XEL - Xcel Energy Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
48.87
-0.26 (-0.53%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close49.13
Open49.25
Bid47.50 x 2900
Ask49.19 x 3000
Day's Range48.71 - 49.26
52 Week Range41.51 - 52.22
Volume2,494,902
Avg. Volume3,243,366
Market Cap24.879B
Beta (3Y Monthly)-0.08
PE Ratio (TTM)20.19
EPS (TTM)N/A
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield1.52 (3.09%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-09-13
1y Target EstN/A
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  • Xcel Energy (XEL) to Report Q3 Earnings: Is a Beat in Store?
    Zacksyesterday

    Xcel Energy (XEL) to Report Q3 Earnings: Is a Beat in Store?

    Xcel Energy's (XEL) Q3 results to benefit from expanding customer base and improving economic conditions.

  • How Analysts Currently View Consolidated Edison Stock
    Market Realistyesterday

    How Analysts Currently View Consolidated Edison Stock

    According to Wall Street analysts, Consolidated Edison (ED) stock has a median price target of $77.60 compared to its current market price of $76.20. Seven have rated it a “sell,” and one has rated it a “strong sell.” Credit Suisse raised its price target from $74 to $75 on October 17. The chart above shows how Wall Street analysts have viewed Consolidated Edison stock over the past six months.

  • Moody's4 days ago

    Northern States Power Company (Minnesota) -- Moody's changes Xcel Energy's outlook to negative; downgrades Southwestern Public Service ratings to Baa2 with stable outlook

    Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") changed the rating outlook of Xcel Energy Inc. (Xcel) to negative from stable and affirmed the A3 senior unsecured and Prime-2 short-term rating for commercial paper ratings. At the same time, Moody's downgraded the long-term ratings of Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS) including the Issuer rating to Baa2 from Baa1 and affirmed SPS' P-2 short-term rating.

  • Comparing Consolidated Edison’s Dividend Yield with Its Peers
    Market Realist4 days ago

    Comparing Consolidated Edison’s Dividend Yield with Its Peers

    Consolidated Edison (ED) declared a dividend of $0.715 per share on October 18. It’s expected to pay an annualized dividend of $2.86 for 2018, implying a dividend growth of 3.6% compared to last year. Among the S&P 500 utilities, Consolidated Edison has one of the longest dividend-increasing streaks.

  • American Electric Power: Analysts’ Recommendations
    Market Realist4 days ago

    American Electric Power: Analysts’ Recommendations

    As of October 17, Reuters compiled data from 19 analysts tracking American Electric Power Company (AEP) stock. Five analysts recommended a “strong buy,” nine recommended a “buy,” and five recommended a “hold.” None of the analysts recommended a “sell.”

  • Is AEP Overvalued Compared to Its Peers?
    Market Realist5 days ago

    Is AEP Overvalued Compared to Its Peers?

    American Electric Power Company’s (AEP) EV-to-EBITDA multiple is 11.1x. The company’s five-year average EV-to-EBITDA multiple is 9.6x. Currently, American Electric Power is trading at a premium of 15.6% to its historical average.

  • Xcel Energy: Analysts’ Recommendations and Target Price
    Market Realist5 days ago

    Xcel Energy: Analysts’ Recommendations and Target Price

    According to Wall Street analysts’ consensus, Xcel Energy (XEL) stock has a median target price of $49.38—compared to its current market price of $48.27, which indicates a potential upside of 2.3% in a year.

  • Xcel Energy’s Moving Averages and Short Interest
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Xcel Energy’s Moving Averages and Short Interest

    Xcel Energy (XEL) stock is trading at $48.27, which is marginally above its 50-day moving average and 6% above its 200-day moving average level. Both of these levels around $47.90 and $45.63 could act as a support for Xcel Energy stock in the short term. Currently, the company’s RSI (relative strength index) is 56, which indicates that Xcel Energy isn’t in the “overbought” or “oversold” zone.

  • Analyzing Xcel Energy’s Valuation before Its Q3 Earnings
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Analyzing Xcel Energy’s Valuation before Its Q3 Earnings

    Currently, Xcel Energy (XEL) stock is trading at a forward PE ratio of 19x based on the estimated EPS in 2019. Utilities at large are trading at an average forward PE ratio of 18.5x. Xcel Energy’s five-year historical average PE ratio is ~18x. Xcel Energy looks a little expensive considering its historical valuation and peer’s average valuation. According to analysts’ estimates, Xcel Energy is expecting earnings growth of 5.5% in 2019. Xcel Energy stock appears to be trading at a premium given its relatively slower growth and its next 12-month PE ratio.

  • Will Xcel Energy Report Higher Earnings in the Third Quarter?
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Will Xcel Energy Report Higher Earnings in the Third Quarter?

    Xcel Energy (XEL) is scheduled to report its third-quarter earnings on October 25. Analysts expect Xcel Energy to report an EPS of $0.98 for the quarter ending on September 30. After posting strong earnings in the second quarter, Xcel Energy’s management raised its EPS guidance range from $2.37–$2.47 to $2.41–$2.51.

