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NASDAQ:XEL

Xcel Energy (XEL) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$55.52
-1.22 (-2.15%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$55.33
$56.57
50-Day Range
$51.80
$56.74
52-Week Range
$46.79
$66.40
Volume
4.13 million shs
Average Volume
5.13 million shs
Market Capitalization
$30.85 billion
P/E Ratio
16.67
Dividend Yield
3.94%
Price Target
$62.83

Xcel Energy MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.58 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
13.2% Upside
$62.83 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.46% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.61mentions of Xcel Energy in the last 14 days
Based on 30 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.58%
From $3.56 to $3.83 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.37 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

19th out of 92 stocks

Utilities - Regulated Electric Industry

1st out of 3 stocks

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About Xcel Energy Stock (NASDAQ:XEL)

Xcel Energy Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, purchasing, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity. It operates through Regulated Electric Utility, Regulated Natural Gas Utility, and All Other segments. The company generates electricity through wind, nuclear, hydroelectric, biomass, and solar energy sources, as well as coal, natural gas, oil, wood, and refuse-derived fuels. It also purchases, transports, distributes, and sells natural gas to retail customers, as well as transports customer-owned natural gas. In addition, the company develops and leases natural gas pipelines, and storage and compression facilities; and invests in rental housing projects and nonregulated assets, as well as procures equipment for the construction of renewable generation facilities. It serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers in the portions of Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin. The company was incorporated in 1909 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

XEL Stock Price History

XEL Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/20 Dividend
3/14/2024
Dividend Payable
4/20/2024
Last Earnings
4/25/2024
Today
5/23/2024
Dividend Payable
7/20/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024
Ex-Dividend for 7/20 Dividend
1/01/2100

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Utilities
Industry
Utilities - Regulated Electric
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:XEL
Employees
11,311
Year Founded
1909

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$62.83
High Stock Price Target
$75.00
Low Stock Price Target
$57.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+13.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.58
Research Coverage
12 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.77 billion
Pretax Margin
12.49%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$14.21 billion
Cash Flow
$7.93 per share
Book Value
$32.11 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
555,139,000
Market Cap
$30.85 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.36

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Robert C. FrenzelMr. Robert C. Frenzel (Age 53)
    President, CEO & Chairman
    Comp: $3.18M
  • Mr. Brian J. Van Abel (Age 42)
    Executive VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer
    Comp: $1.65M
  • Mr. Timothy John O'ConnorMr. Timothy John O'Connor (Age 64)
    Executive VP & COO
    Comp: $1.59M
  • Ms. Patricia Correa (Age 50)
    Senior VP, Human Resources & Employee Services and Chief Human Resources Officer
    Comp: $1.42M
  • Ms. Amanda J. Rome (Age 43)
    Executive VP, Group President of Utilities & Chief Customer Officer
    Comp: $1.44M
  • Mr. Tim Peterson
    Senior VP & CTO
  • Mr. Paul Andrew Johnson (Age 64)
    VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer
  • Mr. Ryan Long
    President of Minnesota, North Dakota & South Dakota and General Counsel
  • Justin Tomljanovic
    Vice President of Corporate Development
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Savage (Age 52)
    Senior VP and Chief Audit & Financial Services Officer

XEL Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Xcel Energy stock right now?

12 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Xcel Energy in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" XEL shares.
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What is Xcel Energy's stock price target for 2024?

12 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Xcel Energy's shares. Their XEL share price targets range from $57.00 to $75.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $62.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have XEL shares performed in 2024?

Xcel Energy's stock was trading at $61.91 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, XEL stock has decreased by 10.3% and is now trading at $55.52.
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When is Xcel Energy's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2024.
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How were Xcel Energy's earnings last quarter?

Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 25th. The company reported $0.88 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $3.65 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.12 billion. Xcel Energy had a net margin of 13.36% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.03%. Xcel Energy's revenue was down 10.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.76 EPS.
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How often does Xcel Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Xcel Energy?

Xcel Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, June 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.5475 per share on Saturday, July 20th. This represents a $2.19 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.94%.
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.

Is Xcel Energy a good dividend stock?

Xcel Energy (NASDAQ:XEL) pays an annual dividend of $2.19 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.91%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 21 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 65.77%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, XEL will have a dividend payout ratio of 57.18% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Xcel Energy issued on next quarter's earnings?

Xcel Energy updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 3.500-3.600 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 3.570. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

Who are Xcel Energy's major shareholders?

Xcel Energy's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.98%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.36%), Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp (0.75%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.69%), Capital Research Global Investors (0.61%) and Nordea Investment Management AB (0.51%). Insiders that own company stock include Benjamin G S Fowke III, Benjamin G S Fowke III, Brett C Carter, Darla Figoli, Frank P Prager, Kim Williams and Timothy John O'connor.
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How do I buy shares of Xcel Energy?

Shares of XEL stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Xcel Energy have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Xcel Energy: Nicollet Holdings Company LLC, Nicollet Project Holdings LLC, Northern States Power Company (a Minnesota corporation), Northern States Power Company (a Wisconsin corporation), Public Service Company of Colorado, Southwestern Public Service Company, WestGas InterState Inc., Xcel Energy Communications Group Inc. , Xcel Energy International Inc., Xcel Energy Markets Holdings Inc., Xcel Energy Retail Holdings Inc., Xcel Energy Services Inc. , Xcel Energy Transmission Holding Company LLC, Xcel Energy Venture Holdings Inc., Xcel Energy Ventures Inc., Xcel Energy WYCO Inc. , and Xcel Energy Wholesale Group Inc..
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This page (NASDAQ:XEL) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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