Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 17, 2014

By
A A A

Xcel Energy Inc. ( XEL ) 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 ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). 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%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the XEL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( SIZE ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: XEL , DUK , EXC , SIZE

NASDAQ.com News

NASDAQ.com News

More from NASDAQ.com News:

Related Videos

Stocks

Referenced

Most Active by Volume

56,951,427
  • $16.94 ▼ 0.53%
48,330,244
  • $8.20 ▼ 7.13%
37,170,318
  • $3.68 ▼ 1.34%
37,118,813
  • $18.32 ▼ 3.93%
36,476,252
  • $4.92 ▲ 1.44%
30,682,137
  • $30.04 ▼ 1.69%
28,992,597
  • $7.13 ▼ 14.30%
27,832,205
  • $5.61 ▼ 4.10%
As of 7/6/2015, 04:15 PM

Find a Credit Card

Select a credit card product by:
Select an offer:
Search
Data Provided by BankRate.com