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Xcel Energy (XEL) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.44 (-0.82%)
(As of 05/29/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
3.24 million shs
Average Volume
5.04 million shs
Market Capitalization
$29.62 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Xcel Energy MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.58 Rating Score
18.8% Upside
$63.33 Price Target
Short Interest
1.65% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.65mentions of Xcel Energy in the last 14 days
Based on 17 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $3.56 to $3.83 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.40 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

22nd out of 90 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

7th out of 18 stocks

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About Xcel Energy Stock (NASDAQ:XEL)

Xcel Energy Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, purchasing, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity. It operates through Regulated Electric Utility, Regulated Natural Gas Utility, and All Other segments. The company generates electricity through wind, nuclear, hydroelectric, biomass, and solar energy sources, as well as coal, natural gas, oil, wood, and refuse-derived fuels. 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 and nonregulated assets, as well as procures equipment for the 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 was incorporated in 1909 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Company Calendar

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Last Earnings
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Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Electric & other services combined
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
12 Analysts


Net Income
$1.77 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$14.21 billion
Cash Flow
$7.94 per share
Book Value
$32.11 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$29.62 billion

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Robert C. FrenzelMr. Robert C. Frenzel (Age 53)
    President, CEO & Chairman
    Comp: $3.18M
  • Mr. Brian J. Van Abel (Age 42)
    Executive VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer
    Comp: $1.65M
  • Mr. Timothy John O'ConnorMr. Timothy John O'Connor (Age 64)
    Executive VP & COO
    Comp: $1.59M
  • Ms. Patricia Correa (Age 50)
    Senior VP, Human Resources & Employee Services and Chief Human Resources Officer
    Comp: $1.42M
  • Ms. Amanda J. Rome (Age 43)
    Executive VP, Group President of Utilities & Chief Customer Officer
    Comp: $1.44M
  • Mr. Tim Peterson
    Senior VP & CTO
  • Mr. Paul Andrew Johnson (Age 64)
    VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer
  • Mr. Ryan Long
    President of Minnesota, North Dakota & South Dakota and General Counsel
  • Justin Tomljanovic
    Vice President of Corporate Development
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Savage (Age 52)
    Senior VP and Chief Audit & Financial Services Officer

XEL Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Xcel Energy stock right now?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Xcel Energy in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" XEL shares.
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What is Xcel Energy's stock price target for 2024?

12 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Xcel Energy's stock. Their XEL share price targets range from $57.00 to $75.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $63.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have XEL shares performed in 2024?

Xcel Energy's stock was trading at $61.91 at the beginning of the year. Since then, XEL shares have decreased by 13.9% and is now trading at $53.30.
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When is Xcel Energy's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2024.
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How were Xcel Energy's earnings last quarter?

Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 25th. The company reported $0.88 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.80 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $3.65 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.12 billion. Xcel Energy had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.03% and a net margin of 13.36%. Xcel Energy's quarterly revenue was down 10.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.76 earnings per share.
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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, May 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, June 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.5475 per share on Saturday, July 20th. This represents a $2.19 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.11%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 14th.
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Is Xcel Energy a good dividend stock?

Xcel Energy (NASDAQ:XEL) pays an annual dividend of $2.19 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.08%. XEL has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 21 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 65.77%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, XEL will have a dividend payout ratio of 57.18% next year. This indicates that the company 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 FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 3.500-3.600 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 3.570. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

Who are Xcel Energy's major shareholders?

Xcel Energy's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.98%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.36%), Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp (0.75%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.69%), Capital Research Global Investors (0.61%) and Nordea Investment Management AB (0.51%). Insiders that own company stock include Benjamin G S Fowke III, Benjamin G S Fowke III, Brett C Carter, Darla Figoli, Frank P Prager, Kim Williams and Timothy John O'connor.
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How do I buy shares of Xcel Energy?

Shares of XEL stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Xcel Energy have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Xcel Energy: Nicollet Holdings Company LLC, Nicollet Project Holdings LLC, Northern States Power Company (a Minnesota corporation), Northern States Power Company (a Wisconsin corporation), Public Service Company of Colorado, Southwestern Public Service Company, WestGas InterState Inc., Xcel Energy Communications Group Inc. , Xcel Energy International Inc., Xcel Energy Markets Holdings Inc., Xcel Energy Retail Holdings Inc., Xcel Energy Services Inc. , Xcel Energy Transmission Holding Company LLC, Xcel Energy Venture Holdings Inc., Xcel Energy Ventures Inc., Xcel Energy WYCO Inc. , and Xcel Energy Wholesale Group Inc..
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This page (NASDAQ:XEL) was last updated on 5/29/2024 by Staff

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