Duke Energy Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.78 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 16,
2014. Shareholders who purchased DUK stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that DUK has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $71.76, the dividend yield is 4.35%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DUK was $71.76,
representing a -4.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $75.13 and
a 11.85% increase over the 52 week low of $64.16.
DUK is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Exelon Corporation (
) and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (
). DUK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.73. Zacks Investment Research reports DUK's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.9%, compared to an industry
average of 2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to DUK through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DUK as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities (
- Market Vectors Uranium & Nuclear Energy ETF (
- Vanguard Utilities ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund (
- iShares S&P Global Nuclear Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XLU with an increase of
11.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of DUK at 9.07%.