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XEL Xcel Energy PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As at May 17, 2024, the XEL stock has a PE ratio of 16.67. This is based on the current EPS of $3.33 and the stock price of $55.52 per share. A decrease of 9% has been seen in the P/E ratio compared to the average of 18.3 of the last 4 quarters.

XEL PE ratio history

How has XEL's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Xcel Energy over the last ten years is 20.69. The current 16.67 PE ratio is 19% below the historical average. Over the past ten years, XEL's PE ratio was at its highest in the Sep 2019 quarter at 25.85, with a price of $64.89 and an EPS of $2.51. The Sep 2014 quarter recorded the bottom point at 15.67, with a price of $30.4 and an EPS of $1.94.


Xcel Energy PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 20.92% in 2014

Maximum annual decrease: -12.52% in 2023

Year PE ratio Change
2023 19.29 -12.52%
2022 22.05 -3.59%
2021 22.87 -4.31%
2020 23.9 -0.62%
2019 24.05 20.55%
2018 19.95 -6.29%
2017 21.29 15.58%
2016 18.42 -0.49%
2015 18.51 4.64%
2014 17.69 20.92%

XEL average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of XEL for the past years

XEL's current P/E ratio is below the 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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XEL PE vs peers

What is XEL's PE ratio compared to its peers

Compared to its peers DUK and WEC, XEL's PE ratio stands lower, however it is higher than PCG's and AVA's. Xcel Energy's PE ratio is trading below the peer group average of 20.29.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
AVA Avista Corp 15.86 $3B
PCG PG&E Corp 16.32 $48.64B
XEL Xcel Energy Inc 16.67 $30.85B
WEC Wec Energy Group Inc 18.67 $27B
LNT Alliant Energy Corp 18.9 $13.32B
DTE Dte Energy Co 19.05 $24.13B
CMS Cms Energy Corp 19.28 $18.89B
IDA Idacorp Inc 19.69 $4.99B
DUK Duke Energy CORP 26.1 $80.18B
PPL PPL Corp 28.73 $21.83B
PNM Pnm Resources Inc 42.3 $3.47B

Frequently asked questions

What is Xcel Energy's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for XEL stock as of May 17, 2024, stands at 16.67.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Xcel Energy (XEL)?

The average PE ratio for XEL stock over the past 3 years is 20.92.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Xcel Energy (XEL)?

The average PE ratio for XEL stock over the past 5 years is 22.17.

What is the highest PE ratio for XEL?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 25.85 and it was in the Sep 2019 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for XEL compare to its historical average?

XEL's current price to earnings ratio is 19% below its 10-year historical average.

How is XEL's PE ratio calculated (Xcel Energy PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by dividing the most recent price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (May 17, 2024), Xcel Energy's stock price is $55.52. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $3.33. Therefore, Xcel Energy's P/E ratio for today is 16.67. PE RATIO(16.67) = STOCK PRICE($55.52) / TTM EPS($3.33)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.