/12/19 to Equal-Weight with price target of $88.
Additionally on 1/09/19 Bank of America “Downgrades” Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) to Neutral setting price target at $87 and on 11/19/18 Barclays “Maintained” the stock to Equal-Weight at $88. Furthermore on 11/05/18 Wells Fargo “Maintained” the stock to Market Perform at $88.
On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 66.18 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 1.02, Consequently Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)’s weekly and monthly volatility is 0.92%, 1.15% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 0.05.
In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 2.8. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.
According to analysts Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)’s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.99 and can go high up to $1.4. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $1.23 derived from a total of 11 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. However the company reported $1.28 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.
Previously Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) reported $0.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.89 by $-0.05. The company posted an earnings surprise of -5.6%.
Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $6.43 Billion according to 5 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $6.79 Billion in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $6.24 Billion. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $25.25 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $24.48 Billion and high estimates of $26.27 Billion according to 12 number of analysts.
Currently Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)’s shares owned by insiders are 0.1%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 62.6%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded -2.3%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded 4.32%.
Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)’s trailing twelve month revenues are $24.52 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 2.67. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $61.89 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 1.46, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $0.66, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 136.5. The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 5.35 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 24.04.