3.58% Oct 30, 09:12 PM
$1.20 Paid Quarterly
60.0% EPS $2.00
10 years Since 2004
No Ex-Dividend Dates
Have Been Scheduled

XEL - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date None

Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
No Upcoming Dividend Dates
XEL has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.

XEL - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 3.58%

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XEL - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $1.20

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XEL - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for XEL. 3.5% 3.7% 10 years
Annual dividend amounts based on Ex-dividend date

XEL - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 10 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.1100 2013 3.7%
$1.0700 2012 3.6%

XEL - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 10 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$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

Xcel Energy (XEL) - News

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  • Jefferies Upgrades Xcel Energy; Raises PT (XEL)

    Jefferies announced on Wednesday that it has raised its rating on Xcel Energy Inc (XEL) . The firm has upgraded XEL from "Hold" to "Buy," and has raised the company's price target from $31 to $32.50. This new price target suggests a 15% upside from the stock's current price of $27.72. Analyst Paul B. Fremont commented: "The stock is currently trading at an 8% P/E discount to our 2015E group average multiple." "Despite a difficult political environment in Minnesota the company was able to achieve a reasonable outcome in its NSP-Minnesota rate case," the analyst added. Looking forward, the firm has increased its FY2014 outlook from $1.95 to $2.00 per share. Xcel Energy shares were mostly flat during pre-market trading Wednesday. The stock has been mostly flat YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Xcel Energy have a 4.04% yield based on Tuesday's closing price of $27.72. Xcel Energy Inc (XEL) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • JP Morgan Downgrades Xcel Energy to "Underweight" (XEL)

    Because Xcel Energy Inc (XEL) is seeing slower near-term growth and increased capital costs, JP Morgan analysts downgraded the utility company on Tuesday. The analysts downgraded XEL from "Neutral" to "Underweight" and see shares reaching $27. This price target suggests a slight downside to the stock's Monday closing price of $27.70. Xcel Energy shares were down 5 cents, or 0.18%, during pre-market trading on Tuesday. The stock is up 3.71% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Xcel Energy (XEL) offer a dividend yield of 4.04% based on last night's closing price of $27.70 and the company's annualized dividend payout of $1.12 per share. Xcel Energy Inc (XEL) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • UBS Initiates Coverage on Xcel Energy (XEL)

    On Friday, UBS initiated its coverage of Xcel Energy (XEL) with a "Neutral" rating. Along with its initial rating, UBS noted that the company's growth opportunities are slowing, and has given Xcel a price target of $30. The price target suggests a small 6% increase from the stock's current price of $28.30. Xcel's shares were inactive in pre-market trading. The stock is up over 3% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Xcel Energy (XEL) have a yield of 3.96% based on Thursday's closing price of $28.30 and the annualized payout of $1.12. Xcel Energy (XEL)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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