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Duke Energy declares quarterly dividend

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Duke Energy declares quarterly dividend14:03 EDT Tuesday, October 30, 2012CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.765 per share. The dividend is payable on Dec. 17, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business Nov. 16, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO )The dividend automatically adjusted from $0.255 to $0.765 per share, as a result of the 1-for-3 reverse stock split that occurred prior to the closing of Duke Energy's merger with Progress Energy on July 2, 2012. This is the 86th consecutive year that Duke Energy has paid a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock.  Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy is a Fortune 250 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.  MEDIA CONTACT: Tom Shiel704-382-235524-Hour:800-559-3853ANALYSTS:Bob Drennan 704-382-4070Bill Currens   704-382-1603SOURCE Duke Energy