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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
XEL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. XEL: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
XEL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.18
Current: 0.01
0
0.18
Equity to Asset 0.28
XEL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
68% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. XEL: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
XEL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.37
Current: 0.28
0.16
0.37
Interest Coverage 3.86
XEL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. XEL: 3.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
XEL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.99  Med: 2.82 Max: 3.86
Current: 3.86
1.99
3.86
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.98
M-Score: -2.86
WACC vs ROIC
4.21%
5.29%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 16.23
XEL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 11.99 vs. XEL: 16.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
XEL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 11.35  Med: 15.47 Max: 19.87
Current: 16.23
11.35
19.87
Net-margin (%) 8.11
XEL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.26 vs. XEL: 8.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
XEL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -31.8  Med: 7.64 Max: 10.74
Current: 8.11
-31.8
10.74
ROE (%) 9.00
XEL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.81 vs. XEL: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
XEL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -40.15  Med: 9.94 Max: 23.99
Current: 9
-40.15
23.99
ROA (%) 2.52
XEL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. XEL: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
XEL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.63  Med: 2.86 Max: 8.59
Current: 2.52
-7.63
8.59
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.56
XEL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. XEL: 6.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
XEL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -8.93  Med: 8.54 Max: 28.5
Current: 6.56
-8.93
28.5
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.80
XEL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. XEL: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
XEL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18.2  Med: 1.80 Max: 20.2
Current: 1.8
-18.2
20.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.00
XEL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. XEL: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
XEL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.8  Med: 2.50 Max: 9.2
Current: 2
-15.8
9.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 5.70
XEL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. XEL: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
XEL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -17.3  Med: 2.30 Max: 11.5
Current: 5.7
-17.3
11.5
» XEL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

XEL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ray Dalio 15,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 355,000 sh (New)
Robert Bruce 47,511 sh (+93.84%)
James Barrow 4,451,784 sh (+22.00%)
Brian Rogers 5,865,200 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 587,122 sh (-0.68%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,300 sh (-14.17%)
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Q4 2014

XEL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 14,700 sh (+42.72%)
James Barrow 4,466,884 sh (+0.34%)
Brian Rogers 5,865,200 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Robert Bruce 44,611 sh (-6.10%)
Bill Frels 523,637 sh (-10.81%)
Jim Simons 234,100 sh (-34.06%)
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Q1 2015

XEL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 20,000 sh (+36.05%)
Brian Rogers 5,865,200 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 44,611 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Bill Frels 517,726 sh (-1.13%)
James Barrow 4,307,397 sh (-3.57%)
» More
Q2 2015

XEL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Robert Bruce 44,611 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 5,865,200 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 509,462 sh (-1.60%)
James Barrow 4,236,497 sh (-1.65%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,400 sh (-13.00%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 18.82
XEL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
63% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. XEL: 18.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
XEL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.42  Med: 15.08 Max: 25.57
Current: 18.82
9.42
25.57
Forward P/E 15.20
XEL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
63% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.64 vs. XEL: 15.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.60
XEL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
63% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. XEL: 19.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
XEL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.2  Med: 15.06 Max: 19.91
Current: 19.6
11.2
19.91
P/B 1.72
XEL's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 581 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. XEL: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
XEL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.07  Med: 1.45 Max: 1.87
Current: 1.72
1.07
1.87
P/S 1.53
XEL's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. XEL: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
XEL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.63
Current: 1.53
0.65
1.63
PFCF 1132.01
XEL's PFCF is ranked lower than
100% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.04 vs. XEL: 1132.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
XEL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.41  Med: 45.28 Max: 1193.33
Current: 1132.01
9.41
1193.33
POCF 5.51
XEL's POCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.41 vs. XEL: 5.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
XEL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.7  Med: 5.80 Max: 9.84
Current: 5.51
2.7
9.84
EV-to-EBIT 15.90
XEL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.35 vs. XEL: 15.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
XEL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.1  Med: 13.40 Max: 36
Current: 15.9
11.1
36
PEG 7.54
XEL's PEG is ranked lower than
75% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. XEL: 7.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
XEL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.75  Med: 4.28 Max: 15.1
Current: 7.54
0.75
15.1
Shiller P/E 18.21
XEL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
51% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 18.99 vs. XEL: 18.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
XEL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.2  Med: 17.32 Max: 690.33
Current: 18.21
11.2
690.33
Current Ratio 0.86
XEL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. XEL: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
XEL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.23
Current: 0.86
0.3
1.23
Quick Ratio 0.71
XEL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. XEL: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
XEL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.70 Max: 1.1
Current: 0.71
0.27
1.1
Days Inventory 39.43
XEL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
69% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 22.09 vs. XEL: 39.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
XEL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 20.45  Med: 39.53 Max: 89.18
Current: 39.43
20.45
89.18
Days Sales Outstanding 21.89
XEL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 45.90 vs. XEL: 21.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
XEL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 19.8  Med: 30.72 Max: 54.21
Current: 21.89
19.8
54.21

