The Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) Receives "Hold" Rating from BMO Capital Markets

12 August, 2017, 19:37 | Author: Brenda Erickson

Nuveen Asset Management LLC now owns 6,944,579 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $182,434,000 after buying an additional 1,168,051 shares during the last quarter. The stock has a market capitalization of $59.99 billion, a P/E ratio of 25.39 and a beta of 0.24.

About 1.49M shares traded. Horrell Capital Inc stated it has 0.16% of its portfolio in Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK). It has outperformed by 8.11% the S&P500. California State Teachers Retirement System reported 0.04% stake. (AWI) by 13.19% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Integrated Wealth Management increased its stake in shares of Duke Energy Corp by 3.2% in the first quarter. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 1.57% with $699.30 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. About 412,527 shares traded. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 18th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 18th will be issued a $0.89 dividend.

Willingdon Wealth Management, which manages about $239.04M and $211.76 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mcdonalds Corp (NYSE:MCD) by 23,301 shares to 6,710 shares, valued at $817,000 in 2016Q4, according to the filing. It fall, as 24 investors sold SEP shares while 62 reduced holdings.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.06, from 1.26 in 2016Q3. It also upped General Mls Inc (NYSE:GIS) stake by 6,753 shares and now owns 152,981 shares.

Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Banking Corp reports that it raised its stake in Duke Realty Corporation stock by 0.4% as of the end of the last quarter. First Eagle Inv Ltd Llc reported 0% of its portfolio in Deltic Timber Corp (NYSE:DEL). Neuberger Berman Gp Lc invested in 44,626 shares or 0% of the stock.

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Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) stock exposed a turn of -0.14% in most recent week and accomplished 2.87% performance over the last one month. The Business's subsidiaries include Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (Duke Energy Carolinas), Progress Energy, Inc. Cobblestone Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.04% or 4,000 shares in its portfolio. Duke Realty Corporation's payout ratio is presently 18.86%.

Shares of Duke Energy Corp (DUK) opened at 85.70 on Friday. Signature Fincl Mgmt owns 50,702 shares for 1.47% of their portfolio. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of MMM in report on Wednesday, April 26 with "Hold" rating. On the other side, analysts now consider Duke Energy Corporation a sell, and a technical analysis of the stock is setting somewhat neutral outlook for now. Credit Suisse Ag has 0.01% invested in Spectra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:SEP) for 245,348 shares. Bnp Paribas Investment Ptnrs Sa holds 115,142 shares. 383.70 million shares or 2.52% more from 374.26 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Investec Asset Management Limited accumulated 22,041 shares. BidaskClub lowered shares of Duke Energy Corporation from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Therefore 63% are positive. Duke Energy Corporation had a net margin of 9.89% and a return on equity of 7.72%. Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and $78 target. Of the 14 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track DRE 8 of them rate its stock a hold. The lowest target is $71 while the high is $8700. Robert W. Baird downgraded the shares of DRE in report on Tuesday, August 11 to "Outperform" rating. UBS maintained the shares of MC in report on Thursday, August 4 with "Neutral" rating. The rating was initiated by Howard Weil with "Sector Perform" on Tuesday, November 17.

Several analysts recently weighed in on the stock. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Monday, September 26 with "Neutral". As per Thursday, August 27, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday the 17th of May 2017.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.86 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.24, from 1.05 in 2016Q3. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.25, for a total transaction of $70,625.00. 132 funds opened positions while 236 raised stakes. Mcclain Value Management Llc owns 583,049 shares or 7.08% of their United States portfolio. Jefferies Grp Ltd Liability invested in 9,255 shares. Shares of DRE have uptrended 3.08% in the past three months, while the S&P 500 has moved -2.39% in that time. Wellington Shields & Limited Liability accumulated 7,721 shares or 0.31% of the stock. Jolley Asset Management LLC now owns 1,499 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $125,000 after buying an additional 313 shares in the last quarter. BMO Capital Markets reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $81.00 price target on shares of Duke Energy Corp in a report on Friday, April 28th. Its up 0.75% from 493,000 shares previously. The Tennessee-based Laffer has invested 0% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Carroll Fincl Incorporated holds 6 shares.

Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) had an increase of 0.75% in short interest. In contrast, the average volume was 2.5 million shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd invested in 0.01% or 3,772 shares.

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