Xcel Energy Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 19, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 20,
2013. Shareholders who purchased XEL stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that XEL has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of XEL was $29.02,
representing a -3.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.92 and
a 12.31% increase over the 52 week low of $25.84.
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 $1.86. Zacks Investment Research reports XEL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.04%, compared to an
industry average of 4.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to XEL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have XEL as a top-10 holding:
- N/A (LVOL)
- PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is LVOL with an increase of
7.24% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of XEL at 2.06%.