NRG Energy Company Profile (NYSE:NRG)

About NRG Energy

NRG Energy logoNRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) is an integrated power company that produces, sells and delivers energy, and energy products and services in various power markets in the United States. The Company's segments include NRG Business, which includes power generation, the carbon capture business and energy services; NRG Home, which includes NRG Home Retail, which consists of residential retail services and products, and NRG Home Solar, which includes the installation and leasing of residential solar services; NRG Renew, which includes solar and wind assets, excluding those in the NRG Yield and NRG Home Solar segments; NRG Yield, and corporate activities. NRG Yield includes certain of the Company's contracted generation assets. Its corporate segment includes Boston Energy Trading and Marketing LLC (BETM), international business and electric vehicle services. It owns and operates approximately 50,000 megawatts of generation, and engages in the trading of wholesale energy, capacity and related products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Diversified Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Independent Power Producers & Energy Traders
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: NRG
  • CUSIP: 62937750
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $11.19
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $12.09
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $13.95
  • 52-Week Range: $8.80 - $18.32
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.33
  • P/E Growth: 0.10
  • Market Cap: $3.53B
  • Outstanding Shares: 315,280,000
  • Beta: 0.93
  • Net Margins: -48.33%
  • Return on Equity: 3.12%
  • Return on Assets: 0.63%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.49%
  • Current Ratio: 1.41%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.16%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.57)
Consensus Price Target: $20.00 (78.73% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/12/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetSell$14.00 -> $11.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$21.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweight$20.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$13.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details
1/28/2016GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$16.00View Rating Details
1/13/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
12/7/2015Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetOutperform$9.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
9/24/2015Wolfe ResearchLower Price TargetPeer Perform€26.00 -> €24.00View Rating Details
9/22/2015Evercore ISILower Price TargetBuy$27.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
4/6/2015Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy$27.00View Rating Details
1/21/2015Tudor PickeringUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
1/13/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$29.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/9/2016Q216$0.15($0.61)$3.54 billion$2.64 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.06$0.24$3.29 billion$3.23 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/29/2016Q415$0.05($2.65)$3.61 billion$3.02 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.79$0.18$4.50 billion$4.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215($0.01)($0.06)$3.49 billion$3.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2015Q1$0.24($0.37)$3.66 billion$3.83 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2015Q414$0.93$0.21$2.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.52$0.48$3.46 billion$4.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q114$0.15($0.30)$2.50 billion$3.62 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q1($0.13)($0.18)$2.13 billion$3.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2014Q4$0.17($0.90)$2.27 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/12/2013Q313$0.83$0.37$3.08 billion$3.49 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/9/2013Q2 2013$0.23$0.39$2.29 billion$2.93 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013($0.28)($1.02)$1.92 billion$2.08 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012($0.15)$2.06$2.55 billion$2.06 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2012$0.55($0.01)$3.24 billion$2.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.28$1.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012($0.11)($0.91)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2012($0.16)($0.48)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.37($0.24)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.39$2.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.11($1.06)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2011$0.40($0.07)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.49 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.46 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161($0.49)($0.49)($0.49)
Q2 20161($0.15)($0.15)($0.15)
Q3 20161$0.72$0.72$0.72
Q4 20161($1.19)($1.19)($1.19)
Q1 20171$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q2 20171$0.56$0.56$0.56
Q3 20171$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q4 20171($1.45)($1.45)($1.45)
Q1 20181$0.42$0.42$0.42
Q2 20181$0.51$0.51$0.51
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
Annual Dividend:$0.12
Dividend Yield:1.07%
Dividend Growth:47.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-0.62% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
24.49% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
26.09% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.46%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 96.18%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/3/2016Thomas H WeidemeyerDirectorSell3,182$17.24$54,857.68View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016David CallenSVPSell1,968$15.51$30,523.68View SEC Filing  
12/10/2015Terry G DallasDirectorBuy2,000$10.64$21,280.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2015Walter R Young JrDirectorBuy3,008$9.60$28,876.80View SEC Filing  
12/7/2015Mauricio GutierrezinsiderBuy10,000$8.85$88,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015David W CraneCEOBuy5,000$23.39$116,950.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2014Denise WilsonVPSell34,332$30.26$1,038,886.32View SEC Filing  
9/4/2014David W CraneCEOBuy5,000$30.49$152,450.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Edward R MullerDirectorSell84,000$29.42$2,471,280.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014Edward R MullerDirectorSell22,523$29.23$658,347.29View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Edward R MullerDirectorSell48,800$29.55$1,442,040.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Mauricio GutierrezVPSell100,118$36.66$3,670,325.88View SEC Filing  
12/5/2013David CraneCEOSell554,515$28.10$15,581,871.50View SEC Filing  
11/15/2013Edward MullerDirectorSell100,000$27.03$2,703,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013David CraneCEOSell300,000$26.25$7,875,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Edward MullerDirectorSell100,000$25.28$2,528,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Thomas H WeidemeyerDirectorSell1,606$26.50$42,559.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) Chart for Wednesday, September, 28, 2016

Last Updated on 9/28/2016 by Staff