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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
DUK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.23 vs. DUK: 0.04 )
DUK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.17
Current: 0.04

0
0.17
Equity to Asset 0.36
DUK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. DUK: 0.36 )
DUK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.36

0.18
0.43
Interest Coverage 3.22
DUK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. DUK: 3.22 )
DUK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.21   Max: 4.85
Current: 3.22

2.21
4.85
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.74
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 20.25
DUK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 799 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 12.87 vs. DUK: 20.25 )
DUK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.34   Max: 21.33
Current: 20.25

-3.34
21.33
Net-margin (%) 10.83
DUK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 799 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.28 vs. DUK: 10.83 )
DUK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.98   Max: 26.41
Current: 10.83

-5.98
26.41
ROE (%) 6.45
DUK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.22 vs. DUK: 6.45 )
DUK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.52   Max: 18.62
Current: 6.45

-9.52
18.62
ROA (%) 2.32
DUK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. DUK: 2.32 )
DUK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.31   Max: 7.62
Current: 2.32

-2.31
7.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.85
DUK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. DUK: 6.85 )
DUK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.18   Max: 20.53
Current: 6.85

-2.18
20.53
Revenue Growth (%) 2.40
DUK's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. DUK: 2.40 )
DUK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -28.5   Max: 13.5
Current: 2.4

-28.5
13.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 2.40
DUK's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. DUK: 2.40 )
DUK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -40.3   Max: 41.1
Current: 2.4

-40.3
41.1
EPS Growth (%) 7.60
DUK's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. DUK: 7.60 )
DUK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -27.1   Max: 28.9
Current: 7.6

-27.1
28.9
» DUK's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

DUK Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Ken Fisher 3,427 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 25,020 sh (+4.84%)
James Barrow 9,565 sh (+3.24%)
John Hussman 333 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 4,681,628 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 21,409 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 210,888 sh (-0.37%)
Dodge & Cox 25,414 sh (-3.79%)
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Q4 2013

DUK Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 37,522 sh (+49.97%)
James Barrow 13,565 sh (+41.82%)
John Hussman 333 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 4,681,628 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 21,409 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 210,734 sh (-0.07%)
Dodge & Cox 25,214 sh (-0.79%)
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Q1 2014

DUK Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 917,387 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 18,034 sh (New)
Bill Frels 3,072 sh (New)
James Barrow 13,865 sh (+2.21%)
John Hussman 333 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 4,681,628 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 210,624 sh (-0.05%)
Dodge & Cox 24,321 sh (-3.54%)
Mario Gabelli 19,904 sh (-7.03%)
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Q2 2014

DUK Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Brian Rogers 4,681,628 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DUK

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$67.13 - $71.74 $ 73.295%18034
James Barrow 2013-12-31 Add 41.82%$66.33 - $73.21 $ 73.295%13565
Ruane Cunniff 2013-09-30 Sold Out $64.69 - $71.75 $ 73.297%0
John Hussman 2013-06-30 Reduce -99.83%0.53%$65.1 - $75.2 $ 73.294%333
John Hussman 2013-03-31 Reduce -59.96%0.5%$63.8 - $72.59 $ 73.297%200333
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.43%$63.8 - $72.59 $ 73.297%0
John Burbank 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.06%$63.8 - $72.59 $ 73.297%0
Ruane Cunniff 2013-03-31 New Buy$63.8 - $72.59 $ 73.297%2964
Dodge & Cox 2013-03-31 Reduce -24.07%$63.8 - $72.59 $ 73.297%26914
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-12-31 Reduce -21.38%0.12%$59.87 - $65.69 $ 73.2915%1900557
John Burbank 2012-12-31 New Buy0.06%$59.87 - $65.69 $ 73.2915%23100
James Barrow 2012-12-31 Add 27.53%$59.87 - $65.69 $ 73.2915%9265
John Hussman 2012-09-30 Add 150150%0.78%$63.14 - $70.207 $ 73.2911%500333
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-09-30 New Buy0.58%$63.14 - $70.207 $ 73.2911%2417321
James Barrow 2012-09-30 Reduce -97.93%0.05%$63.14 - $70.207 $ 73.2911%7265
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 Reduce -56.41%0.02%$63.14 - $70.207 $ 73.2911%28014
Ruane Cunniff 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.0017%$63.14 - $70.207 $ 73.2911%0
Dodge & Cox 2012-09-30 New Buy$63.14 - $70.207 $ 73.2911%38605
Dodge & Cox 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.003%$60.8461 - $69.817 $ 73.2912%0
Ruane Cunniff 2012-06-30 New Buy$60.8461 - $69.817 $ 73.2912%8900
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.03%$62.17 - $64.87 $ 73.2923%0
Ruane Cunniff 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.0017%$62.17 - $64.87 $ 73.2923%0
John Hussman 2011-12-31 Reduce -99.39%0.05%$58.48 - $66.19 $ 73.2919%1000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-12-31 New Buy0.03%$58.48 - $66.19 $ 73.2919%274350
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$58.48 - $66.19 $ 73.2919%0
Ruane Cunniff 2011-12-31 New Buy$58.48 - $66.19 $ 73.2919%9150
John Hussman 2011-09-30 New Buy0.05%$51.76 - $60.4 $ 73.2930%165000
George Soros 2011-06-30 New Buy0.01%$53.98 - $58.45 $ 73.2931%38798
Dodge & Cox 2011-06-30 Reduce -20.53%$53.98 - $58.45 $ 73.2931%137399
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Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 26.80
DUK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
69% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 20.50 vs. DUK: 26.80 )
DUK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.52   Max: 33.83
Current: 26.8

