Duke Energy Corporation (ticker: DUK, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N))
News Release -
Duke Energy Declares Quarterly Dividend
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy's (NYSE: DUK) board
of directors today announced its quarterly cash dividend on the company's
common stock of 27.5 cents a share. The dividend is payable on Sept. 17,
2001, to shareholders of record on Aug. 17, 2001.
This is the 75th consecutive year that Duke Energy has paid quarterly cash
dividends on its common stock.
The Duke Energy board of directors also announced that the company would
be paying quarterly dividends on its preferred stocks on Sept. 17 to
shareholders of record on Aug. 17.
Duke Energy, a diversified multinational energy company, creates value for
customers and shareholders through an integrated network of energy assets and
expertise. Duke Energy manages a dynamic portfolio of natural gas and
electric supply, delivery and trading businesses -- generating revenues of
more than $49 billion in 2000. Duke Energy, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C.,
is a Fortune 100 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the
symbol DUK. More information about the company is available on the Internet
||Randy Wheeless of Duke Energy, 704-382-8379, or 24-Hour,