Exelon Corporation [NASDAQ: EXC] traded at a low on 07/19/21, posting a -1.46 loss after which it closed the day’ session at $45.32. The company report on July 19, 2021 that Illinois’ Nuclear Plants Near 41 Years of Providing Safe, Reliable, Carbon-Free Power.
Reliability milestone comes as lawmakers consider sweeping measures to address climate change and the future of energy in Illinois.
At a time when the nation’s energy grid is increasingly challenged by extreme heat and storms, the four nuclear plants serving Chicago and northern Illinois are approaching a combined 41 years, or 15,000 consecutive days, of continuous service. The Dresden, Byron, Braidwood and LaSalle nuclear plants located outside the Chicago region provide more than two-thirds of the state’s carbon-free energy and are the only clean-energy resources that can operate around-the-clock, 365 days a year.
The results of the trading session contributed to over 8005022 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of Exelon Corporation stands at 1.92% while the volatility over the past one month is 1.54%.
The market cap for EXC stock reached $44.04 billion, with 977.00 million shares outstanding and 974.68 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 5.13M shares, EXC reached a trading volume of 8005022 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about Exelon Corporation [EXC]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for EXC shares is $50.21 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on EXC stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
BofA Securities have made an estimate for Exelon Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on December 15, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Guggenheim dropped their target price from $46 to $42. The new note on the price target was released on October 26, 2020, representing the official price target for Exelon Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $41 to $39, while BofA Securities kept a Underperform rating on EXC stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Exelon Corporation is set at 0.72, with the Price to Sales ratio for EXC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.29. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.38, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.96.
How has EXC stock performed recently?
Exelon Corporation [EXC] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 0.09. With this latest performance, EXC shares dropped by -1.48% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 4.52% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 15.04% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for EXC stock in for the last two-week period is set at 51.33, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 51.78, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 51.28 for Exelon Corporation [EXC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 45.24, while it was recorded at 45.39 for the last single week of trading, and 43.02 for the last 200 days.
Exelon Corporation [EXC]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Exelon Corporation [EXC] shares currently have an operating margin of +12.69 and a Gross Margin at +17.81. Exelon Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +5.86.
Return on Total Capital for EXC is now 5.69, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 2.92. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 6.06, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.54. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Exelon Corporation [EXC] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 124.70. Additionally, EXC Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 55.50, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 31.42. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 112.24, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 49.95.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Exelon Corporation [EXC] managed to generate an average of $60,699 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.20 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.26.Exelon Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.80 and a Current Ratio set at 1.00.
Earnings analysis for Exelon Corporation [EXC]
The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for EXC. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Exelon Corporation go to -0.47%.
Insider trade positions for Exelon Corporation [EXC]
There are presently around $35,245 million, or 81.20% of EXC stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of EXC stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 83,795,147, which is approximately 0.484% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 81,724,739 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $3.7 billion in EXC stocks shares; and WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP LLP, currently with $3.29 billion in EXC stock with ownership of nearly -3.562% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Exelon Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 421 institutional holders increased their position in Exelon Corporation [NASDAQ:EXC] by around 45,445,401 shares. Additionally, 421 investors decreased positions by around 41,572,838 shares, while 172 investors held positions by with 690,668,671 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 777,686,910 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. EXC stock had 94 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,582,990 shares, while 90 institutional investors sold positions of 2,783,787 shares during the same period.