Duke Energy (DUK) Downgraded by Goldman Sachs Group to "Neutral"

Duke Energy Corp Sentiment Report

Duke Energy (DUK) Downgraded by Goldman Sachs Group to "Neutral"

The Numina Capital Management Llc holds 202,705 shares with $11.60 million value, down from 266,499 last quarter. The NYSE-listed company saw a recent bid of $79.28 on volume of 4.08 million shares. Rock Point Advisors Llc sold 66,801 shares as the company's stock rose 23.33% with the market. About 3.23M shares traded or 24.48% up from the average. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) has risen 8.31% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. The company had revenue of $6.48 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.43 billion.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding DUK? The stock has a market capitalization of $57,350.00, a P/E ratio of 21.51, a P/E/G ratio of 4.29 and a beta of 0.26. The stock decreased 1.39% or $1.13 during the last trading session, reaching $80.11.

Duke Energy Corporation has a consensus hold rating from 17 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 1.25% of shares outstanding.

Shares of Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) have received an average recommendation of "Hold" from the eighteen ratings firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. It has underperformed by 8.39% the S&P500.

Analysts await Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) to report earnings on February, 15. The company's quarterly revenue was down 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that Duke Energy Corp will post 4.56 EPS for the current fiscal year. DUK's profit will be $643.98 million for 21.77 P/E if the $0.92 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.59 actual earnings per share reported by Duke Energy Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -42.14% negative EPS growth.

Cortland Advisers Llc decreased Duke Energy Corp (DUK) stake by 3.24% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Therefore 63% are positive. SunTrust Banks set a $82.00 price objective on shares of Duke Energy and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, October 19 by Suntrust Robinson.

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According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $1.36/share and a low EPS of $0.87/share. Shell Asset Management Co decreased Cummins Inc (NYSE:CMI) stake by 1,990 shares to 7,911 valued at $1.33 million in 2017Q3.

Lynch & Associates IN lifted its stake in Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) by 6.7% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

In other news, EVP Lloyd M. Yates sold 5,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 13th. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Monday, February 22 by Mizuho. BMO Capital Markets maintained On Assignment, Inc. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $87.0 target. Also, Director John H. Forsgren bought 1,000 shares of Duke Energy Corporation stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 9th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. Farr Miller Washington Ltd Liability Dc owns 4,889 shares or 0.04% of their USA portfolio. Acropolis Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Duke Energy in the fourth quarter worth $131,000.

Accredited Investors Inc. increased its holdings in Duke Energy by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. Its up 0.02, from 1.05 in 2017Q2.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in DUK. Sei Investments Co. now owns 152,409 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $12,790,000 after purchasing an additional 31,789 shares during the period. Hm Payson holds 17,681 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership holds 61,063 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Bancorporation Of Ny Mellon has 5.40 million shares. Wellington Mngmt Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.12% or 6.01 million shares.

Cullen Frost Bankers Inc, which manages about $3.05 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in United Technologies Corp Com (NYSE:UTX) by 12,099 shares to 77,230 shares, valued at $8.97 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Hudock Capital Group LLC increased its holdings in Duke Energy by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Winfield Associates Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Duke Energy by 14.3% during the second quarter. Guggenheim restated a "buy" rating and issued a $96.00 target price on shares of Duke Energy in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Tcw Group owns 20,660 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Howard Weil reduced their target price on shares of Duke Energy Corporation from $88.00 to $83.00 and set a "sector perform" rating for the company in a report on Monday, November 7th. Metropolitan Life Insurance Com Ny owns 332,381 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. Strs Ohio accumulated 1.06 million shares. Sigma Planning stated it has 18,538 shares. ValuEngine upgraded Duke Energy from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, November 15th.

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