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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL) from Utilities

Today’s top gainers include the company Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL) which is in the industry Electric Utilities, gaining -0.77% today. In the last week its performance is -1.60%, and 8.33% for the past quarter. Currently, Xcel Energy Inc., XEL has a target price of 42.05, so today’s gain of -0.77% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.75%.

Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL), has a market cap of 22182.97, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 72.30%.

At the current price of 43.61, it has a dividend yield of 3.12%, and its target price is 42.05. This is with a profit margin of 9.90%, and total debt/equity of 1.31. Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL) has a P/E of 20.66, as well as a forward P/E of 18.79.

With a current EPS of 2.11, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.40%,Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 3.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 5.27%.

Performance for the year is 34.35%. Since its IPO date on 9/24/1985, the total performance to date is 23.45%.

Volume today for Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL), is 3825400, while its average volume is 3337.9. Whilst the total gain today was -0.77%, it did have a day high of -3.99%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.38%, and 1.54% for the month. The 52-week low for Xcel Energy Inc., XEL has been 39.28%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.99%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.90%, and its return on assets is 2.80%. Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL) has an operating margin of 19.70%. With a sales growth of -6.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Xcel Energy Inc., XEL is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 1.23, and has a current ratio of 0.9 and 0.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Xcel Energy Inc.? Well its PEG is 3.92, and the P/S is 2.05, along with a P/B of 2.08. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 218.55.

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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