This morning, Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) reported second quarter earnings fell to $399 million, or 48 cents per share, as mild weather in the spring limited electricity usage. Excluding one-time items, the company would have earned 87 cents per share, missing Wall Street estimates of 93 cents per share. Revenue climbed to $5.88 billion in the quarter, as Duke's acquisition of Progress Energy aided results and helped beat top line estimates. Shares of Duke Energy were headed lower following the report.
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