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Xcel Energy Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.25 (-0.38 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $64.71
50-Day Range
MA: $65.37
52-Week Range
Now: $64.71
Volume2.49 million shs
Average Volume2.57 million shs
Market Capitalization$34.00 billion
P/E Ratio24.24
Dividend Yield2.65%
Xcel Energy Inc., through its subsidiaries, generates, purchases, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity. It operates through Regulated Electric Utility, Regulated Natural Gas Utility, and All Other segments. The company generates electricity through coal, nuclear, natural gas, hydroelectric, solar, biomass, oil, wood/refuse, and wind energy sources. It also purchases, transports, distributes, and sells natural gas to retail customers, as well as transports customer-owned natural gas. In addition, the company develops and leases natural gas pipelines, and storage and compression facilities; and invests in rental housing projects, as well as procures equipment for construction of renewable generation facilities. It serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers in the portions of Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin. The company sells electricity to approximately 3.7 million customers; and natural gas to approximately 2.1 million customers. Xcel Energy Inc. was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Overall MarketRank

2.08 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 0.7Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric & other services combined
Current SymbolNASDAQ:XEL



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.53 billion
Cash Flow$5.64 per share
Book Value$25.25 per share


Net Income$1.37 billion


Market Cap$34.00 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2021 (Confirmed)
-0.25 (-0.38 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Xcel Energy (NASDAQ:XEL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Xcel Energy's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Xcel Energy's stock was trading at $66.82 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, XEL shares have decreased by 3.2% and is now trading at $64.71.
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Is Xcel Energy a buy right now?

14 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Xcel Energy in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Xcel Energy stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in XEL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Xcel Energy?

Wall Street analysts have given Xcel Energy a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Xcel Energy wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Xcel Energy's next earnings date?

Xcel Energy is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 28th 2021.
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How can I listen to Xcel Energy's earnings call?

Xcel Energy will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 28th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Xcel Energy's earnings last quarter?

Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 29th. The company reported $1.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.06. The business earned $3.18 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.17 billion. Xcel Energy had a return on equity of 10.56% and a net margin of 12.50%.
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How often does Xcel Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Xcel Energy?

Xcel Energy declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 9th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.43 per share on Wednesday, January 20th. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 22nd.
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Is Xcel Energy a good dividend stock?

Xcel Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.65%. Xcel Energy has been increasing its dividend for 17 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Xcel Energy is 65.15%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Xcel Energy will have a dividend payout ratio of 57.72% next year. This indicates that Xcel Energy will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Xcel Energy issued on next quarter's earnings?

Xcel Energy updated its FY21 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.90-$3.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.97.

What price target have analysts set for XEL?

14 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Xcel Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $62.00 to $82.00. On average, they expect Xcel Energy's stock price to reach $69.38 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.2% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Xcel Energy?

Xcel Energy saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,580,000 shares, a drop of 14.6% from the December 15th total of 4,190,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,490,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.4 days.
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Who are some of Xcel Energy's key competitors?

Who are Xcel Energy's key executives?

Xcel Energy's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Benjamin Gwynn Stonestreet Fowke III, Chairman & CEO (Age 63, Pay $4.25M)
  • Mr. Robert C. Frenzel, Pres & COO (Age 50, Pay $1.47M)
  • Mr. Brett C. Carter, Chief Customer & Innovation Officer and Exec. VP (Age 54, Pay $1.29M)
  • Mr. Brian J. Van Abel, Exec. VP & CFO
  • Mr. Paul Andrew Johnson, VP & Investor Relations (Age 61)
  • Karen Hyde, Sr. VP and Chief Risk, Audit & Compliance Officer
  • Ms. Amanda J. Rome, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Darla Figoli, Exec. VP of HR & Employee Services and Chief HR Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Timothy John O'Connor, Exec. VP & Chief Generation Officer (Age 61)
  • Mr. David T. Hudson, Pres of Xcel Energy - New Mexico, Texas (Age 60)

What is Xcel Energy's stock symbol?

Xcel Energy trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "XEL."

Who are Xcel Energy's major shareholders?

Xcel Energy's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%), Hexavest Inc. (0.03%), Fulton Breakefield Broenniman LLC (0.03%), Bainco International Investors (0.02%), Asset Planning Services Inc. LA ADV (0.02%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.01%). Company insiders that own Xcel Energy stock include Benjamin G S Fowke III, Christopher B Clark, David L Eves, Frank P Prager, Judy M Poferl, Kent T Larson, Mark E Stoering, Robert Frenzel and Scott M Wilensky.
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Which major investors are selling Xcel Energy stock?

XEL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Fulton Breakefield Broenniman LLC, Central Bank & Trust Co., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Donaldson Capital Management LLC, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., and Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co.. Company insiders that have sold Xcel Energy company stock in the last year include Benjamin G S Fowke III, and Frank P Prager.
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Which major investors are buying Xcel Energy stock?

XEL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Founders Capital Management, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Tandem Investment Advisors Inc., NuWave Investment Management LLC, Wambolt & Associates LLC, Bainco International Investors, and Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc..
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How do I buy shares of Xcel Energy?

Shares of XEL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Xcel Energy's stock price today?

One share of XEL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $64.71.

How big of a company is Xcel Energy?

Xcel Energy has a market capitalization of $34.00 billion and generates $11.53 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.37 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.64 on an earnings per share basis. Xcel Energy employs 11,273 workers across the globe.

What is Xcel Energy's official website?

The official website for Xcel Energy is www.xcelenergy.com.

How can I contact Xcel Energy?

Xcel Energy's mailing address is 414 NICOLLET MALL, MINNEAPOLIS MN, 55401. The company can be reached via phone at 612-330-5500 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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