Stock Price of Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) Increases 0.92%

Stock price performance of Duke Energy Corporation is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 3.2% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -4.9% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is down -1.76% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Duke Energy Corporation has a negative value of -3.79 compared to overall market performance. Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.47% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 1.14%.The 200 Day SMA reached 1.92%

Duke Energy Corporation is having a Relative Strength Index of 56.56 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) has climbed 0.92% in the past week and advanced 0.21% in the last 4 weeks. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.8% in the past week but underperformed the index by 0.69% in the last 4 weeks.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 22, 2016, Frank H Yoho (EVP&Pres Natural Gas Business) purchased 14,850 shares at 74.00 per share price.On Nov 21, 2016, John H Forsgren (director) purchased 1,000 shares at 77.80 per share price.On Nov 21, 2016, Steven K Young (EVP & CFO) sold 6,800 shares at 74.17 per share price.

Duke Energy Corp Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 4, 2016. The company reported $1.68 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.10. Analyst had a consensus of $1.58. The company had revenue of $6821.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $6700.93 million. The companys revenue was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.47 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Duke Energy Corp was Initiated by Credit Suisse to Neutral on Jan 25, 2017. Duke Energy Corp was Downgraded by Citigroup to Sell on Jan 11, 2017. Duke Energy Corp was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to Underperform on Nov 22, 2016.

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) stock ended Friday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.14 points or 0.18% at $77.65 with 2,478,070 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $77.89, the shares hit an intraday low of $77.48 and an intraday high of $78.04 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $53,496 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 688,941,370 shares. The 52-week high of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) is $87.75 and the 52-week low is $72.34.

Duke Energy Corporation is an integrated energy and energy services provider with the ability to offer physical delivery and management of both electricity and natural gas throughout the U.S. and abroad. Duke Energy provides these and other services through seven business segments: Electric Operations; Natural Gas Transmission; Field Services; Trading and Marketing; Global Asset Development; Other Energy Services; Real Estate Operations.


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