July 11, 2016 - 12:39 PM EDT
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Duke Energy increases quarterly dividend payment by 3.6%

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.855 per share, an increase of $0.03 per share, or 3.6 percent.

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The dividend is payable on Sept. 16, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business Aug. 12, 2016.

"For 90 consecutive years, Duke Energy's dividend has been as reliable as the energy we provide," said chairman, president and CEO Lynn Good. "Our dividend increase reflects our company's financial strength and long-term shareholder value – both of which result from our solid commitment to outstanding customer service."

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Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy is an S&P 100 Stock Index company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK. More information about the company is available at duke-energy.com

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