Xcel Energy Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.75 (-2.56 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume4.43 million shs
Average Volume2.95 million shs
Market Capitalization$35.84 billion
P/E Ratio23.05
Dividend Yield2.68%
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About Xcel Energy

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 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 sells electricity to approximately 3.7 million customers; and natural gas to approximately 2.1 million customers. Xcel Energy Inc. was incorporated in 1909 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


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1.96 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

49th out of 280 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

10th out of 27 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 1.1Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Xcel Energy (NASDAQ:XEL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Xcel Energy a buy right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Xcel Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating 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 buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Xcel Energy wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Xcel Energy?

Xcel Energy saw a drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 5,760,000 shares, a drop of 19.0% from the May 13th total of 7,110,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,020,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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, July 29th 2021.
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How were Xcel Energy's earnings last quarter?

Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 29th. The company reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.61 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $3.54 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.03 billion. Xcel Energy had a net margin of 12.56% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.91%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 26.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.56 EPS.
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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. Since then, XEL stock has decreased by 0.3% and is now trading at $66.60.
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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 19th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.4575 per share on Tuesday, July 20th. This represents a $1.83 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.75%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 14th.
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Is Xcel Energy a good dividend stock?

Xcel Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.83 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.68%. 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 65.59%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Xcel Energy will have a dividend payout ratio of 57.73% 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 issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 2.900-3.000 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.970. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for XEL?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Xcel Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $63.00 to $76.00. On average, they expect Xcel Energy's share price to reach $71.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.4% from the stock's current price.
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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 $3.91M)
  • Mr. Robert C. Frenzel, Pres & COO (Age 50, Pay $1.78M)
  • Mr. Brian J. Van Abel, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 39, Pay $998.88k)
  • Ms. Amanda J. Rome, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 40, Pay $958.74k)
  • Mr. Timothy John O'Connor, Exec. VP & Chief Generation Officer (Age 61, Pay $1.44M)
  • Mr. Brett C. Carter, Chief Customer & Innovation Officer and Exec. VP (Age 54, Pay $1.19M)
  • Mr. Paul Andrew Johnson, VP of Investor Relations (Age 61)
  • Ms. Karen Hyde, Sr. VP and Chief Risk, Audit & Compliance Officer
  • Ms. Darla Figoli, Exec. VP of HR & Employee Services and Chief HR Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. David T. Hudson, Pres of Xcel Energy - New Mexico & Texas (Age 60)

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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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.86%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (6.99%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (6.66%), Capital International Investors (1.87%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.85%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.46%). Company insiders that own Xcel Energy stock include Benjamin G S Fowke III, Christopher B Clark, Darla Figoli, David T Hudson, Frank P Prager, Kent T Larson, Mark E Stoering, Scott M Wilensky and Timothy John O'connor.
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Which institutional investors are selling Xcel Energy stock?

XEL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, Royal Bank of Canada, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Janus Henderson Group PLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Morgan Stanley, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold Xcel Energy company stock in the last year include Benjamin G S Fowke III, Christopher B Clark, Darla Figoli, David T Hudson, Frank P Prager, and Timothy John O'connor.
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Which institutional investors are buying Xcel Energy stock?

XEL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Franklin Resources Inc., Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Ergoteles LLC, and Victory Capital Management 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.
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What is Xcel Energy's stock price today?

One share of XEL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.60.

How much money does Xcel Energy make?

Xcel Energy has a market capitalization of $35.84 billion and generates $11.53 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.47 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.79 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Xcel Energy have?

Xcel Energy employs 11,367 workers across the globe.

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..

When was Xcel Energy founded?

Xcel Energy was founded in 1909.

What is Xcel Energy's official website?

The official website for Xcel Energy is

Where are Xcel Energy's headquarters?

Xcel Energy is headquartered at 414 NICOLLET MALL, MINNEAPOLIS MN, 55401.

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 6/20/2021 by Staff
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