Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)

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Merrill Lynch Picks the Winners and Losers of the Utilities Sector

So far in 2015, electric utilities have lagged the broader equities market in a reversal of late 2014 performance. Analysts are looking into what may be causing this decline, and ...
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5 Fresh Dividend Hikes Too Important to Ignore

This past week was one of turmoil, with big down days followed by big up days on news from Greece and China. It is easy for investors to lose sight ...
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Why the Duke Dividend Hike Matters So Much

Utilities have been a staple piece of portfolios for many years. In some ways, these power-generation companies and electric utilities have replaced traditional certificates of deposit and other income-generating investments. ...
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Deutsche Bank Loves High-Yielding Utilities: 4 to Buy Now

With looming interest rate increases, all the bond proxies have been hit hard. Utilities, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and energy master limited partnerships (MLPs) all had a very tough ...
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Have Utilities Become Grossly Oversold?

Utilities have been a staple piece of a portfolio for many years. In some ways, these power-generation companies and electric utilities have replaced traditional certificates of deposit and other income-generating ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ambev, CTI Bio, Duke, Humana, Occidental, Yelp and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Monday after last week's selling. The culprit is a market rumor that Greece may reach a debt pact today, which maybe everyone should only believe ...
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10 Companies to Own for the Next Decade

The decade from 2010 to 2020 has come with far less turbulence so far than the prior decade. Many investors might have grown to think all over again that they can ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Atmel, BlackBerry, Cisco, Ctrip.com, CarMax, AOL and More

Stocks were in rally mode on Thursday morning, with DJIA futures up 100 and S&P futures up 12. Are the markets going to challenge new highs again? Investors just keep ...
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Duke Weathers Q1 Earnings

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) reported its first-quarter financial results before the markets opened Friday. The utility giant had $1.24 in earnings per share (EPS) on $6.06 billion in total ...
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What to Expect From Duke Earnings

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) is scheduled to report its most recent financial results Friday before the markets open. The utility giant has consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters as $1.14 ...
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Credit Suisse Sees Earnings Surprises at These 4 Utilities

With the potential for rising interest rates in the future, investors are reconsidering their position in utilities. If investors want to stay in this sector it would be prudent to ...
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Have Utilities Now Sold Off Too Much?

Utilities have been loved for years by investors. In many ways, the power-generation companies and electric utilities have replaced traditional CDs and other income-generating investments. The year 2015 is starting ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Altera, Dyax, HP, Kinder Morgan, Kors, Staples, Twitter and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Wednesday, an April Fool's trick for the first day of the quarter. Still, the bull market is six years old as the Dow Jones Industrial ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Chipotle, Duke, EMC, SanDisk, Starbucks, McDonald’s and More

Stocks were staging a small recovery early on Wednesday after a sharp sell-off on Tuesday, which effectively wiped out the total gains for 2015. If there is one theme that ...
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The Most Bullish Duke Analyst Call of Them All

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) announced its fourth-quarter financial results in mid-February, and Argus has chosen to weigh in on this utility giant. Argus reiterated a Buy rating for Duke ...
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