2. As of noon trading, Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK) is up $0.58 (0.81) to $72.35 on average volume Thus far, 1.4 million shares of Duke Energy Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $71.75-$72.65 after having opened the day at $71.75 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $71.77.

Duke Energy Corporation operates as an energy company in the United States and Latin America. The company operates in three segments: U.S. Franchised Electric and Gas, Commercial Power, and International Energy. The U.S. Duke Energy Corporation has a market cap of $50.9 billion and is part of the utilities industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 13.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Duke Energy Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Duke Energy Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Duke Energy Corporation Ratings Report now.

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