London Co Of Virginia decreased Duke Energy Corp New (DUK) stake by 7.38% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. London Co Of Virginia sold 104,131 shares as Duke Energy Corp New (DUK)’s stock rose 2.60%. The London Co Of Virginia holds 1.31 million shares with $112.76M value, down from 1.41 million last quarter. Duke Energy Corp New now has $65.69 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $90.36. About 3.27M shares traded. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) has risen 18.95% since March 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.58% the S&P500. Some Historical DUK News: 13/04/2018 – DUKE ENERGY PROCEEDING W/CENTRAL CORRIDOR PIPELINE APPLICATION; 11/05/2018 – DUKE CUTS CATAWBA 2 REACTOR TO 65% POWER FROM 100%: NRC; 09/03/2018 – Duke Energy Announces Closing of Common Stk Offering With a Forward Component; 27/04/2018 – DUKE ENERGY PROPOSES RATE INCREASE IN SOUTH CAROLINA; 22/04/2018 – DJ Duke Energy Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (DUK); 03/05/2018 – Duke Energy customers are centerpiece of company’s long-term strategy, CEO Good tells shareholders; 08/05/2018 – Duke Energy Corp expected to post earnings of $1.14 a share – Earnings Preview; 16/04/2018 – Duke Energy’s $62 million solar rebate program approved for North Carolina residential, business and nonprofit customers; 02/04/2018 – DUK SEES NEW CITRUS PLANT’S UNITS 1,2 START SERVICE IN SEPT,NOV; 11/03/2018 – Duke Energy Access Event Set By MUFG Securities for Mar. 12-13
NOW Inc. (DNOW) investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2018 Q4. It’s down -0.13, from 0.98 in 2018Q3. The ratio dived, as 88 hedge funds increased and opened new equity positions, while 104 sold and trimmed holdings in NOW Inc.. The hedge funds in our database now have: 119.79 million shares, up from 118.52 million shares in 2018Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding NOW Inc. in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 27 Reduced: 77 Increased: 59 New Position: 29.
More notable recent NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “NOW Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” on February 13, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “More on NOW Q4 earnings; shares slip ~9% in pre-market – Seeking Alpha” published on February 14, 2019, Streetinsider.com published: “DistributionNOW Inc. (DNOW) Tops Q4 EPS by 5c – StreetInsider.com” on February 14, 2019. More interesting news about NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “NOW Inc (DNOW) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript – Motley Fool” published on February 14, 2019 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “NOW Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2018 Results – Business Wire” with publication date: February 14, 2019.
NOW Inc. distributes energy and industrial products in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.53 billion. It offers consumable maintenance, repair, and operating supplies; and pipes, valves, fittings, flanges, gaskets, fasteners, electrical products, instrumentations, artificial lift solutions, power transmission products, production process equipment, pumps, paint and coatings, mill tools, safety supplies, and spare parts, as well as provides application systems and parts integration, optimization solutions, and after-sales support services. It has a 29.91 P/E ratio. The firm also provides supply chain management solutions that include procurement, inventory and warehouse management, logistics, point of issue technology, project management, business process, and performance metrics reporting.
The stock decreased 1.47% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $14.06. About 490,751 shares traded. NOW Inc. (DNOW) has risen 54.11% since March 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 49.74% the S&P500. Some Historical DNOW News: 02/05/2018 – NOW INC 1Q ADJ EPS 1C, EST. LOSS/SHR 2C; 11/05/2018 – Cove Street Capital Buys New 1.6% Position in NOW Inc; 15/05/2018 – NOW Inc Forms Golden Cross: Technicals; 02/05/2018 – NOW 1Q Adj EPS 1c; 02/05/2018 – NOW INC 1Q REV. $764M, EST. $719.8M; 07/05/2018 – NOW Inc at Wells Fargo Industrials Conference Tomorrow; 07/05/2018 – NOW Inc Company Marketing Set By Stephens Inc. for May. 14-16; 30/04/2018 – NOW Inc. Completes New Senior Secured Credit Facility; 02/05/2018 – NOW 1Q EPS 2c; 26/04/2018 – NOW Inc Presenting at Wells Fargo Industrials Conference May 8
Analysts await NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) to report earnings on May, 2 before the open. They expect $0.09 EPS, up 800.00% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.01 per share. DNOW’s profit will be $9.76 million for 39.06 P/E if the $0.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.11 actual EPS reported by NOW Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.18% negative EPS growth.
