Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Duke Energy Corporation (DUK), hence the stock is down -5.97% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -2.17% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -5.61% and the stock has fallen -2.2% in the past 1 week.
Duke Energy Corporation is up 7.12% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 17.98%. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.59% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.1%.
Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): The stock opened at $82.45 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $82.56 for the day. The stock traded down to $81.23 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $81.65 with a loss of -1.37% for the day. The stock had closed at $82.78 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 2,632,006 shares.
Also, Equity Analysts at the Brokerage Firm, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, maintains their rating on the shares of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). SunTrust Robinson Humphrey has a Neutral rating on the shares. As per the latest research report, the brokerage house lowers the price target to $86 per share from a prior target of $87. The rating by the firm was issued on August 1, 2016.
Duke Energy Corporation is an energy company. Duke Energy conducts its operations in three business segments: Regulated Utilities, International Energy and Commercial Power. The Companys Regulated Utilities segment conducts operations primarily through Duke Energy Carolinas, Duke Energy Progress, Duke Energy Florida, Duke Energy Indiana and Duke Energy Ohio. The Companys International Energy segment principally operates and manages power generation facilities and engages in sales and marketing of electric power, natural gas, and natural gas liquids outside the United States. The Companys Commercial Power builds, develops and operates wind and solar renewable generation and energy transmission projects throughout the continental United States. Duke Energy operates in the United States and Latin America primarily through its direct and indirect subsidiaries.