Wall Street experts take volume changes and price movements into consideration in order to predict future stock performance for a particular company. Recent price fluctuations for shares of Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) have got the investing community taking a second look.

Scoping out Technical Indicators for Xcel Energy Inc (XEL)

Hourly moving averages for XEL indicate a Strong Sell, while hourly technical indicators suggest a Strong Sell.

To forecast where a particular stock’s price is likely to move, Wall Street experts typically look toward technical indicators – which are values resulting from formulas applied to pricing data from a specified timeframe. One of these technical indicators is the Relative Strength Index (RSI), which currently stands at 20.500 for Xcel Energy Inc  over the last 14 days – indicating a Oversold. Meanwhile, the price rate of change (ROC) is currently -1.178, indicating a Sell.

The 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) for company is -217.3928, indicating a Oversold. The 14-day Average Directional Index (ADX), which measures the strength of a trend, is at 54.181 – indicating a Sell.

The Stochastic (9,6) value for XEL is 40.932, signaling that the stock is currently Sell. The Stochastic RSI (14) is currently at 0.000, indicating that stock is Oversold.

Similarly, the Williams %R Value, for this stock stands at -95.402 – suggesting that the shares are Oversold. The Ultimate Oscillator value for this stock is currently 32.669, indicating that it has become Sell.

At the same time, the volatility-measuring Average True Range (ATR) for this stock is 0.1514, suggesting Less Volatility.

Xcel Energy Inc (XEL) Valuation Ratios and Profitability

Wall Street analysts look at multiple valuation ratios when considering a potential stock, then compare those ratios to the industry overall. The Price to Sales ratio, for example, is 2.15 for Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL), while the industry Price to Sales ratio is currently 110.11. The Price to Book ratio for this stock is 2.14, compared to the industry Price to Book ratio of 1.96. Meanwhile, the Price to Tangible Book ratio for this stock stands at 2.14, compared to 2.85 for the industry.

Profitability metrics can also be compared, like the Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) Gross Margin for XEL, which is 38.87% compared to the industry’s 33.89%. Similarly, this company’s TTM Operating Margin is currently 19.55%, while industry’s as a whole is 19.55%.

Understanding Per Share Data and Efficiency

This publicly-traded company’s Revenue/Share ratio is 22.39, compared to 152.73 for the industry overall. Similarly, this stock’s Cash/Share ratio currently stands at 0.33, while the industry’s as a whole is 15.59.

The industry-wide Asset Turnover is 0.28, while that of Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) is currently 0.28. The industry-wide Receivable Turnover is 9.35, with this company’s standing at 14.5.