435 institutional investors are raising stakes in Exelon Corporation (EXC)

Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) enjoyed a 15.89% run-up in share price since hitting record low of $33.30. The stock managed 0.65% rise and now stands at $38.59 as of 04/16/2018. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $38.27 and $38.6851. This company shares are 9.15% off its target price of $42.12 and the current market capitalization stands at $37.24B. The recent change has given its price a 2.3% lead over SMA 50 and -9.56% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 1.9% gains, 0.52% gains and -0.9% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found EXC’s volatility during a week at 1.52% and during a month it has been found around 1.74%.

Exelon Corporation (EXC) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $29.05 billion or 79.8% in EXC stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Vanguard Group Inc owns $2.72 billion in Exelon Corporation, which represents roughly 7.31% of the company’s market cap and approximately 9.38% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 70,789,780 shares of the stock are valued at $2.71 billion. The third largest holder is Fmr Llc, which currently holds $2.31 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 6.21% of its market capitalization.

Exelon Corporation 13F Filings

At the end of 12/31/2017 reporting period, 435 institutional holders increased their position in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) by some 62,343,700 shares, 360 decreased positions by 56,867,169 and 112 held positions by 638,421,085. That puts total institutional holdings at 757,631,954 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 130 new institutional investments totaling 8,531,866 shares while 49 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 4,493,998 shares.

Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Exelon Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that CEO, BGE Butler Calvin Jr has sold 25,000 shares of Exelon Corporation (EXC) in trading session dated Mar. 15, 2018. These shares are worth $948,500 and were traded at $37.94 each. The SEC filing shows that Aliabadi Paymon performed a sale of 13,334 shares. The EVP, Chief Enterprise Risk Ofr disposed these shares by way of transaction on Dec. 08, 2017. The company’s shares were given away at $40.62 per share worth to an income of some $541,627 on account of Aliabadi Paymon.

Chairman, Shattuck Mayo A Iii, sold 100,000 common shares of Exelon Corporation (EXC) in the open market. In a transaction dated Nov. 08, 2017, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $41.13, raking in a sum of $4,113,000. After this sale, 28,767 common shares of EXC are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $1,110,119.

In the transaction dated Nov. 02, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Chairman; Shattuck Mayo A Iii disposed a total of 519,316 shares at an average price of $40.5, amounting to approximately $21,032,298. The insider now directly owns 28,767 shares worth $1,110,119.

Exelon Corporation (EXC) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC), with 7 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 4 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1.73 average brokerage recommendation.