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Xcel Energy Inc.
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Market Cap $34,749.50M
Forward P/E 18.5x
Volume 7,404,700
Total Return (3M) -1.08%

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL)
Dividend Date & History

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Dividend Data

Xcel Energy Inc.’s (XEL) dividend yield is 3.29%, which means that for every $100 invested in the company's stock, investors would receive $3.29 in dividends per year.

Xcel Energy Inc.’s payout ratio is 58.12% which means that 58.12% of the company's earnings are paid out as dividends. A low payout ratio may indicate that the company has a strong financial position and can invest in growth opportunities, while a high payout ratio may indicate that the company is returning most of its earnings to shareholders. XEL’s annual dividend is $2.08 per share. This is the total amount of dividends paid out to shareholders in a year.

Xcel Energy Inc.’s (XEL) ex-dividend date is , which means that buyers purchasing shares on or after that date will not be eligible to receive the next dividend payment.

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) pays dividends on a quarterly basis. The next dividend payment is planned on . Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) has increased its dividends for 20 consecutive years. This is a positive sign of the company's financial stability and its ability to pay consistent dividends in the future.

Dividend Yield 3.29%
Annual Dividend $2.08
Ex Dividend Date Jun 14, 2023
Dividend Growth 6.59%
Payout Ratio 58.12%
Payout Period Quarterly
Next Div Payment Jul 20, 2023
Cons. Yrs Growth 20

Dividend History and Growth

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) dividend payments per share are an average of 6.59% over the past 12 months, 6.53% over the past 36 months, 6.31% over the past 60 months, and 6.26% over the past 120 months.

It is important to note that XEL’s dividend history and growth can be affected by many factors, such as profitability, cash flow, and financial stability, as well as its growth prospects and dividend payout policies. Add XEL to your watchlist to be aware of any updates.

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Dividend Yield

XEL dividend yield graph is a visual representation of Xcel Energy Inc.’s dividend yield over the last 12 months. This is useful for investors to understand XEL’s historical dividend yield and to identify any trends or patterns in the company's dividend payments over time.

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Shareholder Yield

Shareholder yield is a metric that measures the total return to shareholders through dividends, buybacks, and debt paydown. It is a ratio that compares the cash returned to shareholders over a period of time to the market capitalization of the company.

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) shareholder yield graph below includes indicators for dividends, buybacks, and debt paydown, which allows investors to see how each component contributes to the overall shareholder yield.

It's important to note that shareholder yield is just one metric among many that investors may use to evaluate a company's financial health and its potential for future growth. It should be considered in conjunction with other financial metrics such as earnings, revenue, and debt levels to get a comprehensive understanding of a company's financial position.

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Dividend Safety

Dividend safety refers to the ability of a company to continue paying its dividends to shareholders without interruption or reduction. A company with a high level of dividend safety is generally considered to have a strong financial position, with a consistent history of paying dividends and a low risk of default.

Some specific indicators often used to assess Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) dividend safety include

  • Dividend payment history: XEL has a long history of paying dividends and has consistently increased its dividend payout for 20 consecutive years.
  • Dividend payout ratio: A low payout ratio, typically less than 60%, indicates that a company has enough earnings to pay dividends and retain earnings to reinvest in the business. Xcel Energy Inc.’s payout ratio is about 58.12%

It is worth noting that Dividend safety can change over time, and a company that was considered to have a high level of dividend safety in the past may no longer be considered safe today. Therefore, it is important to regularly monitor a company's financial performance and dividend payment history.

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Comparing Xcel Energy Inc. to Other Stock

The percentile ranks table is a way to compare Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) dividend yield relative to its sector, country, and the world.

  • Dividend yield: XEL’s latest value of 3.29% is the percentage of the current stock price that is paid out as dividends to shareholders. The relative to the sector, country, and world values (0.33, 0.54, and 0.67 respectively) indicate Xcel Energy Inc.’s dividend yield compared to others in its sector, country, and world. For example, a value of 0.54 relative to country means that Xcel Energy Inc.’s dividend yield is higher than 54% of companies in its country.

This table allows investors to quickly compare a company's dividend metrics to its peers in the sector, country, and the world, and evaluate its relative stability and growth potential.

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Dividend FAQ

Does Xcel Energy Inc. pay dividends?

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) pays dividends to its shareholders.

How much is Xcel Energy Inc.’s dividend?

Xcel Energy Inc.'s (XEL) quarterly dividend per share was $0.52 as of .

When is Xcel Energy Inc.’s ex-dividend date?

Xcel Energy Inc.’s latest ex-dividend date was on . The XEL stock shareholders received the last dividend payment of $0.52 per share on .

When is Xcel Energy Inc.’s next dividend payment date?

Xcel Energy Inc.’s next dividend payment will be on .

Does Xcel Energy Inc. have sufficient earnings to cover its dividends?

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) has a 58.12% payout ratio, which may leave the company with limited retained earnings, which could potentially impact its ability to reinvest in the business.

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