NEW YORK (AVAFIN) -- Exelon Corporation options contracts experienced a new 3-month record for both call and put contracts where a
total of 5,795 call and 10,582 put contracts were traded in the busy trading session. The contract
spread yielded a 1.83 put/call ratio.
A significant increase in the trading volume of a stock's option often is a precursor of movement
by the underlying stock. In such instances, put/call Ratio can be used as an investor sentiment
indicator, where a high ratio implies that the overall investor sentiment is bearish and a low
put/call ratio implies that the sentiment is bullish.
Exelon Corporation settled the day down $1.53 to $37.41 in the previous trading session. Today's
trading range was between $37.20 and $38.81 respectively. On the volume side, 14M shares were
traded, which is greater than the average volume of 6M shares. EXC is trading
below the 50 day moving average and lower than the 200 day
moving average. The stock's 52 week low is $36.34 and 52 week high is $45.45. Performance indicators show that the stock has lost -1.42% within the last month.
The stock has a P/E ratio of 13.02 and a dividend yield of 5.02%.