Duke Energy Declares Quarterly Dividend

Oct 26, 2010, 13:03 ET from Duke Energy

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.245 per share. The dividend is payable on Dec. 16, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business Nov. 12, 2010.

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This is the 84th consecutive year that Duke Energy has paid a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock.  

Duke Energy is one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States. Its regulated utility operations serve approximately 4 million customers located in five states in the Southeast and Midwest, representing a population of approximately 11 million people. Its commercial power and international business segments own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a growing portfolio of renewable energy assets in the United States.

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy is a Fortune 500 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK. More information about the company is available on the Internet at: www.duke-energy.com.  To learn more and contribute to the discussion about the energy issues of today and the possibilities of tomorrow see www.sheddingalight.org.

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