Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC)’s EPS was $0.88 as reported for the September quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.85. That means that its growth in general now stands at 4%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.88 given by the analysts brought a negative surprise of 0%. EXC Sep 18 quarter revenue was $9.4 billion, compared to $8.77 billion recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a 7% growth rate. The company’s $0.63 billion revenue growth that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.
Exelon Corporation (EXC) currently trades at $46.9, which is lower by -0.11% its previous price. It has a total of 968 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 0.81. The company’s stock volume rose to 7.22 million, better than 5.88 million that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day increase of about 2.36% in its price means EXC is now 19.01% higher on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43090.1 since its $47.37 52-week high price recorded on 6th of December 2018. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of 13.7 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $11.33 above the 52 week low of $35.57 set on 6th of February 2018.
12 analysts out of 20 Wall Street brokerage firms rate EXC stock as a Buy, while 0 see it as a Sell. The rest 8 describe it as a Hold. The stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $47.4. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $46.09. Analysts have set EXC’s consensus price at $47.11, effectively giving it a 0.45% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $51 (up 8.74% from current price levels). EXC has a 12.3% ROE, lower than the 16.31% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 11.88%.
It is expected that Dec 2018 quarter will have an EPS of $0.59, while that of Mar 2019 is projected at $1. It means that there could be a 7.27% and 4.17% growth in the two quarters respectively. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by 20% to about $3.12. As for the coming year, growth will be about 0.64%, lifting earnings to $3.14. RSI after the last trading period was 66.25. EXC recorded a change of 2.36% over the past week and returned 5.73% over the last three months while the EXC stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of 6.16%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at 19.01%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of 16.84% while the shares have moved 13.7% for the past 12 months.
Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) shares depreciated -0.88% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to -0.2%. EXC’s price now at $151.68 is weaker than the 50-day average of $151.69. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $144.91 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 733.65 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 737.4 million. The company’s management holds a total of 0.1%, while institutional investors hold about 82.3% of the remaining shares. EXC share price finished last trade 1.46% above its 20 day simple moving average and its upbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is 4.74%, while closing the session with -0.16% distance from 50 day simple moving average.
Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) shares were last observed trading -8.42% down since September 21, 2018 when the peak of $165.63 was hit. Last month’s price growth of 2.09% puts UNP performance for the year now at 13.11%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 25.13%, a 52-week worst price since Feb. 09, 2018. However, it is regaining value with 6.67% in the last 6 months. From a technical perspective, it appears more likely that the stock will experience a Bull Run market as a result of the strong support seen recently between $145.23 and $148.46. The immediate resistance area is now $153.33 Williams’s%R (14) for UNP moved to 42.6 while the stochastic%K points at 62.22.
UNP’s beta is 0.92; meaning investors could reap lower returns, although it also poses lower risks. The company allocated $7.61 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $5.93 billion, which was 10% versus $5.41 billion in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Sep 18 quarter came in at $2.15 compared to $1.5 in the year-ago quarter and had represented 43% year-over-year earnings per share growth. UNP’s ROA is 20%, higher than the 6.69% industry average. Although a more robust percentage would be better, consideration is given to how well peers within the industry performed. Companies within the sector had an ROA of 5.44%.
Estimated quarterly earnings for Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) are around $2.06 per share in three months through December with $1.98 also the estimate for March quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at 34.64% and 17.86%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be 35.58%, the target being $7.85 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 13.89%, more likely to see it hit the $8.94 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 51.9%. UNP ranks higher in comparison to an average of 9.26% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 7.43%.