Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) Dividends

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL): $65.61

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • As for free cash flow, XEL has greater average cash flow over the past 5.5 years than merely 1.64% US-listed dividend payers.
  • The stock's free cash flow/dividend ratio, potentially useful for understanding its ability to make dividend payments, comes in at 2.35 -- higher than 91.35% of other dividend issuers in the US.
  • XEL is producing more trailing twelve month cash flow than merely 1.79% 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: RRC, OPY, SLCT, AROW and ARTNA.
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XEL Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$65.61$511.39 694.95%

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. In the case of XEL, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of positive 694.95% in comparison to its current price. Digging deeper, the aspects of Xcel Energy Inc's dividend discount model that we found most interesting were:

  • Beta is a measure of how volatile a stock is relative to the S&P 500; when evaluated against its peers in the large-sized revenue class, Xcel Energy Inc has a beta lower than 92.31% of such peers.
  • Regarding its relative worth based on the dividend discount model, XEL's provides a return of 694.95% based on the forecast of the dividend discount model we used relative to its current share price; this is a better return than 95.2% of all stocks we measured with our dividend discount model.

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XEL Dividend History

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XEL Dividends vs. Peers

XEL's dividend yield currently ranks #49 of 73 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. - 6.62%
3 PEGI Pattern Energy Group Inc. - 6.32%
4 PPL PPL Corporation 5.75%
5 OKE ONEOK, Inc. 5.74%
6 SJI South Jersey Industries, Inc. 5.40%
7 PNW Pinnacle West Capital Corporation 4.94%
8 OGE OGE Energy Corp 4.88%
9 AY Atlantica Yield plc - Ordinary Shares 4.70%
10 EIX Edison International 4.61%
11 NWE NorthWestern Corporation 4.31%
12 AVA Avista Corporation 4.31%
13 FE FirstEnergy Corp. 4.23%
14 CWEN Clearway Energy, Inc. Class C 4.21%
15 ED Consolidated Edison, Inc. 4.20%
16 TERP TerraForm Power, Inc. - New 4.19%
17 SO Southern Company (The) 4.19%
18 ALE Allete, Inc. 4.11%
19 SR Spire Inc. 4.11%
20 NWN Northwest Natural Holding Company 4.09%
21 DUK Duke Energy Corp. 3.90%
22 NJR NewJersey Resources Corporation 3.86%
23 ETR Entergy Corporation 3.72%
24 POR Portland General Electric Co 3.61%
25 NI NiSource Inc 3.57%
26 UTL UNITIL Corporation 3.54%
27 AEP American Electric Power Company, Inc. 3.53%
28 BKH Black Hills Corporation 3.50%
29 SWX Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. 3.48%
30 OGS ONE Gas, Inc. 3.46%
31 BIPC Brookfield Infrastructure Corp. Cl A 3.43%
32 AGR Avangrid, Inc. 3.41%
33 SRE Sempra Energy 3.40%
34 EVRG Evergy, Inc. 3.36%
35 D Dominion Energy, Inc. 3.35%
36 GXP Great Plains Energy Incorporated 3.34%
37 HE Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. 3.29%
38 PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated 3.27%
39 NRG NRG Energy, Inc. 3.20%
40 VST Vistra Energy Corp. 3.12%
41 UGI UGI Corporation 3.09%
42 EXC Exelon Corporation 3.04%
43 BEPC Brookfield Renewable Corporation 3.03%
44 WEC WEC Energy Group, Inc. 3.02%
45 WR Westar Energy, Inc. 2.90%
46 CMS CMS Energy Corporation 2.89%
47 LNT Alliant Energy Corporation 2.89%
48 DTE DTE Energy Company 2.88%
49 XEL Xcel Energy Inc. 2.82%
50 ES Eversource Energy (D/B/A) 2.80%
51 IDA IDACORP, Inc. 2.74%
52 OTTR Otter Tail Corporation 2.69%
53 ATO Atmos Energy Corporation 2.69%
54 VVC Vectren Corporation 2.65%
55 PNM PNM Resources, Inc. (Holding Co.) 2.64%
56 AEE Ameren Corporation 2.63%
57 AES AES Corp. 2.48%
58 CNP CenterPoint Energy, Inc (Holding Co) 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 MGEE MGE Energy Inc. 2.05%
63 NEE NextEra Energy Inc. 1.88%
64 CPK Chesapeake Utilities Corporation 1.51%
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 LFG Archaea Energy Inc. 0.00%
72 PCG Pacific Gas & Electric Co. 0.00%
73 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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