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: $17.12
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $15.56
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $12.70
  • 52-Week Range: $9.76 - $18.32
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 50.35
  • P/E Growth: 0.15
  • Market Cap: $5.40B
  • Outstanding Shares: 315,442,000
  • Beta: 1.21
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: -47.59%
  • Return on Equity: 10.15%
  • Return on Assets: 1.69%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.28%
  • Current Ratio: 1.63%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.39%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $15.20 (11.21% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/20/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetBuy$16.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
12/21/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
11/22/2016Bank of America CorpDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$12.00View Rating Details
11/7/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeSell -> Neutral$11.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$21.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$13.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details
1/28/2016GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$16.00View Rating Details
12/7/2015Credit Suisse GroupBoost 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
(Data available from 2/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/28/2017ListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2016Q316$0.79$1.27$4.15 billion$3.95 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.98 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.34 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($0.99)($0.99)($0.99)
Q1 20171$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q2 20171$0.51$0.51$0.51
Q3 20171$1.14$1.14$1.14
Q4 20171($1.45)($1.45)($1.45)
Q1 20181$0.35$0.35$0.35
Q2 20181$0.53$0.53$0.53
Q3 20181$1.16$1.16$1.16
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
Annual Dividend:$0.12
Dividend Yield:0.70%
Dividend Growth:-19.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-0.66% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
12.24% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
35.29% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/18/2017quarterly$0.030.77%1/30/20172/1/20172/15/2017
10/19/2016quarterly$0.030.99%10/28/201611/1/201611/15/2016
7/13/2016quarterly$0.030.76%7/28/20168/1/20168/15/2016
4/18/2016quarterly$0.034.21%4/28/20165/2/20165/16/2016
1/18/2016quarterly$0.156.05%1/28/20162/1/20162/16/2016
10/12/2015quarterly$0.153.89%10/29/201511/2/201511/16/2015
7/15/2015quarterly$0.152.61%7/30/20158/3/20158/17/2015
4/20/2015quarterly$0.152.28%4/29/20155/1/20155/15/2015
1/20/2015quarterly$0.152.31%1/29/20152/2/20152/17/2015
10/14/2014quarterly$0.141.99%10/30/201411/3/201411/17/2014
7/18/2014quarterly$0.141.73%7/30/20148/1/20148/15/2014
4/21/2014quarterly$0.141.73%4/29/20145/1/20145/15/2014
1/22/2014quarterly$0.121.76%1/30/20142/3/20142/17/2014
10/16/2013quarterly$0.121.75%10/30/201311/1/201311/15/2013
7/19/2013quarterly$0.121.72%7/30/20138/1/20138/15/2013
4/19/2013quarterly$0.121.75%4/29/20135/1/20135/15/2013
1/21/2013quarterly$0.091.51%1/30/20132/1/20132/15/2013
(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: 91.90%
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
DateHeadline
fool.com logoHow a Major Utility Fell on Its Face in Renewable Energy (NYSE:NRG)
www.fool.com - February 21 at 10:46 AM
News IconEarnings Clues on NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG), The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) Analyst's Predictions - StockNewsJournal (NYSE:NRG)
stocknewsjournal.com - February 20 at 6:12 PM
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prensariotiretail.com - February 17 at 9:23 AM
marketrealist.com logoAnalysts Still Expect a Decent Upside for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
marketrealist.com - February 17 at 9:23 AM
News IconRed Wing Shoe Co. Signs Up For Community Solar (NYSE:NRG)
solarindustrymag.com - February 16 at 10:02 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 NRG ENERGY, INC. For: Feb 13 Filed by: Wilder John C Jr (NYSE:NRG)
www.streetinsider.com - February 16 at 10:02 PM
marketrealist.com logoWhat’s Next for Frenzied NRG Energy Stock? (NYSE:NRG)
marketrealist.com - February 16 at 10:02 PM
marketrealist.com logoNRG Energy Continued Its Bull Run and Gained 4% on February 15 (NYSE:NRG)
marketrealist.com - February 16 at 5:02 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 NRG ENERGY, INC. For: Feb 13 Filed by: Wilder John C Jr - StreetInsider.com (NYSE:NRG)
www.streetinsider.com - February 16 at 8:20 AM
News IconImpact of Brokerage Rating on NRG Energy, Inc.(NRG) - Highland Mirror (NYSE:NRG)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 15 at 8:51 PM
News IconJust the Facts on NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) - StockNewsJournal (NYSE:NRG)
stocknewsjournal.com - February 15 at 8:51 PM
bizjournals.com logoC-suite exec leaves Houston energy company for Mattress Firm gig (NYSE:NRG)
www.bizjournals.com - February 15 at 8:51 PM
News IconNRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) Holding Above Moving Averages - Winfield Review (NYSE:NRG)
winfieldreview.com - February 14 at 9:54 PM
News IconThe Technical Case for and Against NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) - The USA Commerce (NYSE:NRG)
www.theusacommerce.com - February 14 at 9:54 PM
