Stock Price of Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) Increases 1.79%

Stock price performance of Xcel Energy Inc. is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 6.72% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -2.29% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 4.86% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Xcel Energy Inc. has a negative value of -2.68 compared to overall market performance. Average consensus for the company shares for this week is a Strong Sell . The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.15% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 1.89%.The 200 Day SMA reached 0.17%

Xcel Energy Inc. is having a Relative Strength Index of 60.6 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL) has climbed 1.79% in the past week and advanced 1.3% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.67% and the outperformance has advanced to 0.39% for the last 4 weeks period.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 7, 2016, David L Eves (President, PSCO) sold 10,000 shares at 40.58 per share price.On Aug 30, 2016, Marvin E. Jr. Mcdaniel (EVP, Group Pres, & CAO) sold 11,900 shares at 41.78 per share price.

Xcel Energy Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 2, 2017. The company reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $0.44. The company had revenue of $2794.65 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2802.15 million. The companys revenue was up 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.41 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Xcel Energy Inc was Downgraded by Barclays on Dec 2, 2016 to Equal Weight, Lowers Price Target to $ 42 from a previous price target of $44 .

Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $41.46 and hit $41.7 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $41.45, with a gain of 0.14% or 0.06 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,127,396 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $45.42 and the company has a market cap of $21,055 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $36.25 .

Xcel Energy Inc. is predominantly an operating public utility engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and the transportation, storage and distribution of natural gas.

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