XEL Xcel Energy

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  • XEL
  • Price as of: Dec 09, 04:01 PM EST
  • $39.85
  • +$0.60
  • +1.5%
  • Industry
  • Electric utilities
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XEL Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    3.41% Utilities Average 2.61%
  • Annualized Payout
    $1.36  
  • Payout Ratio
    61.8% EPS $2.20
  • Dividend Growth
    12 yrs Since 2004
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XEL Upcoming Dividend Payouts

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Metric XEL Rank XEL Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is better than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

XEL Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
5.9% 6.8% 12 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

XEL Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.2600 2015 6.8%
$1.1800 2014 7.3%
Historical Dividend Data

XEL Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.3400 2016-05-18 2016-06-14 2016-06-16 2016-07-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2016-02-17 2016-03-11 2016-03-15 2016-04-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2015-12-09 2015-12-22 2015-12-24 2016-01-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2015-08-19 2015-09-15 2015-09-17 2015-10-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2015-05-20 2015-06-16 2015-06-18 2015-07-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2015-02-18 2015-03-13 2015-03-17 2015-04-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2014-12-10 2014-12-23 2014-12-26 2015-01-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2014-08-20 2014-09-16 2014-09-18 2014-10-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2014-05-21 2014-06-17 2014-06-19 2014-07-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2014-02-19 2014-03-18 2014-03-20 2014-04-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2013-12-11 2013-12-24 2013-12-27 2014-01-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2013-08-21 2013-09-17 2013-09-19 2013-10-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2013-05-21 2013-06-18 2013-06-20 2013-07-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2013-02-20 2013-03-19 2013-03-21 2013-04-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2012-12-12 2012-12-24 2012-12-27 2013-01-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2012-08-22 2012-09-18 2012-09-20 2012-10-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2700 2012-05-16 2012-06-19 2012-06-21 2012-07-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2012-02-22 2012-03-20 2012-03-22 2012-04-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2011-12-14 2011-12-22 2011-12-27 2012-01-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2011-08-24 2011-09-20 2011-09-22 2011-10-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2011-05-18 2011-06-21 2011-06-23 2011-07-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2525 2011-02-23 2011-03-22 2011-03-24 2011-04-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2525 2010-12-15 2010-12-21 2010-12-23 2011-01-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2525 2010-08-25 2010-09-21 2010-09-23 2010-10-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2525 2010-05-19 2010-06-22 2010-06-24 2010-07-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2450 2010-02-17 2010-03-23 2010-03-25 2010-04-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2450 2009-12-16 2009-12-22 2009-12-24 2010-01-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2450 2009-08-26 2009-09-22 2009-09-24 2009-10-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2450 2009-05-20 2009-06-23 2009-06-25 2009-07-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2375 2009-02-25 2009-03-24 2009-03-26 2009-04-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2375 2008-12-10 2008-12-24 2008-12-29 2009-01-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2375 2008-08-12 2008-09-23 2008-09-25 2008-10-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2375 2008-05-21 2008-06-24 2008-06-26 2008-07-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2008-02-20 2008-03-25 2008-03-27 2008-04-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2007-12-12 2007-12-24 2007-12-27 2008-01-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2007-08-21 2007-09-25 2007-09-27 2007-10-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2007-05-23 2007-06-26 2007-06-28 2007-07-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2225 2007-02-21 2007-03-27 2007-03-29 2007-04-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2225 2006-12-13 2006-12-26 2006-12-28 2007-01-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2225 2006-08-22 2006-09-26 2006-09-28 2006-10-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2225 2006-05-17 2006-06-27 2006-06-29 2006-07-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2150 2006-02-22 2006-03-28 2006-03-30 2006-04-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2150 2005-12-14 2005-12-29 2006-01-03 2006-01-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2150 2005-08-24 2005-09-27 2005-09-29 2005-10-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2150 2005-05-25 2005-06-28 2005-06-30 2005-07-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2075 2005-03-02 2005-03-29 2005-03-31 2005-04-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2075 2004-12-15 2004-12-30 2005-01-03 2005-01-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2075 2004-08-25 2004-09-29 2004-10-01 2004-10-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2075 2004-05-20 2004-06-30 2004-07-02 2004-07-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1875 2004-03-17 2004-03-31 2004-04-02 2004-04-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1875 2003-12-30 2004-01-02 2004-01-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1875 2003-12-08 2003-12-11 2003-12-15 2003-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1875 2003-06-25 2003-07-02 2003-07-07 2003-07-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1875 2003-05-30 2003-06-05 2003-06-09 2003-06-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1875 2002-12-11 2002-12-31 2003-01-03 2003-01-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1875 2002-09-26 2002-10-03 2002-10-07 2002-10-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3750 2002-06-26 2002-07-03 2002-07-08 2002-07-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3750 2002-03-27 2002-04-04 2002-04-08 2002-04-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3750 