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Duke Energy Raises Dividend

Published Wed, 23 Jun 2010 13:14:07 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) raised the quarterly cash dividend on its common stock by .5 cents to 24.5 cents per share. This action increases the annualized dividend from 96 cents to 98 cents. The dividend is payable on September 16, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 13, 2010. This is the 84th consecutive year that Duke Energy has paid a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock. Duke Energy had cash and cash equivalents of $1.1 billion at the end of the first quarter of 2010, compared with $1.2 billion at the end of the year-ago quarter. At the end of the first quarter, total debt stood at $17.2 billion with a debt-to-capitalization ratio of 44%. Total debt, however, was only $15.5 billion at the end of the first quarter of 2009 (debt-to-capitalization was 42%). A higher debt balance increased the interest expense to $210 million in the reported quarter from $184 million in the first quarter of 2009.... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
DUKE ENERGY 94.96   21.0 4.52 3.78 4.02

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