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.65
XEL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. XEL: 3.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
XEL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.18  Med: 4.23 Max: 5.75
Current: 3.65
3.18
5.75
Dividend Payout 0.69
XEL's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
65% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. XEL: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
XEL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.77 Max: 6.05
Current: 0.69
0.27
6.05
Dividend growth (3y) 5.10
XEL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
63% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. XEL: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
XEL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -18.6  Med: 3.10 Max: 5.6
Current: 5.1
-18.6
5.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.43
XEL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
52% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. XEL: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
XEL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.87  Med: 5.15 Max: 7
Current: 4.43
3.87
7
Share Buyback Rate -1.30
XEL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. XEL: -1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
XEL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.8  Med: -2.30 Max: -34.2
Current: -1.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.68
XEL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. XEL: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
XEL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.47 Max: 1.92
Current: 1.68
0.57
1.92
Price/Projected FCF 4.57
XEL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
87% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. XEL: 4.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
XEL' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 2.60 Max: 19.25
Current: 4.57
0.77
19.25
Price/Median PS Value 1.51
XEL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. XEL: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
XEL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.53
Current: 1.51
0.44
1.53
Price/Graham Number 1.18
XEL's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
53% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. XEL: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
XEL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.95 Max: 6.16
Current: 1.18
0.36
6.16
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.28
XEL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. XEL: 6.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
XEL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.8  Med: 7.40 Max: 9
Current: 6.28
2.8
9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -1.80
XEL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. XEL: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
XEL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -24.4  Med: 0.30 Max: 15.2
Current: -1.8
-24.4
15.2

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 11,890 12,354 12,769
EPS($) 2.14 2.23 2.32
EPS without NRI($) 2.14 2.23 2.32

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
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Traded in other countries:NRN.Germany,
Xcel Energy Inc was incorporated under the laws of Minnesota in 1909. It is a holding company, with subsidiaries engaged mainly in the utility business. The Company's utility subsidiaries are engaged mainly in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity and in the purchase, transportation, distribution and sale of natural gas. The utility subsidiaries are NSP-Minnesota, NSP-Wisconsin, Public Service Company of Colorado 'PSCo' and Southwestern Public Service Co 'SPS'. NSP-Minnesota is an operating utility engaged in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. NSP-Minnesota also purchases, transports, distributes and sells natural gas to retail customers and transports customer-owned natural gas in Minnesota and North Dakota. NSP-Minnesota provides electric utility service to approximately 1.4 million customers and natural gas utility service to approximately 0.5 million customers. NSP-Wisconsin is an operating utility engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity in portions of northwestern Wisconsin and in the western portion of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. NSP-Wisconsin provides electric utility service to approximately 253,000 customers and natural gas utility service to approximately 110,000 customers. PSCo is an operating utility engaged mainly in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity in Colorado. PSCo also purchases, transports, distributes and sells natural gas to retail customers and transports customer-owned natural gas. PSCo provides electric utility service to approximately 1.4 million customers and natural gas utility service to approximately 1.3 million customers. SPS is an operating utility engaged mainly in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity in portions of Texas and New Mexico. SPS provides electric utility service to approximately 383,000 retail customers in Texas and New Mexico. The Company's facilities are regulated by federal and state environmental agencies.
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