The Board of Directors of Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE: XEL) today declared a
quarterly dividend on its common stock of 30 cents per share. The
dividends are payable October 20, 2014, to shareholders of record on
September 18, 2014.
Xcel Energy is a major U.S. electricity and natural gas company, with
operations in 8 Western and Midwestern states. Xcel Energy provides a
comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.5
million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers
through its regulated operating companies. Company headquarters are
located in Minneapolis. More information is available at www.xcelenergy.com.
This information is not given in connection with any sale or offer for
sale or offer to buy any securities.
Except for the historical statements contained in this release, the
matters discussed herein are forward-looking statements that are subject
to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Such forward-looking
statements are intended to be identified in this document by the words
“anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,”
“objective,” “outlook,” “plan,” “project,” “possible,” “potential,”
“should” and similar expressions. Actual results may vary materially.
Forward-looking statements speak only as of the time they are made, and
we do not undertake any obligation to update them to reflect changes
that occur after that time. Factors that could cause actual results to
differ materially include, but are not limited to: general economic
conditions, including inflation rates, monetary fluctuations and their
impact on capital expenditures and the ability of Xcel Energy Inc. and
its subsidiaries (collectively, Xcel Energy) to obtain financing on
favorable terms; business conditions in the energy industry, including
the risk of a slow down in the U.S. economy or delay in growth recovery;
trade, fiscal, taxation and environmental policies in areas where Xcel
Energy has a financial interest; customer business conditions; actions
of credit rating agencies; competitive factors, including the extent and
timing of the entry of additional competition in the markets served by
Xcel Energy; unusual weather; effects of geopolitical events, including
war and acts of terrorism; state, federal and foreign legislative and
regulatory initiatives that affect cost and investment recovery, have an
impact on rates or have an impact on asset, operation or ownership or
impose environmental compliance conditions; structures that affect the
speed and degree to which competition enters the electric and natural
gas markets; costs and other effects of legal and administrative
proceedings, settlements, investigations and claims; actions by
regulatory bodies impacting our nuclear operations, including those
affecting costs, operations or the approval of requests pending before
the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; financial or regulatory accounting
policies imposed by regulatory bodies; availability or cost of capital;
employee work force factors; and the other risk factors listed from time
to time by Xcel Energy in reports filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission (SEC), including Risk Factors in Item 1A and Exhibit 99.01 of
Xcel Energy Inc.’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended Dec.
31, 2013 and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended March
31 and June 30, 2014.
Xcel Energy, Minneapolis
Paul Johnson, 612-215-4535
President, Investor Relations
Xcel Energy Media Relations
Source: Xcel Energy Inc.