Shares of Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL) Sees Large Inflow of Net Money Flow

Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL) witnessed a selling pressure and the shares last traded with a loss of -0.04 points or -0.09% at $42.71. Investors jumped in to buy the shares on weakness. The net money flow till latest update was calculated at $14.14 million with an inflow of $26.7 million in upticks and an outflow of $12.55 million in downticks. Using the data, the up/down ratio is found to be 2.13. The share price has recorded 1.23% on a weekly basis.A block trade of $12.03 million in uptick and $0 million in downtick was also observed, resulting in an up/down ratio of 0. The net money flow of the block trade stood at a $12.03, signaling heavy buying.


Currently the company Insiders own 0.2% of Xcel Energy shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 72.5% of Xcel Energy shares. On the companys insider trading activities,The officer (President, PSCO) of Xcel Energy Inc, Eves David L sold 6,698 shares at $35.57 on November 3, 2015. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $238,248. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL) stock ended Monday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.04 points or 0.09% at $42.71 with 3,137,457 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $42.85, the shares hit an intraday low of $42.6 and an intraday high of $42.98 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $21,695 million and the number of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 507,952,800 shares. The 52-week high of Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL) is $42.98 and the 52-week low is $31.76.

Many analysts have stated their opinion on the company shares. Equity Analysts at the Barclays maintains the rating on Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL). The brokerage firm has issued a Overweight rating on the shares. The Analysts at the ratings agency raises the price target from $40 per share to $43 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on March 18, 2016.

Xcel Energy Inc. is a public utility holding company. The Companys operations include the activity of four wholly owned utility subsidiaries that serve electric and natural gas customers in eight states. These utility subsidiaries are NSP-Minnesota NSP-Wisconsin, Public Service Company of Colorado (PSCo) and Southwestern Public Service Co. (SPS) and serve customers in portions of Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin. Its segments include regulated electric utility, regulated natural gas utility and all other. The regulated electric utility segment generates, transmits and distributes electricity in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Texas and New Mexico. Regulated electric utility also includes commodity trading operations. The regulated natural gas utility segment transports, stores and distributes natural gas primarily in portions of Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Michigan and Colorado.

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