Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company.
Exelon Corp. Earnings Cheat Sheet
Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 17.65% to $0.7 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.85 in the year-earlier quarter.
Revenue: Rose 47.12% to $6.89 billion from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Exelon Corp. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.7 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.68. It beat the average revenue estimate of $6.2 billion.
Quoting Management: “Exelon delivered earnings at the top end of our guidance range and our nuclear fleet achieved a 96.4 percent capacity factor this quarter, highlighting our commitment to financial discipline and operational excellence,” said Christopher M. Crane, Exelon’s president and CEO.
Key Stats (on next page)…
Revenue increased 9.71% from $6.28 billion in the previous quarter. EPS increased 9.37% from $0.64 in the previous quarter.
Looking Forward: Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.53 to a profit $0.54. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from a profit of $2.53 to a profit of $2.5 over the last ninety days.
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