Knightsbridge Asset Management Llc holds 4.32% of its portfolio in NOW Inc. for 505,227 shares. Hutchinson Capital Management Ca owns 692,809 shares or 2.69% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Cove Street Capital Llc has 2.01% invested in the company for 1.33 million shares. The Alberta – Canada-based Qv Investors Inc. has invested 1.74% in the stock. Skyline Asset Management Lp, a Illinois-based fund reported 1.06 million shares.
Analysts await Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) to report earnings on May, 9. They expect $1.25 EPS, down 2.34% or $0.03 from last year’s $1.28 per share. DUK’s profit will be $908.77M for 18.07 P/E if the $1.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.84 actual EPS reported by Duke Energy Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 48.81% EPS growth.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.10, from 0.91 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 53 investors sold DUK shares while 361 reduced holdings. 102 funds opened positions while 317 raised stakes. 437.22 million shares or 7.02% more from 408.54 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. South Dakota Council holds 0.21% or 118,360 shares. Hexavest Inc has 499,038 shares. The Switzerland-based Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0.15% in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). Orrstown Service reported 0.15% of its portfolio in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). Shine Inv Advisory Ser has 670 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Everence Management reported 23,444 shares stake. Keybank National Association Oh reported 88,415 shares. Moreover, First Natl Trust has 0.21% invested in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). Ny State Teachers Retirement System has invested 0.26% in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). Principal Financial Gp Incorporated invested in 1.02M shares. Peddock Cap Ltd Co invested in 330 shares. Telemus Ltd Liability Co reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). A D Beadell Invest Counsel Incorporated invested in 5,698 shares or 0.48% of the stock. Management Of Virginia Ltd Company, Virginia-based fund reported 19,651 shares. Bellecapital International Limited has 0.42% invested in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK).
More notable recent Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Duke Energy dips into the red as Q4 earnings come up short – Seeking Alpha” on February 14, 2019, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Troubled PG&E reportedly close to naming next CEO – San Francisco Business Times” published on March 13, 2019, 247Wallst.com published: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, China Mobile, Duke Energy, Facebook, JetBlue, Oracle, Spirit Air, TCR2, Vivint Solar and More – 24/7 Wall St.” on March 11, 2019. More interesting news about Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Duke Energy (DUK) Names Marya Rose to Board – StreetInsider.com” published on February 28, 2019 as well as Forbes.com‘s news article titled: “Higher Revenue, But Increased Storm Charges And Lower Tax Shield Affect Duke Energy’s 2018 Margins – Forbes” with publication date: February 20, 2019.
Among 5 analysts covering Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Duke Energy had 11 analyst reports since September 17, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, February 12 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America given on Wednesday, January 9. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, September 21. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, March 13 by Morgan Stanley. Bank of America maintained it with “Hold” rating and $89 target in Tuesday, February 19 report. Barclays Capital maintained Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) on Monday, November 19 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Wells Fargo maintained Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) rating on Monday, November 5. Wells Fargo has “Market Perform” rating and $88 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, February 15. Wells Fargo maintained Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) rating on Monday, September 17. Wells Fargo has “Market Perform” rating and $89 target.
London Co Of Virginia increased Corning Inc (NYSE:GLW) stake by 52,657 shares to 507,691 valued at $15.34 million in 2018Q4. It also upped Ball Corp (NYSE:BLL) stake by 26,883 shares and now owns 967,307 shares. Vulcan Matls Co (NYSE:VMC) was raised too.