Shares of Utilities sector company Xcel Energy moved 3.0% Friday, and are now trading at a price of $71.29. The large-cap stock's daily volume was 2,976,178 compared to its average volume of 3,248,966. The S&P 500 index returned a 2.3% performance.
Xcel Energy Inc., through its subsidiaries, generates, purchases, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity. The company is based in Minneapolis and has 11,321 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $39,013,384,192. Xcel Energy currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 2.8% per year.
12 analysts are following Xcel Energy and have set target prices ranging from $65 to $79 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At today's prices, XEL is trading -1.1% away from its average analyst target price of $72.08 per share.
Over the last year, XEL's share price has increased by 2.0%, which represents a difference of 18.6% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $77.66 per share whereas its 52 week low is $56.89. Xcel Energy has averaged free cash flows of $-1,846,000,000.0 over the last four years, with a mean growth rate of -71.8%. It is unlikely that the stock can sustain its current performance trend for the long term when the underlying business is experiencing such poor cash flows.
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