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What Utilities Investors Need to Watch With Exelon

Exelon (NYSE: EXC  ) is one of the largest power companies in the U.S., and the largest provider of nuclear power in the nation. Investors in this company could see a major upside, but there are key metrics to be followed and understood, to know when is the right time to buy. In this video, Motley Fool energy analyst Taylor Muckerman tells us how low natural gas prices are a continued threat to Exelon's margins and how, when those prices come back up, the gains could be huge. He also discusses the company's recent exposure to more competition, and the continuation of government subsidies for renewable energy sources, which may mean even further competition from renewables like wind energy.

As the nation moves increasingly toward clean energy, one company in this space that is perfectly positioned to capitalize on having the largest nuclear fleet in North America is Exelon. This strength combined with an increased focus on renewable energy, along with its recent merger with Constellation, puts Exelon and its best-in-class dividend on a short list of top utilities. To determine if Exelon is a good long-term fit for your portfolio, you're invited to check out The Motley Fool's premium research report on the company. Simply click here now for instant access.


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Taylor Muckerman
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Taylor is an Associate GM in our Fool International operations. Prior to that he covered all things Energy + Materials as an analyst. Over the years, he has built an investing skill set to rely on when evaluating companies inside and out. While at the Fool, he has made appearances on CNBC and Fox Business. In addition, he completed his MBA at the University of Maryland and will sit for the Level II CFA Exam.

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