How Will Exelon (NYSE:EXC) Stock React To New Rating Coverage byMizuho?

Joanna Estrada
December 17, 2017

Energy Income Partners Llc bought 58,660 shares as the company's stock declined 1.46% while stock markets rallied. Sentinel Trust Company Lba who had been investing in Exelon Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $39.16B market cap company. The stock traded with the average Volume of 5.16 Million at the end of last session.

Wal Mart Stores Incorporated (NYSE:WMT) had a decrease of 10.93% in short interest. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 4.83 million shares. It would take about 2.55 days to cover all short positions. The SI to Wal Mart Stores Incorporated's float is 3.03%. The stock increased 1.05% or $1.8 during the last trading session, reaching $173.55. It has underperformed by 1.58% the S&P500. Price T Rowe Associate Inc Md holds 0.21% of its portfolio in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) for 31.86M shares. Therefore 65% are positive.

The analysts offering 12 month price targets for Exelon Corporation have a median target of $43.5, with a high estimate of $45.5 and a low estimate of $33. On Thursday, March 24 the stock rating was reinitiated by Credit Suisse with "Neutral". RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Sunday, September 10 report. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, October 16 by Bank of America. Exelon Co. The company has a market capitalization of $39,200.39, a PE ratio of 16.46, a PEG ratio of 3.56 and a beta of 0.30. JP Morgan maintained it with "Overweight" rating and $42 target in Thursday, October 12 report. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 6 by Jefferies. As per Wednesday, August 26, the company rating was maintained by UBS. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Exelon from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th. As per Monday, April 11, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs. The stock has "Buy" rating by SunTrust on Monday, December 4.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in 2017 Q2. Exelon Co. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 1.03 and a quick ratio of 0.89. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Exelon from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. 84 funds opened positions while 235 raised stakes. In the most recent quarter, institutional ownership increased by a net of 5.01 million shares, or 0.67%.This is a bullish sign and indicates that institutions are feeling more optimistic about the outlook for EXC overall.364 holders increased their positions, 371 decreased their positions, and 113 holders held their positions. Meeder Asset Management Inc reported 21,645 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Sei Invests Commerce holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) for 432,833 shares. 5,671 were reported by Burke And Herbert Fincl Bank And Tru Company. Fund Management Sa, France-based fund reported 102,869 shares. First Eagle Inv Management Lc reported 14,000 shares stake.

News coverage about Exelon (NYSE:EXC) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Guardian Lp holds 8,629 shares. The institutional investor owned 19,622 shares of the energy giant's stock after buying an additional 2,294 shares during the period. Peak6 Investments LP has 7,157 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa owns 605,022 shares or 0.07% of their U.S. portfolio. Citadel Advisors Limited Liability Company stated it has 488,420 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Moreover, California Employees Retirement Systems has 0.06% invested in Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) for 742,280 shares. 373,842 were accumulated by Heartland Advisors. Swiss Bank accumulated 3.38M shares or 0.14% of the stock.

Since June 19, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $24.20 million activity. The insider Aliabadi Paymon sold $493,988. Also, Chairman Mayo A. Shattuck III sold 567,070 shares of Exelon stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 27th. Howard Weil initiated Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) rating on Tuesday, November 17. Exelon's revenue for the quarter was down 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts expect that Exelon Co. will post 2.65 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. After $0.85 actual earnings per share reported by Exelon Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -29.41% negative EPS growth. Its the same as in 2017Q1. Finally, Guggenheim Capital LLC raised its stake in shares of Exelon Corporation by 3.2% in the fourth quarter. 877.29 million shares or 0.13% more from 876.16 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Mu Invests Ltd invested 0.04% in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC). (NYSE:PX) for 148,869 shares. Stephens Inc Ar has 34,659 shares. Stoneridge Ptnrs Ltd Liability Co has 271,307 shares for 1.46% of their portfolio. The number of shares now owned by investors are 968.15 mln. (NYSE:WMT). Tcw Group has 11,302 shares. Cubic Asset Mngmt Ltd Llc has 27,695 shares. Raymond James Finance Inc reported 0% stake. Arrowgrass Cap Partners (Us) L P has 2,219 shares for 0% of their portfolio. (NYSE:WMT). 4,209 were accumulated by First Foundation Advsrs. 5,301 are held by Highland Cap Ltd Liability. The company had revenue of $8.76 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.69 billion. It operates through three divisions: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and SamÂ's Club. It has a 18.25 P/E ratio. The firm operates discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, home improvement stores, specialty electronics stores, apparel stores, drug stores, convenience stores, and membership-only warehouse clubs; and retail Websites, such as walmart.com and samsclub.com, as well as mobile commerce applications.

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