Xcel Energy Inc. [XEL] has traded in a range of $46.58 to $76.44 in the last 1 year. As of this writing, the stock is at $72.63, down -2.78%. To check whether the stock’s short-term amount has a thrust, its good to check stock’s recent movement. Over the last week, XEL shares are -1.49% down with the monthly amount drift of 1.31% and seems well in a long time frame.
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Analyst Birdseye View:
The most recent analyst activity for Xcel Energy Inc. [NASDAQ:XEL] stock was on August 25, 2020, when it was Downgrade with a Hold rating from Argus. Before that, on October 26, 2020, Citigroup Recapitulated a Neutral rating and elevated its amount target to $76. On May 13, 2020, Morgan Stanley Downgrade an Underweight rating and boosted its price target on this stock to $55. On April 24, 2020, Wells Fargo Downgrade an Equal weight rating and increased its price target to $70. On February 20, 2020, BMO Capital Markets Initiated a Market perform rating and increased its price target to $68. On January 31, 2020, BofA/Merrill Upgrade a Neutral rating and boosted its amount on this stock to $70. On December 16, 2019, Goldman Resumed a Neutral rating and boosted its target amount on this stock to $59. On September 30, 2019, BofA/Merrill Downgrade an Underperform rating and improved its amount target to $62.
In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $46.58 and a peak of $76.44. Right now, the middling Wall Street analyst 12-month amount mark is $72.00. At the most recent market close, shares of Xcel Energy Inc. [NASDAQ:XEL] were valued at $72.63. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of 1.1%.
Xcel Energy Inc. [NASDAQ:XEL] most recently reported quarterly sales of 3.18 billion, which represented growth of 5.60%. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 93.50% and its Operating Margin is 18.80%.
Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 71.84 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 71.06. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 74.09 and at 75.56 for 2nd resistance point.
Xcel Energy Inc. [XEL] reported its earnings at $1.14 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 9/29/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at $1.06/share signifying the difference of 0.08 and 7.50% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 6/29/2020, the stated earnings were $0.54 calling estimates for $0.48/share with the difference of 0.06 depicting the surprise of 12.50%.
Important Ratio’s To Watch
Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for Xcel Energy Inc. [NASDAQ:XEL] is 0.90. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s showing 25.92 of P/E (TTM) ratio.
The most recent insider trade was by Prager Frank P, SVP, Strategy, Planning & Ext., and it was the sale of 5959.0 shares on Oct 29. FOWKE BENJAMIN G S III, the Chairman and CEO, completed a sale of 99798.0 shares on Aug 13. On Jun 02, FOWKE BENJAMIN G S III, Chairman and CEO, completed a sale of 0.1 million shares.