NYSE:NRG - NRG Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $41.18 +0.29 (+0.71 %) (As of 04/26/2019 11:38 AM ET)Previous Close$40.89Today's Range$41.10 - $41.3552-Week Range$29.90 - $43.66Volume28,119 shsAverage Volume3.38 million shsMarket Capitalization$11.49 billionP/E Ratio17.09Dividend Yield0.29%Beta0.78 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email NRG Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company in the United States. The company is involved in the producing, selling, and delivering electricity and related products and services to 3.1 million residential, industrial, and commercial consumers. It generates electricity using natural gas, coal, oil, solar, nuclear, wind, fossil fuel, and nuclear sources. The company also provides system power, distributed generation, solar and wind products, backup generation, storage and distributed solar, demand response, energy efficiency, advisory, and on-site energy solutions; and carbon management and specialty services. In addition, it trades in electric power, natural gas, and related commodity and financial products, including forwards, futures, options, and swaps. Further, the company supplies fuels; provides transportation services; and directly sells energy, services, and products and services to retail customers under the NRG, Reliant, and other names. It develops, constructs, owns, and operates natural gas, coal, oil, solar, nuclear, wind, fossil fuel, and nuclear plants with generation capacity of 23,000 megawatts. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Electric services Sub-IndustryIndependent Power Producers & Energy Traders SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:NRG Previous Symbol CUSIP62937750 CIK1013871 Webwww.nrg.com Phone609-524-4500Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.50 Quick Ratio1.33Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.09 Forward P/E Ratio10.22 P/E Growth0.2 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$9.48 billion Price / Sales1.21 Cash Flow$4.6374 per share Price / Cash Flow8.88 Book Value($4.26) per share Price / Book-9.67Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.41 Net Income$268 million Net Margins2.58% Return on Equity129.32% Return on Assets4.06%Miscellaneous Employees4,862 Outstanding Shares278,976,000Market Cap$11.49 billion Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) Frequently Asked Questions What is NRG Energy's stock symbol? NRG Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NRG." How often does NRG Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for NRG Energy? NRG Energy declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 8th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 1st will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Wednesday, May 15th. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.29%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 30th. View NRG Energy's Dividend History. How will NRG Energy's stock buyback program work? NRG Energy declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, March 1st 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter? NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 28th. The utilities provider reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.06. The utilities provider earned $1.99 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.98 billion. NRG Energy had a net margin of 2.58% and a return on equity of 129.32%. View NRG Energy's Earnings History. When is NRG Energy's next earnings date? NRG Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for NRG Energy. How can I listen to NRG Energy's earnings call? NRG Energy will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 2nd at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What price target have analysts set for NRG? 6 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for NRG Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $49.00. On average, they expect NRG Energy's share price to reach $44.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for NRG Energy. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NRG Energy? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NRG Energy in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for NRG Energy. Has NRG Energy been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about NRG stock has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. NRG Energy earned a coverage optimism score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Are investors shorting NRG Energy? NRG Energy saw a decrease in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 11,394,805 shares, a decrease of 25.7% from the March 29th total of 15,342,236 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,436,230 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.7 days. Approximately 4.3% of the shares of the company are short sold. View NRG Energy's Current Options Chain. Who are some of NRG Energy's key competitors? Some companies that are related to NRG Energy include American Electric Power (AEP), CLP (CLPHY), DTE Energy (DTE), Eversource Energy (ES), PPL (PPL), FirstEnergy (FE), Edison International (EIX), Entergy (ETR), Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNABY), Avangrid (AGR), Korea Electric Power (KEP), Fortis (FTS), CenterPoint Energy (CNP), SSE PLC/S (SSEZY) and EDP-Energias de Portugal, S.A (EDPFY). What other stocks do shareholders of NRG Energy own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other NRG Energy investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), Ford Motor (F) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). Who are NRG Energy's key executives? NRG Energy's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Mauricio Gutierrez, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 48)Mr. Kirkland B. Andrews, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)Mr. Christopher S. Moser, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 48)Ms. Elizabeth Killinger, Exec. VP & Pres of Retail and Reliant (Age 49)Mr. Robert J. Gaudette, Sr. VP of Bus. Solutions (Age 46) Who are NRG Energy's major shareholders? NRG Energy's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. (0.14%), Dorsey Wright & Associates (0.08%), First Quadrant L P CA (0.05%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%), Washington Trust Bank (0.04%) and Bank of The West (0.03%). Company insiders that own NRG Energy stock include Barry T Smitherman, Christopher Moser, David Callen, Elizabeth R Killinger and Robert J Gaudette. View Institutional Ownership Trends for NRG Energy. Which institutional investors are selling NRG Energy stock? NRG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Meeder Asset Management Inc., Bank of The West, Eqis Capital Management Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Retirement Systems of Alabama, First Hawaiian Bank, Washington Trust Bank and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have sold NRG Energy company stock in the last year include Christopher Moser, David Callen, Elizabeth R Killinger and Robert J Gaudette. View Insider Buying and Selling for NRG Energy. Which institutional investors are buying NRG Energy stock? NRG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Quadrant L P CA, Tealwood Asset Management Inc., Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Exane Derivatives, Tibra Equities Europe Ltd, Virtu Financial LLC and NuWave Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for NRG Energy. How do I buy shares of NRG Energy? Shares of NRG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is NRG Energy's stock price today? One share of NRG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.17. How big of a company is NRG Energy? NRG Energy has a market capitalization of $11.49 billion and generates $9.48 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $268 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.41 on an earnings per share basis. NRG Energy employs 4,862 workers across the globe. What is NRG Energy's official website? The official website for NRG Energy is http://www.nrg.com. How can I contact NRG Energy? NRG Energy's mailing address is 804 CARNEGIE CENTER, PRINCETON NJ, 08540. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 609-524-4500 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for NRG Energy (NYSE NRG)Community Ranking: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 560 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 467 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,027MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about NRG Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NRG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NRG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Do stock splits help investors?