2001-12-12 2001-12-28 2002-01-02 2002-01-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3750 2001-08-22 2001-09-28 2001-10-02 2001-10-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3750 2001-06-27 2001-07-05 2001-07-09 2001-07-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3750 2001-03-21 2001-03-29 2001-04-02 2001-04-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3750 2000-12-13 2000-12-28 2001-01-02 2001-01-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2178 2000-09-27 2000-10-04 2000-10-09 2000-10-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1588 2000-06-28 2000-08-21 2000-08-17 2000-09-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3675 2000-06-28 2000-07-11 2000-07-13 2000-07-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3625 2000-03-29 2000-04-11 2000-04-13 2000-04-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3625 1999-12-15 1999-12-31 2000-01-04 2000-01-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3625 1999-08-25 1999-09-29 1999-10-01 1999-10-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3625 1999-06-23 1999-07-06 1999-07-08 1999-07-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3575 1999-03-24 1999-04-05 1999-04-07 1999-04-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3575 1998-12-16 1998-12-30 1999-01-04 1999-01-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3575 1998-08-26 1998-09-29 1998-10-01 1998-10-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5000 1998-08-11 1998-08-28 1998-09-01 1998-09-11 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3575 1998-06-24 1998-07-07 1998-07-09 1998-07-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.5000 1998-06-09 1998-06-29 1998-07-01 1998-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1998-04-22 1998-06-02 1998-05-18 1998-06-01 NM Stock Split NM
$0.3525 1998-03-25 1998-04-06 1998-04-08 1998-04-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2500 1998-03-09 1998-03-30 1998-04-01 1998-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3525 1997-12-17 1997-12-30 1998-01-02 1998-01-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2500 1997-12-03 1997-12-29 1998-01-01 1998-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3525 1997-08-27 1997-09-29 1997-10-01 1997-10-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2500 1997-09-10 1997-09-29 1997-10-01 1997-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3525 1997-06-25 1997-07-07 1997-07-09 1997-07-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2500 1997-05-02 1997-06-27 1997-07-01 1997-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3450 1997-03-26 1997-04-07 1997-04-09 1997-04-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 1997-03-18 1997-03-27 1997-04-01 1997-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3450 1996-12-18 1996-12-31 1997-01-03 1997-01-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 1996-12-10 1996-12-27 1997-01-01 1997-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3450 1996-08-28 1996-09-27 1996-10-01 1996-10-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 1996-09-19 1996-09-27 1996-10-01 1996-10-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3450 1996-06-26 1996-07-09 1996-07-11 1996-07-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 1996-06-04 1996-06-27 1996-07-01 1996-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3375 1996-04-01 1996-04-08 1996-04-10 1996-04-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2225 1996-03-19 1996-03-28 1996-04-01 1996-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3375 1995-12-18 1995-12-28 1996-01-02 1996-01-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2225 1995-12-12 1995-12-27 1996-01-01 1996-01-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3375 1995-09-13 1995-09-28 1995-10-02 1995-10-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2225 1995-09-25 1995-09-27 1995-10-01 1995-10-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3375 1995-06-28 1995-07-11 1995-07-13 1995-07-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2225 1995-05-22 1995-06-28 1995-07-01 1995-07-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3300 1995-03-27 1995-04-03 1995-04-07 1995-04-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2150 1995-03-16 1995-03-27 1995-03-31 1995-04-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3300 1994-12-15 1994-12-30 1995-01-06 1995-01-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2150 1994-12-05 1994-12-23 1994-12-31 1995-01-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3300 1994-08-25 1994-09-27 1994-10-03 1994-10-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2150 1994-09-18 1994-09-26 1994-09-30 1994-10-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3300 1994-06-22 1994-07-01 1994-07-08 1994-07-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2150 1994-06-15 1994-06-24 1994-06-30 1994-07-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3225 1994-03-23 1994-04-04 1994-04-08 1994-04-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2075 1994-03-03 1994-03-25 1994-03-31 1994-04-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3225 1993-12-15 1993-12-29 1994-01-04 1994-01-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3225 1993-08-25 1993-09-27 1993-10-01 1993-10-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1150 1993-09-22 1993-09-24 1993-09-30 1993-10-15 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.3225 1993-06-23 1993-07-01 1993-07-08 1993-07-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3150 1993-03-24 1993-04-02 1993-04-08 1993-04-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3150 1992-12-16 1992-12-28 1993-01-04 1993-01-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2075 1993-12-16 1993-12-27 1993-12-31 1993-01-14 Unknown Regular Quarter

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Company Profile

XEL Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Utilities
Industry: Electric Utilities

Xcel Energy- (XEL)-engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity to residential, commercial, industrial, public authorities, and other customers in the United States. It primarily serves customers in the areas of Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin. As of December 31, 2007, Xcel Energy provided electricity services to approximately 3,339,483 customers, and natural gas services to approximately 1,842,697 customers. The company was founded in 1909 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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