Exelon Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (EXC)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Exelon (NYSE: EXC) is Monday, August 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 53 cents per share. At a price of $38.53 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.5%.

The average volume for Exelon has been six million shares per day over the past 30 days. Exelon has a market cap of $32.56 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 11.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Exelon Corporation, a utility services holding company, engages in the generation of electricity in the United States. It generates electricity from nuclear, fossil, hydro, and renewable energy sources. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.9, below the average utilities industry P/E ratio of 15.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Exelon as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. You can view the full Exelon Ratings Report.

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