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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 higher than
56% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. XEL: 0.01 )
XEL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.09
Current: 0.01

0
0.09
Equity to Asset 0.28
XEL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. XEL: 0.28 )
XEL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.36
Current: 0.28

0.16
0.36
Interest Coverage 3.86
XEL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. XEL: 3.86 )
XEL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.99   Max: 3.86
Current: 3.86

1.99
3.86
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.99
M-Score: -2.60
WACC vs ROIC
3.00%
5.80%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 16.67
XEL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 13.47 vs. XEL: 16.67 )
XEL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 11.35   Max: 19.87
Current: 16.67

11.35
19.87
Net-margin (%) 8.74
XEL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.03 vs. XEL: 8.74 )
XEL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -31.8   Max: 10.74
Current: 8.74

-31.8
10.74
ROE (%) 10.29
XEL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.88 vs. XEL: 10.29 )
XEL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -40.07   Max: 24.21
Current: 10.29

-40.07
24.21
ROA (%) 2.92
XEL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. XEL: 2.92 )
XEL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.63   Max: 8.59
Current: 2.92

-7.63
8.59
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.01
XEL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.25 vs. XEL: 7.01 )
XEL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.79   Max: 25.34
Current: 7.01

6.79
25.34
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.80
XEL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. XEL: 1.80 )
XEL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18.2   Max: 20.2
Current: 1.8

-18.2
20.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.00
XEL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. XEL: 2.00 )
XEL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.8   Max: 9.2
Current: 2

-15.8
9.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 5.70
XEL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. XEL: 5.70 )
XEL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -17.3   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

Q1 2014

XEL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

David Dreman 1,829 sh (New)
Jim Simons 53,209 sh (New)
James Barrow 2,590,472 sh (+9.08%)
Brian Rogers 5,865,200 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 24,511 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Bill Frels 585,675 sh (-0.39%)
Steven Cohen 12,505 sh (-41.42%)
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Q2 2014

XEL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 12,000 sh (New)
James Barrow 3,649,084 sh (+40.87%)
Bill Frels 591,122 sh (+0.93%)
Brian Rogers 5,865,200 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 24,511 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 17.00
XEL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. XEL: 17.00 )
XEL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.93   Max: 25.57
Current: 17

6.93
25.57
Forward P/E 15.53
XEL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. XEL: 15.53 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.90
XEL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
85% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. XEL: 16.90 )
XEL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.2   Max: 19.91
Current: 16.9

11.2
19.91
P/B 1.70
XEL's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. XEL: 1.70 )
XEL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 1.87
Current: 1.7

1.07
1.87
P/S 1.48
XEL's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. XEL: 1.48 )
XEL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 1.63
Current: 1.48

0.65
1.63
POCF 6.54
XEL's POCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. XEL: 6.54 )
XEL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 9.84
Current: 6.54

2.7
9.84
EV-to-EBIT 15.45
XEL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.73 vs. XEL: 15.45 )
XEL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.4   Max: 36
Current: 15.45

6.4
36
PEG 6.76
XEL's PEG is ranked higher than
84% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. XEL: 6.76 )
XEL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 10.28
Current: 6.76

0.74
10.28
Shiller P/E 18.89
XEL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 26.17 vs. XEL: 18.89 )
XEL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.2   Max: 690.33
Current: 18.89

11.2
690.33
Current Ratio 0.83
XEL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. XEL: 0.83 )
XEL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.17
Current: 0.83

0.3
1.17
Quick Ratio 0.68
XEL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. XEL: 0.68 )
XEL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.04
Current: 0.68

0.27
1.04
Days Inventory 35.68
XEL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
75% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 31.34 vs. XEL: 35.68 )
XEL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 20.45   Max: 89.18
Current: 35.68

20.45
89.18
Days Sales Outstanding 25.81
XEL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 62.13 vs. XEL: 25.81 )
XEL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 19.8   Max: 54.21
Current: 25.81

19.8
54.21

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.55
XEL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
56% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. XEL: 3.55 )
XEL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.18   Max: 5.79
Current: 3.55

3.18
5.79
Dividend Payout 0.59
XEL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
74% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. XEL: 0.59 )
XEL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.59

0.5
0.93
Dividend growth (3y) 5.10
XEL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
83% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. XEL: 5.10 )
XEL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -18.6   Max: 5.6
Current: 5.1

-18.6
5.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.38
XEL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
66% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. XEL: 4.38 )
XEL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.87   Max: 7.23
Current: 4.38

3.87
7.23
Share Buyback Rate -1.30
XEL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. XEL: -1.30 )
XEL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.8   Max: -34.2
Current: -1.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.70
XEL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. XEL: 1.70 )
XEL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 1.8
Current: 1.7

0.57
1.8
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.41
XEL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. XEL: 4.41 )
XEL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 19.25
Current: 4.41

1.1
19.25
Price/Median PS Value 1.49
XEL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. XEL: 1.49 )
XEL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.56
Current: 1.49

0.52
1.56
Price/Graham Number 1.14
XEL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
86% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. XEL: 1.14 )
XEL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 1.52
Current: 1.14

0.57
1.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.50
XEL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
82% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. XEL: 6.50 )
XEL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 15.7
Current: 6.5

2.8
15.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -1.51
XEL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
70% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. XEL: -1.51 )
XEL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -24.4   Max: 15.4
Current: -1.51

-24.4
15.4

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
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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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