NASDAQ:EXC

Exelon (EXC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$37.67
+0.12 (+0.32%)
(As of 04/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$37.22
$37.95
50-Day Range
$34.12
$37.87
52-Week Range
$33.35
$43.71
Volume
5.17 million shs
Average Volume
6.68 million shs
Market Capitalization
$37.65 billion
P/E Ratio
16.17
Dividend Yield
4.04%
Price Target
$39.09

Exelon MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.08 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
3.3% Upside
$38.92 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.52
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.84mentions of Exelon in the last 14 days
Based on 14 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
8.30%
From $2.41 to $2.61 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.60 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

66th out of 89 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

16th out of 18 stocks

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About Exelon Stock (NASDAQ:EXC)

Exelon Corporation, a utility services holding company, engages in the energy distribution and transmission businesses in the United States and Canada. The company is involved in the purchase and regulated retail sale of electricity and natural gas, transmission and distribution of electricity, and distribution of natural gas to retail customers. It also offers support services, including legal, human resources, information technology, supply management, financial, engineering, customer operations, transmission and distribution planning, asset management, system operations, and power procurement services. It serves distribution utilities, municipalities, and financial institutions, as well as commercial, industrial, governmental, and residential customers. Exelon Corporation was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

EXC Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/21/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/15 Dividend
3/01/2024
Dividend Payable
3/15/2024
Today
4/22/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
5/02/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Utilities
Industry
Electric & other services combined
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:EXC
Employees
19,962
Year Founded
2000

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$38.92
High Stock Price Target
$44.00
Low Stock Price Target
$36.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+3.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.08
Research Coverage
13 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.33 billion
Pretax Margin
12.44%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$21.73 billion
Cash Flow
$5.93 per share
Book Value
$25.87 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
998,539,000
Market Cap
$37.65 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.54

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Calvin G. Butler Jr.Mr. Calvin G. Butler Jr. (Age 54)
    CEO, President & Director
    Comp: $3.99M
  • Ms. Jeanne M. Jones (Age 44)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.57M
  • Mr. David Andrew Glockner (Age 63)
    Executive Vice President of Compliance, Audit & Risk
    Comp: $1.4M
  • Ms. Gayle E. Littleton (Age 50)
    Executive VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary
    Comp: $2.42M
  • Mr. Gil C. Quiniones (Age 57)
    CEO & President of Commonwealth Edison Company
    Comp: $1.36M
  • Mr. Michael A. InnocenzoMr. Michael A. Innocenzo (Age 58)
    Executive VP & COO
  • Mr. Douglas J. Brown
    Chief Investment Officer & Senior VP
  • Mr. Robert A. Kleczynski (Age 54)
    Senior VP, Corporate Controller & Tax and Principal Accounting Officer
  • Mr. David M. Velazquez (Age 64)
    Executive Vice President of Utility Operations & Technology
  • Mr. Andrew C. Plenge
    Vice President of Investor Relations

Should I Buy Exelon Stock? EXC Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Exelon Co.:

  • Exelon Co. has a strong presence in the energy distribution and transmission businesses in the United States and Canada, providing stability and potential growth opportunities in the utility services sector.
  • Recent institutional investments in Exelon Co., such as Vaughan David Investments LLC IL acquiring additional shares, indicate confidence from major financial players in the company's future performance.
  • Positive analyst ratings and price target adjustments from firms like Barclays and StockNews.com suggest a favorable outlook for Exelon Co., potentially leading to increased stock value.
  • Exelon Co.'s diversified service offerings, including legal, human resources, and power procurement services, provide a comprehensive suite of solutions that can attract a wide range of customers and support long-term revenue streams.
  • With a focus on regulated retail sale of electricity and natural gas, Exelon Co. benefits from stable revenue streams and regulatory protections, reducing the risk associated with market fluctuations.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Exelon Co. for these reasons:

  • Exelon Co. has faced downgrades in ratings, such as from TheStreet, which may indicate potential challenges or concerns about the company's performance and future prospects.
  • Market analysts like Seaport Res Ptn downgrading Exelon Co. to a "neutral" rating could signal uncertainties or risks in the energy sector that may impact the company's stock performance.
  • While Exelon Co. has a strong institutional investor base, the high percentage of stock ownership by institutional investors (80.92%) may limit individual investor influence on company decisions and stock price movements.
  • Fluctuations in energy prices and regulatory changes in the utility services industry could impact Exelon Co.'s profitability and stock value, introducing volatility and potential risks for investors.
  • Investors should consider the current stock price of Exelon Co. in relation to its historical performance and industry benchmarks to assess whether the stock is undervalued or overvalued, influencing investment decisions.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Saturday, April 13, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Exelon pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

EXC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Exelon stock right now?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Exelon in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 10 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" EXC shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in EXC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Exelon's stock price target for 2024?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Exelon's shares. Their EXC share price targets range from $36.00 to $44.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $38.92 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have EXC shares performed in 2024?

Exelon's stock was trading at $35.90 at the start of the year. Since then, EXC stock has increased by 4.9% and is now trading at $37.67.
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When is Exelon's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2024.
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How can I listen to Exelon's earnings call?

Exelon will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 2nd at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Exelon's earnings last quarter?

Exelon Co. (NASDAQ:EXC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 21st. The company reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.58 by $0.02. The company earned $5.37 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.87 billion. Exelon had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.40% and a net margin of 10.72%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 15.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.43 EPS.
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How often does Exelon pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Exelon?

Exelon declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 20th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 4th will be given a dividend of $0.38 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.04%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 1st. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.36.
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Is Exelon a good dividend stock?

Exelon (NASDAQ:EXC) pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.05%. EXC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 65.24%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, EXC will have a dividend payout ratio of 58.24% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for EXC.

What guidance has Exelon issued on next quarter's earnings?

Exelon issued an update on its FY24 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 21st. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.40-2.50 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $2.41.

What other stocks do shareholders of Exelon own?
Who are Exelon's major shareholders?

Exelon's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Perpetual Ltd (0.40%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.25%), AMF Tjanstepension AB (0.20%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.16%), Maryland State Retirement & Pension System (0.09%) and Raymond James & Associates (0.05%). Insiders that own company stock include Calvin Butler Jr, Carim V Khouzami, Christopher M Crane, Fabian Souza, John Tyler Anthony, Joseph Dominguez, Joseph Nigro, Michael Innocenzo and William P Bowers.
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How do I buy shares of Exelon?

Shares of EXC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:EXC) was last updated on 4/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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