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Xcel Energy

DB:NRN
Snowflake Description

Established dividend payer with acceptable track record.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
NRN
DB
$32B
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. DE
  3. Utilities
Company description

Xcel Energy Inc., through its subsidiaries, generates, purchases, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity. The last earnings update was 46 days ago. More info.


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NRN Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
0%
DB:NRN
0.7%
Europe Electric Utilities
2.1%
DE Market
1 Year Returns
15.5%
DB:NRN
-0.5%
Europe Electric Utilities
-16.6%
DE Market
NRN Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Xcel Energy (NRN) 0% -4.2% 0.9% 15.5% 34.8% 75.7%
Europe Electric Utilities 0.7% -17.1% -11.1% -0.5% 22.1% -2%
DE Market 2.1% -12.6% -22.9% -16.6% -21.9% -27.8%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • NRN outperformed the Electric Utilities industry which returned -0.5% over the past year.
  • NRN outperformed the Market in Germany which returned -16.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility
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Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

NRN Value

 Is Xcel Energy undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of Xcel Energy to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for Xcel Energy.

DB:NRN Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model Dividend Discount Model
Dividend Per Share Company Filings (2019-12-31) in USD $ 1.8281796666667
Payout Ratio Company Filings (2019-12-31) 5996%
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 4%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year DE Government Bond Rate -0.4%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for DB:NRN
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year DE Govt Bond Rate -0.4%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 5.4%
Electric Utilities Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 0.27
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 0.272 (1 + (1- 21%) (63.98%))
0.604
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
0.8
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= -0.39% + (0.8 * 5.44%)
3.96%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for DB:NRN using Dividend Discount Model Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for Xcel Energy is arrived at by discounting future dividends to their present value. This approach is used for finance firms where free cash flow is difficult to estimate (e.g. Banks/ Insurance firms).

If the firm does not pay the majority of its earnings out as a dividend this method will often arrive at a value significantly lower than the share price.

See our documentation to learn about this calculation.

DB:NRN Gordon Growth Model
Calculation Result
Value per share = Expected dividends per share / (Discount Rate - Perpetual growth rate)
= $1.83 / (3.96% - -0.39%)
$35.86
DB:NRN Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Non-primary Listing Adjustment Factor 1 share in DB:NRN represents 0.92396x of NasdaqGS:XEL
(This could be a different class, a depositary receipt, a different currency, or all of these things.)
0.92396x
Value per Share
(Listing Adjusted, EUR)
= Value per Share (USD) x Listing Adjustment Factor
= $ 42.01 x 0.92396
€38.81
Value per share (EUR) From above. €38.81
Current discount Discount to share price of €56.50
= -1 x (€56.50 - €38.81) / €38.81
-45.6%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

  • The current share price of Xcel Energy is above its future cash flow value.
Often investors are willing to pay a premium for a company that has a high dividend or the potential for future growth.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Xcel Energy's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Xcel Energy's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
DB:NRN PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2019-12-31) in USD $2.64
NasdaqGS:XEL Share Price ** NasdaqGS (2020-04-07) in USD $61.15
Europe Electric Utilities Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 74 Publicly-Listed Electric Utilities Companies 10.45x
Germany Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 402 Publicly-Listed Companies 16.83x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Xcel Energy.

DB:NRN PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= NasdaqGS:XEL Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 61.15 ÷ 2.64

23.13x

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  • Xcel Energy is overvalued based on earnings compared to the Europe Electric Utilities industry average.
  • Xcel Energy is overvalued based on earnings compared to the Germany market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Xcel Energy's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
DB:NRN PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 23.13x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 11 Analysts
6.2%per year
Europe Electric Utilities Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 35 Publicly-Listed Electric Utilities Companies 1.6x
Germany Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 256 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.22x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

DB:NRN PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PEG Ratio

= PE Ratio ÷ Net Income Annual Growth Rate

= 23.13x ÷ 6.2%

3.73x

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  • Xcel Energy is poor value based on expected growth next year.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Xcel Energy's assets?
Raw Data
DB:NRN PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2019-12-31) in USD $25.24
NasdaqGS:XEL Share Price * NasdaqGS (2020-04-07) in USD $61.15
Europe Electric Utilities Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 87 Publicly-Listed Electric Utilities Companies 0.78x
Germany Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 573 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.45x
DB:NRN PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= NasdaqGS:XEL Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 61.15 ÷ 25.24

2.42x

* Primary Listing of Xcel Energy.

