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Boosts Position in Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)

Boosts Position in Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK)

The Tnb Financial holds 141,885 shares with $11.91 million value, up from 137,106 last quarter. Discovery Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Banco Macro Sa for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.45B market cap company. The stock increased 3.07% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $2.35. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 4,302,017 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $361,843,000 after acquiring an additional 1,760,350 shares in the last quarter. Young & Co.'s Brewery, P.L.C. (LON:YNGA) has 0.00% since March 9, 2017 and is.

Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Co decreased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 9.92% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The institutional investor held 12,142 shares of the power generation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.02M, up from 5,443 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Shares of Duke Energy (DUK) traded up $0.14 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $76.13. BlackRock Inc. now owns 45,499,220 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $3,826,940,000 after buying an additional 424,604 shares during the period.

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) tinted gains of +0.98% (+0.74 points) to US$75.99. It has underperformed by 72.95% the S&P500. California Public Employees Retirement System has 2.05 million shares for 0.26% of their portfolio. M&T Natl Bank Corp invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). Therefore 25% are positive. The utilities provider reported $0.94 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.91 by $0.03. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $36.0 target in Monday, November 13 report. The stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $86.33. At present, 1 analysts call it Sell, while 11 think it is Hold.

In related news, COO Dhiaa M. Jamil sold 500 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 28th. The stock of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) earned "Hold" rating by SunTrust on Monday, March 5. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, June 26 by Goldman Sachs. On Friday, July 7 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy". As per Tuesday, August 18, the company rating was maintained by Guggenheim.




Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2017 Q3. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17, a quick ratio of 0.42 and a current ratio of 0.68. It increased, as 48 investors sold DUK shares while 344 reduced holdings. The stock opened the day at $75.53, and settled at $75.99 by the end to experience a 0.98% change. 391.64 million shares or 1.95% more from 384.16 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Peddock Advisors Ltd Liability Corp reported 330 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Atlantic Trust Group LLC raised its stake in shares of Duke Energy by 52.5% during the 3rd quarter. Shelton Cap invested 0.11% in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). First Interstate Bank has invested 0.11% in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). Bb&T Securities Llc stated it has 405,981 shares. Nordea Mngmt Ab owns 31,904 shares. Eagle Ridge Investment Mgmt holds 0.09% or 15,868 shares. Moreover, Sigma Investment Counselors has 0.23% invested in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) for 19,126 shares. Investors of record on Friday, February 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.89 per share.

Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th. It also increased its holding in Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 1,738 shares in the quarter, for a total of 2,912 shares, and has risen its stake in Procter And Gamble Co (NYSE:PG). Amer Assets Invest Mgmt Limited Liability Com holds 16,666 shares. Jefferies Grp Inc Limited Com has 3,241 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Since February 9, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 insider sales for $10.52 million activity.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q2.

In connection with the forward sale agreements, the forward counterparties borrowed from third-party lenders and sold to the underwriters 21,275,000 shares of Duke Energy's common stock at the close of the offering. 107 funds opened positions while 619 raised stakes. The utilities provider reported $0.94 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.91 by $0.03. Davis Ltd Co has invested 6.01% in KKR & Co. Lenox Wealth Advisors, New York-based fund reported 4,602 shares. Architects Inc has 3,379 shares. Waddell And Reed holds 165,000 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) or 40,259 shares. Vaughan Nelson Invest Limited Partnership owns 13,675 shares or 0.01% of their USA portfolio. Finemark Natl Bank & accumulated 10,300 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Citizens And Northern, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 8,342 shares. First Allied Advisory Svcs accumulated 61,920 shares. Mai Cap reported 6,698 shares. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 34,115 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,038,964.20. Texas Yale Capital reported 0.14% of its portfolio in KKR & Co. BMO Capital Markets maintained Denbury Resources Inc. Westpac Corporation has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN). One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. Therefore 68% are positive. Bank of America reissued a "neutral" rating and issued a $92.00 price objective on shares of Duke Energy in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. The rating was initiated by Citigroup with "Neutral" on Friday, September 18. The stock of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, July 20 by Citigroup. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, November 5 by Wells Fargo. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 9,224 shares. Hilliard Lyons downgraded the stock to "Long-Term Buy" rating in Thursday, October 27 report. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, January 23 by Credit Suisse.


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