Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) reported that Bill Johnson was not take over as chief executive officer as intended after its $17.8 billion takeover of Progress Energy, Inc (NYSE:PGN). In its place, James Rogers will continue as chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the combined corporations.
The Charlotte, North Carolina-based utility owner reported in a statement on Wednesday that Progress’s Chief Executive Officer Johnson quitted after the agreement announced on Tuesday,.
Duke reported that the Progress takeover in January 2011 and announced that Rogers would become executive chairman of the corporation with Johnson serving as president and Chief Executive Officer. That aim was scrapped under a mutual deal between Johnson and the corporation. Duke refused to remark further on the shift.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) fell -0.47% to settle at $46.49, PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) moved down -0.18% to end at $28.12 while American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) jumped +1.46% to finish on Tuesday at $41.01.
Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) on July 03, 2012 decreased -1.65% to the closing price of $68.69. The overall volume in the last trading session was 8.53 million shares. Its fifty two week range was $50.61-$71.13. The total market capitalization remained $30.64 billion.
DUK is ahead its 52 week low with +327.77% and going forward from its 52 week high price with +189.71%. DUK last month stock price volatility remained 1.29%. In its share capital DUK has 1.34 billion outstanding shares among them 1.33 billion shares have been floated in market exchange. DUK stock institutional ownership remained 50.23% while insider ownership included 0.21%.
The stock price of DUK is moving forward from its 20 days moving average with +198.47% and remote positively from 50 days moving average with +210.42%. DUK current year earnings per share experienced an addition with +28.10% while its current quarter performance remained +9.57%. Company’s beta coefficient included 0.35. Beta factors measures the amount of market risk associated with market trade.
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