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  • Xcel Energy is overvalued based on assets compared to the Europe Electric Utilities industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Xcel Energy's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Electric Utilities industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Electric Utilities industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Xcel Energy has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

NRN Future Performance

 How is Xcel Energy expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?

The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
6.2%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Xcel Energy expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Xcel Energy's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of -0.4%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Xcel Energy's earnings growth is positive but not above the Germany market average.
  • Xcel Energy's revenue growth is expected to exceed the Germany market average.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
DB:NRN Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
DB:NRN Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 11 Analysts 6.2%
DB:NRN Future Revenue Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Revenue of 11 Analysts 4%
Europe Electric Utilities Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 9.6%
Europe Electric Utilities Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 4.1%
Germany Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14%
Germany Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 3.9%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
DB:NRN Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (3 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 11 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in USD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
DB:NRN Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income * Avg. No. Analysts
2024-12-31 14,181 4,759 1,850 1
2023-12-31 13,678 4,221 1,785 2
2022-12-31 13,063 3,902 1,669 5
2021-12-31 12,775 3,686 1,576 10
2020-12-31 12,398 3,121 1,463 11
2020-04-07
DB:NRN Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2019-12-31 11,529 3,263 1,372
2019-09-30 11,611 3,186 1,294
2019-06-30 11,646 3,019 1,258
2019-03-31 11,727 3,028 1,285
2018-12-31 11,537 3,122 1,261
2018-09-30 11,452 3,252 1,236
2018-06-30 11,422 3,271 1,237
2018-03-31 11,409 3,295 1,200
2017-12-31 11,404 3,126 1,148
2017-09-30 11,404 2,994 1,186
2017-06-30 11,426 2,919 1,152
2017-03-31 11,281 2,967 1,121

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Xcel Energy's earnings are expected to grow by 6.2% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
  • Xcel Energy's revenue is expected to grow by 4% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
DB:NRN Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (3 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 11 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Xcel Energy Company Filings, last reported 3 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

DB:NRN Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS * EPS High Estimate EPS Low Estimate Avg. No. Analysts
2024-12-31 3.51 3.51 3.51 1.00
2023-12-31 3.33 3.34 3.33 3.00
2022-12-31 3.12 3.14 3.06 6.00
2021-12-31 2.96 3.01 2.94 9.00
2020-12-31 2.78 2.83 2.73 10.00
2020-04-07
DB:NRN Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2019-12-31 2.64
2019-09-30 2.51
2019-06-30 2.45
2019-03-31 2.51
2018-12-31 2.47
2018-09-30 2.42
2018-06-30 2.43
2018-03-31 2.36
2017-12-31 2.26
2017-09-30 2.33
2017-06-30 2.26
2017-03-31 2.20

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Xcel Energy is not expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity less than 20%).
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Future performance checks
We assess Xcel Energy's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the Europe market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the Europe market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Xcel Energy has a total score of 2/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

NRN Past Performance

  How has Xcel Energy performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Xcel Energy's growth in the last year to its industry (Electric Utilities).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Xcel Energy's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.
  • Xcel Energy's 1-year earnings growth exceeds its 5-year average (8.8% vs 7%)
  • Xcel Energy's earnings growth has not exceeded the Europe Electric Utilities industry average in the past year (8.8% vs 9.7%).
Earnings and Revenue History
Xcel Energy's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Xcel Energy Company Filings, last reported 3 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

