|Last Update: 05/20/13 - 4:04 PM EDT|
|YTD Performance: 13.25%|
|Previous Close: $30.42|
|52 Week Range: $25.84 - $31.79|
|Oustanding Shares: 497,239,284|
|Market Cap: 15,126,019,019|
|Qtr (06/13)||Qtr (09/13)||FY (12/13)||FY (12/14)|
|Number of Analysts||9||9||14||13|
|Growth Rate (Year over Year)||1.17%||-1.42%||4.51%||4.54%|
Declining market prices are pushing some nuclear plants toward early retirement.
Warren Buffett's investment affirms that solar is the clear winner on costs.
Energy efficiency will become a major competitor.
Shares of XEL now seen reaching $30.50, according to Jefferies. Estimates also increased, given higher expected energy rates. Hold rating.
XEL was upgraded from Neutral to Buy, Goldman Sachs said. Company trades at a discount to its peers.
Renewable energy actually lowers power prices.
Unhappy customers often have recourse to an extreme measure: municipalization.
Shares of XEL downgraded to Hold from Buy, Jefferies said. $29 price target. Valuation has become robust.
Utilities, for one, is offering up some solid investments -- including these three in particular.
Allergan and Xcel Energy are each testing a key level, but in different directions.