NYSE:DUK - Duke Energy Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $102.50
  • Forecasted Upside: 2.09 %
  • Number of Analysts: 10
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 8 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for DUK

Analyst Price Target is $102.50
▲ +2.09% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 10 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Duke Energy in the last 3 months. The average price target is $102.50, with a high forecast of $108.00 and a low forecast of $94.00. The average price target represents a 2.09% upside from the last price of $100.40.

This chart shows the closing price for DUK for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 10 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in Duke Energy. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/21/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$107.00 ➝ $108.00Medium
5/18/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$108.00 ➝ $107.00Low
5/12/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$96.00 ➝ $105.00High
4/21/2021KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$106.00 ➝ $105.00Low
4/20/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$101.00 ➝ $108.00Medium
4/14/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$97.00 ➝ $104.00High
4/14/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$96.00 ➝ $104.00Low
3/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$99.00 ➝ $101.00Medium
2/25/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$93.00 ➝ $99.00Medium
2/12/2021Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$94.00Low
2/1/2021MizuhoBoost Price Target$93.00 ➝ $96.00Low
1/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$92.00 ➝ $96.00Low
1/28/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$102.00 ➝ $108.00Low
1/20/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$95.00 ➝ $93.00Low
1/14/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$98.00Low
12/15/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$101.00 ➝ $95.00Low
11/24/2020BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$99.00 ➝ $99.00High
11/18/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Equal Weight$87.00 ➝ $102.00Medium
11/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$98.00 ➝ $101.00Medium
11/9/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$91.00 ➝ $92.00High
10/20/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$94.00 ➝ $98.00Low
10/15/2020Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$88.00 ➝ $93.00Low
10/5/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$96.00 ➝ $94.00Low
10/1/2020ScotiabankDowngradeSector Outperform ➝ Sector Perform$100.00Low
9/9/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$87.00 ➝ $85.00Medium
7/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$89.00 ➝ $96.00Low
6/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$87.00 ➝ $89.00Low
6/9/2020Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutralMedium
5/20/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$108.00 ➝ $88.00Low
5/15/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$96.00 ➝ $87.00Medium
5/13/2020Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingNeutral$93.00 ➝ $83.00Low
5/8/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$113.00 ➝ $102.00Low
4/15/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$99.00 ➝ $96.00Low
3/27/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$100.00 ➝ $90.00Low
3/26/2020BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$104.00 ➝ $79.00Low
3/16/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$116.00 ➝ $105.00High
3/12/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$108.00 ➝ $99.00High
3/12/2020BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$104.00High
2/24/2020Vertical ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$112.00Medium
2/18/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$96.00 ➝ $108.00Low
2/14/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$96.00 ➝ $106.00Medium
1/29/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$99.00 ➝ $103.00Low
1/22/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$95.00 ➝ $99.00Low
1/17/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$94.00 ➝ $93.00Low
1/13/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeUnderperform$95.00 ➝ $96.00Low
1/2/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy$105.00Low
12/16/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$96.00 ➝ $95.00Low
12/4/2019Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$92.00Low
11/27/2019BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightN/A
11/27/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Buy$88.00 ➝ $93.00N/A
11/22/2019MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral$90.00Low
11/21/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Buy$88.00 ➝ $93.00Low
11/21/2019BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$99.00 ➝ $98.00Low
11/11/2019SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetHold$90.00Low
10/17/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$95.00 ➝ $96.00Low
10/14/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$91.00 ➝ $102.00Low
9/25/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$93.00 ➝ $95.00Low
9/9/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$95.00 ➝ $98.00Low
9/3/2019SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetHold$96.00Low
8/8/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$99.00 ➝ $92.00Low
7/30/2019CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$91.00 ➝ $88.00Low
6/18/2019BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$96.00 ➝ $94.00Low
6/14/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$96.00 ➝ $100.00Low
6/4/2019KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector Weight ➝ Sector WeightMedium
5/20/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set Price TargetHold$90.00Low
5/16/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$94.00 ➝ $96.00Low
5/13/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformLow
3/11/2019Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetNeutral$89.00 ➝ $91.00Low
2/15/2019Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
2/12/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$85.00 ➝ $88.00Low
1/9/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$88.00 ➝ $87.00Low
11/19/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Hold$86.00 ➝ $88.00Medium
11/5/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$89.00 ➝ $88.00Low
9/21/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Hold$91.00 ➝ $85.00High
9/17/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$86.00 ➝ $89.00Medium
9/11/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Hold$86.00 ➝ $91.00Medium
8/17/2018GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$86.00Low
7/24/2018ScotiabankInitiated CoverageBuy$85.00Low
7/24/2018Howard WeilInitiated CoverageSector Outperform$85.00Low
7/23/2018GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$85.00Low
7/23/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$72.00Low
7/20/2018CitigroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$77.00Medium
7/16/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$79.00 ➝ $86.00Low
7/10/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$86.00Medium
6/20/2018Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$81.00Low
6/13/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$84.00 ➝ $79.00Low
6/7/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$77.00 ➝ $72.00Low
4/23/2018SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$82.00Low
4/18/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$79.00 ➝ $81.00Low
4/16/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$83.00 ➝ $85.00Medium
4/10/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$77.00 ➝ $78.00Low
3/28/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$76.90 ➝ $78.00Medium
3/26/2018SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetHold$80.00High
