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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 22994.9. It is in the Electric Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 21.44, a forward P/E of 19.5 and EPS of 2.11. At a stock price of 45.27 (1.09%) it has a dividend yield of 3.00%.

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 5.40% 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 3.55%. For the last month performance for Xcel Energy Inc. is 8.16%. While the last quarter is 11.44% and half year, 28.90%. Finally for the year, performance is 42.35%.

The 52-week high for Xcel Energy Inc., is at 0.53%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 44.59%. The 20-day simple moving average is 9.37% and 19.36% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.60%, and for the month it is 1.42%. Xcel Energy Inc., has a target price of 41.32.

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 507.95. The shares float is 507.1, with the float short at 2.31%, with short ratio coming to 3.66.

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 41.32, 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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