NYSE:NRG - NRG Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$36.82 -0.04 (-0.11 %)
(As of 10/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$36.82
Today's Range$36.80 - $37.43
52-Week Range$23.75 - $38.25
Volume2.92 million shs
Average Volume3.94 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.17 billion
P/E Ratio33.78
Dividend Yield0.33%
Beta1.06
NRG Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated power company in the United States. The company is involved in the generation of electricity using fossil fuel and nuclear sources. The company provides electricity to 2.9 million residential, commercial, and industrial consumers; system power, distributed generation, solar and wind products, backup generation, storage and distributed solar, demand response, energy efficiency, and on-site energy solutions; and carbon management and specialty services. In addition, it owns, operates, and develops solar and wind power projects; develops, constructs, and finances a range of solutions for utilities, schools, municipalities, and commercial markets; and trades in electric power, natural gas, and related commodity and financial products, including forwards, futures, options, and swaps. Further, the company transacts and trades in fuel and transportation services; directly sells energy, services, and products and services to retail customers under the NRG, Reliant, and other names; and provides steam, hot water, and chilled water, as well as electricity to commercial businesses, universities, hospitals, and governmental units. It operates natural gas, coal, Uranium, oil, solar, wind, fossil fuel, and nuclear plants with generation capacity of 30,000 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
SymbolNYSE:NRG
CUSIP62937750
Phone609-524-4500

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio7.16
Current Ratio1.30
Quick Ratio1.17

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio33.78
Forward P/E Ratio9.59
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.63 billion
Price / Sales1.05
Cash Flow$5.2301 per share
Price / Cash7.04
Book Value$6.22 per share
Price / Book5.92

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.09
Net Income$-2,153,000,000.00
Net Margins-9.30%
Return on Equity29.44%
Return on Assets3.08%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,940
Outstanding Shares303,430,000
Market Cap$11.17 billion

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 17th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share on Thursday, November 15th. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 31st. View NRG Energy's Dividend History.

How will NRG Energy's stock buyback program work?

NRG Energy announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Thursday, March 1st 2018, which allows the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter?

NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.55. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.92 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.72 billion. NRG Energy had a positive return on equity of 29.44% and a negative net margin of 9.30%. NRG Energy's quarterly revenue was up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.36 earnings per share. 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, November 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for NRG Energy.

What price target have analysts set for NRG?

5 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for NRG Energy's shares. Their predictions range from $29.00 to $42.00. On average, they expect NRG Energy's share price to reach $37.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for NRG Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NRG Energy?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NRG Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for NRG Energy.

Are investors shorting NRG Energy?

NRG Energy saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 14th, there was short interest totalling 9,526,535 shares, an increase of 39.3% from the August 31st total of 6,838,588 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,481,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days. Approximately 3.3% of the company's shares are short sold. View NRG Energy's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of NRG Energy's key competitors?

Who are NRG Energy's key executives?

NRG Energy's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mauricio Gutierrez, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Kirkland B. Andrews, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Ms. Elizabeth Killinger, Exec. VP & Pres of NRG Retail (Age 48)
  • Mr. Barry T. Smitherman, Consultant (Age 60)
  • Mr. David Russell Hill, Advisor (Age 54)

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 MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd (1.26%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.10%), Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC (0.09%), Centre Asset Management LLC (0.09%), Dorsey Wright & Associates (0.07%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own NRG Energy stock include Barry T Smitherman, Christopher Moser, David Callen, Elizabeth R Killinger and John C Wilder Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for NRG Energy.

Which major investors are selling NRG Energy stock?

NRG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Centre Asset Management LLC and Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold NRG Energy company stock in the last year include Christopher Moser, David Callen and Elizabeth R Killinger. View Insider Buying and Selling for NRG Energy.

Which major investors are buying NRG Energy stock?

NRG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Dorsey Wright & Associates, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Addison Capital Co, Lourd Capital LLC and Raymond James Trust N.A.. Company insiders that have bought NRG Energy stock in the last two years include Barry T Smitherman and John C Wilder Jr. 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 $36.82.

How big of a company is NRG Energy?

NRG Energy has a market capitalization of $11.17 billion and generates $10.63 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-2,153,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.09 on an earnings per share basis. NRG Energy employs 5,940 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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  536 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  416 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  952
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This page was last updated on 10/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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