NYSE:XEL - Xcel Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $53.19 -0.02 (-0.04 %) (As of 12/10/2018 03:58 AM ET)Previous Close$53.19Today's Range$52.71 - $53.4852-Week Range$41.51 - $53.48Volume4.08 million shsAverage Volume3.59 million shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield2.88%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive XEL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for XEL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Electric Utilities Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:XEL Previous Symbol CUSIP98389B10 Webwww.xcelenergy.com Phone+1-612-3305500 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/A Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual SalesN/A Price / SalesN/A Cash FlowN/A Price / Cash FlowN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/A Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/A Miscellaneous Employees11,512 Outstanding Shares514,020,000Market Cap$0.00 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, September 14th will be given a dividend of $0.38 per share on Saturday, October 20th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.86%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 13th. View Xcel Energy's Dividend History. How were Xcel Energy's earnings last quarter? Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The utilities provider reported $0.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.98 by $0.02. The utilities provider had revenue of $3.05 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.08 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 Wednesday, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Xcel Energy. What guidance has Xcel Energy issued on next quarter's earnings? Xcel Energy updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.55-2.65 for the period. Xcel Energy also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $2.45-2.49 EPS. What price target have analysts set for XEL? 9 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Xcel Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $57.00. On average, they expect Xcel Energy's share price to reach $49.1111 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for Xcel Energy. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Xcel Energy? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Xcel Energy in the last year. There are currently 6 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? News articles about XEL stock have been trending positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative 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 five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Xcel Energy earned a news impact score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles 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 stock's share price in the near future. Are investors shorting Xcel Energy? Xcel Energy saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 18,085,194 shares, an increase of 58.5% from the October 31st total of 11,411,894 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,766,286 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.1 days. Approximately 3.5% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Xcel Energy's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Xcel Energy's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Xcel Energy include ATCO LTD -CLASS I Common Stock (US funds) (ACLLF), BLACK HILLS Cor/EQUITY Ut (BKHU), COMPANHIA ENERG/S (CIG.C), E.On (ENAKF), Ellomay Capital (ELLO), Endesa (ELEZF), Evergy (EVRG), Good Energy Group (GOOD), Northern Vertex Mining (NEE) and OPG Power Ventures (OPG). 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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.57%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.53%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (6.72%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.51%), FMR LLC (2.15%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.79%). Company insiders that own Xcel Energy stock include Benjamin G S Fowke III, Daniel Yohannes, James T Prokopanko, Judy M Poferl, Kent T Larson, Lynn Casey, Mark E Stoering, Marvin E Jr Mcdaniel 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., FMR LLC, Cohen & Steers Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, First Quadrant L P CA, Jennison Associates LLC and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. Company insiders that have sold Xcel Energy company stock in the last year include Benjamin G S Fowke III, Judy M Poferl and Timothy V Wolf. View Insider Buying and Selling for Xcel Energy. Which institutional investors are buying Xcel Energy stock? XEL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Hsbc Holdings PLC, Panagora Asset Management Inc. and AXA. Company insiders that have bought Xcel Energy stock in the last two years include Daniel Yohannes, James T Prokopanko 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 $53.19. 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: 1.7 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 297 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 554 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 851MarketBeat'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 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Cost of Capital?