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stocknewsjournal.com - February 14 at 9:54 PM
forbes.com logoTime To End The Department Of Energy's Loan Program (NYSE:NRG)
www.forbes.com - February 14 at 9:54 PM
streetinsider.com logoNRG Energy (NRG) Enters Agreement with Elliott Management and Bluescape Energy Partners - StreetInsider.com (NYSE:NRG)
www.streetinsider.com - February 14 at 1:08 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-NRG Energy announces cooperation agreement - Reuters (NYSE:NRG)
www.reuters.com - February 14 at 1:08 AM
News IconNRG settles with activist investors, appoints two directors: Reuters (NYSE:NRG)
www.pehub.com - February 13 at 8:04 PM
reuters.com logoUPDATE 1-NRG names two directors in deal with Elliott and Bluescape (NYSE:NRG)
www.reuters.com - February 13 at 8:04 PM
streetinsider.com logoNRG Energy (NRG) Enters Agreement with Elliott Management and Bluescape Energy Partners (NYSE:NRG)
www.streetinsider.com - February 13 at 8:04 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Two Top NRG Executives Leave Amid Activist Pressure (NYSE:NRG)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 13 at 8:04 PM
cnbc.com logoAfter hours buzz: NRG, BKD, OMF & more (NYSE:NRG)
www.cnbc.com - February 13 at 8:04 PM
bizjournals.com logoNRG shakes up board of directors on activist investment, chairman resigns (NYSE:NRG)
www.bizjournals.com - February 13 at 2:52 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-NRG Energy announces cooperation agreement (NYSE:NRG)
in.reuters.com - February 13 at 9:47 AM
marketwatch.com logoNRG chairman departs amid activist pressure (NYSE:NRG)
www.marketwatch.com - February 13 at 9:47 AM
marketexclusive.com logoNRG ENERGY,INC. (NYSE:NRG) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement (NYSE:NRG)
marketexclusive.com - February 13 at 9:47 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoNRG Announces Cooperation Agreement with Elliott Management and Bluescape Energy Partners (NYSE:NRG)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 13 at 9:47 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo8:04 am NRG Energy enters into cooperation agreements w/ Elliott Mgmt. and Bluescape Energy Partners; names Lawrence Coben as new Chairman and announces formation of 'the Business Review Committee' (NYSE:NRG)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 13 at 9:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNRG settles with activist investors, appoints two directors (NYSE:NRG)
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 9:47 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoNRG ENERGY, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Change in Directors or Principal Off (NYSE:NRG)
biz.yahoo.com - February 13 at 9:47 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] NRG Chairman Leaves Amid Activist Pressure (NYSE:NRG)
www.wsj.com - February 13 at 9:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNRG names two directors in deal with Elliott and Bluescape (NYSE:NRG)
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 9:47 AM
News IconBullish Target Of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) At $22 | Stock ... - Stock Observer (NYSE:NRG)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 12 at 11:46 PM
News IconDrilling Down Into the Charts for NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) - The USA Commerce (NYSE:NRG)
www.theusacommerce.com - February 10 at 7:48 PM
bizjournals.com logoFast-growing Houston company buys NRG's engine services business unit - Houston Business Journal (NYSE:NRG)
www.bizjournals.com - February 10 at 7:48 PM
News IconEarnings Clues on NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG), Avon Products, Inc. (AVP) Analyst's Predictions - StockNewsJournal (NYSE:NRG)
stocknewsjournal.com - February 10 at 7:48 PM
News IconAnalyst's Indicator Review for NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG), Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) (NYSE:NRG)
hypelee.com - February 9 at 7:56 PM
bizjournals.com logoFast-growing Houston company buys NRG's engine services business unit (NYSE:NRG)
www.bizjournals.com - February 9 at 7:56 PM
News IconThe Technical Facts on NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) - The USA Commerce (NYSE:NRG)
www.theusacommerce.com - February 9 at 5:51 AM
News IconLarge Buying Action and Inflow of Money Witnessed in NRG Energy, Inc. - Highland Mirror (NYSE:NRG)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 9 at 5:51 AM
News IconWhy NRG Energy Inc.'s Shares Jumped 35% in January - Fox Business (NYSE:NRG)
www.foxbusiness.com - February 9 at 5:51 AM
News IconSustainable Development Update - February 2017 (NYSE:NRG)
www.jdsupra.com - February 8 at 7:48 PM
businesswire.com logoUniversal Plant Services Acquires NRG’s Engine Services Business Unit (NYSE:NRG)
www.businesswire.com - February 8 at 7:48 PM
News IconNRG Energy Completes Its First Florida Solar Project (NYSE:NRG)
solarindustrymag.com - February 8 at 7:48 PM
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us.rd.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:25 PM
fool.com logoWhy NRG Energy Inc.'s Shares Jumped 35% in January (NYSE:NRG)
www.fool.com - February 7 at 12:43 PM
marketrealist.com logoDo Analysts See Upside in NRG Energy? (NYSE:NRG)
marketrealist.com - February 7 at 9:23 AM
marketrealist.com logoCan NRG Energy Keep the Rally Going? (NYSE:NRG)
marketrealist.com - February 7 at 9:23 AM
marketrealist.com logoNRG Energy Stock Still Looks Strong (NYSE:NRG)
marketrealist.com - February 7 at 9:23 AM

