Exelon Corporation [NASDAQ: EXC] surged by $0.65 during the normal trading session on Monday and reaching a high of $50.985 during the day while it closed the day at $50.56. The company report on September 14, 2021 that Passage of Illinois Energy Legislation Preserves Nuclear Plants and Strengthens State’s Clean Energy Leadership.
Preservation of zero-emissions nuclear plants prevents harmful pollution and supports more than 28,000 jobs, while protecting consumers from higher energy costs.
Exelon Generation said that it is preparing to refuel its Byron and Dresden nuclear plants as a result of the action taken by the Illinois legislature to enact a comprehensive energy bill. Once signed by the Governor, the legislation will strengthen Illinois’ clean energy leadership, protect the state’s economy by preserving tens of thousands of jobs and prevent an increase in pollution and energy costs that would harm consumers if the plants closed.
Exelon Corporation stock has also gained 1.49% of its value over the past 7 days. However, EXC stock has inclined by 7.32% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has gained 16.61% and gained 19.75% year-on date.
The market cap for EXC stock reached $49.76 billion, with 978.00 million shares outstanding and 975.15 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 4.24M shares, EXC reached a trading volume of 6361399 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to 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 $52.39 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 2.10. 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.
Mizuho have made an estimate for Exelon Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on August 12, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on December 15, 2020, representing the official price target for Exelon Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $46 to $42, while Guggenheim kept a Neutral rating on EXC stock. On August 17, 2020, analysts decreased their price target for EXC shares from 41 to 39.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Exelon Corporation is set at 0.71, with the Price to Sales ratio for EXC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.43. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.54, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.60.
EXC stock trade performance evaluation
Exelon Corporation [EXC] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.49. With this latest performance, EXC shares gained by 5.27% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 16.61% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 41.11% 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 67.05, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 67.99, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 65.74 for Exelon Corporation [EXC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 47.58, while it was recorded at 50.11 for the last single week of trading, and 44.39 for the last 200 days.
Exelon Corporation [EXC]: An insightful look at the core 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 0.90.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Exelon Corporation [EXC] stock
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%.
Exelon Corporation [EXC]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $40,166 million, or 82.50% of EXC stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of EXC stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 82,354,765, which is approximately 0.771% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 82,269,744 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $4.16 billion in EXC stocks shares; and WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP LLP, currently with $3.62 billion in EXC stock with ownership of nearly -1.555% 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 415 institutional holders increased their position in Exelon Corporation [NASDAQ:EXC] by around 44,900,484 shares. Additionally, 401 investors decreased positions by around 30,483,554 shares, while 182 investors held positions by with 719,030,587 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 794,414,625 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. EXC stock had 78 new institutional investments in for a total of 9,334,416 shares, while 70 institutional investors sold positions of 2,790,252 shares during the same period.