Exelon (NASDAQ:EXC) Upgraded to Hold by StockNews.com

Exelon (NASDAQ:EXCGet Free Report) was upgraded by stock analysts at StockNews.com from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Saturday.

Several other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on EXC. Morgan Stanley cut their price objective on Exelon from $45.00 to $42.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Guggenheim cut their price objective on Exelon from $45.00 to $41.00 in a report on Monday, October 9th. Barclays lowered their target price on Exelon from $43.00 to $41.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada lowered their target price on Exelon from $47.00 to $45.00 and set a “sector perform” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average target price of $43.40.

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Exelon Stock Up 0.5 %

Shares of NASDAQ:EXC opened at $39.43 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.77, a current ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.56. The business has a fifty day moving average of $39.56 and a two-hundred day moving average of $40.26. The stock has a market cap of $39.25 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.43, a PEG ratio of 2.67 and a beta of 0.57. Exelon has a 52-week low of $35.71 and a 52-week high of $44.37.

Institutional Trading of Exelon

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. boosted its position in shares of Exelon by 2.0% during the second quarter. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. now owns 34,193 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,393,000 after buying an additional 661 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co. boosted its position in shares of Exelon by 117.0% during the first quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 570,911 shares of the company’s stock worth $23,915,000 after buying an additional 307,798 shares during the period. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale lifted its position in Exelon by 16.9% in the second quarter. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale now owns 520,123 shares of the company’s stock worth $20,886,000 after purchasing an additional 75,280 shares during the period. RWC Asset Management LLP lifted its position in Exelon by 14.0% in the second quarter. RWC Asset Management LLP now owns 571,678 shares of the company’s stock worth $23,290,000 after purchasing an additional 70,269 shares during the period. Finally, Wealthfront Advisers LLC lifted its position in Exelon by 3.1% in the first quarter. Wealthfront Advisers LLC now owns 43,752 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,833,000 after purchasing an additional 1,322 shares during the period. 81.38% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Exelon

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Exelon Corporation, a utility services holding company, engages in the energy distribution and transmission businesses in the United States and Canada. The company is involved in the purchase and regulated retail sale of electricity and natural gas, transmission and distribution of electricity, and distribution of natural gas to retail customers.

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