NYSE:XEL - Xcel Energy Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $45.63 -0.28 (-0.61 %) (As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$45.63Today's Range$45.10 - $45.9152-Week Range$41.51 - $52.22Volume4.04 million shsAverage Volume3.40 million shsMarket Capitalization$22.16 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield3.33%Beta0.18 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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 SymbolNYSE:XEL CUSIP98389B10 Webwww.xcelenergy.com Phone+1-612-3305500 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.27 Current Ratio0.87 Quick Ratio0.68 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E Ratio18.70 P/E Growth3.18 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$11.40 billion Price / Sales2.04 Cash Flow$5.4910 per share Price / Cash8.31 Book Value$21.70 per share Price / Book2.10 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$1.15 billion Net Margins10.06% Return on Equity10.44% Return on Assets2.80% Miscellaneous Employees11,512 Outstanding Shares508,860,000Market Cap$22,160.00 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 Wednesday, May 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.38 per share on Friday, July 20th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 14th. View Xcel Energy's Dividend History. How were Xcel Energy's earnings last quarter? Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) released its earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The utilities provider reported $0.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.06. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.95 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.98 billion. Xcel Energy had a net margin of 10.06% and a return on equity of 10.44%. Xcel Energy's quarterly revenue was up .2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.47 EPS. 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, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Xcel Energy. What guidance has Xcel Energy issued on next quarter's earnings? Xcel Energy issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.37-2.47 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.43. What price target have analysts set for XEL? 10 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Xcel Energy's shares. Their predictions range from $43.00 to $53.00. On average, they expect Xcel Energy's stock price to reach $47.70 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Xcel Energy. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Xcel Energy? 10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Xcel Energy in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." Are investors shorting Xcel Energy? Xcel Energy saw a decrease in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 9,770,650 shares, a decrease of 19.2% from the June 15th total of 12,098,662 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,435,028 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.8 days. Approximately 1.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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 E.ON SE Common Stock (ENAKF), Endesa (ELEZF), ATCO LTD -CLASS I Common Stock (US funds) (ACLLF), BLACK HILLS Cor/EQUITY Ut (BKHU), Ellomay Capital (ELLO), Northern Vertex Mining (NEE), OPG Power Ventures (OPG), Good Energy Group (GOOD) and Evergy (EVRG). 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) Has Xcel Energy been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about XEL stock have been trending somewhat negative on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Xcel Energy earned a news sentiment score of 0.00 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.97 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are Xcel Energy's major shareholders? Xcel Energy's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Scout Investments Inc. (0.24%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.14%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.07%), Eastern Bank (0.05%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%). Company insiders that own Xcel Energy stock include Benjamin G S Fowke III, Daniel Yohannes, David L Eves, James T Prokopanko, Kent T Larson, Mark E Stoering, Marvin E Jr Mcdaniel and Timothy V Wolf. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Xcel Energy. Which major investors are selling Xcel Energy stock? XEL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Hartford Investment Management Co., Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., Hennessy Advisors Inc., Retirement Systems of Alabama, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V.. Company insiders that have sold Xcel Energy company stock in the last year include Benjamin G S Fowke III, Kent T Larson, Mark E Stoering, Marvin E Jr Mcdaniel and Timothy V Wolf. View Insider Buying and Selling for Xcel Energy. Which major investors are buying Xcel Energy stock? XEL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Calamos Advisors LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Whittier Trust Co.. Company insiders that have bought Xcel Energy stock in the last two years include Daniel Yohannes and James T Prokopanko. 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 $45.63. How big of a company is Xcel Energy? Xcel Energy has a market capitalization of $22.16 billion and generates $11.40 billion in revenue each year. Xcel Energy employs 11,512 workers across the globe. 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: 270 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 533 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 803MarketBeat'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. 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