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Analyzing Xcel Energy’s Dividend Profile before Ex-Dividend Date

Vincent Kruger
Analyzing Xcel Energy’s Dividend Profile before Ex-Dividend Date

Xcel Energy (XEL), one of the leading rate-regulated utilities, declared a quarterly dividend of $0.38 per share on August 22. Xcel Energy is expected to pay an annualized dividend of $1.52 per share this year, which is ~6.0% higher than last year’s dividends. Xcel Energy (XEL) is currently trading at a dividend yield of 3.2%, close to the broader utilities’ average dividend yield.