Value Investing Philosophy And Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK)?

After Hours

After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that Duke Energy Florida files for new base rates; announces fuel filing to reduce rates in 2024, expects overall lower customer bills in 2025.

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Stocks Info

DUK belongs to the Utilities sector of the NYSE while operating in the Utilities – Regulated Electric industry. The current market capitalization of Duke Energy Corp. is $74.48B. A total of 2.3 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 3.13M shares.

In the most recent transaction, Renjel Louis E. sold 3,000 shares of DUK for 92.57 per share on Feb 12 ’24. After the transaction, the EVP, External Affairs & Comm now owns 14,213 company shares. In a previous transaction on Nov 21 ’23, Ghartey-Tagoe Kodwo sold 2,500 shares at 89.76 per share. DUK shares that EVP, CLO & Corp Sec owns now total 22,210.

Among the insiders who sold shares, MCKEE E MARIE disposed of 1,785 shares on Aug 17 ’23 at a per-share price of $91.06. This resulted in the Director holding 0 shares of DUK after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Ghartey-Tagoe Kodwo sold 2,500 shares at $91.43 per share on Aug 16 ’23. Company shares held by the EVP, CLO & Corp Sec now total 24,710.


Paying dividends generates immediate cash flow for investors and indicates a positive outlook for the company. Duke Energy Corp. pays an annual dividend of $4.08, resulting in a dividend yield of 4.23%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 26.17. DUK’s most recent ex-dividend date was 2/15/2024 when it declared a $1.0250 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 3/18/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 12/18/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 11/16/2023. The DUK stock dividend was $1.0250 per share in cash.

While price targets are rarely accurate, they tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often taken into account by investors. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, DUK has a high of $100.39 and a low of $83.06.

As of this writing, DUK has an earnings estimate of $1.34 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 10 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.69 per share and a lower estimate of $0.89. The company reported an EPS of $1.94 in the last quarter, which was 1.00% higher than expectations of $1.92.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

An organization’s balance sheet depicts the assets and liabilities it has, as well as the amount of equity invested. Investors can measure a company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios using this information. DUK’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $341.00M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $68.26B in debt and $15.93B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $61.15, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $51.14B.

Analysts Opinion

There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for DUK is Buy with a score of 4.06.

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