DB:NRN Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2019-12-31 11,529.00 1,372.00 247.00
2019-09-30 11,611.00 1,294.00 479.00
2019-06-30 11,646.00 1,258.00 322.00
2019-03-31 11,727.00 1,285.00 324.00
2018-12-31 11,537.00 1,261.00 324.00
2018-09-30 11,452.00 1,236.00 335.00
2018-06-30 11,422.00 1,237.00 341.00
2018-03-31 11,409.00 1,200.00 328.00
2017-12-31 11,404.00 1,148.00 329.00
2017-09-30 11,403.73 1,186.10 234.00
2017-06-30 11,425.88 1,151.89 216.00
2017-03-31 11,280.73 1,120.69 222.00
2016-12-31 11,107.00 1,123.00 255.00
2016-09-30 10,958.09 1,104.93 223.60
2016-06-30 10,819.26 1,073.60 223.60
2016-03-31 10,834.54 1,073.73 223.60
2015-12-31 11,024.00 984.00 224.00
2015-09-30 11,307.29 971.80 228.20
2015-06-30 11,275.79 913.92 228.20
2015-03-31 11,445.75 912.15 228.20
2014-12-31 11,686.14 1,021.31 228.20
2014-09-30 11,488.33 975.02 197.70
2014-06-30 11,440.86 971.19 197.70
2014-03-31 11,334.68 972.89 197.70
2013-12-31 10,914.92 948.23 197.70
2013-09-30 10,735.24 938.42 174.40
2013-06-30 10,637.24 971.81 174.40

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • Xcel Energy has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).
  • Xcel Energy used its assets more efficiently than the Europe Electric Utilities industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • Xcel Energy's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
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Past performance checks
We assess Xcel Energy's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Electric Utilities industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Xcel Energy has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

NRN Health

 How is Xcel Energy's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Xcel Energy's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Xcel Energy's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Xcel Energy's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Xcel Energy's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • High level of physical assets or inventory.
  • Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.2x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Xcel Energy Company Filings, last reported 3 months ago.

DB:NRN Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2019-12-31 13,239.00 18,704.00 274.00
2019-09-30 13,141.00 18,645.00 888.00
2019-06-30 12,366.00 18,174.00 398.00
2019-03-31 12,329.00 17,387.00 139.00
2018-12-31 12,222.00 17,169.00 201.00
2018-09-30 12,165.00 16,501.00 240.00
2018-06-30 11,650.00 16,849.00 344.00
2018-03-31 11,561.00 16,004.00 127.00
2017-12-31 11,455.00 15,791.00 92.00
2017-09-30 11,439.38 15,392.38 174.82
2017-06-30 11,123.16 15,381.18 68.78
2017-03-31 11,070.11 15,056.91 81.42
2016-12-31 11,021.00 14,842.00 92.00
2016-09-30 10,987.94 14,478.15 359.03
2016-06-30 10,703.13 14,261.92 82.75
2016-03-31 10,671.63 13,987.91 109.45
2015-12-31 10,600.92 13,901.90 91.17
2015-09-30 10,544.83 13,212.23 412.71
2015-06-30 10,269.07 13,054.48 148.27
2015-03-31 10,214.87 12,725.87 144.79
2014-12-31 10,214.48 12,776.86 95.43
2014-09-30 10,154.66 12,456.23 155.99
2014-06-30 9,920.77 12,538.10 119.21
2014-03-31 9,747.42 12,252.45 147.77
2013-12-31 9,565.95 11,950.52 120.93
2013-09-30 9,547.29 11,496.81 118.60
2013-06-30 9,300.25 11,452.52 76.67
  • Xcel Energy's level of debt (141.3%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (125.1% vs 141.3% today).
  • Debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.4%, less than 20% of total debt).
  • Interest payments on debt are not well covered by earnings (EBIT is 2.7x annual interest expense, ideally 3x coverage).
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Financial health checks
We assess Xcel Energy's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Xcel Energy has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

NRN Dividends

 What is Xcel Energy's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
2.81%
Current annual income from Xcel Energy dividends. Estimated to be 2.99% next year.
If you bought €2,000 of Xcel Energy shares you are expected to receive €56 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Xcel Energy's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in Germany (1.67%).
  • Xcel Energy's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in Germany (4.71%).
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
DB:NRN Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 11 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
Europe Electric Utilities Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 51 Stocks 4.8%
Germany Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 314 Stocks 3.7%
Germany Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.8%
Germany Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.7%
Germany Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 4.7%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