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share on Wednesday, February 15th. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.70%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, January 30th.

Where is NRG Energy's stock going? Where will NRG Energy's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for NRG Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $21.00. On average, they expect NRG Energy's stock price to reach $15.20 in the next twelve months.

When will NRG Energy announce their earnings?

NRG Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February, 27th 2017.

Who owns NRG Energy stock?

NRG Energy's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (8.71%), Elliott Associates, LP (7.43%), State Street Corp (4.60%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.70%), BEP Special Situations (2.50%) and Janus Capital Management LLC (2.16%). Company insiders that own NRG Energy stock include David Callen, David W Crane, Mauricio Gutierrez, Terry G Dallas, Thomas H Weidemeyer and Walter R Young Jr.

Who sold NRG Energy stock? Who is selling NRG Energy stock?

NRG Energy's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., State Street Corp, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Menta Capital LLC and Trexquant Investment LP. Company insiders that have sold NRG Energy stock in the last year include David Callen and Thomas H Weidemeyer.

Who bought NRG Energy stock? Who is buying NRG Energy stock?

NRG Energy's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Capital Management LLC, Bogle Investment Management L P DE, FMR LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, A.R.T. Advisors LLC, Twin Capital Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC and Hanlon Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought NRG Energy stock in the last two years include David W Crane, Mauricio Gutierrez, Terry G Dallas and Walter R Young Jr.

How do I buy NRG Energy stock?

Shares of NRG Energy can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of NRG Energy stock cost?

One share of NRG Energy stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.12.

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Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff