Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL)
Analysts Rating Review: Presently Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) received consensus rating of “ Hold ” from analysts, according to FactSet data. “0” suggested “Sell” for the company. The stock has been rated as “Buy” from “2″ Analysts”. “13” told the company as a “Hold”. Overweight rating was given by “0” and Underweight rating was given by “0”. Analysts play a useful role in our capital markets. For example, by doing in-depth research for their large institutional clients and employers, analysts can help substantial sums of capital be directed to more productive uses in our economy. A “Buy” rating does not mean that every investor should acquire the stock. Nor does a “Sell” rating mean that every investor should immediately sell it. Your own financial situation and investment needs are what matter. If you consider any individual rating, do not views it in absolute or abstract terms, but in the context of your own unique financial situation. In short, whatever a given analyst recommendation may say, always consider whether a particular investment is right for you in light of your own financial circumstances. Remember, you are the boss, it’s your money, and your situation and goals that matter.
Xcel Energy Inc.’s (XEL)
XEL Stock Price Comparison to Moving Averages:
USA based company, Xcel Energy Inc.’s (XEL)’s latest closing price distance was at -0.17% from the average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance from the 50 Day Moving Average at 1.89% and -0.15% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average.
Analysts Mean Rating:
Analysts’ mean recommendation for Xcel Energy Inc.’s (XEL) stands at 5.00. Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating means Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signify Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell signal.
To review the XEL previous performance, look at its past history, which highlighted below:
During last 5 trades the stock sticks almost -0.85%.
During last one month it showed the change of -0.02%.
During last 3 month it remained at 1.14%.
Along with these its year to date performance is standing at 0.05%.
Important Technical Indicators:
ATR value of company was 0.46. Relative Strength Index (RSI) was 50.47. Developed J. Welles Wilder, the Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum oscillator that measures the speed and change of price movements. RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Traditionally, and according to Wilder, RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30. Signals can also be generated by looking for divergences, failure swings and centerline crossovers. RSI can also be used to identify the general trend.
The stock volatility for week was 0.96% while for month was 1.17%.The stock, as of last close, traded 16.58% to its 52 week low and was changed -8.85% from its 52 week high. Beta factor, which measures the riskiness of the security, was observed as 0.10. XEL’s value Change from Open was at -0.71% with a Gap of 0.24%.
Earnings per share Details about XEL:
EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 5.65% while EPS growth in past 5 year was 3.70% along with sales growth of 1.30% in the last five years.
EPS growth in next year is estimated to reach 5.18% while EPS growth estimate for this year is set at -4.40%.
The price/earnings ratio (P/E) is 18.77 and the forward P/E ratio stands at 17.60. The price to earnings growth is 3.32 and the price to sales ratio is 17. It has a dividend yield of 3.34%.
Xcel Energy Inc.’s (XEL)’s Stock Price Trading Update:
Xcel Energy Inc.’s (XEL), a part of Utilities sector and belongs to Electric Utilities industry; ended its day with a loss of -0.46% and finalized at the price of $40.72. During its last trading session, Stock traded with the total exchanged volume of 2.67 million shares. The average volume stands around 2.61 million shares. The average numbers of shares are traded in a security per day, during the recent 3-month period. The stock has relative volume of 1.02. Relative volume is ratio between current volume and 3-month average value, intraday adjusted.