How Analysts Rated Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) Last Week?

October 13, 2017 - By Winifred Garcia

 How Analysts Rated Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) Last Week?
Investors sentiment increased to 1.23 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.01, from 1.22 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 32 investors sold Xcel Energy Inc shares while 170 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 187 raised stakes. 362.20 million shares or 0.30% more from 361.13 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Deutsche Financial Bank Ag invested in 0.04% or 1.14M shares. Enterprise Fincl Svcs holds 0.01% in Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) or 572 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department accumulated 192,504 shares. 1.16M were accumulated by Parametric Port Associate Ltd Llc. Mitsubishi Ufj & Bk owns 1.14 million shares or 0.1% of their US portfolio. Adage Ptnrs Group Inc Limited Liability Company invested in 0.08% or 726,700 shares. Denver Advsrs Ltd Liability Company owns 112,422 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has 47,228 shares. Morgan Stanley owns 1.49 million shares. Amarillo Bancshares accumulated 12,459 shares. Tradewinds Cap Lc owns 1,711 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Jnba Finance Advsr has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL). Ftb Advsrs Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL). Highstreet Asset holds 0% of its portfolio in Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) for 223 shares. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 0.03% or 95,338 shares.

Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) Ratings Coverage

Among 14 analysts covering Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 7% are positive. Xcel Energy Inc. had 38 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $48.0 target in Sunday, October 8 report. JP Morgan upgraded Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) on Thursday, June 16 to “Overweight” rating. The stock of Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 19 by SunTrust. JP Morgan maintained Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) rating on Thursday, October 12. JP Morgan has “Overweight” rating and $53 target. Jefferies maintained Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) rating on Friday, July 28. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $5000 target. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $50.0 target in Wednesday, August 30 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 21 by Jefferies. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, August 10. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, September 8. The stock of Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) has “Equal Weight” rating given on Friday, December 2 by Barclays Capital. Below is a list of Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) latest ratings and price target changes.

12/10/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: $51 New Target: $53 Maintain
08/10/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $48.0 Maintain
06/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $50.0 Maintain
27/09/2017 Broker: Mizuho Rating: Hold New Target: $46.0 Maintain
08/09/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $46 New Target: $48 Maintain
03/09/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $48.0 Maintain
30/08/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $50.0 Maintain
10/08/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $45 New Target: $46 Maintain
31/07/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $48.0000 Maintain
28/07/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $50.0000 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $48.61. About 3.64 million shares traded or 31.41% up from the average. Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) has risen 13.18% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.52% the S&P500.

Xcel Energy Inc. is a public utility holding company. The company has market cap of $24.68 billion. The Company’s activities include the activity of four utility subsidiaries that serve electric and natural gas clients in eight states. It has a 21.5 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include regulated electric utility, regulated natural gas utility and all other.

Another recent and important Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Xcel Energy plans 300 MW wind farm in South Dakota” on September 28, 2017.

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