Comparing the Top Two: Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK), Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF)

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK)

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) closed at $87.6 on the last trading session with an decrease of -2.61%, whereas, it previously closed at $89.95. The company has a market capitalization of $65.69 Billion. The company traded shares of 4.83 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 2.67 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) produced diluted EPS of 4.53. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 5.16 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.91. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -10.7, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 5.16% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 4.06% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 0.6%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) is at 19.34 while the forward p/e is at 16.99. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) stands at 2.65 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 1.44. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) are reported at 0.5 and 0.7 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) stands at 2.2, 7.5 and 4.2 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) is reported at 24.78 Billion with income of 3.26 Billion. The outstanding shares of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) are 749.9 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 62.1 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.36 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) is ticked at 0.06%, the figure is plummeted -6.87% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 98.47. The 52 week high of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) is placed at 97.37 and 52 week low is standing at 82.46.

Performance wise the shares of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) fell down -6.45% for the week, it also fell -8.72% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -2.47%. The shares increase 0.68% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) grew 3.88% for the yearly performance.

Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF)

Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) closed at $89.1 on the last trading session with an decrease of -0.21%, whereas, it previously closed at $89.29. The company has a market capitalization of $12.34 Billion. The company traded shares of 501919 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 941.26 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) produced diluted EPS of 6.98. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 8.05 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 1.94. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 49.1, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 8.05% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 4.66% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 20.1%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) is at 12.76 while the forward p/e is at 11.07. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) stands at 1.56 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 1.92. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 19.34. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) are reported at 0 and 0 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) stands at 2.6, 15.8 and 3.3 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) is reported at 7.9 Billion with income of 1.02 Billion. The outstanding shares of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) are 138.49 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 72.2 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.47 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) is ticked at 0.3%, the figure is plummeted -11.08% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 97.88. The 52 week high of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) is placed at 92.00 and 52 week low is standing at 69.11.

Performance wise the shares of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) rose up 2.3% for the week, it also rise 10.57% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 17.3%. The shares increase 5.21% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) grew 10.08% for the yearly performance.