3/19/2018SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetHold$82.00Low
3/14/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$90.00Low
3/8/2018Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$85.00 ➝ $83.00Low
2/26/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$77.22 ➝ $86.00Low
2/23/2018SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$78.00Low
2/23/2018GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$82.00Low
2/21/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$92.00 ➝ $82.00Low
2/13/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$90.00 ➝ $85.00Low
2/12/2018SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetHold$79.00Low
2/5/2018SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetHold$80.00Medium
2/2/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$91.00Low
2/1/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$91.00Low
1/28/2018SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$79.00Low
1/23/2018Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$91.00 ➝ $83.00Low
1/16/2018SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetHold$78.00Low
1/10/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$80.11 ➝ $88.00Low
1/3/2018SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetHold$82.00Low
1/3/2018GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$96.00Low
12/26/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$83.00Low
12/13/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$95.00 ➝ $96.00Low
11/9/2017Wolfe ResearchUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market PerformN/A
11/7/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$87.00N/A
11/6/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$90.00N/A
10/24/2017Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingUnderperform ➝ Neutral$92.00N/A
10/17/2017CitigroupBoost Price TargetSell$74.00 ➝ $77.00N/A
10/12/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$88.00N/A
10/12/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$83.00 ➝ $89.00N/A
10/4/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$87.00N/A
9/8/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$89.00 ➝ $92.00Low
9/1/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLow
8/29/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$87.00Low
8/10/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$87.00 ➝ $89.00Low
8/9/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold$83.00 ➝ $84.00Low
8/4/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$85.00 ➝ $87.00Low
7/10/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$91.00 ➝ $87.00Low
6/26/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$82.00 ➝ $85.00Low
5/10/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$85.00Low
4/28/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$81.00Low
4/23/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual Weight$82.00 ➝ $88.00Low
4/11/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$81.00 ➝ $83.00Low
3/17/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$86.00Low
2/19/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingHold ➝ NeutralN/A
1/25/2017Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$81.00N/A
1/11/2017CitigroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$69.00N/A
12/16/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$79.00 ➝ $77.00N/A
11/22/2016Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$78.00 ➝ $69.00N/A
11/7/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector Perform$88.00 ➝ $83.00N/A
11/7/2016Howard WeilLower Price TargetSector Perform$88.00 ➝ $83.00N/A
10/4/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldN/A
10/4/2016CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$82.00 ➝ $77.00N/A
9/26/2016SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetNeutral$82.00 ➝ $85.00N/A
9/14/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldN/A
9/12/2016SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetNeutral$82.00 ➝ $80.00N/A
8/29/2016SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetNeutral$83.00 ➝ $81.00N/A
8/10/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector Perform$78.00 ➝ $88.00N/A
8/8/2016Howard WeilBoost Price TargetSector Perform$78.00 ➝ $88.00N/A
8/4/2016MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$75.00 ➝ $80.00N/A
7/26/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldN/A
7/20/2016CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$72.00 ➝ $82.00N/A
6/30/2016MizuhoReiterated RatingNeutral$75.00N/A
(Data available from 6/22/2016 forward)
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Duke Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Electric Utilities and Infrastructure, Gas Utilities and Infrastructure, and Commercial Renewables. The Electric Utilities and Infrastructure segment generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity in the Carolinas, Florida, and the Midwest; and uses coal, hydroelectric, natural gas, oil, renewable sources, and nuclear fuel to generate electricity. It also engages in the wholesale of electricity to municipalities, electric cooperative utilities, and load-serving entities. This segment serves approximately 7.9 million retail electric customers in 6 states in the Southeast and Midwest regions of the United States covering a service territory of approximately 91,000 square miles; and owns approximately 50,807 megawatts (MW) of generation capacity. The Gas Utilities and Infrastructure segment distributes natural gas to residential, commercial, industrial, and power generation natural gas customers; and owns, operates, and invests in pipeline transmission and natural gas storage facilities. It has approximately 1.6 million customers, including 1.1 million customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, as well as 541,000 customers in southwestern Ohio and northern Kentucky. The Commercial Renewables segment acquires, owns, develops, builds, and operates wind and solar renewable generation projects, including nonregulated renewable energy and energy storage services to utilities, electric cooperatives, municipalities, and commercial and industrial customers. It has 21 wind, 150 solar, and 2 battery storage facilities, as well as 11 fuel cell locations with a capacity of 2,282 MW across 19 states. The company was formerly known as Duke Energy Holding Corp. and changed its name to Duke Energy Corporation in April 2005. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Today's Range

Now: $100.40
Low: $100.28
High: $101.47

50 Day Range

MA: $101.09
Low: $98.57
High: $103.74

52 Week Range

Now: $100.40
Low: $77.58
High: $108.00


2,504,992 shs

Average Volume

3,308,907 shs

Market Capitalization

$77.23 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Duke Energy?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued research reports on Duke Energy in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, Credit Suisse Group AG, KeyCorp, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Scotiabank, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Wells Fargo & Company, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Duke Energy?

10 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Duke Energy in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $102.50, suggesting a possible upside of 1.2%. Barclays PLC has the highest price target set, predicting DUK will reach $108.00 in the next twelve months. Bank of America Co. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $94.00 for Duke Energy in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Duke Energy?

Duke Energy currently has 8 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in DUK, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Duke Energy's investor relations team?

Duke Energy's physical mailing address is 550 SOUTH TRYON STREET, CHARLOTTE NC, 28202. The utilities provider's listed phone number is 704-382-3853 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Duke Energy is www.duke-energy.com.