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How Xcel Energy’s Payout Ratio Compares to Its Peers

Vincent Kruger
How Xcel Energy’s Payout Ratio Compares to Its Peers

In this part, let’s take a look at Xcel Energy’s (XEL) payout ratio. Xcel Energy has had a payout ratio of 63.0% for the last 12 months, marginally higher than its five-year average payout ratio. A company’s payout ratio denotes how much of its income it distributes to shareholders in the form of dividends.