Filed pursuant to Rule 433

March 6, 2019

Relating to

Preliminary Prospectus Supplement dated March 6, 2019


Prospectus dated January 26, 2017

Registration Statement No. 333-213765


Duke Energy Corporation
$300,000,000 Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2022
$300,000,000 3.227% Senior Notes due 2022


Pricing Term Sheet




Duke Energy Corporation




Trade Date:


March 6, 2019






March 11, 2019 (T+3)




Ratings (Moody’s/S&P)*:






Security Description:


Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2022 (the “2022 Floating Rate Notes”)


3.227% Senior Notes due 2022 (the “2022 Fixed Rate Notes”)






Principal Amount:










Interest Payment Dates:


March 11, June 11, September 11 and December 11 of each year, beginning on June 11, 2019


March 11 and September 11 of each year, beginning on September 11, 2019






Maturity Date:


March 11, 2022


March 11, 2022






Benchmark Treasury:




2.50% due February 15, 2022






Benchmark Treasury Yield:










Spread to Benchmark Treasury:




+73 bps






Yield to Maturity:












Floating Rate — reset quarterly based on three-month LIBOR plus 65 bps








Price to Public:


100% per 2022 Floating Rate Note, plus accrued interest, if


100% per 2022 Fixed Rate Note, plus accrued interest, if





any, from March 11, 2019


any, from March 11, 2019






Redemption Provisions:


The 2022 Floating Rate Notes may not be redeemed prior to their maturity


The 2022 Fixed Rate Notes may be redeemed at any time, in whole or in part and from time to time, at a redemption price equal to the greater of (1) 100% of the principal amount of the 2022  Fixed Rate Notes being redeemed and (2) the sum of the present values of the remaining scheduled payments of principal and interest on the 2022 Fixed Rate Notes being redeemed (exclusive of interest accrued to the redemption date), discounted to the redemption date on a semi-annual basis (assuming a 360-day year consisting of twelve 30-day months) at the treasury rate plus 15 basis points, plus, in either case, accrued and unpaid interest on the principal amount of such 2022 Fixed Rate Notes being redeemed to, but excluding, such redemption date.








$2,000 or any integral multiple of $1,000 in excess thereof


$2,000 or any integral multiple of $1,000 in excess thereof








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26441CBC8 / US26441CBC82






Joint Book-Running Managers:


J.P. Morgan Securities LLC

Scotia Capital (USA) Inc.






KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.


*Note: A securities rating is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold securities and may be subject to revision, suspension or withdrawal at any time. Each credit rating should be evaluated independently of any other credit rating.


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