Ratios Reveal: Breaking Down Xcel Energy, Inc. (XEL)’s Financial Health

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Xcel Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: XEL) closed the day trading at $55.16 down -1.55% from the previous closing price of $56.03. In other words, the price has decreased by -$1.55 from its previous closing price. On the day, 2.46 million shares were traded. XEL stock price reached its highest trading level at $56.04 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $55.11.


For a better understanding of XEL, let’s look at its different ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.74 and its Current Ratio is at 0.86. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.60 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.53.

On March 11, 2024, Barclays Upgraded its rating to Overweight which previously was Equal Weight and also lowered its target price recommendation from $61 to $54.

BofA Securities Upgraded its Neutral to Buy on October 06, 2023, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $58 to $66.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on May 20 ’24 when O’Connor Timothy John sold 17,563 shares for $55.77 per share. The transaction valued at 979,471 led to the insider holds 0 shares of the business.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, XEL now has a Market Capitalization of 30649044992 and an Enterprise Value of 58796072960. As of this moment, Xcel’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 16.58, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 14.35. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 2.46. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 2.22 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.72. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 4.268 whereas that against EBITDA is 11.073.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, XEL has reached a high of $65.62, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $46.79. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 1.44%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -4.09%.

Shares Statistics:

Over the past 3-months, XEL traded about 5.07M shares per day on average, while over the past 10 days, XEL traded about 3852610 shares per day. A total of 554.94M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 553.58M. Insiders hold about 0.37% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 79.22% stake in the company. Shares short for XEL as of 1715731200 were 9185716 with a Short Ratio of 1.81, compared to 1713139200 on 7604339. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 9185716 and a Short% of Float of 1.9.

Dividends & Splits

XEL’s forward annual dividend rate is 2.11, up from 2.108 a year ago. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.037622705The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 2.83.

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