DB:NRN Future Dividends Estimate Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per Share (annual) Avg. No. Analysts
2024-12-31 1.93 1.00
2023-12-31 1.99 4.00
2022-12-31 1.91 6.00
2021-12-31 1.80 10.00
2020-12-31 1.72 9.00
2020-04-07
DB:NRN Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2020-02-19 1.720 2.746
2019-12-11 1.620 2.475
2019-08-21 1.620 2.572
2019-05-15 1.620 2.697
2019-02-20 1.620 2.904
2018-12-12 1.520 2.979
2018-08-22 1.520 3.089
2018-05-16 1.520 3.346
2018-04-27 1.520 3.325
2018-04-26 1.520 3.249
2017-12-13 1.440 3.184
2017-08-23 1.440 2.912
2017-05-17 1.440 3.049
2017-02-22 1.440 3.243
2017-02-02 1.360 3.250
2016-08-24 1.360 3.353
2016-05-18 1.360 3.176
2016-02-17 1.360 3.356
2015-12-09 1.280 3.470
2015-10-30 1.280 3.607
2015-10-29 1.280 3.597
2015-05-20 1.280 3.759
2015-02-19 1.280 3.715
2014-12-10 1.200 3.312
2014-08-20 1.200 3.707
2014-05-21 1.200 3.858
2014-02-20 1.200 3.928
2013-12-11 1.120 3.957
2013-08-21 1.120 3.989
2013-05-21 1.120 3.849
2013-02-20 1.080 3.623
2012-12-12 1.080 3.944
2012-08-22 1.080 3.935
2012-05-16 1.080 3.791
2012-02-22 1.040 3.907
2011-12-14 1.040 3.882
2011-08-24 1.040 4.132
2011-05-18 1.040 4.319
2011-02-23 1.010 4.204
2010-12-15 1.010 4.264
2010-08-25 1.010 4.325
2010-05-19 1.010 4.726
2010-02-17 0.980 4.591
2009-12-16 0.980 4.669
2009-08-26 0.980 4.952
2009-05-20 0.980 5.271

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  • Dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
  • Dividends per share have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Xcel Energy's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Dividends paid are covered by earnings (1.6x coverage).
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Dividends after 3 years are expected to be covered by earnings (1.6x coverage).
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess Xcel Energy's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.8%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Xcel Energy afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Xcel Energy has a total score of 5/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

NRN Management

 What is the CEO of Xcel Energy's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Ben Fowke
COMPENSATION $12,147,768
AGE 61
TENURE AS CEO 8.7 years
CEO Bio

Mr. Benjamin Gwynn Stonestreet Fowke III, also known as Ben, has been a Vice Chairman of the Board of Edison Electric Institute since June 2018. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Xcel Energy Inc. since August 24, 2011 and served as President since August 2009 until March 31, 2020. Mr. Fowke serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Northern States Power Company-Wisco and Southwestern Public Service Company. Mr. Fowke serves as the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Treasurer of Public Service Co. He serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Northern States Power Company-WI. He served as an Executive Vice President of Northern States Power Co. (WI). He served as the Chief Financial Officer of Northern States Power Company since October 2003 and Treasurer since November 2002 and served as its Vice President from November 2002. He served as the Chief Operating Officer at Xcel Energy Inc. since August 2009 till August 2011. Mr. Fowke serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Public Service Co. of Colorado. Mr. Fowk served as the Chief Financial Officer of Southwestern Public Service Co., a subsidiary of Xcel Energy Inc. since October 2003 and as its Treasurer since November 2002. He served as Executive Vice President of Southwestern Public Service Co. Mr. Fowke served as a Vice President of Xcel Energy Inc. from November 2002 to December 2008 and served as Chief Financial Officer since October 2003 to August 2009. He served as an Executive Vice President, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Northern States Power (MN). until August 2009. He served as Vice President of Southwestern Public Service Co. since November 2002. He served as Vice President of Retail Services and Energy Markets at New Century Energies Inc., from January 1999 to July 2000. He served as Vice President-Finance/ Accounting ate prime, Inc., a subsidiary of Xcel Energy from May 1997 to December 1998. He joined NCE from FP&L Group, where he held various finance positions. He served as a Manager of Financial Reporting with DWG Corp., Supervisor of Internal Audits with the Dart Group and an auditor with KPMG. Mr. Fowke serves as Chairman of the Board of Southwestern Public Service Co and Public Service Company of Colorado. He has been Director of Securian Financial Group, Inc since June 2018. He serves as the Chairman of Northern States Power Company (MN). He has been the Chairman at Xcel Energy Inc. since August 24, 2011. He serves as Director of Energy Insurance Mutual Limited Company. He has been a Director of Xcel Energy Inc. since December 1, 2009. He serves as a Director of Milestone Growth Fund, Inc., American Gas Association, Public Service Company of Colorado and Southwestern Public Service Co. He has been a Director of Electric Power Research Institute, Inc since 2011. He has a long and distinguished career in the utility industry, Mr. Fowke provides the strategic focus and leadership. He has a strong background in finance, financial reporting, and shareholder outreach. He has extensive experience in environmental issues, operations, and the energy business. His tenure and involvement in the utility industry provides significant expertise on regulatory and policy issues. Mr. Fowke holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in finance/accounting from Towson University. He obtained his CPA from AICPA in 1982. He serves as Director of Minnesota Life Insurance Company.

