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

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$33.95 +0.16 (+0.47 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$33.95
Today's Range$33.40 - $34.18
52-Week Range$22.90 - $35.17
Volume4.14 million shs
Average Volume5.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.25 billion
P/E Ratio31.15
Dividend Yield0.37%
Beta1.02
NRG Energy logoNRG 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 Ratio31.15
Forward P/E Ratio8.20
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.63 billion
Price / Sales0.97
Cash Flow$5.2554 per share
Price / Cash6.46
Book Value$6.22 per share
Price / Book5.46

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$10.25 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, July 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 1st will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Wednesday, August 15th. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, July 31st. View NRG Energy's Dividend History.

How will NRG Energy's stock buyback program work?

NRG Energy announced that its board has initiated a share buyback plan 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 reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter?

NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.86 by $0.55. The utilities provider earned $2.92 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.72 billion. NRG Energy had a negative net margin of 9.30% and a positive return on equity of 29.44%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 8.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $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, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for NRG Energy.

What price target have analysts set for NRG?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for NRG Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate NRG Energy's stock price to reach $36.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for NRG Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NRG Energy?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NRG Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 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 drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 13th, there was short interest totalling 7,478,636 shares, a drop of 36.0% from the June 29th total of 11,690,536 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,900,641 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.9 days. Currently, 2.5% 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?

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)

Has NRG Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about NRG stock has been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NRG Energy earned a daily sentiment score of 0.32 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 42.66 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for NRG Energy.

Who are NRG Energy's major shareholders?

NRG Energy's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.16%), FMR LLC (3.66%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.30%), Putnam Investments LLC (2.33%), Millennium Management LLC (2.05%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.84%). Company insiders that own NRG Energy stock include Barry T Smitherman, David Callen and John C Wilder Jr. 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 Luminus Management LLC, FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Nokota Management LP, Jennison Associates LLC, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA and Capital Fund Management S.A.. View Insider Buying and Selling for NRG Energy.

Which institutional investors are buying NRG Energy stock?

NRG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc., BlackRock Inc., Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Putnam Investments LLC and Mackay Shields LLC. 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 $33.95.

How big of a company is NRG Energy?

NRG Energy has a market capitalization of $10.25 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.

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:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  519 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  390 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  909
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This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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