How Duke Energy’s Total Returns Compare with Peers
Duke Energy’s total returns
Duke Energy (DUK) has done quite well in terms of total returns compared to peers recently. It has returned 8% in the last one year, marginally underperforming the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU). XLU returned 9% in the same period.
Total return is a more precise way to assess utilities’ performances, as it considers capital appreciation and dividends in the specific period as well.
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