Exelon’s mean price target
Exelon (EXC) is the largest utility holding company by revenue among the S&P 500 utilities (XLU). According to analysts’ consensus, Exelon has a mean price target of $44.12 against its current market price of $42.45. That suggests an estimated upside of 4% going forward.
Exelon is currently tracked by 19 analysts. Five of them have recommended a “strong buy” for the stock, and nine have recommended a “buy.” Five have rated the stock a “hold,” and none of them currently rate it a “sell.”
Utilities, including Exelon, have a large exposure to competitive operations. The volatile earnings from these competitive operations make their total earnings less stable. Exelon stock has soared more than 6% so far this year. In comparison, peer Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG) stock has risen 2% year-to-date.
Peer price targets
Entergy (ETR) has a mean price target of $85.13 against its current market price of $82.21. That indicates a possible gain of 3.5% going forward.
According to analysts’ estimates, Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG) has a mean price target of $55.65, which implies a potential gain of approximately 6% for the next year. It is currently trading at $52.62.