7.52
33.83
P/B 1.30
DUK's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. DUK: 1.30 )
DUK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.39
Current: 1.3

0.58
1.39
P/S 2.00
DUK's P/S is ranked higher than
69% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. DUK: 2.00 )
DUK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 139.25
Current: 2

0.42
139.25
PFCF 40.50
DUK's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 43.77 vs. DUK: 40.50 )
DUK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.21   Max: 398.61
Current: 40.5

5.21
398.61
EV-to-EBIT 24.06
DUK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. DUK: 24.06 )
DUK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.1   Max: 101.1
Current: 24.06

10.1
101.1
PEG 8.20
DUK's PEG is ranked higher than
75% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 13.40 vs. DUK: 8.20 )
DUK' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 859.5
Current: 8.2

1.12
859.5
Shiller P/E 22.80
DUK's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 26.81 vs. DUK: 22.80 )
DUK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.22   Max: 23.05
Current: 22.8

5.22
23.05
Current Ratio 1.41
DUK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. DUK: 1.41 )
DUK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 1.89
Current: 1.41

0.78
1.89
Quick Ratio 1.02
DUK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. DUK: 1.02 )
DUK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 1.33
Current: 1.02

0.65
1.33

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.20
DUK's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
76% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. DUK: 4.20 )
DUK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 4.07   Max: 10.88
Current: 4.2

4.07
10.88
Dividend growth (3y) 2.00
DUK's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 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) 4.71
DUK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. DUK: 4.71 )
DUK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.56   Max: 12.19
Current: 4.71

4.56
12.19
Share Buyback Rate -17.10
DUK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
57% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. DUK: -17.10 )
DUK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.8   Max: -21.5
Current: -17.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.10
DUK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. DUK: 2.10 )
DUK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 2.21
Current: 2.1

0.26
2.21
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.80
DUK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. DUK: 1.80 )
DUK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 48.09
Current: 1.8

0.88
48.09
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
DUK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. DUK: 1.20 )
DUK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 73.28
Current: 1.2

0.16
73.28
Price/Graham Number 1.60
DUK's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. DUK: 1.60 )
DUK' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 1.55
Current: 1.6

0.14
1.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.20
DUK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. DUK: 4.20 )
DUK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 9.9
Current: 4.2

1
9.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.17
DUK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. DUK: 1.17 )
DUK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -31.6   Max: 18.6
Current: 1.17

-31.6
18.6

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
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Duke Energy Holding Corp. was incorporated in Delaware on May 3, 2005. Duke Energy Corporation is an energy company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. Its regulated utility operations serve 4 million customers located in five states in the Southeast and Midwest United States, representing a population of approximately 12 million people. Its Commercial Power and International Energy business segments own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a growing portfolio of renewable energy assets in the U.S. Duke Energy operates in the U.S. mainly through its direct and indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries, Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC, Duke Energy Ohio, Inc., which includes Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc., and Duke Energy Indiana, Inc., as well as in Latin America through Duke Energy International, LLC. Duke Energy business segments are: U.S. Franchised Electric and Gas (USFE&G), Commercial Power and International Energy. USFE&G generates, transmits, distributes and sells electricity in central and western North Carolina, western South Carolina, central, north central and southern Indiana, and northern Kentucky. USFE&G also transmits, distributes and sells electricity in southwestern Ohio. Additionally, USFE&G transports and sells natural gas in southwestern Ohio and northern Kentucky. It conducts operations mainly through Duke Energy Carolinas, the regulated transmission and distribution operations of Duke Energy Ohio, including Duke Energy Kentucky, and Duke Energy Indiana (Duke Energy Ohio, Duke Energy Indiana and Duke Energy Kentucky collectively referred to as Duke Energy Midwest). 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, excluding renewable energy generation assets, consist mainly of coal-fired and gas-fired non-regulated generation assets which are dispatched into wholesale markets. These assets are comprised of 7,550 net MW of power generation mainly located in the Midwestern U.S. The asset portfolio has a diversified fuel mix with base-load and mid-merit coal-fired units as well as combined cycle and peaking natural gas-fired units. International Energy principally operates and manages power generation facilities and engages in sales and marketing of electric power, natural gas, and natural gas liquids outside the U.S. It conducts operations through Duke Energy International, LLC (DEI) and its affiliates and its activities principally target power generation in Latin America. Additionally, International Energy owns a 25% interest in National Methanol Company (NMC), a large regional producer of methanol and methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) located in Saudi Arabia. USFE&G's competition in the regulated electric distribution business is mainly from the on-sit
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