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.
Many analysts weighed in on price targets for EXC. The highest price target was 44, which equates to a potential upside of 14.72 percent. The lowest price target was 32, implying potential capital losses 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.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -14.09 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.19 percent, compared to last month. 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, while 4 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.
EXC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 27.49 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of EXC is 0.66.
In the last 52-weeks, EXC has achieved a high of 38.43 and a low of 29.82. Currently the stock is 28.62 percent higher than its 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.