Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL): Price and Financial Metrics

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL): $60.36

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XEL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $60.36 52-week high $72.99
Prev. close $60.97 52-week low $53.73
Day low $60.22 Volume 2,120,434
Day high $61.15 Avg. volume 3,523,389
50-day MA $59.03 Dividend yield 3.44%
200-day MA $62.90 Market Cap 33.31B

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  • XEL scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 64.43% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for XEL is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • XEL's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 14.54% of US stocks).

XEL Stock Summary

  • XEL's went public 37.89 years ago, making it older than 93.05% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of XCEL ENERGY INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 0.15% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For XEL, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 96.36% of US equities we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to XEL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are WEC, PEG, OKE, AEP, and AWK.
  • XEL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit XCEL ENERGY INC's official web site, go to www.xcelenergy.com.

XEL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, XEL's price/sales ratio is 15% higher, now standing at 2.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, XEL's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for XEL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
XEL 2023-11-06 2.3 1.9 19.2 22.9
XEL 2023-11-03 2.3 1.9 19.3 23.0
XEL 2023-11-02 2.3 1.9 19.4 23.0
XEL 2023-11-01 2.3 1.9 19.2 22.9
XEL 2023-10-31 2.2 1.9 18.8 22.6
XEL 2023-10-30 2.2 1.9 18.6 22.5

XEL Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 33.1%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 14.43%.
  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 10.39%.
Over the past 33 months, XEL's revenue has gone up $3,083,000,000.

The table below shows XEL's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 14,612 3,777 1,672
2022-06-30 13,997 3,688 1,632
2022-03-31 13,641 3,465 1,615
2021-12-31 13,431 2,189 1,597
2021-09-30 13,023 2,253 1,570
2021-06-30 12,738 2,189 1,564

XEL's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • XEL has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 21.26% of graded US stocks.
  • XEL's asset turnover comes in at 0.232 -- ranking 42nd of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • OKE, WEC, and AVA are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with XEL.

The table below shows XEL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.232 0.400 0.032
2021-06-30 0.231 0.406 0.032
2021-03-31 0.225 0.415 0.033
2020-12-31 0.217 0.431 0.033
2020-09-30 0.218 0.432 0.034
2020-06-30 0.218 0.426 0.034

XEL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of XEL, see our XEL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $72.29 Average Broker Recommendation 1.87 (Hold)

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) Company Bio

Xcel Energy Inc. is an American utility holding company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, serving more than 3.7 million electric customers and 2.1 million natural gas customers in Minnesota, MichiganWisconsinNorth DakotaSouth DakotaColoradoTexas, and New Mexico in 2019. It consists of four operating subsidiaries: Northern States Power-Minnesota, Northern States Power-Wisconsin, Public Service Company of Colorado, and Southwestern Public Service Co. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Latest XEL News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about XCEL ENERGY INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate XEL as an investment opportunity.

Big power’s EV charging strategy: Raise rates, overpromise, underdeliver, repeat

We grant publicly regulated utilities certain privileges in exchange for reliability and affordability. When they try to leverage that privilege to corner a new market, they deserve plenty of pushback.

Yahoo | November 3, 2023

5 Defensive Stocks to Buy Amid Growing Market Volatility

Markets remain volatile on concerns of a slowing economy. Hence, investing in defensive stocks like Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (CWCO), Vistra Corp. (VST), Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL), PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) and Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (LW) is a safe bet.

Yahoo | October 30, 2023

Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript October 27, 2023 Xcel Energy Inc. misses on earnings expectations. Reported EPS is $1.19 EPS, expectations were $1.31. Operator: Hello, and welcome to the Xcel Energy Third Quarter 2023 Earnings Conference Call. My name is George, I’ll be a coordinator for today’s events. Please note this […]

Yahoo | October 28, 2023

Q3 2023 Xcel Energy Inc Earnings Call

Q3 2023 Xcel Energy Inc Earnings Call

Yahoo | October 28, 2023

Xcel Energy (XEL) Q3 Earnings and Revenues Miss Estimates

Xcel Energy's (XEL) third-quarter earnings and revenues are lower than expected. The company narrows its earnings guidance for 2023.

Yahoo | October 27, 2023

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XEL Price Returns

1-mo 2.76%
3-mo 6.61%
6-mo -2.74%
1-year -9.47%
3-year -2.62%
5-year 32.51%
YTD -11.71%
2022 6.45%
2021 4.40%
2020 7.77%
2019 32.37%
2018 5.88%

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