Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) is Under Analysts Radar as Broker Rating Hits 215

Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) currently has an A verage Broker Rating of 2. This number is based on the 10 sell-side firms polled by Zacks. The ABR rank within the industry stands at 215. Analysts on a consensus basis are expecting that the stock will reach $53 within the year.  The ABR is provided by Zacks which simplfies analyst ratings into an integer based number. They use a one to five scale where they translate brokerage firm Buy/Sell/Hold recommendations into an average broker rating. A low number in the 1-2 range typically indicates a Buy, 3 represents a Hold and 4-5 represents a consensus Sell rating. 

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Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) closed the last session at $43.91 and sees an average of 6708061 shares trade hands in each session. The 52-week low of the stock stands at $43.83 while the current level stands at 1.12% of the 52-week High-Low range. Looking further out we can see that the stock has moved -8.58% over the past 12 weeks and -2.64% year to date.

Research analysts are predicting that Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) will report earnings of $0.79 per share when the firm issues their next quarterly report. This is the consensus earnings per share number according to data from Zack’s Research.

Most recently Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) posted quarterly earnings of $0.92 which compared to the sell-side estimates of 0.88. The stock’s 12-month trailing earnings per share stands at $2.97. Shares have moved $-1.33 over the past month and more recently, $-0.59 over the past week heading into the earnings announcement. There are 5 analyst projections that were taken into consideration from respected brokerage firms.

5 analysts rate Exelon Corporation a Buy or Strong Buy, which is 50% of all the analyst ratings.

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This article is informational purposes only and should not be considered a recommendation to buy or sell the stock.

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