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Recent Change: Xcel Energy (NASDAQ: XEL)


Xcel Energy is part of the regulated utilities industry and is in the utilities sector. The company CEO is Benjamin G.S. Fowke. Xcel Energy Inc manages utilities to serve over 3.5 million electric customers and 2.0 million natural gas customers across United States. The company through its subsidiary firms operates the electric and gas business in US and Mexico.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The XEL stock showed a previous change of 0.17% with an open at 53.49 and a close of 53.57. It reached an intraday high of 53.73 and a low of 53.34.

SeekingAlpha:  Xcel Energy’s (XEL) CEO Ben Fowke on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The stock has a market cap of $27.5b with 514.0m shares outstanding, of which the float is 510.4m shares. Trading volume reached 2,348,217 shares compared to its average volume of 3,675,045 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Xcel Energy shares returned 2.23% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 8.77%. Over three months, it changed 5.62%. In one year it has changed 26.56% and within that year its 52-week high was 54.11 and its 52-week low was 41.99. XEL stock is 27.58% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 47.41 and a 50 day moving average of 50.99. Currently XEL stock is trading 12.98% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  Xcel Energy Inc 2018 Q4 – Results – Earnings Call Slides


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.47 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 21.69. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.42. The TTM EPS is 2.47, which comes to a TTM PE of 21.69. Historically, the PE high was 23.90 and the PE low was 14.30. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 35.32, which is a decrease of -34.07%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.42
09-30-2018:  0.96
06-30-2018:  0.52
03-31-2018:  0.57

The dividend per share is currently 1.52, which is a dividend yield of 2.84%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 6.21, which means it may be overvalued by -762.89%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.70% of insider ownership and 125.10% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 0.16

SeekingAlpha:  Xcel Energy EPS in-line, misses on revenue

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 2.93%, profit margin is 11.01%, price-to-sales is 2.40 and price-to-book is 2.26.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 4  :Past Performance Score
 0  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
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