Will Exelon Beat These Analyst Estimates?
Exelon (NYS: EXC) is expected to report Q2 earnings around Wednesday. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Exelon's revenues will increase 26.6% and EPS will wither 40.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $5.80 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.63.
Last quarter, Exelon reported revenue of $4.69 billion. GAAP reported sales were 5.4% lower than the prior-year quarter's $4.96 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.85. GAAP EPS of $0.28 for Q1 were 72% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.01 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 28.1%, 680 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 15.8%, 850 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.3%, 920 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $29.25 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.76.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,899 members rating the stock outperform and 55 members rating it underperform. Among 425 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 415 give Exelon a green thumbs-up, and 10 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Exelon is outperform, with an average price target of $44.00.
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