Basic Trading Data for Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL)

In the past 52-week period, shares of Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL) have moved within the range of $38.22 to $52.22. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $51.08, which is 2.18% lower than its 52-week high.

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of 0.69%, and a 50-day SMA of 3.58%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $25.98 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Gauging the level of enthusiasm that Wall Street analysts have for a particular stock is important when considering an investment. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) is Outperform.

When it comes to reporting sales figures, public companies typically post earnings and revenue that fall above or below the average Wall Street forecast. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) delivered a 6.00% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $3.02 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $3.21 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) delivered a 5.17% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.97 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.92 per share.

Ownership at Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

A publicly-traded company’s most recent 13F filings give us important details about the organization’s institutional ownership. Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 74.40% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $19.4 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL), there were 45 new positions totaling 2,121,612 shares of the company’s stock. There were 37 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 4,227,510 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Taking a look at a stock’s average volume – in the long, medium and short terms – is helpful for understanding investor sentiment and trading activity. Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) has had a 20-day average volume of 2,890,930 shares, with an average of 60% of short term indicators pointed at Buy.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 2,923,976 shares, with an average of 75% of medium term indicators pointing toward Buy. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 2,702,387 shares with 100% of long-term indicators pointing to Buy.