  • The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Portland General Electric, Ameren, Southwest Gas Holdings, ALLETE and Xcel Energy
    Zacks8 days ago

    The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Portland General Electric, Ameren, Southwest Gas Holdings, ALLETE and Xcel Energy

    The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Portland General Electric, Ameren, Southwest Gas Holdings, ALLETE and Xcel Energy

  • Comparing FirstEnergy’s Returns with Its Peers
    Market Realist11 days ago

    Comparing FirstEnergy’s Returns with Its Peers

    So far in 2018, FirstEnergy (FE) has outperformed peer utilities in terms of total returns. FirstEnergy has returned 28% based on stock appreciation and dividend payments. The company’s better-than-expected quarterly earnings and separation of relatively riskier competitive operations has influenced FirstEnergy’s market performance. Currently, FirstEnergy is trading at a dividend yield of 3.8%. The company is expected to pay an annualized dividend of $1.44 per share in 2018.

  • Why Xcel Energy (XEL) is a Great Dividend Stock Right Now
    Zacks11 days ago

    Why Xcel Energy (XEL) is a Great Dividend Stock Right Now

    Dividends are one of the best benefits to being a shareholder, but finding a great dividend stock is no easy task. Does Xcel Energy (XEL) have what it takes? Let's find out.

  • Will FirstEnergy Stock Continue to Soar?
    Market Realist11 days ago

    Will FirstEnergy Stock Continue to Soar?

    Brokerages seem to be bullish on FirstEnergy (FE). One of the top-rallied stocks among the S&P 500 Utilities, FirstEnergy received a target price increase from several brokerage houses. Mizuho Securities raised FirstEnergy’s target price from $36.5 to $39.5 on October 11.

  • Associated Press14 days ago

    One of oldest coal companies in US files for bankruptcy

    One of the oldest coal companies in the U.S. filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday to deal with more than $1.4 billion in debt amid declining demand for the fuel. Englewood, Colorado-based Westmoreland Coal Co. filed for voluntary Chapter 11 protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Houston as part of a restructuring agreement with an unnamed group of lenders. Westmoreland, which operates mines across the U.S. and Canada, is the fourth major coal company to file for bankruptcy in the past three years, joining Peabody Energy Corp., Arch Coal and Alpha Natural Resources.

  • Exploring Analysts’ Opinions on the Best-Performing Utilities
    Market Realist18 days ago

    Exploring Analysts’ Opinions on the Best-Performing Utilities

    NextEra Energy (NEE) stock has a potential upside of 5.7% based on analysts’ median target price of $178.94 and its current price of $169.34.

  • The Earnings and Valuation of the Best-Performing Utilities
    Market Realist19 days ago

    The Earnings and Valuation of the Best-Performing Utilities

    In this series, we’re analyzing the S&P 500 Utilities that have generated the maximum total returns over the past five years. Utilities are generally mature companies with slow earnings growth. In comparison, the earnings of NextEra Energy (NEE), the biggest component of the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU), rose more than twice as much as the industry average.

  • Comparing the Yields of Utilities with the Highest Total Returns
    Market Realist19 days ago

    Comparing the Yields of Utilities with the Highest Total Returns

    Utilities are generally preferred by investors because of their relatively high yields and stable dividend payments. On average, utilities are currently trading at a dividend yield of 3.5% compared to the broader market’s average yield of 1.8%. The utility stocks that have generated the highest total returns in the last five years are currently trading at lower dividend yields than the broader utilities’ average.

  • These S&P 500 Utilities Have Delivered the Best Five-Year Returns
    Market Realist19 days ago

    These S&P 500 Utilities Have Delivered the Best Five-Year Returns

    Utilities are seen as one of the least exciting sectors across broader markets mainly due to their slow stock movements. In this series, we’ll look at the S&P 500 Utilities stocks that have generated the highest total returns over the past five years. Renewables giant NextEra Energy (NEE) holds the top spot with a total return of 145% in the last five years.

  • XEL vs. EE: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?
    Zacks28 days ago

    XEL vs. EE: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

    XEL vs. EE: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

  • Why Xcel Energy (XEL) is a Great Dividend Stock
    Zacks28 days ago

    Why Xcel Energy (XEL) is a Great Dividend Stock

    Dividends are one of the best benefits to being a shareholder, but finding a great dividend stock is no easy task. Does Xcel Energy (XEL) have what it takes? Let's find out.

  • PPL Stock: Analysts’ Recommendations and Target Price
    Market Realistlast month

    PPL Stock: Analysts’ Recommendations and Target Price

    PPL (PPL) stock has a median target price of $31.27—compared to its current market price of $29.66, which indicates an estimated upside of more than 5% for the next 12 months.

  • Xcel Energy’s Dividend Outlook, Total Returns, and More
    Market Realistlast month

    Xcel Energy’s Dividend Outlook, Total Returns, and More

    In this part, we’ll look at factors that could drive Xcel Energy’s (XEL) dividends in the future. As we already noted, it’s aiming for EPS and dividend growth of ~6.0% per year for the next few years.

  • Xcel Energy Inc (NASDAQ:XEL) Will Pay US$0.38 In Dividends
    Simply Wall St.last month

    Xcel Energy Inc (NASDAQ:XEL) Will Pay US$0.38 In Dividends

    Shares of Xcel Energy Inc (NASDAQ:XEL) will begin trading ex-dividend in 3 days. To qualify for the dividend check of US$0.38 per share, investors must have owned the shares priorRead More...

  • How Xcel Energy’s Payout Ratio Compares to Its Peers
    Market Realist2 months ago

    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.