Xcel Energy Company Profile (NYSE:XEL)

About Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy logoXcel Energy Inc. is a public utility holding company. The Company's operations include activity of four utility subsidiaries that serve electric and natural gas customers. Its segments are regulated electric utility, regulated natural gas utility and all other. The regulated electric utility segment generates, transmits and distributes electricity in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Texas and New Mexico. The regulated electric utility segment also includes commodity trading operations. The regulated natural gas utility segment transports, stores and distributes natural gas primarily in portions of Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Michigan and Colorado. The all other category primarily includes steam revenue, appliance repair services, nonutility real estate activities, revenues associated with processing solid waste into refuse-derived fuel and investments in rental housing projects that qualify for low-income housing tax credits.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Electric Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: XEL
  • CUSIP: 98389B10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $42.00
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $40.98
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $40.99
  • 52-Week Range: $507,952,000.00 - $38.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.02
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.14
  • P/E Growth: 3.20
  • Market Cap: $21.33B
  • Outstanding Shares: 507,952,000
  • Beta: 0.09
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 10.11%
  • Return on Equity: 10.41%
  • Return on Assets: 2.83%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.22%
  • Current Ratio: 0.89%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.71%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: $45.00 (7.14% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/6/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$44.00View Rating Details
12/2/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$44.00 -> $42.00View Rating Details
9/26/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$48.00View Rating Details
9/26/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$41.00 -> $42.00View Rating Details
9/8/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoSet Price TargetBuy$49.00View Rating Details
4/18/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/2/2016Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
1/29/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/26/2015TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetReduceC$0.60 -> C$0.40View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/8/2017        
2/2/2017Q416$0.44$0.45$3.18 billion$2.79 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.87$0.90$3.33 billion$3.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q216$0.40$0.39$2.52 billion$2.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q116$0.47$0.47$3.00 billion$2.77 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$0.41$0.41$3.38 billion$2.65 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.80$0.84$3.31 billion$2.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.40$0.39$2.99 billion$2.52 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.50$0.46$3.21 billion$2.96 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$0.36$0.39$2.62 billion$2.93 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.77$0.77$3.13 billion$2.87 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.41$0.39$2.64 billion$2.69 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.51$0.52$2.89 billion$3.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q413$0.29$0.30$2.70 billion$2.73 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.75$0.77$2.98 billion$2.82 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.38$0.40$2.40 billion$2.58 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.45$0.48$2.78 billion$2.78 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q4 2012$0.28$0.29$2.93 billion$2.55 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.72$0.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.35$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.38$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2012$0.30$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.65$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.31$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.42$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$0.31$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.20 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.45 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.44$0.45$0.45
Q2 20162$0.41$0.45$0.43
Q3 20163$0.85$0.90$0.87
Q4 20163$0.43$0.45$0.44
Q2 20171$0.40$0.40$0.40
Q3 20171$0.96$0.96$0.96
Q4 20171$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q1 20181$0.52$0.52$0.52
Q2 20181$0.43$0.43$0.43
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL)
Annual Dividend:$1.36
Dividend Yield:3.24%
Dividend Growth:6.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:61.54% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
61.82% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
55.51% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:13 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/14/2016quarterly$0.343.38%12/22/201612/27/20161/20/2017
8/24/2016quarterly$0.343.22%9/13/20169/15/201610/20/2016
5/18/2016quarterly$0.343.36%6/14/20166/16/20167/20/2016
2/17/2016quarterly$0.343.43%3/11/20163/15/20164/20/2016
12/9/2015quarterly$0.323.68%12/22/201512/24/20151/20/2016
8/19/2015quarterly$0.323.55%9/15/20159/17/201510/20/2015
5/20/2015quarterly$0.323.71%6/16/20156/18/20157/20/2015
2/18/2015quarterly$0.323.53%3/13/20153/17/20154/20/2015
12/10/2014quarterly$0.303.32%12/23/201412/26/20141/20/2015
8/20/2014quarterly$0.303.82%9/16/20149/18/201410/20/2014
5/21/2014quarterly$0.303.96%6/17/20146/19/20147/20/2014
2/19/2014quarterly$0.304.02%3/18/20143/20/20144/20/2014
12/11/2013quarterly$0.284.03%12/24/201312/27/20131/20/2014
8/21/2013quarterly$0.284.04%9/17/20139/19/201310/20/2013
5/21/2013quarterly$0.283.74%6/18/20136/20/20137/20/2013
2/20/2013quarterly$0.273.85%3/19/20133/21/20134/20/2013
12/12/2012quarterly$0.273.97%12/24/201212/27/20121/20/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 70.91%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/7/2017James T ProkopankoDirectorBuy1,000$41.45$41,450.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2016David L EvesInsiderSell10,000$40.57$405,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2016Marvin E Jr. McdanielEVPSell11,900$41.66$495,754.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2013Richard T ObrienDirectorBuy2,000$29.09$58,180.00View SEC Filing  
2/15/2013Gail BoudreauxDirectorBuy1,780$28.08$49,982.40View SEC Filing  
2/1/2013Timothy V WolfDirectorBuy4,000$27.98$111,920.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Shift Towards Renewables Is Picking Up Pace (NYSE:XEL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 19 at 7:36 PM
News IconDividend Growth of Xcel Energy Inc.(XEL) - Highland Mirror (NYSE:XEL)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 17 at 5:17 PM
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stocknewsjournal.com - February 17 at 5:17 PM
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theusacommerce.com - February 17 at 7:56 AM
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stocknewsjournal.com - February 17 at 7:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXcel Energy and FAA Launch First-of-Its-Kind Safety Partnership (NYSE:XEL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 7:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo10:28 am Xcel Energy announces partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration to research the safe operation of drone technology to inspect critical infrastructure; financial details not disclosed (NYSE:XEL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 7:56 AM
capitalcube.com logoXcel Energy, Inc. : XEL-US: Dividend Analysis : December 27th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : February 15, 2017 (NYSE:XEL)
www.capitalcube.com - February 17 at 7:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXcel Energy Partners with FS-ISAC to Expand Security Protections for the Energy Sector (NYSE:XEL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 15 at 6:58 AM
News IconChecking the Numbers on Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL) - Midway Monitor (NYSE:XEL)
midwaymonitor.com - February 11 at 6:25 AM
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www.theusacommerce.com - February 11 at 6:25 AM
News IconDirector of Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL), Prokopanko James T, buys 1,000 shares worth $41,447 (NYSE:XEL)
empowerednews.net - February 10 at 6:44 AM
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theusacommerce.com - February 9 at 6:47 AM
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stocknewsjournal.com - February 7 at 9:12 PM
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wallstrt24.com - February 7 at 5:41 AM
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www.capitalcube.com - February 7 at 5:41 AM
News IconAnalyst Earnings Forecast Scan: Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) (NYSE:XEL)
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us.rd.yahoo.com - February 4 at 6:44 AM
capitalcube.com logoXcel Energy, Inc. :XEL-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 3, 2017 (NYSE:XEL)
www.capitalcube.com - February 4 at 6:44 AM
marketrealist.com logoLooking Ahead: What to Expect for Xcel Energy Stock (NYSE:XEL)
marketrealist.com - February 4 at 6:44 AM
News IconXcel Energy (NYSE:XEL) 4Q16 earnings; Beats Street View (NYSE:XEL)
mundoaguaysaneamiento.net - February 3 at 6:50 AM
seekingalpha.com logoXcel Energy (XEL) Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:XEL)
seekingalpha.com - February 3 at 6:50 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoMinnesota Law Would Set Precedent For Unregulated Monolopies (NYSE:XEL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:50 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoXcel Energy 2016 Year End Earnings Report (NYSE:XEL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:50 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo6:16 am Xcel Energy beats by $0.01, reports revs in-line; reaffirms FY17 EPS guidance (NYSE:XEL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:50 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Xcel Energy Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:XEL)
biz.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXcel Energy (XEL) Beats on Q4 Earnings, Revenues Miss (NYSE:XEL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoXcel Energy (XEL) Tops Q4 Earnings, Reaffirms '17 Outlook (NYSE:XEL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of XEL earnings conference call or presentation 2-Feb-17 3:00pm GMT (NYSE:XEL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:50 AM
nasdaq.com logoXcel Energy Inc Q4 Income Climbs 9% - Nasdaq (NYSE:XEL)
www.nasdaq.com - February 2 at 6:55 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoXcel beats 4Q profit forecasts (NYSE:XEL)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 6:55 AM
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twincountynews.com - February 1 at 7:30 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 8:11 AM
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istreetwire.com - January 30 at 9:37 AM
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aikenadvocate.com - January 24 at 3:55 PM
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marketrealist.com logoWhere Xcel Energy Stock Might Go in the Near Future (NYSE:XEL)
marketrealist.com - January 24 at 3:55 PM
marketrealist.com logoAnalysts’ Views on Xcel Energy ahead of 4Q16 Earnings (NYSE:XEL)
marketrealist.com - January 24 at 3:55 PM
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wsbeacon.com - January 24 at 4:15 AM
marketrealist.com logoCan Xcel Energy Meet Analysts’ Upbeat 4Q16 Revenue Prospects? (NYSE:XEL)
marketrealist.com - January 24 at 4:15 AM
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marketrealist.com - January 24 at 4:15 AM
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wsbeacon.com - January 22 at 8:28 AM
nasdaq.com logoXEL Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average (NYSE:XEL)
www.nasdaq.com - January 19 at 8:10 AM
News IconFirst Dallas Securities Cuts Position in Xcel Energy Inc (XEL) (NYSE:XEL)
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What is Xcel Energy's stock symbol?

