NYSE:XEL - Xcel Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$55.27 +0.49 (+0.89 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$54.78
Today's Range$54.59 - $55.27
52-Week Range$41.99 - $55.27
Volume2.65 million shs
Average Volume3.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$28.41 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.77%
BetaN/A
Xcel Energy Inc. is a public utility holding company. The Company's operations include the activity of four utility subsidiaries that serve electric and natural gas customers in eight states. The Company's segments include regulated electric utility, regulated natural gas utility and all other. The Company's utility subsidiaries include NSP-Minnesota, NSP-Wisconsin, Public Service Company of Colorado (PSCo) and Southwestern Public Service Co. (SPS), which serve customers in portions of Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin. Along with WYCO Development LLC (WYCO), a joint venture formed with Colorado Interstate Gas Company, LLC (CIG) to develop and lease natural gas pipelines storage and compression facilities, and WestGas InterState, Inc. (WGI), an interstate natural gas pipeline company, these companies comprise the regulated utility operations.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric Utilities
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP98389B10
Phone+1-612-3305500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees11,512
Market Cap$28.41 billion
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL) Frequently Asked Questions

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 Thursday, February 21st. Investors of record on Friday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.405 per share on Saturday, April 20th. This represents a $1.62 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.93%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 14th. This is a positive change from Xcel Energy's previous quarterly dividend of $0.38. View Xcel Energy's Dividend History.

How were Xcel Energy's earnings last quarter?

Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) announced its earnings results on Thursday, January, 31st. The utilities provider reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.42. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.88 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.86 billion. View Xcel Energy's Earnings History.

When is Xcel Energy's next earnings date?

Xcel Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Xcel Energy.

What guidance has Xcel Energy issued on next quarter's earnings?

Xcel Energy issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 31st. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.55-2.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.61.

What price target have analysts set for XEL?

7 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Xcel Energy's shares. Their predictions range from $43.00 to $57.00. On average, they expect Xcel Energy's stock price to reach $49.4286 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Xcel Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Xcel Energy?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Xcel Energy in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Xcel Energy.

Has Xcel Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about XEL stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Xcel Energy earned a daily sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Xcel Energy?

Xcel Energy saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 14,061,218 shares, a decrease of 12.6% from the December 31st total of 16,081,670 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,076,894 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.4 days. Approximately 2.7% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Xcel Energy's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Xcel Energy's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Xcel Energy own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Xcel Energy investors own include Mcdonald's (MCD), General Electric (GE), Caterpillar (CAT), AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Duke Energy (DUK), Southern (SO), Chevron (CVX), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are Xcel Energy's key executives?

Xcel Energy's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Benjamin G. S. Fowke III, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 58)
  • Robert C. Frenzel, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President (Age 46)
  • Christopher B. Clark, President and Director, NSP-Minnesota (Age 50)
  • David T. Hudson, President and Director, SPS (Age 56)
  • Mark E. Stoering, President and Director of NSP-Wisconsin (Age 56)
  • Marvin E. McDaniel Jr., Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer (Age 57)
  • Scott M. Wilensky, Executive Vice President, General Counsel (Age 60)
  • David L. Eves, Executive Vice President and Group President – Utilities (Age 58)
  • Kent T. Larson, Executive Vice President, Group President Operations (Age 57)
  • Jeffrey S. Savage, Senior Vice President, Controller (Age 45)

Who are Xcel Energy's major shareholders?

Xcel Energy's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.17%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.71%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.51%), Northern Trust Corp (1.31%), Boston Partners (1.12%) and Legal & General Group Plc (0.97%). Company insiders that own Xcel Energy stock include Benjamin G S Fowke III, Daniel Yohannes, Judy M Poferl, Kent T Larson, Lynn Casey, Mark E Stoering, Marvin E Jr Mcdaniel, Scott M Wilensky and Timothy V Wolf. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Xcel Energy.

Which institutional investors are selling Xcel Energy stock?

XEL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Investments LP, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Boston Partners, Jennison Associates LLC, Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Hsbc Holdings PLC and Mackay Shields LLC. Company insiders that have sold Xcel Energy company stock in the last year include Benjamin G S Fowke III, Judy M Poferl, Scott M Wilensky and Timothy V Wolf. View Insider Buying and Selling for Xcel Energy.

Which institutional investors are buying Xcel Energy stock?

XEL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Geode Capital Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Nordea Investment Management AB, Scout Investments Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd and B.S. Pension Fund Trustee Ltd acting for the British Steel Pension Fund. Company insiders that have bought Xcel Energy stock in the last two years include Daniel Yohannes and Lynn Casey. View Insider Buying and Selling for Xcel Energy.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Xcel Energy's stock price today?

One share of XEL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.27.

How big of a company is Xcel Energy?

Xcel Energy has a market capitalization of $28.41 billion. Xcel Energy employs 11,512 workers across the globe.

What is Xcel Energy's official website?

The official website for Xcel Energy is http://www.xcelenergy.com.

How can I contact Xcel Energy?

Xcel Energy's mailing address is 414 Nicollet Mall, MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55401-1927, United States. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at +1-612-3305500 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Xcel Energy (NYSE XEL)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  306 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  558 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  864
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Xcel Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe XEL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe XEL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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