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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1

Exelon (EXC) Competitors

$37.55
+0.87 (+2.37%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

EXC vs. PCG, PEG, ED, XEL, WEC, AEE, CMS, LNT, NI, and EVRG

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

Exelon vs.

PG&E (NYSE:PCG) and Exelon (NASDAQ:EXC) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, risk, community ranking, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Exelon has a net margin of 10.72% compared to Exelon's net margin of 9.24%. Exelon's return on equity of 10.84% beat PG&E's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PG&E9.24% 10.84% 2.16%
Exelon 10.72%9.40%2.41%

78.6% of PG&E shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.9% of Exelon shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of PG&E shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Exelon shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

PG&E received 799 more outperform votes than Exelon when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 63.25% of users gave PG&E an outperform vote while only 45.80% of users gave Exelon an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
PG&EOutperform Votes
859
63.25%
Underperform Votes
499
36.75%
ExelonOutperform Votes
60
45.80%
Underperform Votes
71
54.20%

Exelon has lower revenue, but higher earnings than PG&E. PG&E 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
PG&E$24.43B1.47$2.26B$1.0516.05
Exelon$21.73B1.73$2.33B$2.3316.12

In the previous week, Exelon had 3 more articles in the media than PG&E. MarketBeat recorded 15 mentions for Exelon and 12 mentions for PG&E. PG&E's average media sentiment score of 0.79 beat Exelon's score of 0.49 indicating that Exelon is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
PG&E
6 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Exelon
8 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

PG&E presently has a consensus target price of $18.78, indicating a potential upside of 11.44%. Exelon has a consensus target price of $39.09, indicating a potential upside of 4.10%. Given Exelon's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe PG&E is more favorable than Exelon.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PG&E
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.57
Exelon
1 Sell rating(s)
9 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.08

PG&E pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Exelon pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. PG&E pays out 3.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Exelon pays out 65.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Exelon has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years. Exelon is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

PG&E has a beta of 1.32, meaning that its share price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Exelon has a beta of 0.54, meaning that its share price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Exelon beats PG&E on 11 of the 21 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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EXC vs. The Competition

MetricExelonElectric & other services combined IndustryUtilities SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$37.53B$16.46B$12.97B$7.31B
Dividend Yield4.14%3.99%4.26%3.99%
P/E Ratio16.1214.6781.1520.06
Price / Sales1.731.9218.9393.00
Price / Cash6.217.4016.1534.42
Price / Book1.451.631.824.15
Net Income$2.33B$892.84M$600.69M$214.00M
7 Day Performance2.93%0.81%-0.37%-3.51%
1 Month Performance1.40%4.83%-1.24%-6.05%
1 Year Performance-13.12%-13.84%-3.68%3.98%

Exelon Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PCG
PG&E
2.9188 of 5 stars
$16.03
-1.6%
$18.78
+17.1%
-0.4%$34.26B$24.43B15.2728,010Upcoming Earnings
PEG
Public Service Enterprise Group
4.8175 of 5 stars
$64.27
-1.4%
$67.58
+5.2%
+2.8%$32.04B$11.24B12.5312,543Dividend Announcement
ED
Consolidated Edison
4.3944 of 5 stars
$87.42
-2.1%
$87.96
+0.6%
-7.0%$30.20B$14.66B12.1814,592Dividend Announcement
Short Interest ↓
XEL
Xcel Energy
4.2355 of 5 stars
$52.53
-1.2%
$63.08
+20.1%
-22.6%$29.18B$14.21B16.3611,311Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
WEC
WEC Energy Group
4.5124 of 5 stars
$77.79
-1.4%
$86.31
+10.9%
-15.8%$24.54B$8.89B18.437,000Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
AEE
Ameren
3.9283 of 5 stars
$70.33
-1.7%
$79.40
+12.9%
-17.5%$18.74B$7.50B16.099,372Options Volume
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
CMS
CMS Energy
3.9115 of 5 stars
$56.89
-1.2%
$62.55
+9.9%
-2.9%$16.99B$7.46B18.908,356Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
LNT
Alliant Energy
4.1876 of 5 stars
$47.40
-1.3%
$53.31
+12.5%
-9.5%$12.14B$4.03B17.053,281Dividend Announcement
NI
NiSource
4.4179 of 5 stars
$26.56
-1.0%
$29.00
+9.2%
-3.5%$11.90B$5.51B18.077,411Positive News
EVRG
Evergy
2.4595 of 5 stars
$49.56
-1.6%
$56.00
+13.0%
-17.5%$11.39B$5.51B15.584,658

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This page (NASDAQ:EXC) was last updated on 4/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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