Momentum Stocks in Concentration: Duke Energy Corporation (DUK), Mastercard Incorporated (MA)

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Duke Energy Corporation (DUK)

Duke Energy Corporation is one of the largest energy holding companies in the United States. Its Electric Utilities and Infrastructure business unit serves the customers. The company’s Gas Utilities and Infrastructure business unit distributes natural gas to the customers in the Carolinas, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. Its Commercial Renewables business unit operates a growing renewable energy portfolio across the United States.

Duke Energy Corporation (DUK)‘s Financial Overview

Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) surged 0.42% yesterday to close its trading session at $77.42. The company has 1 year Price Target of $82. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 4.54 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $54.98 Billion.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 1.51 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of -7.54 percent. Duke Energy Corporation has P/S value of 2.33 while its P/B value stands at 1.3. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 2.3 percent, Return on Equity of 7.4 percent and Return on Investment of 4.2 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 70.4 percent and 24.5 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.9 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 16 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Duke Energy Corp have a median target of 87.00, with a high estimate of 96.00 and a low estimate of 77.00. The median estimate represents a +12.37% increase from the last price of 77.42.

Mastercard Incorporated (MA)

MASTERCARD INCORPORATED advances global commerce by providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, businesses, cardholders and merchants worldwide. As a franchisor, processor and advisor, MasterCard develops and markets payment solutions and provides industry-leading analysis and consulting services to financial institution customers and merchants. Its family of brands include MasterCard, Maestro and Cirrus.

Mastercard Incorporated (MA)‘s Financial Outlook

The 33 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for MasterCard Inc have a median target of 195.00, with a high estimate of 212.00 and a low estimate of 138.00. The median estimate represents a +14.47% increase from the last price of 170.35.

According to Zacks Investment Research, MasterCard Incorporated has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.28. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock declined-1.26% and closed its last trading session at $170.35. The company has the market capitalization of $182.95 Billion. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 5.17 Million shares. The company has a total of 1.07 Billion shares outstanding.

The company has YTD performance of 12.55 percent. Beta for MasterCard Incorporated stands at 1.17 while its ATR (average true range) is 4.04. The company has Weekly Volatility of 3.21%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.22%.

MasterCard Incorporated has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -4.57%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 15%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 19.4 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 67 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 44% and Operating & Profit margin of 53% and 31.3% respectively.

 

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