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Duke Energy Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q)

August 08, 2012 | About:
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Duke Energy Corp. (DUK) filed Quarterly Report for the period ended 2012-06-30.

Duke Energy Corporation has a market cap of $30.57 billion; its shares were traded at around $68.02 with a P/E ratio of 15.7 and P/S ratio of 2.1. The dividend yield of Duke Energy Corporation stocks is 4.4%. Duke Energy Corporation had an annual average earning growth of 0.5% over the past 5 years.

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For the three months ended June 30, 2012, adjusted earnings attributable to Duke Energy were $456 million, or $1.02 per diluted share, compared to adjusted earnings of $439 million or $0.99 per diluted share, for the same period in 2011. The increase as compared to the prior period was primarily due to:

For the six months ended June 30, 2012, adjusted earnings attributable to Duke Energy were $962 million, or $2.16 per diluted share, compared to adjusted earnings of $962 million or $2.17 per diluted share, for the same period in 2011. The activity as compared to the prior period is primarily due to:

· A $35 million decrease in electric sales (net of fuel) to retail customers due to overall less favorable weather conditions in 2012 compared to the same period in 2011. For the Carolinas, cooling degree days for the second quarter of 2012 were 5% above normal as compared to 31% above normal during the same period in 2011. For the Midwest, cooling degree days for the second quarter of 2012 were 37% above normal as compared to 17% above normal during the same period in 2011.

· A $99 million (net of fuel) decrease in sales to retail customers due to unfavorable weather conditions. The number of heating degree days for the first half of 2012 was 25% below normal as compared to essentially flat to normal in 2011. In addition, cooling degree days for 2012 were 11% above normal compared to 32% above normal in 2011.

· A $33 million increase in net mark-to-market revenues on non-qualifying power and capacity hedge contracts, consisting of mark-to-market gains of $22 million in 2012 compared to losses of $11 million in 2011;

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