8-K 1 er-q42017earningsrelease8xk.htm FORM 8-K EARNINGS RELEASE Document
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 20, 2018
Commission file
number
 
Registrant, State of Incorporation or Organization,
 Address of Principal Executive Offices, and Telephone Number
 
IRS Employer
Identification No.
1-32853
 
 
 
DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION
(a Delaware corporation)
550 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202-1803
704-382-3853
 
20-2777218
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Item 2.02  Results of Operations and Financial Conditions.

On February 20, 2018, Duke Energy Corporation will issue and post a news release to its website (www.Duke-Energy.com/investors) announcing its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2017. A copy of this news release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. The information in Exhibit 99.1 is being furnished pursuant to this Item 2.02.

Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits










SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 
 
 
DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION
 
 
 
/s/ WILLIAM E. CURRENS JR.
 
 
 
William E. Currens Jr.
 
 
 
Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller
Dated:
February 20, 2018