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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
NYSE:XEL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.24 vs. NYSE:XEL: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:XEL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.18
Current: 0.02
0
0.18
Equity to Asset 0.27
NYSE:XEL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
70% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. NYSE:XEL: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:XEL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.37
Current: 0.27
0.16
0.37
Interest Coverage 3.61
NYSE:XEL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
61% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.99 vs. NYSE:XEL: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:XEL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.29  Med: 2.91 Max: 3.61
Current: 3.61
2.29
3.61
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.99
M-Score: -2.75
WACC vs ROIC
2.81%
5.86%
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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Operating margin (%) 19.98
NYSE:XEL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 12.81 vs. NYSE:XEL: 19.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:XEL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.96  Med: 16.19 Max: 19.98
Current: 19.98
11.96
19.98
Net-margin (%) 10.08
NYSE:XEL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.25 vs. NYSE:XEL: 10.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:XEL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.75  Med: 7.61 Max: 10.08
Current: 10.08
5.75
10.08
ROE (%) 10.32
NYSE:XEL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.27 vs. NYSE:XEL: 10.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:XEL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.3  Med: 9.8 Max: 10.43
Current: 10.32
9.3
10.43
ROA (%) 2.82
NYSE:XEL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. NYSE:XEL: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:XEL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.56  Med: 2.79 Max: 2.99
Current: 2.82
2.56
2.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.26
NYSE:XEL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.65 vs. NYSE:XEL: 7.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:XEL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.91  Med: 8.37 Max: 9.04
Current: 7.26
6.91
9.04
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.50
NYSE:XEL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. NYSE:XEL: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:XEL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.2  Med: 1.5 Max: 20.2
Current: 1.5
-18.2
20.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.00
NYSE:XEL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. NYSE:XEL: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:XEL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.7  Med: 2.8 Max: 9.2
Current: 3
-15.7
9.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 1.60
NYSE:XEL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. NYSE:XEL: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:XEL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9  Med: 2.3 Max: 7.5
Current: 1.6
-9
7.5
» NYSE:XEL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

XEL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 14,600 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 162,240 sh (New)
Robert Bruce 481,600 sh (+95.68%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 6,712,400 sh (+15.09%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 4,227,881 sh (-0.25%)
Mairs and Power 501,742 sh (-2.24%)
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Q1 2016

XEL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 121,400 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 32,400 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 347,670 sh (+114.29%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 4,233,681 sh (+0.14%)
Robert Bruce 481,600 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mairs and Power 423,803 sh (-15.53%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 5,275,100 sh (-21.41%)
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Q2 2016

XEL Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 6,300 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 347,740 sh (+0.02%)
Robert Bruce 481,600 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 3,957,681 sh (-6.52%)
Mairs and Power 394,210 sh (-6.98%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 4,350,000 sh (-17.54%)
Jim Simons 13,200 sh (-89.13%)
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Q3 2016

XEL Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Louis Moore Bacon 6,014 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,152,100 sh (+8628.03%)
Robert Bruce 481,600 sh (unchged)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 3,924,581 sh (-0.84%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 4,250,000 sh (-2.30%)
Mairs and Power 370,919 sh (-5.91%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,900 sh (-6.35%)
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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
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Traded in other countries:NRN.Germany,
Xcel Energy Inc is a holding company engaged in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity and in the purchase, transportation, distribution and sale of natural gas.

