Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) Dividends

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL): $71.29

-0.43 (-0.60%)

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • As for free cash flow, XEL has greater average cash flow over the past 5.76 years than just 1.56% US-listed dividend payers.
  • If you're seeking price stability while collecting dividends, note that XEL has less volatility in its price than 91.3% of US stocks in our dividend set.
  • Currently, XEL generates more cash flow over the 12 months prior than just 1.91% of US dividend stocks.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with XEL's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: SPRT, CORE, ISDR, BR and FNHC.
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XEL Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$71.29$87.02 34.37%

The Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a valuation model that attempts to determine a fair share price for a stock, based on the dividend it provides in comparison to several company-specific metrics indicative of the riskiness of the stock and the financial health of the company. Regarding Xcel Energy Inc, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a positive return of 34.37% relative to its current price. Digging deeper, the aspects of Xcel Energy Inc's dividend discount model that we found most interesting were:

  • Beta, which compares volatilty of an individual stock to that of the S&P 500, is lower for XEL than it is for 91.55% of other equities in the Utilities sector that also issue dividends.
  • XEL's market cap of approximately $35 billion makes it a large-sized market cap company; out of dividend issuers in this group, the investment opportunity based on the difference between its current share price and its forecasted DDM value is greater than 78.4% of them.

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XEL Dividends vs. Peers

XEL's dividend yield currently ranks #56 of 72 vs. its peers in the Utilities - Domestic category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 CAFD 8point3 Energy Partners LP - Shares 9.02%
2 SPKE Spark Energy, Inc. - 7.17%
3 OKE ONEOK, Inc. 7.09%
4 PEGI Pattern Energy Group Inc. - 6.32%
5 PPL PPL Corporation 5.72%
6 CWEN Clearway Energy, Inc. Class C 5.10%
7 AY Atlantica Yield plc - Ordinary Shares 4.87%
8 OGE OGE Energy Corp 4.76%
9 SJI South Jersey Industries, Inc. 4.70%
10 EIX Edison International 4.54%
11 TERP TerraForm Power, Inc. - New 4.19%
12 FE FirstEnergy Corp. 4.16%
13 ED Consolidated Edison, Inc. 3.91%
14 PNW Pinnacle West Capital Corporation 3.89%
15 SO Southern Company (The) 3.89%
16 NRG NRG Energy, Inc. 3.86%
17 NWE NorthWestern Corporation 3.80%
18 DUK Duke Energy Corporation (Holding Company) 3.75%
19 VST Vistra Energy Corp. 3.74%
20 AVA Avista Corporation 3.62%
21 ALE Allete, Inc. 3.60%
22 ETR Entergy Corporation 3.58%
23 NWN Northwest Natural Holding Company 3.49%
24 EXC Exelon Corporation 3.45%
25 SR Spire Inc. 3.44%
26 AEP American Electric Power Company, Inc. 3.42%
27 NI NiSource Inc 3.42%
28 EVRG Evergy, Inc. 3.41%
29 AGR Avangrid, Inc. 3.40%
30 BKH Black Hills Corporation 3.37%
31 GXP Great Plains Energy Incorporated 3.34%
32 POR Portland General Electric Co 3.28%
33 PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated 3.28%
34 BEPC Brookfield Renewable Corporation 3.25%
35 OTTR Otter Tail Corporation 3.23%
36 D Dominion Energy, Inc. 3.22%
37 SRE Sempra Energy 3.19%
38 SWX Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. 3.18%
39 NJR NewJersey Resources Corporation 3.09%
40 DTE DTE Energy Company 3.09%
41 HE Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. 3.06%
42 OGS ONE Gas, Inc. 3.02%
43 WR Westar Energy, Inc. 2.90%
44 UGI UGI Corporation 2.88%
45 BIPC Brookfield Infrastructure Corp. Cl A 2.86%
46 ES Eversource Energy (D/B/A) 2.85%
47 WEC WEC Energy Group, Inc. 2.83%
48 LNT Alliant Energy Corporation 2.83%
49 IDA IDACORP, Inc. 2.79%
50 UTL UNITIL Corporation 2.75%
51 CMS CMS Energy Corporation 2.74%
52 PNM PNM Resources, Inc. (Holding Co.) 2.67%
53 VVC Vectren Corporation 2.65%
54 AEE Ameren Corporation 2.63%
55 CNP CenterPoint Energy, Inc (Holding Co) 2.62%
56 XEL Xcel Energy Inc. 2.57%
57 ATO Atmos Energy Corporation 2.48%
58 AES AES Corp. 2.45%
59 EE El Paso Electric Company 2.40%
60 WGL WGL Holdings Inc 2.32%
61 EGAS Gas Natural Inc. (OH) 2.29%
62 NEE NextEra Energy, Inc. 2.12%
63 MGEE MGE Energy Inc. 1.97%
64 CPK Chesapeake Utilities Corporation 1.45%
65 SCG SCANA Corporation 1.01%
66 HTM U.S. Geothermal Inc. 0.00%
67 CPN Calpine Corporation 0.00%
68 AT Atlantic Power Corporation Ordinary Shares (Canada) 0.00%
69 RGCO RGC Resources Inc. 0.00%
70 GLBL TerraForm Global, Inc. - 0.00%
71 PCG Pacific Gas & Electric Co. 0.00%
72 FNEC First National Energy Corp. 0.00%

Looking for More Information on XEL dividends?

Here are a few links from around the web to help you further your research on Xcel Energy Inc and its dividends:

Xcel Energy Inc Common Stock (XEL) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Xcel Energy Inc (XEL) - Dividend Investor
Xcel Energy Inc (XEL) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha

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