First Quadrant LP Has Lifted Discovery Communications C (DISCK) Holding By $4.85 Million; Last Week Exelon (EXC) Analysts

January 19, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

Among 21 analysts covering Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC), 13 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Exelon Corporation had 65 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock to “Equal-Weight” rating in Tuesday, March 28 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, January 25 by Credit Suisse. Citigroup initiated Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) on Friday, September 18 with “Sell” rating. Suntrust Robinson upgraded the shares of EXC in report on Monday, September 14 to “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to “Market Perform” on Wednesday, April 5. The stock of Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Monday, September 14. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, August 25 by Guggenheim. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of EXC in report on Wednesday, December 13 with “Equal-Weight” rating. SunTrust maintained Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) rating on Monday, December 4. SunTrust has “Buy” rating and $45.0 target. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Wednesday, July 20 with “Sell”. See Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) latest ratings:

08/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $43.0 Maintain
02/01/2018 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Buy New Target: $50.0 Maintain
15/12/2017 Broker: Mizuho Rating: Underperform New Target: $36 Initiates Coverage On
13/12/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $42 New Target: $43 Maintain
04/12/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $45.0 Maintain
13/11/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $39 New Target: $42 Maintain
05/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $43.0 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $43.0 Maintain
12/10/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: $40 New Target: $42 Maintain
11/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $43.5 Maintain

First Quadrant LP increased Discovery Communications C (DISCK) stake by 29.19% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. First Quadrant LP acquired 242,266 shares as Discovery Communications C (DISCK)’s stock declined 10.36%. The First Quadrant LP holds 1.07 million shares with $21.72 million value, up from 829,873 last quarter. Discovery Communications C now has $14.66B valuation. The stock increased 3.55% or $0.83 during the last trading session, reaching $24.23. About 4.19 million shares traded. Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK) has risen 0.32% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500.

Since September 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $24.20 million activity. Aliabadi Paymon sold $510,787 worth of stock. Cornew Kenneth W. had sold 25,000 shares worth $936,000. SHATTUCK MAYO A III sold 567,070 shares worth $22.75 million.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.09, from 1.14 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 48 investors sold Exelon Corporation shares while 239 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 237 raised stakes. 726.69 million shares or 0.50% more from 723.10 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Burke Herbert Comml Bank Trust Co has 0.19% invested in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) for 5,671 shares. Regal Investment Advisors Ltd owns 0.17% invested in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) for 19,710 shares. Moreover, Tcw Inc has 0% invested in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) for 16,092 shares. National Bank Of America De holds 4.25 million shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Stevens First Principles Invest Advisors invested in 400 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Gradient Invs Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.5% or 206,131 shares. Fulton Fincl Bank Na invested in 0.02% or 6,319 shares. Raymond James Assocs holds 0.04% or 577,575 shares. Liberty Capital Mgmt has invested 0.04% in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC). Sequoia Limited Liability reported 7,246 shares. Hussman Strategic Advisors holds 0.92% or 101,000 shares. Martingale Asset Mngmt L P holds 0.52% or 1.03M shares in its portfolio. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc stated it has 7.40M shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board holds 0.34% or 4.42 million shares in its portfolio. Cornerstone Cap Hldgs Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 689,465 shares or 0.2% of all its holdings.

Exelon Corporation, a utility services holding company, engages in the energy generation and delivery businesses in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $37.08 billion. It owns electric generating facilities, such as nuclear, fossil, wind, hydroelectric, and solar generating facilities. It has a 17.27 P/E ratio. The firm also sells renewable energy and other energy-related services and products; and sells electricity and natural gas to wholesale and retail customers.

The stock decreased 1.28% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $38.59. About 7.05M shares traded or 33.99% up from the average. Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) has risen 2.57% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.13% the S&P500.

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