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) pushed the Utilities sector lower today making it today's featured Utilities laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day down 0.4%. By the end of trading, Exelon fell $0.28 (-1.0%) to $26.95 on average volume. Throughout the day, 5,796,031 shares of Exelon exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7,182,300 shares. The stock ranged in price between $26.92-$27.23 after having opened the day at $27.22 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.23. Other companies within the Utilities sector that declined today were:
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Exelon Corporation, a utility services holding company, engages in the energy generation and distribution business in the United States. Exelon has a market cap of $23.4 billion and is part of the utilities industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 8.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are no analysts that rate Exelon a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall.
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On the positive front,
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