Xcel Energy Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 17, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 20, 2014.
Shareholders who purchased XEL stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
7.14% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $30.69, the dividend yield is 3.91%.
The previous trading day's last sale of XEL was $30.69,
representing a -5.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.37 and
a 14.09% increase over the 52 week low of $26.90.
XEL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Duke Energy Corporation (
) and Exelon Corporation (
). XEL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.95. Zacks Investment Research reports XEL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.17%, compared to an
industry average of 1.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to XEL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have XEL as a top-10 holding:
- iShares MSCI USA Size Factor (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SIZE with an increase of
8.06% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of XEL at 0.49%.