Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. The revenue miss is a negative sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company.
Exelon Corp. Earnings Cheat Sheet
Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 13.11% to $0.53 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.61 in the year-earlier quarter.
Revenue: Rose 3.14% to $6.14 billion from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Exelon Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.53 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.54. It missed the average revenue estimate of $6.15 billion.
Quoting Management: “Exelon delivered earnings within its guidance range and continued to operate well this quarter, both in the generation and utility businesses,” said Christopher M. Crane, Exelon’s president and CEO. “The nuclear capacity factor for the first six months of the year was nearly 95%. We maintained our constant focus on creating value and our commitment to financial discipline.”
Key Stats (on next page)…
EPS decreased 24.29% from $0.70 in the previous quarter.
Looking Forward: Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.68 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from a profit of $2.50 to a profit of $2.48 over the last ninety days.
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