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

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL): $68.94

1.32 (+1.95%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where XEL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 64.49% of US stocks.
  • XEL's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 168 days.
  • XEL ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 23rd percentile.

XEL Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 1,690.03, 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 97.99% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Xcel Energy Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 0.41% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, XEL is more volatile than merely 5.14% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Xcel Energy Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be SRE, KMI, ES, AVB, and WELL.
  • 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

    Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 35.2%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 25.92%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 6.98%.
XEL's revenue has moved up $2,188,460,000 over the prior 67 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
2021-09-30 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
2020-06-30 11,208 3,077 1,401

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 $68.94 52-week high $72.94
Prev. close $67.62 52-week low $57.23
Day low $66.79 Volume 4,442,171
Day high $69.32 Avg. volume 3,643,171
50-day MA $67.07 Dividend yield 2.71%
200-day MA $67.51 Market Cap 37.14B

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) Company Bio

Xcel Energy Inc. engages primarily in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in the United States. It operates through Regulated Electric Utility, Regulated Natural Gas Utility, and All Other segments. The company was founded in 1909 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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XEL Price Returns

1-mo 1.95%
3-mo 7.47%
6-mo 2.40%
1-year 11.06%
3-year 48.11%
5-year 95.67%
YTD 1.83%
2021 4.40%
2020 7.77%
2019 32.37%
2018 5.88%
2017 21.91%

XEL Dividends

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