XEL - Xcel Energy Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
47.78
+0.12 (+0.26%)
As of 1:50PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close47.65
Open47.62
Bid47.95 x 1200
Ask47.97 x 800
Day's Range47.52 - 48.11
52 Week Range41.51 - 52.22
Volume1,293,838
Avg. Volume3,252,048
Market Cap24.322B
Beta (3Y Monthly)-0.08
PE Ratio (TTM)19.74
EPS (TTM)2.420
Earnings DateOct 25, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield1.52 (3.19%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-09-13
1y Target Est49.38
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