CEO Compensation
  • Ben's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.
  • Ben's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in Germany.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Xcel Energy management team in years:

1.9
Average Tenure
59
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the Xcel Energy management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.
Management Team

Ben Fowke

TITLE
Chairman & CEO
COMPENSATION
$12M
AGE
61
TENURE
8.7 yrs

Bob Frenzel

TITLE
President & COO
COMPENSATION
$3M
AGE
48
TENURE
0.1 yrs

Scott Wilensky

TITLE
Executive VP & General Counsel
COMPENSATION
$2M
AGE
62
TENURE
8.6 yrs

Kent Larson

TITLE
Executive Officer
COMPENSATION
$3M
AGE
59
TENURE
0.1 yrs

Brett Carter

TITLE
Chief Customer & Innovation Officer and Executive VP
COMPENSATION
$4M
AGE
52
TENURE
1.9 yrs

Brian Van Abel

TITLE
Executive VP & CFO
TENURE
0.1 yrs

Paul Johnson

TITLE
VP & Investor Relations
AGE
59

Karen Hyde

TITLE
Senior VP and Chief Risk
TENURE
0.2 yrs

Darla Figoli

TITLE
Senior VP of Human Resources & Employee Services and Chief Human Resources Officer
AGE
56
TENURE
1.9 yrs

David Eves

TITLE
Executive Officer
AGE
60
TENURE
2.3 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Xcel Energy board of directors in years:

9.7
Average Tenure
64
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Xcel Energy board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors

Chris Clark

TITLE
President of Xcel Energy-Minnesota
AGE
52
TENURE
5.3 yrs

Richard Davis

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$258K
AGE
61
TENURE
13.9 yrs

Ben Fowke

TITLE
Chairman & CEO
COMPENSATION
$12M
AGE
61
TENURE
8.7 yrs

Kim Williams

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$286K
AGE
63
TENURE
10.3 yrs

Richard O’Brien

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$288K
AGE
65
TENURE
7.7 yrs

Chris Policinski

TITLE
Lead Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$294K
AGE
60
TENURE
3.9 yrs

Pat Sampson

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$248K
AGE
70
TENURE
35.3 yrs

Timothy Wolf

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$238K
AGE
66
TENURE
13.3 yrs

David Westerlund

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$270K
AGE
68
TENURE
13.3 yrs

