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Xcel Energy Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

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Analyst price target for XEL

Based on 11 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Xcel Energy Inc.
Min Forecast
$63.00-10.28%
Avg Forecast
$69.91-0.44%
Max Forecast
$78.00+11.08%

Should I buy or sell XEL stock?

Based on 11 analysts offering ratings for Xcel Energy Inc.
Buy
Strong Buy
4 analysts 36.36%
Buy
3 analysts 27.27%
Hold
4 analysts 36.36%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

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XEL stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Credit Suisse
Top 17%
84
HoldDowngrades$68.00-3.16%2022-11-21
Morgan Stanley
Top 2%
99
HoldMaintains$63.00-10.28%2022-11-11
Wolfe Research
Top 19%
82
BuyUpgrades$69.00-1.74%2022-10-20
KeyBanc
Top 7%
94
Strong BuyMaintains$68.00-3.16%2022-10-20
Wells Fargo
Top 5%
96
HoldMaintains$69.00-1.74%2022-10-19
Mizuho
Top 16%
85
Strong BuyMaintains$65.00-7.43%2022-10-19
JP Morgan
Top 28%
73
Strong BuyMaintains$72.00+2.53%2022-10-18
BMO Capital
Top 30%
71
BuyMaintains$71.00+1.11%2022-10-05
Barclays
Top 12%
89
Strong BuyMaintains$78.00+11.08%2022-07-18
UBS
Bottom 22%
22
HoldMaintains$71.00+1.11%2022-06-30

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Forecast return on equity

Is XEL forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
12.66%
Industry
13.6%
Market
64.64%
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Forecast return on assets

Is XEL forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
3.46%
Industry
3.55%
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XEL earnings per share forecast

What is XEL's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$3.17+3.26%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$3.40+10.75%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$3.61+17.59%
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XEL revenue forecast

What is XEL's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$14.1B-3.3%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$14.5B-0.59%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$14.9B+1.97%
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XEL earnings growth forecast

How is XEL forecast to perform vs Utilities - Regulated Electric companies and vs the US market?
Company
5.6%
Industry
10.82%
Market
16.59%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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XEL revenue growth forecast

How is XEL forecast to perform vs Utilities - Regulated Electric companies and vs the US market?
Company
0.66%
Industry
3.97%
Market
6.8%
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XEL vs Regulated Electric Utility Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
XEL$70.22$69.91-0.44%Buy
PCG$15.70$16.92+7.75%Strong Buy
ED$98.04$85.64-12.65%Sell
WEC$99.14$97.13-2.03%Buy
ES$82.86$91.11+9.96%Hold

Xcel Energy Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Xcel Energy Stock a good buy in 2022, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 11 Wall Street analysts covering (NASDAQ: XEL) stock is to Buy XEL stock.

Out of 11 analysts, 4 (36.36%) are recommending XEL as a Strong Buy, 3 (27.27%) are recommending XEL as a Buy, 4 (36.36%) are recommending XEL as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending XEL as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending XEL as a Strong Sell.

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What is XEL's earnings growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NASDAQ: XEL) Xcel Energy's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 5.6% is not forecast to beat the US Utilities - Regulated Electric industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 10.82%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 16.59%.

Xcel Energy's earnings in 2022 is $1,672,000,000.On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast XEL's earnings for 2022 to be $1,734,777,732, with the lowest XEL earnings forecast at $1,723,832,762, and the highest XEL earnings forecast at $1,740,250,217. On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast XEL's earnings for 2023 to be $1,860,644,886, with the lowest XEL earnings forecast at $1,833,282,462, and the highest XEL earnings forecast at $1,888,007,311.

In 2024, XEL is forecast to generate $1,975,567,071 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $1,959,149,616 and the highest earnings forecast at $1,986,512,040.

What is XEL's revenue growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NASDAQ: XEL) Xcel Energy's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 0.66% is not forecast to beat the US Utilities - Regulated Electric industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 3.97%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 6.8%.

Xcel Energy's revenue in 2022 is $14,612,000,000.On average, 3 Wall Street analysts forecast XEL's revenue for 2022 to be $7,732,857,659,830, with the lowest XEL revenue forecast at $7,678,279,472,827, and the highest XEL revenue forecast at $7,789,138,884,153. On average, 3 Wall Street analysts forecast XEL's revenue for 2023 to be $7,949,443,291,589, with the lowest XEL revenue forecast at $7,616,484,172,659, and the highest XEL revenue forecast at $8,298,001,728,898.

In 2024, XEL is forecast to generate $8,153,927,617,356 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $7,751,424,706,803 and the highest revenue forecast at $8,551,048,338,951.

What is XEL's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2022-2025?

(NASDAQ: XEL) forecast ROA is 3.46%, which is lower than the forecast US Utilities - Regulated Electric industry average of 3.55%.

What is XEL's Price Target?

According to 11 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year XEL price target, the average XEL price target is $69.91, with the highest XEL stock price forecast at $78.00 and the lowest XEL stock price forecast at $63.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Xcel Energy's share price could fall to $69.91 by Nov 21, 2023. The average Xcel Energy stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of 0.44% from the current XEL share price of $70.22.

What is XEL's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2022-2024?

(NASDAQ: XEL) Xcel Energy's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $3.07. On average, analysts forecast that XEL's EPS will be $3.17 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $3.15, and the highest EPS forecast at $3.18. On average, analysts forecast that XEL's EPS will be $3.40 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $3.35, and the highest EPS forecast at $3.45. In 2024, XEL's EPS is forecast to hit $3.61 (min: $3.58, max: $3.63).

What is XEL's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2022-2025?

(NASDAQ: XEL) forecast ROE is 12.66%, which is considered weak.
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