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QQQ   391.20
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DOW   34,899.34
QQQ   391.20
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DOW   34,899.34
QQQ   391.20
NASDAQ:EXC

Exelon Stock Competitors

$53.43
-1.08 (-1.98%)
(As of 11/26/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$53.30
$54.32
50-Day Range
$47.57
$54.77
52-Week Range
$38.35
$54.86
Volume
3.01 million shs
Average Volume
4.99 million shs
Market Capitalization
$52.25 billion
P/E Ratio
31.25
Dividend Yield
2.81%
Beta
0.48

Exelon (NASDAQ:EXC) Vs. DUK, XEL, PEG, PCG, WEC, ED, AEE, CMS, EVRG, and LNT

Should you be buying Exelon stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Exelon include Duke Energy (DUK), Xcel Energy (XEL), Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG), PG&E (PCG), WEC Energy Group (WEC), Consolidated Edison (ED), Ameren (AEE), CMS Energy (CMS), Evergy (EVRG), and Alliant Energy (LNT). These companies are all part of the "electric & other services combined" industry.

Exelon vs.

Exelon (NASDAQ:EXC) and Xcel Energy (NASDAQ:XEL) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, community ranking, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and earnings.

Exelon has higher revenue and earnings than Xcel Energy. Xcel Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Exelon, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Exelon$33.04 billion1.58$1.96 billion$1.7131.25
Xcel Energy$11.53 billion3.03$1.47 billion$2.9222.18

Xcel Energy has a net margin of 12.06% compared to Exelon's net margin of 4.81%. Xcel Energy's return on equity of 10.60% beat Exelon's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Exelon 4.81% 7.61% 2.01%
Xcel Energy 12.06% 10.60% 2.79%

Exelon has a beta of 0.48, meaning that its share price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Xcel Energy has a beta of 0.33, meaning that its share price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500.

79.9% of Exelon shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.2% of Xcel Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Exelon shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Xcel Energy shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Exelon pays an annual dividend of $1.53 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Xcel Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.83 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Exelon pays out 89.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Xcel Energy pays out 62.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Exelon presently has a consensus target price of $54.14, suggesting a potential upside of 1.33%. Xcel Energy has a consensus target price of $72.00, suggesting a potential upside of 11.18%. Given Xcel Energy's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Xcel Energy is more favorable than Exelon.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Exelon
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Xcel Energy
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.71

Exelon received 12 more outperform votes than Xcel Energy when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 77.42% of users gave Exelon an outperform vote while only 41.38% of users gave Xcel Energy an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
ExelonOutperform Votes
24
77.42%
Underperform Votes
7
22.58%
Xcel EnergyOutperform Votes
12
41.38%
Underperform Votes
17
58.62%

In the previous week, Xcel Energy had 3 more articles in the media than Exelon. MarketBeat recorded 15 mentions for Xcel Energy and 12 mentions for Exelon. Xcel Energy's average media sentiment score of 0.74 beat Exelon's score of 0.04 indicating that Xcel Energy is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Exelon
4 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Xcel Energy
5 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Exelon beats Xcel Energy on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding EXC and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Exelon (NASDAQ:EXC) vs. Its Competitors

TypeExelonElectric & other services combined IndustryUtilities SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$52.25B$19.00B$12.26B$7.85B
Dividend Yield2.81%3.53%3.67%2.44%
P/E Ratio31.2516.0512.5922.93
Price / Sales1.583.742,090.75286.75
Price / Cash5.508.9221.24183.30
Price / Book1.521.982.277.78
Net Income$1.96B$545.28M$638.47M$153.90M
7 Day Performance-0.34%-1.38%-1.22%-2.90%
1 Month Performance2.79%-0.37%-1.64%-2.82%
1 Year Performance28.01%-2.56%17.69%32.38%

Exelon Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
DUK
Duke Energy
2.4298 of 5 stars
$99.28
-0.9%
$103.82
-4.6%
+3.3%$76.38B$23.87B25.5927,535
XEL
Xcel Energy
2.6896 of 5 stars
$64.76
-1.2%
$72.00
-11.2%
-4.9%$34.88B$11.53B22.1811,367Analyst Revision
PEG
Public Service Enterprise Group
2.4465 of 5 stars
$63.64
-1.5%
$69.11
-8.6%
+6.1%$32.17B$9.60B-48.2112,788
PCG
PG&E
2.1314 of 5 stars
$12.24
-1.8%
$13.90
-13.6%
-3.2%$30.15B$18.47B-55.6424,000
WEC
WEC Energy Group
2.862 of 5 stars
$89.17
-1.7%
$101.33
-13.6%
-7.1%$28.13B$7.24B21.447,273Insider Selling
ED
Consolidated Edison
2.3632 of 5 stars
$78.67
-0.7%
$72.57
-7.8%
+0.0%$27.80B$12.25B23.4814,071
AEE
Ameren
2.1048 of 5 stars
$84.51
-1.5%
$87.83
-3.9%
+4.9%$21.73B$5.79B22.129,183Analyst Revision
CMS
CMS Energy
2.9131 of 5 stars
$60.13
-1.5%
$67.50
-12.3%
-4.1%$17.42B$6.68B19.989,345Analyst Revision
EVRG
Evergy
2.2912 of 5 stars
$64.51
-1.6%
$68.67
-6.4%
+14.8%$14.79B$4.91B16.895,133Insider Buying
LNT
Alliant Energy
2.2715 of 5 stars
$56.74
-1.6%
$60.00
-5.7%
+6.0%$14.20B$3.42B22.433,375
NI
NiSource
2.1848 of 5 stars
$24.99
-1.9%
$28.40
-13.6%
+0.4%$9.81B$4.68B22.127,389
NOVA
Sunnova Energy International
2.1917 of 5 stars
$36.55
-4.3%
$53.94
-47.6%
-14.1%$4.10B$160.82M-17.49396Gap Down
ALE
ALLETE
2.7398 of 5 stars
$60.11
-4.8%
$67.33
-12.0%
+2.5%$3.16B$1.17B20.381,342
NWE
NorthWestern
2.5698 of 5 stars
$55.57
-2.1%
$65.60
-18.0%
-10.4%$2.93B$1.20B15.021,530Analyst Upgrade
AVA
Avista
2.3782 of 5 stars
$38.84
-1.6%
$42.50
-9.4%
-0.8%$2.75B$1.32B17.342,018
UTL
Unitil
2.5698 of 5 stars
$41.50
-3.2%
$49.00
-18.1%
+1.4%$662.88M$418.60M17.74512
GNE
Genie Energy
0.9665 of 5 stars
$4.97
-2.2%
N/A-43.7%$130.26M$379.31M-82.82202
VVPR
VivoPower International
0 of 5 stars
$4.69
-1.7%
N/A-48.7%$86.79M$40.40M0.00204Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
VVPR
VivoPower International
0 of 5 stars
$4.69
-1.7%
N/A-48.7%$86.79M$40.40M0.00204Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
This page was last updated on 11/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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