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

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL): $69.33

0.77 (+1.12%)

POWR Rating

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  • XEL scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 75.59% of US stocks.
  • XEL's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • XEL ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 31st percentile.

XEL Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 910.81, Xcel Energy Inc is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 96.42% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Xcel Energy Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 0.5% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of Xcel Energy Inc's share price is greater than that of only 2.98% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Xcel Energy Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be ES, BCE, ET, ED, 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 price/sales ratio is 38.1% higher, now standing at 2.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, XEL's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 12.9.
  • XEL's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.3 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for XEL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
XEL 2021-09-01 2.9 2.5 24.0 26.2
XEL 2021-08-31 2.9 2.5 23.7 25.9
XEL 2021-08-30 2.9 2.5 23.8 26.0
XEL 2021-08-27 2.9 2.5 23.7 25.9
XEL 2021-08-26 2.9 2.5 23.5 25.8
XEL 2021-08-25 2.9 2.5 23.5 25.8

XEL Growth Metrics

    The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 25.92%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 8.24%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 13.91%.
XEL's revenue has moved up $1,704,000,000 over the prior 34 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
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
2021-03-31 12,256 2,043 1,540
2020-12-31 11,526 2,848 1,473
2020-09-30 11,377 2,880 1,477

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 $69.33 52-week high $76.63
Prev. close $68.56 52-week low $61.15
Day low $68.05 Volume 2,957,800
Day high $69.43 Avg. volume 3,426,501
50-day MA $72.67 Dividend yield 2.81%
200-day MA $68.46 Market Cap 37.76B

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.

Colorado utility gets OK for historic $1.7 billion power line expansion

The state's biggest power company has approval to build a 560-mile loop of transmission lines carrying renewable energy from the plains into Denver.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

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PNM Resources, Entergy, Xcel Energy (XEL), WEC Energy and Atmos Energy are included in this analyst blog.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

AES Q4 Earnings Surpass Estimates, Revenues Increase Y/Y

AES Corp.'s (AES) Q4 revenues come in at $2,770 million in the reported quarter, up 8.2% year over year.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

American Electric's (AEP) Q4 Earnings and Revenues Beat

American Electric's (AEP) fourth-quarter revenues of $4.10 billion beats the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $4.02 billion by 2%.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

5 Utility Stocks to Buy to Stay Safe Amid Severe Volatility

We have narrowed our search to five utility stocks. These are XEL, WEC, ETR, PNM and ATO.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

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XEL Price Returns

1-mo -8.53%
3-mo -3.45%
6-mo 3.06%
1-year 6.30%
3-year 26.33%
5-year 74.02%
YTD 3.86%
2021 4.40%
2020 7.77%
2019 32.37%
2018 5.88%
2017 21.91%

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