For Exelon Corporation [EXC], Analyst sees a rise to $55. What next?


Exelon Corporation [NASDAQ: EXC] loss -5.06% or -2.33 points to close at $43.68 with a heavy trading volume of 8054399 shares. The company report on June 13, 2022 that ComEd Prepares for Thunderstorms and Extreme Heat in Northern Illinois.

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With high temperatures and thunderstorms forecasted across northern Illinois starting Monday afternoon, ComEd is proactively opening its Emergency Operations Center and getting equipment and additional crews in place to respond to potential power outages. The forecast includes storms with possible wind gusts up to 60-70 miles per hour starting Monday afternoon followed by high temperatures expected to reach the upper 90s on Tuesday and Wednesday. A heat advisory calls for heat index values between 105 and 109 degrees on both days.

It opened the trading session at $45.26, the shares rose to $45.44 and dropped to $43.52, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for EXC points out that the company has recorded 13.63% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -39.78% lower than its most recent low trading price.

If we look at the average trading volume of 6.97M shares, EXC reached to a volume of 8054399 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here is what top equities market gurus are saying 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 $49.65 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 2.30. 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.

JP Morgan have made an estimate for Exelon Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on April 20, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Mizuho raised their target price from $43 to $46. The new note on the price target was released on March 11, 2022, representing the official price target for Exelon Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $46, while Barclays analysts kept a Equal Weight rating on EXC stock. On February 07, 2022, analysts decreased their price target for EXC shares from 55 to 44.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Exelon Corporation is set at 1.19, with the Price to Sales ratio for EXC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.37. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.82, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.49.

Trading performance analysis for EXC stock

Exelon Corporation [EXC] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -10.03. With this latest performance, EXC shares dropped by -4.73% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 13.63% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 30.03% 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 28.11, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 19.41, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 34.42 for Exelon Corporation [EXC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 48.04, while it was recorded at 46.71 for the last single week of trading, and 41.47 for the last 200 days.

Exelon Corporation [EXC]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Exelon Corporation [EXC] shares currently have an operating margin of +16.75 and a Gross Margin at +21.24. Exelon Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +4.34.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 5.09, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.30.

Exelon Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 0.90.

Exelon Corporation [EXC]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis

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 16.00%.

An analysis of insider ownership at Exelon Corporation [EXC]

There are presently around $37,352 million, or 84.20% of EXC stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of EXC stocks are: WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP LLP with ownership of 93,209,957, which is approximately 20.059% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 86,862,993 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $4.0 billion in EXC stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $3.55 billion in EXC stock with ownership of nearly 2.381% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Exelon Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 537 institutional holders increased their position in Exelon Corporation [NASDAQ:EXC] by around 116,403,348 shares. Additionally, 462 investors decreased positions by around 100,002,591 shares, while 175 investors held positions by with 595,411,692 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 811,817,631 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. EXC stock had 105 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,472,063 shares, while 138 institutional investors sold positions of 12,111,685 shares during the same period.