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NRG Energy (NRG) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.75 (-0.93%)
(As of 06/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.89 million shs
Average Volume
3.69 million shs
Market Capitalization
$16.74 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

NRG Energy MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.43 Rating Score
15.3% Downside
$68.00 Price Target
Short Interest
5.51% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.10mentions of NRG Energy in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$5.12 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $5.33 to $6.31 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.56 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

42nd out of 87 stocks

Electric Services Industry

22nd out of 42 stocks

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About NRG Energy Stock (NYSE:NRG)

NRG Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy and home services company in the United States and Canada. It operates through Texas; East; West/Services/Other; Vivint Smart Home; and Corporate Activities segments. The company produces and sells electricity generated using coal, oil, solar, and battery storage; natural gas; and a cloud-based home platform, including hardware, software, sales, installation, customer service, technical support, and professional monitoring solutions. It offers retail electricity and energy management, line and surge protection products, HVAC installation, repair and maintenance, home protection products, carbon offsets, back-up power stations, portable power, portable solar, and portable lighting; retail services comprising demand response, commodity sales, energy efficiency, and energy management solutions; and system power, distributed generation, renewable and low-carbon products, carbon management and specialty services, backup generation, storage and distributed solar, and energy advisory services. In addition, the company trades in power, natural gas, and related commodities; environmental products; weather products; and financial products, including forwards, futures, options, and swaps. It offers its products and services under the NRG, Reliant, Direct Energy, Green Mountain Energy, and Vivint. It serves residential, commercial, government, industrial, and wholesale customers. NRG Energy, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

NRG Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/15 Dividend
Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Electric services
Independent Power Producers & Energy Traders
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
7 Analysts


Net Income
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$28.82 billion
Cash Flow
$11.25 per share
Book Value
$9.99 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$16.74 billion

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Woo-Sung Chung (Age 50)
    EVP & CFO
    Comp: $2.5M
  • Ms. Elizabeth  KillingerMs. Elizabeth Killinger (Age 54)
    Comp: $1.86M
  • Mr. Robert J. GaudetteMr. Robert J. Gaudette (Age 51)
    Executive Vice President of NRG Business
    Comp: $1.81M
  • Mr. Rasesh Patel (Age 50)
    Executive VP of Smart Home & President of NRG Consumer and Vivint
    Comp: $2.51M
  • Dr. Lawrence Stephen Coben Ph.D. (Age 65)
    Interim President, CEO & Chairman of the Board
    Comp: $200k
  • Mr. Gerald Alfred Spencer (Age 42)
    Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Dak Liyanearachchi
    Senior Vice President of Data & Technology
  • Mr. Michael R. Bramnick J.D. (Age 58)
    Senior VP of Administration & Chief Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Kevin L. Cole C.F.A.
    Senior Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Brian E. Curci (Age 46)
    Executive VP of Legal & General Counsel
    Comp: $788.72k

NRG Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell NRG Energy stock right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NRG Energy in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" NRG shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in NRG, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is NRG Energy's stock price target for 2024?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for NRG Energy's stock. Their NRG share price targets range from $46.00 to $110.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $68.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 15.3%.
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How have NRG shares performed in 2024?

NRG Energy's stock was trading at $51.70 at the beginning of the year. Since then, NRG stock has increased by 55.3% and is now trading at $80.30.
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Are investors shorting NRG Energy?

NRG Energy saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 9,640,000 shares, an increase of 23.7% from the April 30th total of 7,790,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,070,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.4 days. Currently, 4.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is NRG Energy's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 13th 2024.
View our NRG earnings forecast

How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter?

NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.80 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.12. NRG Energy had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 42.60% and a net margin of 5.76%.

How often does NRG Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for NRG Energy?

NRG Energy declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 17th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 1st will be given a dividend of $0.4075 per share on Wednesday, May 15th. This represents a $1.63 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 30th.
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Is NRG Energy a good dividend stock?

NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) pays an annual dividend of $1.63 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.04%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 5 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 23.09%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, NRG will have a dividend payout ratio of 25.83% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for NRG.

What is Mauricio Gutierrez's approval rating as NRG Energy's CEO?

138 employees have rated NRG Energy Chief Executive Officer Mauricio Gutierrez on Mauricio Gutierrez has an approval rating of 86% among the company's employees.

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 Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Alibaba Group (BABA), Pfizer (PFE), General Electric (GE), NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

Who are NRG Energy's major shareholders?

NRG Energy's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (13.03%), LSV Asset Management (2.09%), Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. (0.97%), Capitolis Liquid Global Markets LLC (0.85%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.75%) and Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.45%). Insiders that own company stock include Antonio Carrillo, Christopher Moser, David Callen, Elizabeth R Killinger, Mauricio Gutierrez, Rasesh M Patel and Robert J Gaudette.
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How do I buy shares of NRG Energy?

Shares of NRG stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does NRG Energy have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of NRG Energy: 1302858 Ontario Limited, 2982897 Canada Inc., 3065611 Nova Scotia Inc., 3279405 Nova Scotia Company, 3283764 Nova Scotia Company, 509760 Alberta LTD., 7549709 Canada Inc., 7644868 Canada Inc., 7711565 Canada Inc., AWHR America's Water Heater Rentals L.L.C., Ace Energy Inc., Airtron Inc., Allied Home Warranty GP LLC, Allied Warranty LLC, Arthur Kill Gas Turbines LLC, Astoria Gas Turbine Power LLC, Astoria Holdings LLC, Beheer-en Beleggingsmaatschappij Plogema B.V., Berrians Holdings LLC, Berrians I Gas Turbine Power LLC, BidURenergy Inc., Bluewater Wind Delaware LLC, Bounce Energy Inc., CPL Retail Energy L.P., Cabrillo Power I LLC, Cabrillo Power II LLC, Camino Energy LLC, Carbon Management Solutions LLC, Chester Energy LLC, Choose Who You Use Inc., Cirro Energy Services Inc., Cirro Group Inc., Citizens Power Holdings One LLC, Conquest Energy Inc., Delaware Power Development LLC, Direct Energy, Direct Energy (B.C.) Limited, Direct Energy Business LLC, Direct Energy Business Marketing LLC, Direct Energy Connected Home Canada Inc., Direct Energy Connected Home US Inc., Direct Energy GP LLC, Direct Energy HoldCo GP LLC, Direct Energy Holdings (Alberta) Inc., Direct Energy LP, Direct Energy Leasing LLC, Direct Energy Marketing Inc., Direct Energy Marketing Limited, Direct Energy Operations LLC, Direct Energy Partnership, Direct Energy Services Inc., Direct Energy Services LLC, Direct Energy US Holdings Inc., Doga Enerji Uretim Sanayi ve Ticaret Limited Sirketi, Doga Isi Satis Hizmetleri Ticaret Limited Sirketi, Doga Isletme ve Bakim Ticaret Limited Sirketi, Dunkirk Gas Corporation, Dunkirk Power LLC, EHI Development Fund LLC, EME Eastern Holdings LLC, Eastern Sierra Energy Company LLC, Ecokap Power LLC, El Segundo Energy Center II LLC, El Segundo Power II LLC, El Segundo Power LLC, Elkhorn Ridge Wind II LLC, Energy Alternatives Wholesale LLC, Energy Choice Solutions LLC, Energy Curtailment Specialists, Energy Plus Holdings LLC, Energy Plus Natural Gas LLC, Energy Protection Insurance Company, Everything Energy LLC, First Choice Power LLC, Forward Home Security LLC, GCP Funding Company LLC, Gateway Energy Services Corporation, GenOn Energy, Geostellar Inc., Gladstone Power Station Joint Venture, Goal Zero, Goal Zero LLC, Green Mountain Energy, Green Mountain Energy Company, Gregory Partners LLC, Gregory Power Partners LLC, Hedionda Energy Storage LLC, Home Warranty Holdings Corp., Home Warranty of America Inc. (CA), Home Warranty of America Inc. (IL), Huntley IGCC LLC, Huntley Power LLC, Independence Energy Alliance LLC, Independence Energy Group LLC, Independence Energy Natural Gas LLC, Indian River Operations Inc., Indian River Power LLC, Intellastar LLC, Ivanpah Master Holdings LLC, Ivanpah Project I Holdings LLC, Ivanpah Project II Holdings LLC, Ivanpah Project III Holdings LLC, Jewett Mine LLC, Krystallos Energy Storage LLC, Long Beach Peakers LLC, Long Beach Power LLC, MEC Esenyurt B.V., MEC San Pascual B.V., Maplekey UK Finance Limited, Maplekey UK Limited, Masters Inc., Meriden Gas Turbines LLC, Midway-Sunset Cogeneration Company, Midwest Finance Company LLC, Midwest Generation EME LLC, Midwest Generation Holdings I LLC, Midwest Generation Holdings II LLC, Midwest Generation LLC, Midwest Generation Procurement Services LLC, Midwest Peaker Holdings LLC, Mission Bingham Lake Wind LLC, Mission Energy Holdings International LLC, Mission Funding Zeta LLC, Mission Midway-Sunset Holdings LLC, Mission Midwest Coal LLC, Mission Minnesota Wind LLC, Mission Watson Holdings LLC, Mission Wind New Mexico II LLC, Mission Wind Owaissa LLC, Montville IGCC LLC, NEO Chester-Gen LLC, NEO Corporation, NRG Acquisition Holdings Inc., NRG Advisory Services LLC, NRG Affiliate Services Inc., NRG Alexandria LLC, NRG Arroyo Nogales LLC, NRG Arthur Kill Operations Inc., NRG Asia-Pacific Ltd., NRG Astoria Gas Turbine Operations Inc., NRG Astoria Investment Holdco LLC, NRG Astoria Power LLC, NRG Astoria Storage LLC, NRG Berrians East Development LLC, NRG Bluewater Holdings LLC, NRG Bourbonnais LLC, NRG Brazoria Energy LLC, NRG Business Services LLC, NRG CTA Holdings LLC, NRG Cabrillo Power Operations Inc., NRG Cadillac Operations Inc., NRG California Peaker Operations LLC, NRG Capital II LLC, NRG Carbon 360 LLC, NRG Cedar Bayou 5 LLC, NRG Cedar Bayou Development Company LLC, NRG Chalk Point CT LLC, NRG CleanTech Investments LLC, NRG Coal Development Company LLC, NRG ComLease LLC, NRG Common Stock Finance I LLC, NRG Common Stock Finance II LLC, NRG Connected Home LLC, NRG Connecticut Peaking Development LLC, NRG Construction LLC, NRG Controllable Load Services LLC, NRG Cottonwood Tenant LLC, NRG Curtailment Solutions Canada Inc., NRG Curtailment Solutions Inc., NRG DG Development LLC, NRG Development Company Inc., NRG Devon Operations Inc., NRG Dispatch Services LLC, NRG Distributed Energy Resources Holdings LLC, NRG Distributed Generation PR LLC, NRG Dunkirk Operations Inc., NRG ECOKAP Holdings LLC, NRG El Segundo Operations Inc., NRG Energy Center Eagles LLC, NRG Energy Center Oxnard LLC, NRG Energy Fuel LLC, NRG Energy Fuel Services LLC, NRG Energy Gas & Wind Holdings Inc., NRG Energy Holdings Inc., NRG Energy Inc., NRG Energy Labor Services LLC, NRG Energy Services Group LLC, NRG Energy Services LLC, NRG Equipment Company LLC, NRG Fuel Cell CA1 LLC, NRG Fuel Resources LLC, NRG Fuel Transportation LLC, NRG GTL Holdings LLC, NRG Gas Development Company LLC, NRG Generation Holdings Inc., NRG Gladstone Operating Services Pty Ltd, NRG Greenco LLC, NRG Greens Bayou Mobile Energy Solutions LLC, NRG HQ DG LLC, NRG Home & Business Solutions LLC, NRG Home Services LLC, NRG Home Solutions LLC, NRG Home Solutions Product LLC, NRG Homer City Services LLC, NRG Huntley Operations Inc., NRG Identity Protect LLC, NRG Ilion LP LLC, NRG Ilion Limited Partnership, NRG Independence Solar LLC, NRG International LLC, NRG Lease Co LLC, NRG Lease Development LLC, NRG Limestone 3 LLC, NRG Maintenance Services LLC, NRG Mextrans Inc., NRG MidCon Development LLC, NRG Middletown Operations Inc., NRG Middletown Repowering LLC, NRG Midwest Holdings LLC, NRG Midwest II LLC, NRG Midwest Storage LLC, NRG Montville Operations Inc., NRG NE Development LLC, NRG NewGen LLC, NRG North Central Operations Inc., NRG Norwalk Harbor Operations Inc., NRG Ohio Pipeline Company LLC, NRG Operating Services Inc., NRG Oswego Harbor Power Operations Inc., NRG Oswego Storage LLC, NRG Oxbow Holdings LLC, NRG Peaker Finance Company LLC, NRG Portable Power LLC, NRG Potrero Development LLC, NRG Power Marketing LLC, NRG Procurement Company LLC, NRG Project Company LLC, NRG Receivables LLC, NRG Reliability Solutions LLC, NRG Renter's Protection LLC, NRG Repowering Holdings LLC, NRG Residential Solar Solutions LLC, NRG Retail LLC, NRG Retail Northeast LLC, NRG Rockford Acquisition LLC, NRG Saguaro Operations Inc., NRG Security LLC, NRG Services Corporation, NRG Sherbino LLC, NRG SimplySmart Solutions LLC, NRG Solar Arrowhead LLC, NRG Solar CVSR Holdings 2 LLC, NRG Solar Ivanpah LLC, NRG Solar Ring LLC, NRG Solar SC Stadium LLC, NRG Solar Sunrise LLC, NRG South Central Operations Inc., NRG South Texas LP, NRG Storage Fabrication & Delivery LLC, NRG Storage on Demand NY LLC, NRG Texas Gregory LLC, NRG Texas Holding Inc., NRG Texas LLC, NRG Texas Power LLC, NRG Texas Retail LLC, NRG Trading Advisors LLC, NRG Transmission Holdings LLC, NRG ULC Parent Inc., NRG Victoria I Pty Ltd, NRG Warranty Services LLC, NRG West Coast LLC, NRG Western Affiliate Services Inc., NRG Wind Development Company LLC, NRG Wind Force LLC, NRG Wind LLC, NRG dGen Advisory Services LLC, NRGenerating German Holdings GmbH, NRGenerating International B.V., NRGenerating Luxembourg (No. 1) S.a.r.l., NRGenerating Luxembourg (No. 2) S.a.r.l., New Genco GP LLC, New Jersey Power Development LLC, Norwalk Power LLC, One Block Off The Grid Inc., Petra Nova CCS I LLC, Petra Nova Holdings LLC, Petra Nova LLC, Petra Nova Parish Holdings LLC, Petra Nova Power I LLC, Pure Energies Group, Pure Energies Group ULC, Pure Energies Installation Inc., Pure Energies Solar Services Inc., Pure Group Inc., RDI Consulting LLC, RERH Holdings LLC, RSG Holding Corp., Reliant Charitable Foundation, Reliant Energy, Reliant Energy Northeast LLC, Reliant Energy Power Supply LLC, Reliant Energy Retail Holdings LLC, Reliant Energy Retail Services LLC, Restoration Design LLC, Rockyview Energy Inc., Roof Diagnostics Solar Holdings LLC, Roof Diagnostics Solar and Electric LLC, Roof Diagnostics Solar and Electric of NY LLC, SGE Energy Sourcing LLC, SGE Texas Holdco LLC, Saguaro Power LLC, San Joaquin Energy LLC, San Juan Energy LLC, Solar Partners I LLC, Solar Partners II LLC, Solar Partners VIII LLC, Solar Power Partners, Solar Pure Energies ULC, Somerset Operations Inc., Somerset Power LLC, South Texas Wind LLC, Station A LLC, Stream Energy Columbia LLC, Stream Energy Delaware LLC, Stream Energy Illinois LLC, Stream Energy Maryland LLC, Stream Energy New Jersey LLC, Stream Energy New York LLC, Stream Energy Pennsylvania LLC, Stream Georgia Gas SPE LLC, Stream Ohio Gas & Electric LLC, Stream SPE GP LLC, Stream SPE Ltd., Sunshine State Power (No. 2) B.V., Sunshine State Power B.V., TCV Pipeline LLC, Tacoma Energy Recovery Company, Taloga Wind II LLC, Texas Coastal Ventures LLC, Texas Genco GP LLC, Texas Genco Holdings, Texas Genco Holdings Inc., Texas Genco LP LLC, Texas Genco Services LP, The Consumers' Waterheater Income Fund, US Retailers LLC, Valle Del Sol Energy LLC, Vienna Operations Inc., Vienna Power LLC, WCP (Generation) Holdings LLC, WTU Retail Energy L.P., Watson Cogeneration Company, West Coast Power LLC, XOOM Alberta Holdings LLC, XOOM British Columbia Holdings LLC, XOOM Energy, XOOM Energy BC ULC, XOOM Energy California LLC, XOOM Energy Canada ULC, XOOM Energy Connecticut LLC, XOOM Energy Delaware LLC, XOOM Energy Georgia LLC, XOOM Energy Global Holdings LLC, XOOM Energy Illinois LLC, XOOM Energy Indiana LLC, XOOM Energy Kentucky LLC, XOOM Energy LLC, XOOM Energy Maine LLC, XOOM Energy Maryland LLC, XOOM Energy Massachusetts LLC, XOOM Energy Michigan LLC, XOOM Energy New Hampshire LLC, XOOM Energy New Jersey LLC, XOOM Energy New York LLC, XOOM Energy ONT ULC, XOOM Energy Ohio LLC, XOOM Energy Pennsylvania LLC, XOOM Energy Rhode Island LLC, XOOM Energy Texas LLC, XOOM Energy Virginia LLC, XOOM Energy Washington D.C. LLC, XOOM Ontario Holdings LLC, and XOOM Solar LLC.
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This page (NYSE:NRG) was last updated on 6/13/2024 by Staff

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