Xcel Energy Inc. , through its subsidiaries, generates, purchases, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity. It operates through Regulated Electric Utility, Regulated Natural Gas Utility, and All Other segments.
Xcel Energy stock last closed at $67.98, down 2.27% from the previous day, and has decreased 2.14% in one year. It has underperformed other stocks in the Utilities - Regulated Electric industry by 0 percentage points. Xcel Energy stock is currently +19.49% from its 52-week low of $56.89, and -12.46% from its 52-week high of $77.66.
There are currently 547.25M XEL shares outstanding. The market capitalization of XEL is $37.20B. In the last 24 hours, 2.93M XEL shares were traded.
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Out of 10 Wall Street analysts who monitor XEL, the consensus analyst rating on Xcel Energy is a Buy
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Neil Kalton, a top 9% analyst from Wells Fargo maintains XEL with a hold rating and lowers their XEL price target from $76.00 to $73.00, on Jan 27, 2023.
Stephen Byrd, a top 4% analyst from Morgan Stanley maintains XEL with a hold rating and raises their XEL price target from $67.00 to $68.00, on Jan 23, 2023.
Sophie Karp, a top 19% analyst from KeyBanc maintains XEL with a strong buy rating and raises their XEL price target from $73.00 to $75.00, on Jan 17, 2023.
Nicholas Campanella, a top 25% analyst from Credit Suisse downgrades XEL to a hold rating and announces their XEL price target of $68.00, on Nov 21, 2022.
Steve Fleishman, a top 22% analyst from Wolfe Research upgrades XEL to a buy rating and announces their XEL price target of $69.00, on Oct 20, 2022.
You can dive deeper into what analysts are forecasting on the Xcel Energy stock forecast page.
Last year, XEL earnings were $1.67B. In the last five year, XEL's earnings have gone up by 5.58% per year. This was faster than the Utilities - Regulated Electric industry average of 5.06%.
Last year, XEL revenue was $14.61B. Over the last 5 year, XEL's revenue has gone up by 5.08% per year. This was faster than the Utilities - Regulated Electric industry average of 4.34%.
You can analyze XEL's earnings and revenue performance here.
Over the past 12 months, executives and large shareholders at XEL have sold more shares than they have bought.
Frank P. Prager, SVP Strategy Security Ext. of XEL, was the latest XEL insider to sell. They sold $77,931.38 worth of XEL stock on Nov 16, 2022.
Learn more about who owns XEL shares here.
Xcel Energy pays a dividend of 2.87%, compared to the Utilities - Regulated Electric industry's average dividend yield of 3.61%. If you owned $1,000 worth of XEL stock, you would have received $28.68 in the past year.
Xcel Energy dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade and have remained stable.
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