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How has Xcel Energy Inc.:(NYSE:XEL) performed recently?

Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE: XEL) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 22305.05. It is in the Electric Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 20.77, a forward P/E of 18.92 and EPS of 2.11. At a stock price of 43.76 (-0.19%) it has a dividend yield of 3.10%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 3.70%, more recently this last year it has grown by -4.40%. The next year growth is going to be about 5.32% and more long-term 5.27% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 58.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 1.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -6.40%.

For performance, Xcel Energy Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -1.26%. For the last month performance for Xcel Energy Inc. is 2.38%. While the last quarter is 7.44% and half year, 22.12%. Finally for the year, performance is 34.77%.

The 52-week high for Xcel Energy Inc., is at -3.64%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 39.78%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.45% and 13.78% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.07%, and for the month it is 1.48%. Xcel Energy Inc., has a target price of 42.05.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.23, and for total debt/equity Xcel Energy Inc. has 1.31. The gross margin is 92.80%, while operating margin is 19.70%, the profit margin is 9.90%. The current ratio is 0.9 and the quick ratio is 0.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 72.30%. Xcel Energy Inc. has a payout ratio of 61.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 508.67. The shares float is 507.1, with the float short at 2.30%, with short ratio coming to 3.48.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Xcel Energy Inc., get 2.80%, with its returns on investment at 5.90%. Return on equity is 10.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 42.05, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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