Xcel Energy Inc. (
) 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 (
) and Exelon Corporation (
). 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%.
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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 decrease of
0% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of XEL at 0.52%.