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NRG Energy Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.26 (+0.81 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $32.51
50-Day Range
MA: $32.30
52-Week Range
Now: $32.51
Volume1.42 million shs
Average Volume2.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.94 billion
P/E Ratio2.08
Dividend Yield3.72%
NRG Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company in the United States. It operates through Generation and Retail segments. The company is involved in the producing, selling, and delivering electricity and related products and services to 3.7 million residential, industrial, and commercial consumers. It generates electricity using natural gas, coal, oil, solar, nuclear, and battery storage. The company also provides system power, distributed generation, renewable products, backup generation, storage and distributed solar, demand response, energy efficiency, advisory, and on-site energy solutions; and carbon management and specialty services. In addition, it trades in electric power, natural gas, and related commodity and financial products, including forwards, futures, options, and swaps. Further, the company procures fuels; provides transportation services; and directly sells energy, services, and products and services to retail customers under the NRG, Reliant, Green Mountain Energy, Stream, XOOM Energy, and other names. As of December 31, 2019, it owns fossil fuel, nuclear, and renewable plants with generation capacity of 23,000 megawatts. NRG Energy, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 4.4 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.69 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryIndependent Power Producers & Energy Traders



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.82 billion
Cash Flow$6.35 per share
Book Value$6.59 per share


Net Income$4.44 billion


Market Cap$7.94 billion
Next Earnings Date2/25/2021 (Estimated)
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NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has NRG Energy's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

NRG Energy's stock was trading at $30.00 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, NRG shares have increased by 8.4% and is now trading at $32.51.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of NRG Energy?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NRG Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than NRG Energy?

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When is NRG Energy's next earnings date?

NRG Energy is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 25th 2021.
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How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter?

NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 5th. The utilities provider reported $1.02 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.01. The utilities provider earned $2.81 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.65 billion. NRG Energy had a return on equity of 130.12% and a net margin of 44.34%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.45 earnings per share.
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How often does NRG Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for NRG Energy?

NRG Energy declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Monday, November 16th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 30th.
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What price target have analysts set for NRG?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for NRG Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate NRG Energy's share price to reach $40.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting NRG Energy?

NRG Energy saw a decline in short interest in the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 5,460,000 shares, a decline of 20.9% from the October 15th total of 6,900,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,170,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.5 days. Approximately 2.4% of the company's stock are sold short.
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Who are some of NRG Energy's key competitors?

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 key executives?

NRG Energy's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Mauricio Gutierrez, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 49, Pay $3.66M)
  • Mr. Kirkland B. Andrews, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52, Pay $1.65M)
  • Mr. Christopher S. Moser, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 49, Pay $1.15M)
  • Mr. Brian E. Curci, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 42, Pay $909.45k)
  • Ms. Elizabeth Killinger, Exec. VP & Pres of Retail and Reliant (Age 50, Pay $1.12M)
  • Mr. David Callen, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 48)
  • Dr. Jennifer Wallace, Sr. VP of Admin.
  • Mr. Kevin L. Cole C.F.A., CFA, Sr. VP, Investor Relations
  • Mr. Robert J. Gaudette, Sr. VP of Bus. Solutions (Age 47)
  • Ms. Judith Lagano, Sr. VP of Asset Management (Age 54)

What is NRG Energy's stock symbol?

NRG Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NRG."

Who are NRG Energy's major shareholders?

NRG Energy's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include LSV Asset Management (3.10%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (2.92%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.30%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.83%), AJO LP (0.70%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.57%). Company insiders that own NRG Energy stock include Brian Curci, Christopher Moser, David Callen, Elizabeth R Killinger, Kirkland B Andrews and Robert J Gaudette.
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Which institutional investors are selling NRG Energy stock?

NRG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., AJO LP, ExodusPoint Capital Management LP, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Paloma Partners Management Co, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold NRG Energy company stock in the last year include Brian Curci, Elizabeth R Killinger, and Robert J Gaudette.
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Which institutional investors are buying NRG Energy stock?

NRG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, AQR Capital Management LLC, Glendon Capital Management LP, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Saya Management LP, MKP Capital Management L.L.C., and Victory Capital Management Inc..
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is NRG Energy's stock price today?

One share of NRG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.51.

How big of a company is NRG Energy?

NRG Energy has a market capitalization of $7.94 billion and generates $9.82 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $4.44 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.96 on an earnings per share basis. NRG Energy employs 4,577 workers across the globe.

What is NRG Energy's official website?

The official website for NRG Energy is 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]

This page was last updated on 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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