|Bid||0.00 x 3000|
|Ask||0.00 x 2900|
|Day's Range||75.58 - 76.02|
|52 Week Range||72.93 - 91.80|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||17.96|
|Earnings Date||Aug 1, 2018 - Aug 6, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||3.56 (4.83%)|
|1y Target Est||81.87|
Here are the 10 highest-paid female CEOs for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The AP's compensation study covered 339 executives at S&P 500 companies who ...
For the last 12 months, Southern Company’s (SO) payout ratio was ~76%, while Duke Energy’s (DUK) ratio was close to 97%. The ratio indicates the portion of total earnings given away by a company as dividends to shareholders. These huge payout ratios aren’t unusual among utilities (XLU). Generally, utilities pay a large portion of their earnings as dividends.
Southern Company (SO) and Duke Energy’s (DUK) earnings are expected to increase ~4%–6% annually for the next few years—in line with the industry average. As a result, their annual dividend per share growth is expected to be close to this level.
- 2018 education grants to benefit 46 organizations - Gift doubled with matching funds from state of Florida's School District Education Foundation ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. , May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Emphasizing ...
Dominion Energy tells federal regulators that just 21 miles of the proposed $6.5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline are affected by a recent court order striking an environmental approval.
- Thirteen organizations receive $236,600 in grants for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs - Seven groups awarded $129,925 for early childhood literacy initiatives - Sixteen local ...
Bill Currens – currently senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer, will assume leadership of the financial planning and analysis organization. In his new position, Currens, 49, will be responsible for the business and financial planning functions of the enterprise, including oversight of the company's financial forecast.
NextEra Energy (NEE) stock has a potential upside of almost 9.0% going forward. NextEra Energy has a mean target price of $170.1. Currently, NextEra Energy is trading at $156.5. RBC raised NextEra Energy’s target price from $166.0 to $170.0 last week.
Utilities are trading at a dividend yield of 4.3%—one of the top-yielding sectors among the S&P 500. Broader markets trade at an average yield of close to 2.0%. Recently, utilities’ yield premium to ten-year Treasury yields has almost halved. At around same time last year, utilities were offering a similar yield, while ten-year Treasury yields were close to 2.4%.
On May 18, the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF’s (XLU) implied volatility was 12%—lower than its 15-day average. The SPDR S&P 500’s implied volatility was close to 10%—lower than its 15-day average of 11%.
Duke Energy (DUK) is the second-largest utility by market capitalization. Duke Energy stock is trading at a PE ratio of 22.0x. Duke Energy’s five-year historical average valuation is ~21x. The stock appears to be trading at a premium to its historical valuation. Duke Energy’s EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) multiple is 10.5x—compared to its five-year historical average of 11.0x. Duke Energy stock seems to be trading at a discount to its historical average given its EV-to-EBITDA valuation.
US utility stocks have been trading very weak this year. The Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) entered the “oversold” zone last week with its RSI (relative strength index) at 25.
The strength in Treasury yields continued to push US utility stocks lower last week. The Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU), which tracks the S&P 500 Utilities Index, fell 2.8% and broader markets fell 0.6% last week.
One of the largest electric power holding companies in the U.S. has named a new president for its Ohio and Kentucky regions.
A coroner says a worker died of asphyxiation in an accident at a Duke Energy power plant in southern Indiana. Clarence R. Sieveking Jr. was pronounced dead Monday following the accident at Duke Energy's Gallagher Station power plant in New Albany. Floyd County's deputy coroner confirmed in an autopsy released Thursday that the 65-year-old Sieveking died in an industrial accident.
Customers in Carolinas will continue to receive power post the sale of Duke Energy's (DUK) five hydroelectric plants to Northbrook Energy.
Let’s take a look at institutional investors’ activities in the biggest regulated utility in the country, Duke Energy (DUK). In the first quarter, the top institutional investors raised their stakes in the company. The Vanguard Group, the largest institutional investor in the North Carolina–based utility, raised its holdings 0.6 million shares. As of March 31, it held 52.1 million shares, which was a 7.4% stake in this second-largest utility holding company.
Eight early-stage companies were selected out of 150 applicants to participate in the energy-focused Joules Accelerator program. Two of those hail from Charlotte.
Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC contends a court order vacating an important environmental ruling will affect only “a small portion of the 600 mile route."
Duke Energy Carolinas is selling five small hydroelectric plants in the Nantahala and Broad River basins in far western North Carolina.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal regulators declined to stop work Wednesday on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline after an appeals court invalidated a key permit for the multistate project.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Carolinas (DEC) announced today that through a competitive bidding process, it will sell five small hydroelectric plants in the Western Carolinas region to Northbrook Energy. The transaction will save customers money over time, while ensuring a continued source of clean energy. DEC will purchase all of the energy generated by these facilities for five years through power purchase agreements with Northbrook Energy.