Analysis – Exelon Corp. Increases Dividend by 3%

EXC

Exelon Corporation announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.318 per share, a 3 percent increase from the prior rate of $0.31 per share. The dividend will be paid at the new higher rate on June 10, 2016, to shareholders of record at close of business on May 13, 2016.

Date Quarterly Dividend
5/13/2016 0.318
2/10/2016 0.31
11/10/2015 0.31
8/12/2015 0.31
5/13/2015 0.31
2/11/2015 0.31
11/12/2014 0.31
8/13/2014 0.31
5/14/2014 0.31
2/12/2014 0.31
11/13/2013 0.31
8/13/2013 0.31
5/13/2013 0.31
2/14/2013 0.525
11/13/2012 0.525
8/13/2012 0.525
5/11/2012 0.379
3/13/2012 0.146
2/13/2012 0.525
11/10/2011 0.525
8/11/2011 0.525
5/12/2011 0.525
2/11/2011 0.525
11/10/2010 0.525
8/12/2010 0.525
5/12/2010 0.525
2/11/2010 0.525

Analysis of Valuation of Exelon Corp. (Symbol EXC).

Exelon is trading below its average price/sales (P/S) range. Exelon is trading below its average dividend yield.

Price 5/10/16 % Yield 5 Year Div. Growth Rate SPS  2016 P/S  Ratio 10 yr P/S  Low 10 yr P/S  High 5 yr max Yield % 5 yr lowest Yield %
$34.88 3.57% -2% 35.25 1.00 0.60 3.21 7.28% 3.25%

Exelon Corp. Dividend Yield Chart (Click to enlarge)

EXC

Explanation:  Dividend growth stocks may be valued upon historical relative price/sales and current yield analysis. Dividend stocks trading at a low historical price/sales (P/S) ratio should be viewed more highly to investors due to their depressed valuation versus other higher P/S ratio stocks.  Max P/S price target is based upon company reaching its highest historical P/S ratio.  Dividend stocks should also be viewed favorably when the current yield is above historical readings for the past 10 years. Further information on evaluating dividend growth candidates can be found at http://seekingalpha.com/author/timothy-mcintosh/articles

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