The shares of Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) has been pegged with a rating of Sell by Goldman in its latest research note that was published on January 4th, 2019. Goldman wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of Exelon Corporation, with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. JP Morgan advised investors in its research note published on October 9th, 2018, to Neutral the EXC stock. The stock had earned Neutral rating from Citigroup when it published its report on October 9th, 2018. The stock was given Hold rating by SunTrust in its report released on September 11th, 2018. Scotia Howard Weil was of a view that EXC is Sector Outperform in its latest report on July 24th, 2018. Goldman thinks that EXC is worth Neutral rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on March 29th, 2018.
Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 7 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 6 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Hold while its average price target is $49.68. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 32.49% from its Week high price while it is raised higher than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 77.09.
The shares of the company dipped by -0.02% during the trading session on Thursday, reaching a low of $49.42 while ending the day at $49.62. During the trading session, a total of 4.1 million shares were traded which represents a 25.22% incline from the average session volume which is 5.48M shares. EXC had ended its last session trading at 49.63. Exelon Corporation currently has a market cap of $47.89B, while its P/E ratio stands at 23.94, while its P/E earnings growth sits at 1.33, with a beta of 0.35. Exelon Corporation debt-to-equity ratio currently stands at 1.19, while its quick ratio hovers at 1.00. EXC 52-week low price stands at $37.45 while its 52-week high price is $49.70.
The company in its last quarterly report recorded $0.58 earnings per share which is above the $0.57 predicted by most analysts. The Exelon Corporation generated $8,814.00 million in revenue during the last quarter, which is slightly higher than the $7,204.36 million predicted by analysts. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded $0.88 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firm’s revenue was down by -51.72%. Exelon Corporation has the potential to record 2.07 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.
Investment analysts at BofA/Merrill published a research note on October 25th, 2018 where it informed investors and clients that Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) is now rated as Neutral. Their price target on the stock stands at $116. JP Morgan also rated CTXS as Downgrade on October 9th, 2018, with its price target of $14 suggesting that CTXS could surge by 9.66% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $100.56/share, analysts expect it to surge higher by 1.09% to reach $112.53/share. It started the day trading at $102.14 and traded between $100.4 and $101.66 throughout the trading session.
A look at its technical shows that CTXS’s 50-day SMA is 104.43 while its 200-day SMA stands at 107.02. The stock has a high of $116.82 for the year while the low is $90.32. The company’s P/E ratio currently sits at 27.01, while the P/B ratio is 24.67. At the moment, only of Citrix Systems, Inc. shares were sold short. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 2.10M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 5.48 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of -1.18%. Looking further, the stock has dropped -6.96% over the past 90 days while it lost -8.62% over the last six months.
The change in the stock’s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. The Vanguard Group Inc bought more CTXS shares, increasing its portfolio by +2.21% during the last quarter. This move now sees The Vanguard Group Inc purchasing 306,736 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 14,164,824 shares of CTXS, with a total valuation of $1,494,388,932. Fidelity Management Research Co meanwhile sold more CTXS shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $996,723,172 worth of shares. BlackRock Fund Advisors followed the path by increasing its CTXS portfolio by +0.26% in the quarter. This means that BlackRock Fund Advisors bought 18,656 shares in the last quarter and now controls 7,067,703 shares of the CTXS stock, with the valuation hitting $745,642,667.
Similarly, ClearBridge Investments LLC increased its Citrix Systems, Inc. shares by +0.01% during the recently filed quarter. After buying 374 shares in the last quarter, the firm now controls 5,867,404 shares of Citrix Systems, Inc. which are valued at $619,011,122. In the same vein, SSgA Funds Management Inc decreased its Citrix Systems, Inc. shares by during the most recent reported quarter. The firm sold -258,097 shares during the quarter which decreased its stakes to 5,315,658 shares and is now valued at $560,801,919. Following these latest developments, around 0.80% of Citrix Systems, Inc. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.