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) pushed the Utilities sector higher today making it today's featured utilities winner. The sector as a whole closed the day up 1.0%. By the end of trading, Exelon rose $0.33 (1.1%) to $31.51 on light volume. Throughout the day, 4,342,754 shares of Exelon exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6,989,700 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $31.05-$31.55 after having opened the day at $31.07 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.18. Other companies within the Utilities sector that increased today were:
), up 25.5%,
), up 8.2%,
), up 5.7% and
), up 5.0%.
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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 $27.5 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 7.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Exelon a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Exelon as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins.
- You can view the full Exelon Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
), down 10.8%,
), down 5.0%,
), down 3.0% and
), down 2.6% , were all laggards within the utilities sector with
) being today's utilities sector laggard.
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