Large Inflow of Money Detected in Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy (XEL) : Investors lapped up stocks on upticks to the tune of $29.09 million in the Thursdays trading session. The trading value on downticks was comparatively at $21.78 million and the uptick to downtick ratio of 1.34 indicates continuous buying by the bulls. The net money flow into the stock was $7.32 million. The block trades were dominated by the bulls with a healthy 3.19, uptick to downtick ratio. Only $2.61 million worth of trades exchanged hands on downticks showing the reluctance of the large traders to part with their holdings. Upticks saw transactions worth $8.32 clearly indicating buying by large investors. The total money flow for block trades stood at $5.71 million, which is a positive for the stock in the long-term. Xcel Energy (XEL) fell $0.34 during the day at $43.61, a drop of -0.77% over the previous days close. However, for the week, the stock is -2.2%, compared to the previous week.


The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.27% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 3.56%. Shares have rallied 32.41% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 6, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $45.42 and the one year low was seen on Sep 10, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $42.75 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $40.29.

Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL): The stock opened at $43.62 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $43.84 for the day. The stock traded down to $43.44 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $43.61 with a loss of -0.77% for the day. The stock had closed at $43.95 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 3,825,393 shares.

In an insider trading activity, Eves David L, officer (President, PSCO) of Xcel Energy Inc, unloaded 6,698 shares at an average price of $35.57 on November 3, 2015. The total amount of the transaction was worth $238,248, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

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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