Duke Energy (DUK) Analysts See $0.99 EPS; Shorts at ANHUI CONCH CEMENT SHARES -H-ORDINARY SH (AHCHF) Raised By 35.39%

July 12, 2018 - By Daniel Cummings

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ANHUI CONCH CEMENT SHARES -H-ORDINARY SH (OTCMKTS:AHCHF) had an increase of 35.39% in short interest. AHCHF’s SI was 2.89 million shares in July as released by FINRA. Its up 35.39% from 2.14M shares previously. With 1,700 avg volume, 1702 days are for ANHUI CONCH CEMENT SHARES -H-ORDINARY SH (OTCMKTS:AHCHF)’s short sellers to cover AHCHF’s short positions. The SI to ANHUI CONCH CEMENT SHARES -H-ORDINARY SH’s float is 0.09%. The stock increased 6.40% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $5.65. About 1,504 shares traded. Anhui Conch Cement Company Limited (OTCMKTS:AHCHF) has 0.00% since July 12, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) to report $0.99 EPS on August, 2 before the open.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 1.98% from last quarter’s $1.01 EPS. DUK’s profit would be $694.00M giving it 20.33 P/E if the $0.99 EPS is correct. After having $1.28 EPS previously, Duke Energy Corporation’s analysts see -22.66% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.14% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $80.49. About 3.64M shares traded or 2.91% up from the average. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) has declined 10.96% since July 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.53% the S&P500. Some Historical DUK News: 29/05/2018 – NCUC approves Piedmont Natural Gas request to decrease rates for the fourth time in 2018; 29/03/2018 – Duke Energy using North Carolina-based renewable natural gas in first-of-its-kind project; 10/05/2018 – Duke Energy 1Q Adj EPS $1.28; 14/05/2018 – DUKE RAISES HARRIS 1 REACTOR TO 100% POWER FROM 30%: NRC; 22/05/2018 – Duke Energy: Bill Currens, Senior Vice Pres, Controller and Chief Acctg Officer, Will Assume Leadership of the Fincl Planning and Analysis Organization; 15/05/2018 – Duke Energy Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 16/05/2018 – Duke Energy: Hydroelectric Plant Sale to Close in 1Q of 2019; 16/05/2018 – Duke Energy to sell five small hydroelectric plants to Northbrook Energy; 16/05/2018 – DUKE ENERGY CAROLINAS – WILL BUY ALL OF ENERGY GENERATED BY FACILITIES FOR 5 YEARS THROUGH POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENTS WITH NORTHBROOK ENERGY; 19/04/2018 – RTO Insider: @DukeEnergy said last week that it will pass $38 million in savings it will realize from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Anhui Conch Cement Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, makes and sells clinkers and cement products under the CONCH brand in the PeopleÂ’s Republic of China and internationally. The company has market cap of $24.48 billion. It also provides construction and installation services for industrial purposes; logistic and loading services; and mining and related services. It has a 10.66 P/E ratio. In addition, the firm makes and sells cement packaging products and refractory materials; trades in coal products; and develops and sells profile and related products, as well as exports clinker and cement products.

Duke Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $56.42 billion. It operates through three divisions: Electric Utilities and Infrastructure, Gas Utilities and Infrastructure, and Commercial Renewables. It has a 19.07 P/E ratio. The Electric Utilities and Infrastructure segment generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity in the Carolinas, Florida, and the Midwest; uses coal, hydroelectric, natural gas, oil, renewable generation, and nuclear fuel to generate electricity; and engages in the wholesale of electricity to municipalities, electric cooperative utilities, and other load-serving entities.

Among 11 analysts covering Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Duke Energy Corp had 28 analyst reports since January 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, February 12 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold”. The stock has “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, April 10. The company was upgraded on Monday, February 26 by Deutsche Bank. Goldman Sachs downgraded Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) on Wednesday, March 28 to “Sell” rating. The firm has “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Thursday, June 7. The firm has “Hold” rating by SunTrust given on Monday, February 5. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by SunTrust. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, April 9 by SunTrust. The stock of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, April 18 by Bank of America. The stock of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, June 20.

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