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Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 15, 2017

Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.855 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 16, 2017. Shareholders who purchased DUK prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that DUK has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of DUK was $78.69, representing a -10.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $87.75 and a 8.78% increase over the 52 week low of $72.34.

DUK is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Exelon Corporation ( EXCU ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). DUK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.14. Zacks Investment Research reports DUK's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 3.21%, compared to an industry average of -3.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DUK Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to DUK through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have DUK as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RYU with an increase of 0.66% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DUK at 3.02%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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