Duke Energy Corp Dividend yield

 Price  88.80
 Dividend  4.10
 Earnings  3.17
 Cash-flow  7.72
 Book value  63.43
 Equity  60.96

Duke Energy Corp is part of Gas Water and Multiutilities business, which is part of Utilities industry. Duke Energy Corp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Duke Energy Corp stock dividend

Duke Energy Corp paid a total dividend of 3,161 million USD last year, for a market value of 68,465 millions (Market Cap 68,358 millions). Duke Energy Corp dividend per share is 4.10 USD, and his stock market price 88.80 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Duke Energy Corp has a dividend yield of 4.62%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Utilities industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Duke Energy Corp stocks dividend with other Gas Water and Multiutilities companies or other of the high USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Duke Energy Corp

Duke Energy Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Duke Energy Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 4.10 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.62%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Duke Energy Corp payout on ernings is currently 129.34%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 39.34% and 60.08% respectively. Both figures show that Duke Energy Corp can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Duke Energy Corp is USD 7.72 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.10, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Duke Energy Corp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Utilities industry and Gas Water and Multiutilities sector companies.

Duke Energy Corp payout

Duke Energy Corp Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Duke Energy Corp's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Duke Energy Corp dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Gas Water and Multiutilities stocks.

Duke Energy Corp stock dividend history

Duke Energy Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Duke Energy Corp showed a return of -5.10% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.79% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -16.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Gas Water and Multiutilities firms.

Duke Energy Corp stock and market return