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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 0.02
DUK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. DUK: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DUK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.17
Current: 0.02
0.01
0.17
Equity to Asset 0.33
DUK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. DUK: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DUK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.33
0.18
0.43
Interest Coverage 3.24
DUK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
65% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. DUK: 3.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
DUK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.21  Med: 3.24 Max: 4.85
Current: 3.24
2.21
4.85
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.79
WACC vs ROIC
3.89%
3.70%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 22.49
DUK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 11.99 vs. DUK: 22.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DUK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.34  Med: 17.61 Max: 21.98
Current: 22.49
-3.34
21.98
Net-margin (%) 11.77
DUK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.26 vs. DUK: 11.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DUK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.98  Med: 9.13 Max: 26.41
Current: 11.77
-5.98
26.41
ROE (%) 6.82
DUK's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.81 vs. DUK: 6.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DUK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.22  Med: 7.53 Max: 17.95
Current: 6.82
-9.22
17.95
ROA (%) 2.33
DUK's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. DUK: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DUK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.25  Med: 2.65 Max: 6.2
Current: 2.33
-2.25
6.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.79
DUK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. DUK: 7.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DUK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.65  Med: 8.27 Max: 30.27
Current: 7.79
-1.65
30.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.10
DUK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. DUK: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DUK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.5  Med: -0.20 Max: 20.6
Current: 1.1
-28.5
20.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.80
DUK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. DUK: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DUK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -40.3  Med: 1.90 Max: 41.1
Current: 2.8
-40.3
41.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -3.30
DUK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. DUK: -3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DUK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.7  Med: -2.40 Max: 24.1
Current: -3.3
-20.7
24.1
» DUK's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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)
James Barrow 13,865 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 18,638 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 4,681,628 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

Ken Fisher 3,123 sh (New)
Ruane Cunniff 2,510 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,246,467 sh (+370.40%)
Brian Rogers 4,681,628 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 19,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 333 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 2,906 sh (unchged)
James Barrow 13,865 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

John Burbank 394 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 55,776 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,100 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 3,619 sh (+15.88%)
Ruane Cunniff 2,640 sh (+5.18%)
John Hussman 333 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 30,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 19,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 4,681,628 sh (unchged)
James Barrow 13,865 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jim Simons 2,169,967 sh (-3.41%)
Bill Frels 2,656 sh (-8.60%)
Dodge & Cox 18,595 sh (-12.74%)
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Q2 2015

DUK Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Robert Bruce 119,000 sh (+526.32%)
Ray Dalio 184,176 sh (+230.21%)
James Barrow 14,015 sh (+1.08%)
John Hussman 333 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 4,681,628 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Bill Frels Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Jim Simons 2,148,367 sh (-1.00%)
Dodge & Cox 15,445 sh (-16.94%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.42
DUK's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
62% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. DUK: 18.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
DUK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.13  Med: 17.17 Max: 33.83
Current: 18.42
4.13
33.83
Forward P/E 14.75
DUK's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.64 vs. DUK: 14.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.00
DUK's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
74% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. DUK: 23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
DUK' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.94  Med: 18.55 Max: 34.38
Current: 23
5.94
34.38
P/B 1.26
DUK's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 581 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. DUK: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DUK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.53
Current: 1.26
0.74
1.53
P/S 2.16
DUK's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. DUK: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DUK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.91 Max: 464.17
Current: 2.16
0.57
464.17
PFCF 64.60
DUK's PFCF is ranked lower than
83% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.04 vs. DUK: 64.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DUK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.35  Med: 58.58 Max: 398.61
Current: 64.6
5.35
398.61
POCF 7.45
DUK's POCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.41 vs. DUK: 7.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DUK' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.82  Med: 6.52 Max: 9.53
Current: 7.45
2.82
9.53
EV-to-EBIT 15.72
DUK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.35 vs. DUK: 15.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DUK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -142.8  Med: 17.00 Max: 33.1
Current: 15.72
-142.8
33.1
PEG 6.05
DUK's PEG is ranked lower than
72% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. DUK: 6.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
DUK' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1  Med: 5.90 Max: 1723
Current: 6.05
1
1723
Shiller P/E 21.38
DUK's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 18.99 vs. DUK: 21.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
DUK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.63  Med: 12.30 Max: 27.3
Current: 21.38
8.63
27.3
Current Ratio 1.00
DUK's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. DUK: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DUK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.89
Current: 1
0.78
1.89
Quick Ratio 0.64
DUK's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. DUK: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DUK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.33
Current: 0.64
0.64
1.33
Days Inventory 146.61
DUK's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
95% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 22.09 vs. DUK: 146.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DUK' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 13.98  Med: 78.05 Max: 207.44
Current: 146.61
13.98
207.44
Days Sales Outstanding 10.05
DUK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
95% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 45.90 vs. DUK: 10.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DUK' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 12.07  Med: 50.31 Max: 205.74
Current: 10.05
12.07
205.74

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.43
DUK's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
57% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. DUK: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
DUK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.55  Med: 5.31 Max: 8.59
Current: 4.43
3.55
8.59
Dividend Payout 0.95
DUK's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
80% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DUK: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
DUK' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.75 Max: 7.75
Current: 0.95
0.12
7.75
Dividend growth (3y) 2.00
DUK's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
57% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. DUK: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
DUK' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -9.3  Med: 1.90 Max: 4.6
Current: 2
-9.3
4.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.96
DUK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
56% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. DUK: 4.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
DUK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.96  Med: 5.92 Max: 9.58
Current: 4.96
3.96
9.58
Share Buyback Rate -16.80
DUK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
87% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. DUK: -16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
DUK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 16.8  Med: -7.10 Max: -38
Current: -16.8

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.14
DUK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. DUK: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DUK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.39 Max: 2.41
Current: 2.14
0.66
2.41
Price/Projected FCF 1.53
DUK's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. DUK: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DUK' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.65 Max: 48.09
Current: 1.53
0.64
48.09
Price/Median PS Value 1.13
DUK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. DUK: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DUK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.49 Max: 208.46
Current: 1.13
0.2
208.46
Price/Graham Number 1.41
DUK's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
69% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. DUK: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
DUK' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.6
Current: 1.41
0.41
1.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.44
DUK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. DUK: 6.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DUK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3  Med: 5.90 Max: 9.9
Current: 6.44
3
9.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 2.98
DUK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. DUK: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
DUK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -29  Med: -0.25 Max: 17.3
Current: 2.98
-29
17.3

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 25,257 25,918 26,552
EPS($) 4.64 4.91 5.14
EPS without NRI($) 4.64 4.91 5.14

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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