With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Exelon and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
CEO Christopher Crane (since 2008)
Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)
$1.7 billion / $19.7 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97%of the 1,972 members who have rated Exelon believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Too cheap. Yes, dividend may be cut, which might hurt short term, but this dividend payer will be around for a long, long time. Nuclear isn't too sexy right now, which may be another long term tailwind. The [dividend] will chew my cost basis lower over the years, which is a good CAPS strategy.
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