Duke Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company in the United States.
Solid track record established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Duke Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: DUK's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Electric Utilities
1 Year Return
US Electric Utilities
Return vs Industry: DUK underperformed the US Electric Utilities industry which returned -3.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DUK matched the US Market which returned -10% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Duke Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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1 month ago | Simply Wall StHave Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) Insiders Been Selling Their Stock?
Is Duke Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: DUK ($80.11) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($117.18)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DUK is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DUK is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.8x) compared to the Electric Utilities industry average (20.2x).
PE vs Market: DUK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (15.8x) compared to the US market (13x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: DUK is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DUK is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the US Electric Utilities industry average (1.9x).
How is Duke Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: DUK's forecast earnings growth (5.8% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: DUK's earnings (5.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: DUK's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: DUK's revenue (2.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DUK's revenue (2.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: DUK's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.4%).
How has Duke Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DUK has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: DUK's current net profit margins (15%) are higher than last year (11%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DUK's earnings have grown by 7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: DUK's earnings growth over the past year (39.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: DUK earnings growth over the past year (39.8%) exceeded the Electric Utilities industry 6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: DUK's Return on Equity (7.5%) is considered low.
How is Duke Energy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DUK's short term assets ($9.2B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($14.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: DUK's short term assets ($9.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($96.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DUK's debt to equity ratio (125.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: DUK's debt to equity ratio has increased from 103.7% to 125.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: DUK's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (13.6%).
Interest Coverage: DUK's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.6x coverage).
What is Duke Energy's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: DUK's dividend (4.72%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.93%).
High Dividend: DUK's dividend (4.72%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.46%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: DUK's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: DUK's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (73.9%), DUK's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: DUK's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (72.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Lynn Good (59yo)
Ms. Lynn J. Good has been the Chairman of the Board of Edison Electric Institute since June 2018. Ms. Good serves as the President at Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC since July 1, 2013. Ms. Good has been the Ch ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Lynn's total compensation ($USD15.03M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.79M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Lynn's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||6.67yrs||US$3.78m||0.011% $7.2m|
|Executive VP & COO||3.92yrs||US$4.66m||0.0034% $2.2m|
|Executive VP of External Affairs & President of Carolinas Region||1.25yrs||US$3.96m||0.0035% $2.3m|
|Executive VP of Energy Solutions and President of Midwest/Florida Regions & Natural Gas Business||3.83yrs||US$3.61m||0.0091% $6.0m|
|Senior VP||1.83yrs||no data||0.00095% $629.8k|
|Chief Information Officer||0.83yr||no data||no data|
|Senior VP and Chief Transformation & Administrative Officer||0.50yr||no data||0.0011% $722.6k|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP of Legal||1.42yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: DUK's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Director||6.25yrs||US$301.17k||no data|
|Independent Director||12.5yrs||US$291.24k||0.0045% $3.0m|
|Independent Director||3.08yrs||US$316.24k||0.00078% $517.1k|
|Independent Director||7.75yrs||US$311.24k||no data|
|Independent Director||7.75yrs||US$291.24k||0.00043% $285.0k|
|Lead Independent Director||4.25yrs||US$359.35k||0.0083% $5.5m|
|Independent Director||4.08yrs||US$291.24k||0.00089% $590.0k|
|Independent Director||7.08yrs||US$311.24k||0.0027% $1.8m|
|Independent Director||3.58yrs||US$301.48k||0.00014% $92.8k|
Experienced Board: DUK's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: DUK insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3%.
Duke Energy Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Duke Energy Corporation
- Ticker: DUK
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2005
- Industry: Electric Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Market Cap: US$66.290b
- Shares outstanding: 734.03m
- Website: https://www.duke-energy.com
Number of Employees
- Duke Energy Corporation
- 550 South Tryon Street
- North Carolina
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|DUK||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1968|
|D2MN||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1968|
|0ID1||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jan 1968|
|D2MN||BRSE (Berne Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Jan 1968|
|D2MN||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Jan 1968|
|DUKE||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Jan 1968|
|DUK *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jan 1968|
|DUKB34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH REPR 1 COM USD0.001||BR||BRL||Oct 2016|
|DUK.PRA||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||DP REP PFD A||US||USD||Mar 2019|
|A2R7SR||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||4.875%-FRN SUB PERP USD 'B'||DE||USD||Sep 2019|
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 sources, 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 7.8 million retail electric 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 51,144 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. It has approximately 1.6 million customers, including 1.1 million customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, as well as 535,000 customers in southwestern Ohio and northern Kentucky. The Commercial Renewables segment acquires, owns, develops, builds, and operates wind and solar renewable generation projects, including nonregulated renewable energy and energy storage services to utilities, electric cooperatives, municipalities, and commercial and industrial customers. It has 22 wind, 126 solar, and 1 battery storage facilities, as well as 11 fuel cell locations with a capacity of 2,282 MW across 19 states. The company was formerly known as Duke Energy Holding Corp. and changed its name to Duke Energy Corporation in April 2005. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/10 04:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/09 00:00|
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