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

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL): $68.77

-0.37 (-0.54%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where XEL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.75% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for XEL is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 178 days.
  • XEL's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 27.38% of US stocks).

XEL Stock Summary

  • XEL has a market capitalization of $38,411,371,934 -- more than approximately 93.81% of US stocks.
  • XEL's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 571.43 -- higher than 95.5% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Of note is the ratio of XCEL ENERGY INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 0.55% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to XEL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ED, BCE, ES, ET, and EQR.
  • Visit XEL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.xcelenergy.com.

XEL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, XEL's EV/EBIT ratio is 16.74% higher, now standing at 25.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, XEL's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 38.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for XEL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
XEL 2022-11-25 2.6 2.3 22.8 25.8
XEL 2022-11-23 2.6 2.3 22.6 25.7
XEL 2022-11-22 2.6 2.3 22.5 25.7
XEL 2022-11-21 2.6 2.3 22.5 25.6
XEL 2022-11-18 2.6 2.3 22.4 25.6
XEL 2022-11-17 2.5 2.2 22.0 25.3

XEL Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 188.84%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 2.84%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 4.87%.
XEL's revenue has moved up $3,190,350,000 over the prior 52 months.

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)

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XEL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $68.77 52-week high $77.66
Prev. close $69.14 52-week low $56.89
Day low $68.43 Volume 297,968
Day high $68.98 Avg. volume 3,266,525
50-day MA $65.24 Dividend yield 2.82%
200-day MA $70.51 Market Cap 37.63B

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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XEL Price Returns

1-mo 4.91%
3-mo -7.01%
6-mo -4.72%
1-year 8.46%
3-year 20.25%
5-year 55.15%
YTD 3.70%
2021 4.40%
2020 7.77%
2019 32.37%
2018 5.88%
2017 21.91%

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