Xcel Energy Dividend yield

 Price  65.29
 Dividend  2.08
 Earnings  3.18
 Cash-flow  7.25
 Book value  31.09
 Equity  29.44

Xcel Energy is part of Electricity business, which is part of Utilities industry. Xcel Energy is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Xcel Energy stock dividend

Xcel Energy paid a total dividend of 1,134 million USD last year, for a market value of 35,583 millions (Market Cap 35,543 millions). Xcel Energy dividend per share is 2.08 USD, and his stock market price 65.29 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Xcel Energy has a dividend yield of 3.19%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Utilities industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Xcel Energy stocks dividend with other Electricity companies or other of the best USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy Dividend Payout

About the ability of Xcel Energy to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.08 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.19%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Xcel Energy payout on ernings is currently 65.41%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 39.87% and 56.39% respectively. Both figures show that Xcel Energy can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Xcel Energy is USD 7.25 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.08, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Xcel Energy, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

Xcel Energy payout

Xcel Energy Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Xcel Energy's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Xcel Energy dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Electricity stocks.

Xcel Energy stock dividend history

Xcel Energy Stock performance

Finally, last moth Xcel Energy showed a return of -6.60% compared to a worldwide -2.16% average, and a -1.24% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -13.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 0.43%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Electricity firms.

Xcel Energy stock and market return