Exelon Corporation (NASDAQ: EXC) is -7.39% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $29.28 and a high of $50.54 in the current 52-week trading range. The EXC stock was last observed hovering at around $41.93 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.29% off its average median price target of $49.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 24.61% off the consensus price target high of $56.00 offered by 20 analysts, but current levels are -27.94% lower than the price target low of $33.00 for the same period.
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Currently trading at $42.22, the stock is 1.28% and 0.69% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 3.22 million and changing 0.69% at the moment leaves the stock 10.07% off its SMA200. EXC registered -7.07% loss for a year compared to 6-month gain of 12.65%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $41.87 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $39.09.
The stock witnessed a 2.35% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 17.83%, and is 1.22% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 1.47% over the week and 1.87% over the month.
Exelon Corporation (EXC) has around 32713 employees, a market worth around $40.91B and $33.26B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 17.35 and Fwd P/E is 14.23. Profit margin for the company is 7.10%. Distance from 52-week low is 44.19% and -16.46% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (5.10%).
Exelon Corporation (EXC) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Exelon Corporation (EXC) is a “Overweight”. 20 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.20, where 5 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 14 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Exelon Corporation is expected to release its quarterly report on 05/05/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $0.68 with sales reaching $7.92B over the same period.The EPS is expected to grow by 45.70% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -8.10% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to shrink -5.00% in year-over-year returns.
Exelon Corporation (EXC) Top Institutional Holders
1,202 institutions hold shares in Exelon Corporation (EXC), with 2.52M shares held by insiders accounting for 0.26% while institutional investors hold 81.15% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 976.00M, and float is at 973.05M with Short Float at 0.88%. Institutions hold 80.94% of the Float.
The top institutional shareholder in the company is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with over 84.3 million shares valued at $3.01 billion. The investor’s holdings represent 8.68% of the EXC Shares outstanding. As of Sep 29, 2020, the second largest holder is Wellington Management Company, LLP with 78.08 million shares valued at $2.79 billion to account for 8.04% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Blackrock Inc. which holds 72.2 million shares representing 7.43% and valued at over $2.58 billion, while State Street Corporation holds 6.44% of the shares totaling 62.52 million with a market value of $2.24 billion.
Exelon Corporation (EXC) Insider Activity
The most recent transaction is an insider sale by Khouzami Carim V, the company’s CEO of BGE. SEC filings show that Khouzami Carim V sold 6,800 shares of the company’s common stock on Sep 02 at a price of $38.00 per share for a total of $0.26 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 8872.0 shares.
Exelon Corporation (EXC): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Ameren Corporation (AEE) that is trading 2.64% up over the past 12 months. Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) is 6.88% up on the 1-year trading charts. Short interest in the company’s stock has fallen -3.49% from the last report on Nov 12, 2020 to stand at a total of 8.89 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 1.83.