Duke Energy Corporation

Industry: Electric Utilities

Fortune Rank: 181

Duke Energy Corporation is an integrated energy company and a leading domestic gatherer and processor of natural gas and develops, constructs and operates energy facilities worldwide. For the 6 months ended 6/30/05, revenues rose 4% to $11.4B. Net income from cont. ops. and applicable to Common totaled $1.17B, up from $466M. Revenues reflect increased customer growth. Earnings also benefited from improved margins and a gain on asset sales.

Duke Energy Corporation is an energy company located in the Americas with an affiliated real estate subsidiary. The Company's Field Services business gathers, compresses, treats, processes, transports, trades, markets and stores natural gas; and produces, transports, trades, markets and stores natural gas liquids (NGLs). Duke Energy North America (DENA) operates and manages merchant power generation facilities, and engages in commodity sales and services. International Energy develops, operates and manages power generation facilities and engages in sales and marketing of electric power and natural gas. Crescent Resources, LLC (Crescent) develops and manages commercial, residential and multi-family real estate projects. The remainder of Duke Energy's operations is presented as Other.

Duke Energy Corporation

Duke Energy Corporation is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Duke Energy Corporation was ranked number 181 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 181st largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Duke Energy Corporation achieved revenue of $12,731.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $1,075.00 million.

Duke Energy Corporation' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 181st compared to 204th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $13,212 million (a change of -1 million compared to 2010) and profits of $1,362 million (a change of $0 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Duke Energy Corporation would be ranked 122nd rather than 181st due to its profits of $1,075 in 2010.

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