Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 24, 2013

By
A A A

Xcel Energy Inc. ( XEL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 24, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 20, 2014. Shareholders who purchased XEL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that XEL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $28.21, the dividend yield is 3.97%.

The previous trading day's last sale of XEL was $28.21, representing a -11.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.79 and a 8.13% increase over the 52 week low of $26.09.

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 $1.9. Zacks Investment Research reports XEL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.77%, compared to an industry average of .2%.

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 decrease of 0% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of XEL at 0.52%.



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: DUK , EXC , SIZE , XEL

NASDAQ.com News

NASDAQ.com News

More from NASDAQ.com News:

Related Videos

Stocks

Referenced

Most Active by Volume

56,834,794
    $15.52 unch
47,736,761
  • $94.72 ▲ 0.83%
41,992,984
  • $2.47 ▲ 11.76%
40,893,734
  • $34.7901 ▲ 2.14%
39,324,803
  • $69.27 ▼ 0.19%
39,276,613
  • $7.28 ▲ 2.68%
39,084,483
  • $44.83 ▼ 0.01%
33,527,212
  • $26.02 ▲ 0.15%
As of 7/22/2014, 04:03 PM