Analyzing Exelon’s Forward Dividend Yield


Nov. 20 2020, Updated 5:02 p.m. ET

Exelon’s forward dividend yield

Exelon (EXC) is currently trading at a forward dividend yield of 3.6%. A company’s forward yield is calculated by dividing its estimated one-year future dividend per share by its current market price per share. Utilities with volatile earnings tend to have higher yields. Investors generally expect higher yields to compensate for higher risks.

Hybrid utility peer FirstEnergy (FE) is trading at a dividend yield of 4.5% while Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG) yields around 3.9%.

Read more about forward yields for hybrid utilities in Why NextEra Trades at a Lower Forward Yield Compared to Its Peers.

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