Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE: DUK) started the day on May 18, 2021, with a price increase of 0.04% at $102.49. During the day, the stock rose to $103.11 and sunk to $101.96 before settling in for the price of $102.45 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, DUK posted a 52-week range of $77.58-$108.00.
The Utilities Sector giants’ yearly sales growth during the last 5-year period was 1.30%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -14.80%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -66.40%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $769.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $768.39 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $78.79 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $97.79, while the 200-day Moving Average is $91.27.
Let’s gauge the efficiency of the firm, which has a total of 27535 employees. It has generated 866,824 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 49,755. The stock had 7.27 Receivables turnover and 0.14 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +28.76, operating margin was +23.16 and Pretax Margin of +3.52.
Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) Ownership Facts and Figures
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Utilities – Regulated Electric Industry. Duke Energy Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.10%, in contrast to 63.30% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Feb 25, this organization’s Chairman, Pres & CEO sold 45,910 shares at the rate of 86.99, making the entire transaction reach 3,993,711 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 214,504. Preceding that transaction, on Feb 23, Company’s SVP, Customer Exp & Services sold 1,500 for 89.46, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 134,190. This particular insider is now the holder of 5,411 in total.
Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 3/31/2021, the organization reported $1.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $1.2) by $0.06. This company achieved a net margin of +5.74 while generating a return on equity of 2.89. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.81 per share during the current fiscal year.
Duke Energy Corporation’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -66.40% and is forecasted to reach 5.45 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 4.50% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -14.80% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE: DUK) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Duke Energy Corporation (DUK). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 0.30. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 2.04. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $59.04, and its Beta score is 0.24. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 3.27.
In the same vein, DUK’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 1.74, a figure that is expected to reach 1.10 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 5.45 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Duke Energy Corporation (DUK)
If we take a close look at the recent performances of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE: DUK), its last 5-days Average volume was 4.13 million that shows progress from its year to date volume of 3.38 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 41.37% While, its Average True Range was 2.31.
Raw Stochastic average of Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 75.45%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 41.51% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 19.63% that was higher than 17.93% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.