Analyst Recommendations on These Hot Stocks: Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK), Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC), Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU)

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The Analyst Stock Recommendations are determined by taking an average of all analyst recommendations and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Underperform or Sell. Also shows the analyst firms making the recommendations.

Analysts release their findings in research reports, which can be anything from one- or two-page summaries to detailed documents that are dozens of pages long.

An analyst report will generally contain the following items:

  1. A detailed description of the company and its industry, including relevant financial numbers.
  2. An opinionated thesis explaining why the analyst believes the company will succeed or fail.
  3. A target price for the stock over the next year (or two).
  4. A recommendation or rating.

Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) lost -0.02% and closed in the last trading session at $53.07. The 52-Week range of the stock is $45.69 – $61.70. The company’s Market capitalization is $147.26 billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 2.78 billion. The stock has a one-year performance up 5.04% and a negative weekly performance at -0.82%. The EPS (Earnings per Share) of the company is at $2.02 while its Beta Value is set to 0.67 with the RSI of 63.01. The company’s price range for the trading day was $52.59 to $53.35. The Company has the volatility of 1.78% for the month and 1.56% for the week after ending the last trading session.

Analysts Opinions/Ratings:

The analysts’ consensus recommendation against Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) is “Outperform while currently 3 of the analysts have given “Buy” rating to the stock of Merck & Co., Inc. 5 of the analysts have given “Outperform” and 13 analysts have given “Hold” rating with 0 assigned “Under Perform”. 0 analysts assigned Sell rating to Merck & Co., Inc. stocks.

The mean rating of the stock is 2.48, whereas 1 means strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) traded in the last session between $34.35 and $35.36 whereas, its 52-Week High Range is $35.50 with respect to its 52 Week Low Range of $25.09. The company’s Market Capitalization stands at $33.10 billion with 921.69 million are the Outstanding shares of the company. In the time frame of the last one month, the share-price has rose almost 5.15%. The Stock’s RSI is at 46.19 with the beta Value of 0.11. The Earnings per Share that was shown by Google Finance is $2.91. The Stocks ended at $35.31 with a surge of 1.70%. The Company has the volatility of 2.96% for the month and 2.53% for the week after ending the last trading session.

Analysts Opinions/Ratings:

The analysts’ consensus recommendation against Exelon Corporation (EXC) is “Outperform while currently 2 of the analysts have given “Buy” rating to the stock of Exelon Corporation. 2 of the analysts have given “Outperform” and 1 analysts have given “Hold” rating with 2 assigned “Under Perform”. O analysts assigned Sell rating to Exelon Corporation stocks.

The mean rating of the stock is 2.19, whereas 1 means strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU) dropped -2.81% and closed at $70.78 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $69.35 and $70.78. The Earnings Per Share of the company stands at $12.44. The 52 Week Range shows that the stock reached Higher at $92.60 while its Lower range is $57.19 in the last 52 weeks. The Average Volume of the company is at 3.38 Million with the Outstanding Shares of 47.10 million. The one month performance of the stock was positive and it scored about 5.39%. The market capitalization of the company is $30.55 billion. The Beta of the company stands at 1.67 with the RSI (Relative Strength Index) of 68.12. The Company after ending the last trading session the company has the volatility of 1.26% for the month and 1.10% for the week.

Analysts Opinions/Ratings:

The analysts’ consensus recommendation against Prudential Financial Inc (PRU) is “Outperform while currently 1 of the analysts have given “Buy” rating to the stock of Prudential Financial Inc. 6 of the analysts have given “Outperform” and 1 analysts have given “Hold” rating with 2 assigned “Under Perform”. 1 analysts assigned Sell rating to Prudential Financial Inc stocks.

The mean rating of the stock is 1.81, whereas 1 means strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

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