Exelon (NYSE:EXC) had its price objective cut by investment analysts at Mizuho from $49.00 to $47.00 in a research report issued on Wednesday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The firm presently has a “neutral” rating on the energy giant’s stock. Mizuho’s price objective points to a potential downside of 0.13% from the company’s current price.

A number of other research firms have also weighed in on EXC. Morgan Stanley raised Exelon from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, September 6th. UBS Group lifted their target price on Exelon from $53.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 6th. ValuEngine lowered Exelon from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 23rd. Barclays reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $54.00 target price on shares of Exelon in a report on Thursday, September 26th. Finally, SunTrust Banks set a $49.00 target price on Exelon and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 3rd. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $52.08.

EXC stock opened at $47.06 on Wednesday. Exelon has a twelve month low of $42.80 and a twelve month high of $51.18. The company has a quick ratio of 0.77, a current ratio of 0.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.95. The firm has a market cap of $46.16 billion, a PE ratio of 15.08, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 4.50 and a beta of 0.26. The business has a 50 day moving average of $47.82 and a 200 day moving average of $48.28.

Exelon (NYSE:EXC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 1st. The energy giant reported $0.60 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.63 by ($0.03). Exelon had a net margin of 6.43% and a return on equity of 8.47%. The company had revenue of $7.69 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.03 billion. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.71 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 4.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, research analysts expect that Exelon will post 3.14 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. ETRADE Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Exelon by 60.9% in the 2nd quarter. ETRADE Capital Management LLC now owns 15,008 shares of the energy giant’s stock worth $719,000 after purchasing an additional 5,679 shares in the last quarter. Hilltop Holdings Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Exelon by 4.1% in the second quarter. Hilltop Holdings Inc. now owns 10,890 shares of the energy giant’s stock worth $522,000 after acquiring an additional 430 shares during the period. First National Bank & Trust Co. of Newtown grew its holdings in shares of Exelon by 7.9% in the second quarter. First National Bank & Trust Co. of Newtown now owns 11,890 shares of the energy giant’s stock worth $570,000 after acquiring an additional 870 shares during the period. Capital Investment Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Exelon in the second quarter worth $247,000. Finally, Boston Private Wealth LLC grew its holdings in shares of Exelon by 12.4% in the second quarter. Boston Private Wealth LLC now owns 4,799 shares of the energy giant’s stock worth $230,000 after acquiring an additional 530 shares during the period. 78.99% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Exelon Company Profile

Exelon Corporation, a utility services holding company, engages in energy generation and delivery businesses in the United States and Canada. It owns nuclear, fossil, wind, hydroelectric, and solar generating facilities. The company also sells electricity to wholesale and retail customers; and sells natural gas, renewable energy, and other energy-related products and services.

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