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Our quantitative data points are meant to provide a high-level understanding of factors in equity risk models for Duke Energy Corp. Portfolio managers use these models to forecast risk, optimize portfolios and review performance.
We show how DUK stock compares to 2,000+ US-based stocks, and to peers in the Utilities sector and Nuclear Electric Power Generation industry.
Please do not consider this data as investment advice. Data is downloaded from sources we deem reliable, but errors may occur.
Duke Energy Corporation headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, is an American electric power holding company in the United States, with assets in Canada. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Duke Energy owns 58,200 megawatts of base-load and peak generation in the United States, which it distributes to its 7.2 million customers. The company has approximately 29,000 employees. Duke Energy's service territory covers 104,000 square miles with 250,200 miles of distribution lines. Almost all of Duke Energy's Midwest generation comes from coal, natural gas, or oil, while half of its Carolinas generation comes from its nuclear power plants. During 2006, Duke Energy generated 148,798,332 megawatt-hours of electrical energy.
Many of the following risk metrics are standardized and transformed into quantitative factors in institutional-level risk models.
Rankings below represent percentiles from 1 to 100, with 1 being the lowest rating of risk.
Stocks with higher beta exhibit higher sensitivity to the ups and downs in the market. (↑↑)
Stocks with higher market capitalization often have lower risk. (↑↓)
Higher average daily dollar volume over the past 30 days implies lower liquidity risk. (↑↓)
Higher price momentum stocks, aka recent winners, equate to lower risk for many investors. (↑↓)
Style risk factors often include measures of profitability and payout levels.
Companies with higher earnings generally provide lower risk. (↑↓)
Companies with higher dividend yields, if sustaintable, are perceived to have lower risk. (↑↓)
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