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. The Company's facilities are regulated by federal and state environmental agencies.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 18.23
XEL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
54% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 16.96 vs. XEL: 18.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
XEL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.12  Med: 15.21 Max: 21.22
Current: 18.23
11.12
21.22
Forward P/E 17.12
XEL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
53% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 16.47 vs. XEL: 17.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.23
XEL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
54% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 16.96 vs. XEL: 18.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
XEL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.2  Med: 15.45 Max: 21.22
Current: 18.23
11.2
21.22
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 90.08
XEL's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
89% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 18.21 vs. XEL: 90.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
XEL' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.06  Med: 37.86 Max: 296.49
Current: 90.08
9.06
296.49
P/B 1.84
XEL's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. XEL: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
XEL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 1.49 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.84
1.07
2.13
P/S 1.85
XEL's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. XEL: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
XEL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.11
Current: 1.85
0.65
2.11
POCF 6.81
XEL's POCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 vs. XEL: 6.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
XEL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.79  Med: 5.8 Max: 7.78
Current: 6.81
3.79
7.78
EV-to-EBIT 14.93
XEL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 15.11 vs. XEL: 14.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
XEL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.7  Med: 12.6 Max: 31.5
Current: 14.93
9.7
31.5
EV-to-EBITDA 9.17
XEL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
59% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 10.49 vs. XEL: 9.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
XEL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 8.1 Max: 17.2
Current: 9.17
5.9
17.2
PEG 7.16
XEL's PEG is ranked lower than
79% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. XEL: 7.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
XEL' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 5.37 Max: 14.83
Current: 7.16
0.82
14.83
Shiller P/E 21.30
XEL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
63% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 23.10 vs. XEL: 21.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
XEL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.78  Med: 22.16 Max: 42.07
Current: 21.3
15.78
42.07
Current Ratio 0.89
XEL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. XEL: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
XEL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.23
Current: 0.89
0.3
1.23
Quick Ratio 0.71
XEL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. XEL: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
XEL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.71 Max: 1.1
Current: 0.71
0.27
1.1
Days Inventory 48.45
XEL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
74% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 21.77 vs. XEL: 48.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
XEL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.15  Med: 40.51 Max: 48.45
Current: 48.45
32.15
48.45
Days Sales Outstanding 25.12
XEL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 47.52 vs. XEL: 25.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
XEL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.99  Med: 25.85 Max: 34.61
Current: 25.12
23.99
34.61
Days Payable 76.15
XEL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
53% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 68.67 vs. XEL: 76.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
XEL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.12  Med: 75.4 Max: 97.97
Current: 76.15
60.12
97.97

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.41
XEL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
53% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. XEL: 3.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
XEL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.95  Med: 3.98 Max: 5.75
Current: 3.41
2.95
5.75
Dividend Payout 0.62
XEL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. XEL: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
XEL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.77 Max: 6.05
Current: 0.62
0.04
6.05
Dividend Growth (3y) 6.20
XEL's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
64% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. XEL: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
XEL' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.6  Med: 3.2 Max: 6.2
Current: 6.2
-18.6
6.2
Forward Dividend Yield 3.46
XEL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
53% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. XEL: 3.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.35
XEL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. XEL: 4.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
XEL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.77  Med: 5.08 Max: 7.34
Current: 4.35
3.77
7.34
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.30
XEL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. XEL: -1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
XEL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.2  Med: -3.6 Max: -0.4
Current: -1.3
-37.2
-0.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.81
XEL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. XEL: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
XEL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.47 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.81
0.57
2.13
Price/Projected FCF 5.34
XEL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. XEL: 5.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
XEL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 3.4 Max: 19.25
Current: 5.34
0.77
19.25
Price/Median PS Value 1.67
XEL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. XEL: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
XEL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.93
Current: 1.67
0.41
1.93
Price/Graham Number 1.21
XEL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
55% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. XEL: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
XEL' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.74
Current: 1.21
0.38
1.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.72
XEL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. XEL: 6.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
XEL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 7.9 Max: 10.3
Current: 6.72
3.2
10.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 1.07
XEL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. XEL: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
XEL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12  Med: 0.3 Max: 14.1
Current: 1.07
-12
14.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10,958
EPS (TTM) $ 2.17
Beta0.06
Short Percentage of Float1.86%
52-Week Range $34.47 - 45.42
Shares Outstanding (Mil)507.95

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 11,558 12,002 12,357
EPS ($) 2.20 2.30 2.44
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.20 2.30 2.44
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
4.75%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.36 1.44 1.52

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