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Xcel Energy Inc (XEL)
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Xcel Energy (XEL) Stock Forecast & Price Target

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XEL Analyst Ratings

Moderate Buy
11Ratings
6 Buy
5 Hold
0 Sell
Based on 11 analysts giving stock ratings to
Xcel
Energy
in the past 3 months
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XEL Stock 12 Month Forecast

Average Price Target

$61.36
▲(14.22% Upside)
Based on 11 Wall Street analysts offering 12 month price targets for Xcel Energy in the last 3 months. The average price target is $61.36 with a high forecast of $71.00 and a low forecast of $55.00. The average price target represents a 14.22% change from the last price of $53.72.
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Highest Price Target$71.00Average Price Target$61.36Lowest Price Target$55.00
The highest, average, and lowest price target of all analysts. Click on ‘Top Analysts’ to focus on the best performers.

Detailed List of Analyst Forecasts​

Analyst Profile
Expert Firm
Price Target
Position
Upside / Downside
Action
Date
Follow
Article
Mizuho Securities
$64.00
Buy
19.14%
Upside
Reiterated
01/26/24
Xcel Energy: Sustained Growth and Strategic Investments Justify Buy Rating
Morgan Stanley
$59.00
Hold
9.83%
Upside
Reiterated
11/21/23
Xcel Energy (XEL) PT Raised to $59 at Morgan StanleyMorgan Stanley analyst Stephen Byrd raised the price target on Xcel Energy (NASDAQ: XEL) to $59.00 (from $58.00) while maintaining a Equalweight rating.
Goldman Sachs
$74.00
Buy
37.75%
Upside
Reiterated
10/30/23
Analysts' Opinions Are Mixed on These Utilities Stocks: Xcel Energy (NASDAQ: XEL), Xylem (NYSE: XYL) and Edison International (NYSE: EIX)
CFRA Analyst forecast on XEL
Unknown Analyst
Not Ranked
CFRA
$65.00
Hold
21.00%
Upside
Upgraded
06/06/23
CFRA upgrades Xcel Energy (XEL) to HoldCFRA upgraded Xcel Energy (NASDAQ: XEL) from Sell to Hold with a price target of $65.00.
UBS Analyst forecast on XEL
Unknown Analyst
Not Ranked
UBS
$55.00
Hold
2.38%
Upside
Reiterated
03/08/24
Xcel Energy (XEL) PT Lowered to $55 at UBSUBS analyst Daniel Ford lowered the price target on Xcel Energy (NASDAQ: XEL) to $55.00 (from $60.00) while maintaining a Neutral rating.

Best Analysts Covering Xcel Energy

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1 Month
Success Rate
6/8 ratings generated profit
75%
Average Return
+4.20%
assigned a buy rating 17 days ago
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dummydummy
Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
0%
Average Return
0.00%
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3 Months
Success Rate
10/19 ratings generated profit
53%
Average Return
+1.78%
reiterated a buy rating last month
Copying Sophie Karp's trades and holding each position for 3 Months would result in 52.63% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +1.78% per trade.
dummydummy
Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
0%
Average Return
0.00%
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1 Year
Success Rate
8/19 ratings generated profit
42%
Average Return
-0.97%
reiterated a buy rating last month
Copying Sophie Karp's trades and holding each position for 1 Year would result in 42.11% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of -0.97% per trade.
2 Years
Success Rate
5/19 ratings generated profit
26%
Average Return
-3.76%
reiterated a buy rating last month
Copying Sophie Karp's trades and holding each position for 2 Years would result in 26.32% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of -3.76% per trade.
dummydummy
Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
0%
Average Return
0.00%
a rating ―
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XEL Analyst Recommendation Trends

Rating
Dec 23
Jan 24
Mar 24
Apr 24
May 24
Strong Buy
0
0
0
0
0
Buy
5
5
8
14
11
Hold
7
7
8
12
7
Sell
0
0
0
0
0
Strong Sell
0
0
0
0
0
total
12
12
16
26
18
In the current month, XEL has received 11 Buy Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, and 0 Sell Ratings. XEL average Analyst price target in the past 3 months is $61.36.
Each month's total comprises the sum of three months' worth of ratings.
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XEL Financial Forecast

XEL Earnings Forecast

Next quarter’s earnings estimate for XEL is $0.58 with a range of $0.38 to $0.68. The previous quarter’s EPS was $0.88. XEL beat its EPS estimate 25.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 59.24% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year XEL has Underperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s earnings estimate for XEL is $0.58 with a range of $0.38 to $0.68. The previous quarter’s EPS was $0.88. XEL beat its EPS estimate 25.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 59.24% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year XEL has Underperformed its overall industry.

XEL Sales Forecast

Next quarter’s sales forecast for XEL is $3.24B with a range of $3.08B to $3.41B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $3.66B. XEL beat its sales estimates 0.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 38.24% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year XEL has Underperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s sales forecast for XEL is $3.24B with a range of $3.08B to $3.41B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $3.66B. XEL beat its sales estimates 0.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 38.24% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year XEL has Underperformed its overall industry.

XEL Stock Forecast FAQ

What is XEL’s average 12-month price target, according to analysts?
Based on analyst ratings, Xcel Energy Inc’s 12-month average price target is $61.36.
    What is XEL’s upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target?
    Xcel Energy Inc has 14.22% upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target.
      Can I see which stocks the top-ranking analysts are rating?
      Yes, go to the Analysts’ Top Stocks tool to see stocks with a Strong Buy or Strong Sell analyst rating consensus, according to the top performers.
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          Is XEL a Buy, Sell or Hold?
          Xcel Energy Inc has a consensus rating of Moderate Buy which is based on 6 buy ratings, 5 hold ratings and 0 sell ratings.
            What is Xcel Energy Inc’s price target?
            The average price target for Xcel Energy Inc is $61.36. This is based on 11 Wall Streets Analysts 12-month price targets, issued in the past 3 months.
            The highest analyst price target is $71.00 ,the lowest forecast is $55.00. The average price target represents 14.22% Increase from the current price of $53.72.
              What do analysts say about Xcel Energy Inc?
              Xcel Energy Inc’s analyst rating consensus is a Moderate Buy. This is based on the ratings of 11 Wall Streets Analysts.
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