Joe Sheppard

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$253K
AGE
70
TENURE
9.1 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • Xcel Energy individual insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price (€) Value (€)
10. Mar 20 Buy Frank Prager Individual 06. Mar 20 06. Mar 20 7,150 €60.04 €429,300
09. Mar 20 Sell Kent Larson Individual 05. Mar 20 05. Mar 20 -20,000 €61.96 €-1,239,168
09. Mar 20 Sell David Eves Individual 05. Mar 20 05. Mar 20 -10,000 €62.34 €-623,390
05. Mar 20 Sell Robert Frenzel Individual 04. Mar 20 04. Mar 20 -4,000 €60.75 €-243,004
05. Mar 20 Sell Scott Wilensky Individual 03. Mar 20 03. Mar 20 -29,929 €59.46 €-1,779,498
04. Mar 20 Sell Kent Larson Individual 02. Mar 20 02. Mar 20 -15,000 €58.12 €-871,823
04. Mar 20 Sell David Eves Individual 02. Mar 20 02. Mar 20 -10,000 €57.82 €-578,181
27. Feb 20 Sell David Eves Individual 26. Feb 20 26. Feb 20 -5,000 €63.45 €-317,250
25. Feb 20 Sell Benjamin Gwynn Fowke Individual 24. Feb 20 24. Feb 20 -94,629 €65.02 €-6,152,526
11. Sep 19 Sell Christopher Clark Individual 10. Sep 19 10. Sep 19 -2,500 €56.46 €-141,157
09. Sep 19 Sell Mark Stoering Individual 06. Sep 19 06. Sep 19 -4,882 €58.70 €-286,596
03. Sep 19 Sell Christopher Clark Individual 30. Aug 19 30. Aug 19 -2,000 €58.41 €-116,825
03. Sep 19 Sell Kent Larson Individual 30. Aug 19 30. Aug 19 -25,000 €58.41 €-1,460,312
19. Aug 19 Sell Scott Wilensky Individual 16. Aug 19 16. Aug 19 -15,000 €55.61 €-834,169
13. Jun 19 Sell Robert Frenzel Individual 11. Jun 19 11. Jun 19 -4,400 €51.79 €-227,858
11. Jun 19 Sell Benjamin Gwynn Fowke Individual 07. Jun 19 07. Jun 19 -50,000 €52.75 €-2,637,520
03. Jun 19 Sell David Eves Individual 30. May 19 30. May 19 -10,000 €51.40 €-514,027
22. May 19 Sell Kent Larson Individual 20. May 19 20. May 19 -5,000 €52.30 €-261,504
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Management checks
We assess Xcel Energy's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Xcel Energy has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

NRN News

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NRN Company Info

Description

Xcel Energy Inc., through its subsidiaries, generates, purchases, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity. It operates through Regulated Electric Utility, Regulated Natural Gas Utility, and All Other segments. The company generates electricity through coal, nuclear, natural gas, hydroelectric, solar, biomass, oil, wood/refuse, and wind energy sources. It also purchases, transports, distributes, and sells natural gas to retail customers, as well as transports customer-owned natural gas. In addition, the company develops and leases natural gas pipelines, and storage and compression facilities; and invests in rental housing projects, as well as procures equipment for construction of renewable generation facilities. It serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers in the portions of Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin. The company sells electricity to approximately 3.7 million customers; and natural gas to approximately 2.1 million customers. Xcel Energy Inc. was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Details
Name: Xcel Energy Inc.
NRN
Exchange: DB
Founded: 1909
$29,667,622,452
524,669,024
Website: http://www.xcelenergy.com
Address: Xcel Energy Inc.
414 Nicollet Mall,
Minneapolis,
Minnesota, 55401,
United States
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
NasdaqGS XEL Common Stock Nasdaq Global Select US USD 02. Jan 1968
DB NRN Common Stock Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 02. Jan 1968
LSE 0M1R Common Stock London Stock Exchange GB USD 02. Jan 1968
BRSE NRN Common Stock Berne Stock Exchange CH CHF 02. Jan 1968
WBAG XCEL Common Stock Wiener Boerse AG AT EUR 02. Jan 1968
BMV XEL * Common Stock Bolsa Mexicana de Valores MX MXN 02. Jan 1968
ETLX NRN Common Stock Eurotlx IT EUR 02. Jan 1968
BOVESPA X1EL34 BDR EACH REPR 2 COM Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo BR BRL 30. Dec 2019
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
11,295
Xcel Energy employees.
Industry
Electric Utilities
Utilities
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2020/04/07 20:53
End of day share price update: 2020/04/07 00:00
Last estimates confirmation: 2020/04/06
Last earnings filing: 2020/02/21
Last earnings reported: 2019/12/31
Last annual earnings reported: 2019/12/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.