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NRG Energy Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:NRG)

$39.65
+0.13 (+0.33 %)
(As of 10/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$39.52
Now: $39.65
$39.89
50-Day Range
$35.51
MA: $38.51
$39.68
52-Week Range
$32.63
Now: $39.65
$43.66
Volume476,674 shs
Average Volume3.21 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.03 billion
P/E Ratio16.45
Dividend Yield0.30%
Beta0.79
NRG Energy, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company in the United States. The company is involved in the producing, selling, and delivering electricity and related products and services to 3.1 million residential, industrial, and commercial consumers. It generates electricity using natural gas, coal, oil, solar, nuclear, wind, fossil fuel, and nuclear sources. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryIndependent Power Producers & Energy Traders
SectorUtilities
CUSIP62937750
Phone609-524-4500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.48 billion
Cash Flow$4.72 per share
Book Value($4.26) per share

Profitability

Net Income$268 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,862
Market Cap$10.03 billion
Next Earnings Date11/14/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 17th. Investors of record on Friday, November 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share on Friday, November 15th. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.30%. View NRG Energy's Dividend History.

How will NRG Energy's stock buyback program work?

NRG Energy declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Thursday, March 1st 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter?

NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.08. The utilities provider earned $2.47 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.52 billion. NRG Energy had a negative return on equity of 45.11% and a net margin of 6.20%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up .2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.31 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 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for NRG Energy.

What price target have analysts set for NRG?

6 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for NRG Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $56.00. On average, they anticipate NRG Energy's share price to reach $47.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for NRG Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NRG Energy?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NRG Energy in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 3 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for NRG Energy.

Has NRG Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about NRG stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. NRG Energy earned a daily sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for NRG Energy.

Are investors shorting NRG Energy?

NRG Energy saw a drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 6,300,000 shares, a drop of 7.1% from the August 30th total of 6,780,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,690,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 2.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View NRG Energy's Current Options Chain.

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 Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T), Ford Motor (F) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

Who are NRG Energy's key executives?

NRG Energy's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mauricio Gutierrez, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 48)
  • Mr. Kirkland B. Andrews, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Christopher S. Moser, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 48)
  • Ms. Elizabeth Killinger, Exec. VP & Pres of Retail and Reliant (Age 49)
  • Mr. Robert J. Gaudette, Sr. VP of Bus. Solutions (Age 46)

Who are NRG Energy's major shareholders?

NRG Energy's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.27%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.15%), Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI (0.08%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.04%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.03%) and PGGM Investments (0.02%). Company insiders that own NRG Energy stock include Barry T Smitherman, Christopher Moser, David Callen, Elizabeth R Killinger and Robert J Gaudette. 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 State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Wealthfront Advisers LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Hennessy Advisors Inc., NuWave Investment Management LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Company Ltd and Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI. Company insiders that have sold NRG Energy company stock in the last year include Christopher Moser, David Callen and Robert J Gaudette. View Insider Buying and Selling for NRG Energy.

Which major investors are buying NRG Energy stock?

NRG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artemis Investment Management LLP, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Pacer Advisors Inc. and PGGM Investments. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is NRG Energy's stock price today?

One share of NRG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.65.

How big of a company is NRG Energy?

NRG Energy has a market capitalization of $10.03 billion and generates $9.48 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $268 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.41 on an earnings per share basis. NRG Energy employs 4,862 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About NRG Energy.

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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  593 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  524 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,117
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about NRG Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NRG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NRG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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