Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) Hold Rating Reiterated at Argus

DAN JONES | September 15, 2016

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Argus analysts reiterated its Hold rating on Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) in a note to investors, making it one of the more closely watched stocks on Wall Street. For comparison, a number of other analysts have inssued statements on the company recently, and the company has earned a consensus one-year price target of $85.76, higher than the opening price of $79.75. Duke Energy Corp.stock has a 52-week high of $87.75.

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