Exelon Corporation (NASDAQ:EXC) went up by 1.06% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $50.71. The company’s stock price has collected 4.76% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 07/29/22 that 6 Utility Stocks for a Messy Market
Is It Worth Investing in Exelon Corporation (NASDAQ :EXC) Right Now?
Exelon Corporation (NASDAQ:EXC) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 19.51 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for EXC is at 0.54. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 10 analysts out of 17 who provided ratings for Exelon Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 6 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $43.20, which is $3.82 above the current price. EXC currently public float of 991.25M and currently shorts hold a 1.35% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of EXC was 8.25M shares.
EXC’s Market Performance
EXC stocks went up by 4.76% for the week, with a monthly jump of 5.59% and a quarterly performance of -12.99%, while its annual performance rate touched 2.82%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.84% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.50% for Exelon Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 4.60% for EXC stocks with a simple moving average of -8.84% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of EXC
Credit Suisse, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see EXC reach a price target of $43. The rating they have provided for EXC stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on October 03rd, 2022.
JP Morgan gave a rating of “Overweight” to EXC, setting the target price at $55 in the report published on April 20th of the current year.
EXC Trading at 2.98% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought EXC to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -21.38% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.50%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.84%, as shares surge +6.01% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -10.10% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, EXC rose by +4.76%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -7.32% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $38.23. In addition, Exelon Corporation saw -3.20% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at EXC starting from Anthony John Tyler, who sale 4,451 shares at the price of $47.49 back on May 18. After this action, Anthony John Tyler now owns 0 shares of Exelon Corporation, valued at $211,378 using the latest closing price.
Souza Fabian, the SVP & Corporate Controller of Exelon Corporation, sale 21,400 shares at $47.61 during a trade that took place back on Apr 01, which means that Souza Fabian is holding 2,337 shares at $1,018,854 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for EXC
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +16.75 for the present operating margin
- +21.24 for the gross margin
The net margin for Exelon Corporation stands at +4.34. Equity return is now at value 8.00, with 2.10 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.87.