Duke Energy (DUK) Shares Bought by Vident Investment Advisory LLC

Marco Green
April 16, 2018

About 1.22M shares traded. As per Friday, January 8, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research. The stock of Constellium N.V. (NYSE:CSTM) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, October 2 by Sterne Agee CRT.

Hellman Jordan Management Company Inc increased its stake in Halliburton Co (HAL) by 58.49% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Deutsche Bank raised Duke Energy from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and raised their price target for the company from $77.22 to $86.00 in a report on Monday, February 26th. They issued a "neutral" rating and a $81.00 price target on the stock. UBS maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Friday, December 8 with "Buy" rating. Axa accumulated 508,819 shares or 0.17% of the stock. New Oriental Education & Technology Group had 35 analyst reports since September 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems accumulated 0.02% or 480,469 shares. Vetr upgraded Duke Energy Corp from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $80.10 target price on the stock in a research report on Thursday, February 16th. The stock of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, October 19 by SunTrust. It has underperformed by 18.42% the S&P500.

Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc decreased American Eagle Outfitters Inc (NYSE:AEO) stake by 1.09 million shares to 1.19 million valued at $22.34M in 2017Q4. The performance of the stock over the past seven days has dropped by -0.77%, over the past one-month price index is -1.88% while over the last three months is -14.72%.

In other news, COO Dhiaa M. Jamil sold 500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 28th. 1,916 are held by Perigon Wealth Management Lc.

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK), stock is trading $91.80 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of 5.40% in last 5 years. Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and $78 target. SunTrust maintained SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE:SNX) on Monday, April 2 with "Buy" rating. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, January 13. For the Current month, 3 analysts have assigned this stock as Buy where 1 assigned Outperform, 10 analysts believe it's a Hold, 2 said Underperform and only 1 assigned Sell rating.

"The Competitive Energy Solutions law for North Carolina will encourage solar ownership for customers while we pursue a balanced and affordable energy mix for all customers", said David Fountain, Duke Energy's North Carolina president. After $0.22 actual earnings per share reported by Cypress Semiconductor Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -22.73% negative EPS growth.

The stock now shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -2.83 percent, whereas its Weekly performance stands at 6.36%.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 10 insider sales for $8.39 million activity. The company was maintained on Thursday, May 11 by BMO Capital Markets. 5,027 are held by Cedar Hill Limited Liability Corp. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, March 14 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, January 10 by Goldman Sachs. Duke Energy had 85 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Suntrust Robinson on Monday, August 29 with "Neutral". Duke Energy now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $85.00.

Duke Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy firm in the United States. It has a 13.28 P/E ratio. About 419,618 shares traded or 52.21% up from the average.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in Q4 2017.

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of DUK. 100 funds opened positions while 348 raised stakes. Its down 0.08, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. 268.85 million shares or 1.06% less from 271.74 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bowling Portfolio Management Limited Liability Com invested in 5,511 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 0% of its portfolio in Madison Strategic Sector Premium Fund (NYSE:MSP) for 93,376 shares. California-based Meridian Invest Counsel Incorporated has invested 0.16% in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). Morgan Dempsey Mgmt Limited Liability Company holds 59,618 shares. Geode Capital Management Limited Liability Company invested 0.01% in SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE:SNX). As Duke Energy Corporation has a P/S, P/E and P/B values of 2.29, 21.2 and 1.29 respectively. Chemung Canal Tru Com invested in 0.78% or 42,539 shares. Campbell Newman Asset Mngmt Incorporated owns 4.03% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 279,468 shares. Adell Harriman And Carpenter has 2,566 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Nomura upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Monday, January 25 report. Moreover, Rivernorth has 0.17% invested in Madison Strategic Sector Premium Fund (NYSE:MSP).

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