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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.05
DUK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. DUK: 0.05 )
DUK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.11
Current: 0.05

0.01
0.11
Equity to Asset 0.34
DUK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. DUK: 0.34 )
DUK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.34

0.18
0.43
Interest Coverage 3.24
DUK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
67% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. DUK: 3.24 )
DUK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.21   Max: 4.85
Current: 3.24

2.21
4.85
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.76
WACC vs ROIC
2.83%
2.55%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 15.42
DUK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 13.02 vs. DUK: 15.42 )
DUK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.34   Max: 21.98
Current: 15.42

-3.34
21.98
Net-margin (%) 7.68
DUK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. DUK: 7.68 )
DUK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.98   Max: 26.41
Current: 7.68

-5.98
26.41
ROE (%) 4.59
DUK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.18 vs. DUK: 4.59 )
DUK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.12   Max: 18.14
Current: 4.59

-9.12
18.14
ROA (%) 1.61
DUK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. DUK: 1.61 )
DUK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.25   Max: 6.2
Current: 1.61

-2.25
6.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.22
DUK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. DUK: 5.22 )
DUK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.07   Max: 28.27
Current: 5.22

-2.07
28.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.10
DUK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. DUK: 1.10 )
DUK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.5   Max: 20.6
Current: 1.1

-28.5
20.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.80
DUK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. DUK: 2.80 )
DUK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -40.3   Max: 41.1
Current: 2.8

-40.3
41.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -3.30
DUK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. DUK: -3.30 )
DUK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.7   Max: 24.1
Current: -3.3

-20.7
24.1
» DUK's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

DUK Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ray Dalio 116,534 sh (+546.19%)
James Barrow 13,865 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 4,681,628 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 333 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 24,221 sh (-0.41%)
Bill Frels 2,906 sh (-5.40%)
Mario Gabelli 18,638 sh (-6.36%)
Pioneer Investments 104,805 sh (-50.24%)
Jim Simons 102,550 sh (-88.82%)
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Q3 2014

DUK Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Robert Bruce 19,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 477,567 sh (+365.69%)
John Hussman 333 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 2,906 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 4,681,628 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 18,638 sh (unchged)
James Barrow 13,865 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 23,555 sh (-2.75%)
Ray Dalio 4,834 sh (-95.85%)
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Q4 2014

DUK Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ruane Cunniff 2,510 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 3,123 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,246,467 sh (+370.40%)
Robert Bruce 19,000 sh (unchged)
James Barrow 13,865 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 333 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 2,906 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 4,681,628 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 21,311 sh (-9.53%)
Mario Gabelli 2,513 sh (-86.52%)
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Q1 2015

DUK Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Brian Rogers 4,681,628 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 29.90
DUK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 21.70 vs. DUK: 29.90 )
DUK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.13   Max: 33.83
Current: 29.9

4.13
33.83
Forward P/E 15.87
DUK's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 23.64 vs. DUK: 15.87 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 37.30
DUK's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. DUK: 37.30 )
DUK' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.94   Max: 928.33
Current: 37.3

5.94
928.33
P/B 1.40
DUK's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. DUK: 1.40 )
DUK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 1.54
Current: 1.4

0.73
1.54
P/S 2.35
DUK's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. DUK: 2.35 )
DUK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 139.25
Current: 2.35

0.48
139.25
PFCF 47.00
DUK's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DUK: 47.00 )
DUK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.35   Max: 398.61
Current: 47

5.35
398.61
POCF 8.44
DUK's POCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.76 vs. DUK: 8.44 )
DUK' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.72   Max: 9.53
Current: 8.44

2.72
9.53
EV-to-EBIT 25.43
DUK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 18.88 vs. DUK: 25.43 )
DUK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -142.8   Max: 101.1
Current: 25.43

-142.8
101.1
PEG 9.82
DUK's PEG is ranked higher than
84% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DUK: 9.82 )
DUK' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 1723
Current: 9.82

0.99
1723
Shiller P/E 24.10
DUK's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 60.87 vs. DUK: 24.10 )
DUK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.38   Max: 27.21
Current: 24.1

7.38
27.21
Current Ratio 1.03
DUK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. DUK: 1.03 )
DUK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 1.6
Current: 1.03

0.86
1.6
Quick Ratio 0.72
DUK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. DUK: 0.72 )
DUK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 1.26
Current: 0.72

0.69
1.26
Days Inventory 127.88
DUK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 31.94 vs. DUK: 127.88 )
DUK' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 13.98   Max: 207.44
Current: 127.88

13.98
207.44
Days Sales Outstanding 11.77
DUK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
97% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 65.58 vs. DUK: 11.77 )
DUK' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 12.07   Max: 205.74
Current: 11.77

12.07
205.74

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.99
DUK's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
66% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. DUK: 3.99 )
DUK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.55   Max: 9.74
Current: 3.99

3.55
9.74
Dividend Payout 0.91
DUK's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
66% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. DUK: 0.91 )
DUK' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.18
Current: 0.91

0.31
1.18
Dividend growth (3y) 2.00
DUK's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
74% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. DUK: 2.00 )
DUK' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -9.3   Max: 4.6
Current: 2

-9.3
4.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.46
DUK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
65% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. DUK: 4.46 )
DUK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.96   Max: 10.86
Current: 4.46

3.96
10.86
Share Buyback Rate -16.80
DUK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
57% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. DUK: -16.80 )
DUK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 16.8   Max: -38
Current: -16.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.30
DUK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. DUK: 2.30 )
DUK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.21
Current: 2.3

0.66
2.21
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.70
DUK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.20 vs. DUK: 1.70 )
DUK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 8.4
Current: 1.7

0.89
8.4
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
DUK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. DUK: 1.20 )
DUK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.28
Current: 1.2

0.23
1.28
Price/Graham Number 1.50
DUK's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
76% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. DUK: 1.50 )
DUK' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.6
Current: 1.5

0.39
1.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.90
DUK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. DUK: 3.90 )
DUK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 9.9
Current: 3.9

1
9.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.42
DUK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. DUK: 0.42 )
DUK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -29.5   Max: 17.9
Current: 0.42

-29.5
17.9

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
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Duke Energy Corporation is an energy company. The Company operates in the US through its direct and indirect wholly owned subsidiaries, Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (Duke Energy Carolinas), Duke Energy Progress, Inc. (Duke Energy Progress) (formerly Carolina Power & Light Company d/b/a Progress Energy Carolinas), Duke Energy Florida, Inc. (Duke Energy Florida) (formerly Florida Power Corporation d/b/a Progress Energy Florida), Duke Energy Ohio, Inc. (Duke Energy Ohio), and Duke Energy Indiana, Inc. (Duke Energy Indiana), as well as in Latin America. The Company conducts its operations in three business segments; Regulated Utilities, International Energy and Commercial Power. Regulated Utilities conducts operations through Duke Energy Carolinas, Duke Energy Progress, Duke Energy Florida, Duke Energy Indiana, and the regulated transmission and distribution operations of Duke Energy Ohio. Commercial Power owns, operates and manages power plants and engages in the wholesale marketing and procurement of electric power, fuel and emission allowances related to these plants as well as other contractual positions. Commercial Power's generation operations consist of Duke Energy Ohio's coal-fired and gas-fired nonregulated generation assets located in the Midwest region of the United States and wind and solar generation located throughout the United States. Commercial Power is responsible for the purchase of natural gas to its gas turbine generators. In general Commercial Power hedges its natural gas requirements using physical and financial contracts.
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