Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 18, 2014

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Xcel Energy Inc. ( XEL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 18, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 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 prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of XEL was $30.52, representing a -3.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.79 and a 13.46% 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 $1.91. Zacks Investment Research reports XEL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 1.94%, compared to an industry average of .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:

  • First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund ( FXU )
  • iShares MSCI USA Size Factor ( SIZE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SIZE with an increase of 14.96% over the last 100 days. FXU has the highest percent weighting of XEL at 2.97%.



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.




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Referenced Stocks: XEL , DUK , EXC , FXU , SIZE

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