May 19, 2017

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) is planning to close coal ash ponds

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) is planning to close coal ash ponds in Indiana because of new federal environmental regulations. Duke spokeswoman Angeline Protogere tells The News and Tribune the company is disposing coal ash from some of its Gallagher Station ponds in New Albany into a landfill. Other ponds will be closed in place on the property. Closing the ponds entails draining water, drying ash, covering basins with a liner and monitoring groundwater contaminants.

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) on Thursday closed at $83.25. Stock institutional ownership is 57.80% while insider ownership includes 0.10%. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 1.13%.
Analyst’s Analysis on Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK)
Number of analysts are eying on this stock and after detailed observation, they have given the stock mean target price of $83.63 while their mean recommendation is 3.10 (1=Buy, 5=sell). The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters analysts is Hold and their mean rating for the stock is 3.00 on scale of 1-5.

Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) had another strong showing at the seventh annual Port of Seattle Green Gateway Awards ceremony. All three Carnival Corporation brands that regularly visit the Port of Seattle –Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises – received maritime awards for their innovative and successful efforts in the area of environmental stewardship. The three Carnival Corporation brands were recognized with a Green Gateway Partner Award during the Port of Seattle’s Cruise Annual All Agency Pre-Season Reception, which took place in April at Seattle’s World Trade Center.

Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL)‘s shares on Thursday traded in the range of 60.27 – 61.49 and ended up on $61.04. Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) distance from 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) is 16.52%. CCL’s sales growth for past 5 years was 0.70% and its EPS growth for past 5 years was 9.00%.

What Analysts Say About Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL)
Stock has got outperform rating from 5 analysts of Thomson Reuters whereas 9 analysts given hold rating to the stock. Analyst’s mean target price for the firm is $63.89 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.20.

On last trading day, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) traded 4.55 Million shares and was closed at $84.05 per share. Company stock is -2.55% away from its one year high and is moving 30.75% ahead of its one year low. Stock monthly performance is recorded as 2.94% while its performance in last one week is -0.77%. LOW quarterly performance is 10.59% while firm’s price to sale ratio is 1.11 and price to book ratio is 11.34.
Analyst’s Analysis on Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW)
Number of analysts are eying on this stock, and after detailed observation, they have given the stock mean target price of $87.12 while their mean recommendation is 2.20 (1=Buy, 5=sell). The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters Analysts is Outperform for LOW and their mean rating for the stock is 2.07 on scale of 1-5.

Wayfair Inc. (NYSE:W) shares moved to $63.61 after starting the day at $60.84 on Thursday. The weekly volatility of W is 4.09% and monthly volatility is 4.89%. Firm weekly performance is -1.44% while year to date (YTD) performance is 81.48%. Company net profit margin stands at -5.80% whereas its Gross Margin is 20.30%. This year company’s Earnings per Share (EPS) growth is -147.30% and next year’s estimated EPS growth is 47.20%.
What Analysts Say About Wayfair Inc. (NYSE:W)
Stock has got outperform rating from 4 analysts of Thomson Reuters whereas 10 analysts given hold rating to the stock. Analyst’s mean target price for W is $44.47 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.30.

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