Analyst Ratings for Exelon Corp. (EXC)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC) by analysts covering the stock. EXC had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

A buy rating was issued by 15 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for EXC by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 44, implying potential capital gains of 14.72 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 32, implying a possible loss of -16.57 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -14.09 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.19 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.19 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 4 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of EXC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 27.49 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. EXC has a PEG ratio of 0.66.

In the last 52-weeks, EXC has achieved a high of 38.43 and a low of 29.82. Today's price is 28.62 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.2 percent below the high. EXC has a P/E ratio of 18.18. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EXC value stock report compares EXC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $35.18 billion. EXC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.