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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 44, implying potential capital gains of 14.72 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 32, implying a possible loss of -16.57 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.19 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.19 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 4 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

EXC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 27.49 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. EXC has a PEG ratio of 0.66.

EXC has a 52-week high of 38.43 and a 52-week low of 29.82. Currently the stock is 28.62 percent higher than its low, and 0.2 percent lower than its 52-week 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 market cap of EXC is $35.18 billion. EXC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.