NYSE:XEL - Xcel Energy Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$46.00 +0.38 (+0.83 %)
(As of 07/19/2018 03:31 PM ET)
Previous Close$45.76
Today's Range$45.66 - $46.17
52-Week Range$41.51 - $52.22
Volume278,839 shs
Average Volume3.40 million shs
Market Capitalization$22.16 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.30%
Xcel Energy logoXcel 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electric Utilities
Sub-IndustryElectric Utilities


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.27
Current Ratio0.87
Quick Ratio0.68


Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E Ratio18.85
P/E Growth3.18

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.40 billion
Price / Sales2.05
Cash Flow$5.5355 per share
Price / Cash8.31
Book Value$21.70 per share
Price / Book2.12


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$1.15 billion
Net Margins10.06%
Return on Equity10.44%
Return on Assets2.80%


Outstanding Shares508,860,000
Market Cap$22,160.00

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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, 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.30%. The ex-dividend date 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 earned $2.95 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.98 billion. Xcel Energy had a return on equity of 10.44% and a net margin of 10.06%. Xcel Energy's revenue for the quarter was up .2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company 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 updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (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 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Xcel Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $53.00. On average, they anticipate Xcel Energy's stock price to reach $47.70 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.7% 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 decline in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 9,770,650 shares, a decline 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. Currently, 1.9% of the company's stock are sold short. View Xcel Energy's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Xcel Energy's key competitors?

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?

Press coverage about XEL stock has trended positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Xcel Energy earned a daily sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.70 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Xcel Energy's major shareholders?

Xcel Energy's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Scout Investments Inc. (0.24%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.14%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%), Eastern Bank (0.05%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%) and Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.04%). 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 institutional 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., Retirement Systems of Alabama, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., CenturyLink Investment Management Co, Northstar Investment Advisors LLC and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 institutional 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, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC and First PREMIER Bank. 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 $46.01.

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 (star)
Outperform Votes:  270 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  533 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  803
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 7/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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