Xcel Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "XEL."

How often does Xcel Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Xcel Energy?

Xcel Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 14th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.34 per share on Friday, January 20th. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 22nd.

Where is Xcel Energy's stock going? Where will Xcel Energy's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Xcel Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $42.00 to $49.00. On average, they expect Xcel Energy's stock price to reach $45.00 in the next twelve months.

When will Xcel Energy announce their earnings?

Xcel Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May, 8th 2017.

Who owns Xcel Energy stock?

Xcel Energy's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (5.02%), FMR LLC (3.18%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.72%), AQR Capital Management LLC (0.95%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (0.76%) and Janus Capital Management LLC (0.60%). Company insiders that own Xcel Energy stock include David L Eves, James T Prokopanko and Marvin E Jr Mcdaniel.

Who sold Xcel Energy stock? Who is selling Xcel Energy stock?

Xcel Energy's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Credit Agricole S A, Marshall Wace LLP, Janus Capital Management LLC, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Gideon Capital Advisors Inc. and New York State Teachers Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Xcel Energy stock in the last year include David L Eves and Marvin E Jr Mcdaniel.

Who bought Xcel Energy stock? Who is buying Xcel Energy stock?

Xcel Energy's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., AQR Capital Management LLC, Energy Income Partners LLC, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, FMR LLC, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC and Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC.

How do I buy Xcel Energy stock?

Shares of Xcel Energy can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Xcel Energy stock cost?

One share of Xcel Energy stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.00.

Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL) Chart for Sunday, February, 19, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL)

Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff