NRG Energy Company Profile (NYSE:NRG)

About NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)

NRG Energy logoNRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) is an integrated power company. The Company is engaged in producing, selling and delivering electricity and related products and services in various markets in the United States. The Company's segments include Generation, Retail, Renewables, NRG Yield, Inc. (NRG Yield) and Corporate activities. The Generation segment includes generation, international and Boston Energy Trading and Marketing LLC (BETM). The Retail segment includes Mass customers and Business Solutions. Its Business Solutions include commercial, industrial and governmental/institutional (C&I) customers, and other distributed and reliability products. The Renewables segment includes solar and wind assets. The NRG Yield segment includes certain of the Company's contracted generation assets. The corporate activities segment includes residential solar and electric vehicle services. The Company owned and operated approximately 47,000 megawatts (MW) of generation, as of December 31, 2016.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Diversified Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Independent Power Producers & Energy Traders
  • Symbol: NYSE:NRG
  • CUSIP: 62937750
  • Web: www.nrgenergy.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $5.2 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 316,082,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $16.62
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $15.31
  • 52 Week Range: $9.84 - $19.07
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.60
  • P/E Growth: 0.22
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $11.88 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.44
  • Book Value: $5.14 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.20
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.12
  • Dividend Yield: 0.8%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $2.32 billion
  • 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%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 5.99 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.21
  • Short Ratio: 1.96
 

Frequently Asked Questions for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)

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 Friday, April 7th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share on Monday, May 15th. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.73%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 27th. View NRG Energy's Dividend History.

How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter?

NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 2nd. The company reported ($0.52) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.41) by $0.11. The firm earned $2.76 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.29 billion. NRG Energy had a positive return on equity of 10.15% and a negative net margin of 47.59%. View NRG Energy's Earnings History.

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

6 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for NRG Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $26.00. On average, they anticipate NRG Energy's stock price to reach $20.80 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for NRG Energy.

Who are some of NRG Energy's key competitors?

Who owns NRG Energy stock?

NRG Energy's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.51%), BlackRock Inc. (6.32%), Elliott Management Corp (5.72%), State Street Corp (4.41%), Brahman Capital Corp. (3.16%) and Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (3.02%). Company insiders that own NRG Energy stock include David Callen, John C Wilder Jr, Mauricio Gutierrez, Terry G Dallas, Thomas H Weidemeyer and Walter R Young Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for NRG Energy.

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 Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Janus Capital Management LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Highbridge Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, Advisors Asset Management Inc. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for NRG Energy.

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

NRG Energy's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Elliott Management Corp, Brahman Capital Corp., FMR LLC, Permian Investment Partners LP, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Prudential Financial Inc. and Jennison Associates LLC. Company insiders that have bought NRG Energy stock in the last two years include John C Wilder Jr, Mauricio Gutierrez, Terry G Dallas and Walter R Young Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for NRG Energy.

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 $16.45.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.83)
Consensus Price Target: $20.80 (26.44% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/23/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$19.00 -> $20.00LowView Rating Details
4/11/2017Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuy$29.00 -> $26.00LowView Rating Details
3/29/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$13.00 -> $26.00HighView Rating Details
2/24/2017Citigroup IncUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$20.00N/AView Rating Details
12/21/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightN/AView Rating Details
11/22/2016Bank of America CorpDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$12.00N/AView Rating Details
4/12/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$13.00 -> $14.00N/AView Rating Details
1/28/2016GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$16.00N/AView Rating Details
12/7/2015Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetOutperform$9.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
9/24/2015Wolfe ResearchLower Price TargetPeer Perform€26.00 -> €24.00N/AView Rating Details
9/22/2015Evercore ISILower Price TargetBuy$27.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
Earnings by Quarter for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
Earnings History by Quarter for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/2/2017Q1 2017($0.41)($0.52)$3.29 billion$2.76 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2017Q416($0.10)$0.90$3.10 billion$2.82 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2016Q316$0.94$1.27$4.15 billion$3.95 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/9/2016Q216$0.20($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
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$0.09($0.37)$3.66 billion$3.83 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2015Q414$0.93$0.21$2.83 billion$4.19 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.60$0.48$3.46 billion$4.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q114$0.13($0.30)$2.50 billion$3.62 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q1($0.12)($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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.42
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.47
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.41$0.41$0.41
Q2 20171$0.87$0.87$0.87
Q3 20171$1.18$1.18$1.18
Q4 20171($1.04)($1.04)($1.04)
Q1 20181($0.44)($0.44)($0.44)
Q2 20181$0.61$0.61$0.61
Q3 20181$1.26$1.26$1.26
Q4 20181($0.96)($0.96)($0.96)
Q1 20191($0.49)($0.49)($0.49)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
Most Recent Dividend:5/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.12
Dividend Yield:0.73%
Dividend Growth:-19.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-0.66% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
19.05% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
9.92% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)

Dividend History by Quarter for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/7/2017quarterly$0.030.64%4/27/20175/1/20175/15/2017
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 and Institutional Ownership History for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.46%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 91.90%
Insider Trades by Quarter for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/16/2017John C Wilder JrDirectorBuy1,200,000$17.47$20,964,000.00View SEC Filing  
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

Headline Trends for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
Latest Headlines for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)
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finance.yahoo.com logoThe Way Forward for Carbon Capture
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 9:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNRG Energy Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NRG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 21 at 7:02 AM
nasdaq.com logoShould Value Investors Consider NRG Energy (NRG) Stock? - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 20 at 8:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoShould Value Investors Consider NRG Energy (NRG) Stock?
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 11:39 AM
seekingalpha.com logoNRG Energy Bonds: 23% Upside In 1-Month Maturity - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - May 18 at 8:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAnalyzing the Implied Volatility of Utility Stocks
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 6:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Option Traders Should Watch These Utility Stocks
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 6:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThese Utility Stocks Could Be Bearish
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 6:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Likely to Affect NRG Energy (NRG) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 12:53 AM
marketwatch.com logoGenOn Energy, Inc. Announces Proposed Offering of Senior Secured First Lien Notes
www.marketwatch.com - May 5 at 7:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to NRG Energy, Inc. : May 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 7:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNRG Energy Inc (NRG) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 10:46 AM
businesswire.com logoGenOn Energy, Inc. Announces Pricing and Increases Amount of ... - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - May 5 at 9:13 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNRG Energy Inc to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.87 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts (NRG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 7:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGenOn Energy, Inc. Announces Pricing and Increases Amount of Offering of Senior Secured First Lien Notes
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 11:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSunTrust Banks Analysts Increase Earnings Estimates for NRG Energy Inc (NRG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 7:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNRG Energy Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NRG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 12:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNRG Energy, Inc. :NRG-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 11:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNRG Energy Inc (NRG) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.11 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 6:44 PM
rttnews.com logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of NRG Energy Inc Q1 Earnings Report
www.rttnews.com - May 3 at 10:36 AM
seekingalpha.com logoNRG Energy (NRG) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 3 at 10:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of NRG earnings conference call or presentation 2-May-17 12:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 10:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoZacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Duke Energy, NRG Energy, SunPower, First Solar and JA Solar Holdings
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 10:35 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-NRG Energy Inc posts Q1 loss per share $0.52 - Reuters
www.reuters.com - May 2 at 5:52 PM
nasdaq.com logoNRG Energy Stock Getting Very Oversold - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 2 at 5:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNRG Energy (NRG) Q1 Loss Wider than Expected, Revenues Miss - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 5:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNRG reports 1Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 5:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNRG Energy, Inc. Reports First Quarter Results, Completes 311 MW Solar Asset Drop Down and Reaffirms 2017 Financial Guidance
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 5:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNRG Energy (NRG) Incurs Wider-Than-Expected Q1 Loss
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 5:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoApril's Worst Bond Deal Shows Merchant Power's Distress
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 5:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNRG Energy (NRG) Q1 Loss Wider than Expected, Revenues Miss
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 5:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNRG Energy’s Implied Volatility Is Rising
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 5:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNRG Energy (NRG) Receiving Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 10:22 PM
reuters.com logoNRG director wins strong shareholder support despite NYC opposition - Reuters
www.reuters.com - April 29 at 8:09 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-NRG Energy says all 13 directors nominated by co elected at annual meeting
www.reuters.com - April 28 at 7:53 PM
nasdaq.com logoNRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 27, 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - April 27 at 7:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNRG Energy (NRG) Q1 Earnings: Will the Stock Disappoint?
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 7:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact NRG Energy (NRG) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 1:07 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNRG Energy Inc (NRG) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 7:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCNX Coal (CNXC) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in Store?
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 6:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNRG Energy Inc (NRG) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 1:42 PM
bizjournals.com logoHawaiian Electric, NRG Energy strike deal on 3rd Oahu solar farm ... - Pacific Business News (Honolulu)
www.bizjournals.com - April 25 at 8:09 AM
theglobeandmail.com logoPush to save U.S. nuclear plants hurting renewable energy
www.theglobeandmail.com - April 24 at 7:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNRG Energy, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:NRG) : April 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 7:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMoody's: Merchant generators in PJM face refinancing risk amid challenging market conditions
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 2:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy NRG’s Implied Volatility Is Rising
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 2:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNRG Energy (NRG) Given News Impact Rating of 0.29
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 10:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBarclays PLC Reiterates "Overweight" Rating for NRG Energy Inc (NRG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 2:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNRG Energy, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NRG-US : April 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 6:46 PM
fool.com logoWill NRG Energy Profit From Distributed Energy?
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