Exelon files to sell 50M shares, 20M equity units Exelon announced today that it plans to commence concurrent registered offerings of 50M shares of its common stock in connection with forward sales agreements and 20M equity units, aggregate stated amount of $1B. Net proceeds of the offerings will be used to finance a portion of the Pepco Holdings Inc. acquisition announced on April 30, 2014, and for general corporate purposes. Exelon expects to enter into forward sale agreements with an affiliate of Barclays Capital Inc. and Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Exelon upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo Wells Fargo upgraded Exelon to Outperform citing an attractive risk/reward ahead of likely reforms in the capacity market. Wells expects reforms to positively impact the value of ExGenís 19 GW nuclear fleet. It raised its price target range for shares to $43-$44 from $41-$42.