Exelon Corporation [NYSE:EXC]: Analyst Rating and Earnings
Stock market traders oftentimes pay a lot of attention to what top analysts say regarding a potential investment. Regarding Exelon Corporation [EXC], the latest average analyst recommendation we can see is from the quarter closing in December. On average, stock market experts give EXC an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 37.45 to 49.99. This is compared to its latest closing price of $49.62.
Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Exelon Corporation [EXC] is sitting at 2.16. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.15.
For the quarter ending in Dec-18 Exelon Corporation [EXC] generated $8.81 billion in sales. That’s 22.34% higher than the average estimate of $7.2 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.
Pay attention for this company’s financial results, of which the next release is scheduled to happen on Wed 1 May (In 47 Days).
Fundamental Analysis of Exelon Corporation [EXC]
Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Exelon Corporation [EXC] sitting at +13.26 and its Gross Margin at +18.64, this company’s Net Margin is now 5.60%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.
This company’s Return on Total Capital is 6.97, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 5.60%. Its Return on Equity is 6.63, and its Return on Assets is 1.70. These metrics suggest that this Exelon Corporation does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.
Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Exelon Corporation [EXC] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 118.74. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 54.28, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 30.52. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 112.03, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 51.22. This company has a healthy balance between its debt and its current holdings, suggesting it is a reliable investment due to its ability to leverage debt in an efficient way.
What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 8.01 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 3.59. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 2.26, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.46. Exelon Corporation [EXC] has a Price to Book Ratio of 1.42, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 5.06 and P/E Ratio of 24.14. These metrics show that this company has a mixed appeal, and ROI could be a gain or a loss.
Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Exelon Corporation [EXC] earns $1,081,209 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 6.33 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.31. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 1.02 and its Current Ratio is 1.17. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.
Exelon Corporation [EXC] has 965.17M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $47.89B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 37.45 to 49.99. At its current price, it has moved by 0.08% from its 52-week high, and it has moved 33.58% from its 52-week low.
This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.35, which indicates that it is more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 79.44. This RSI suggests that Exelon Corporation is currently Overbought.
Conclusion: Is Exelon Corporation [EXC] a Reliable Buy?
Shares of Exelon Corporation [EXC], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.