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NYSE:NRGNRG Energy Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.35 (-0.99 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $34.94
50-Day Range
MA: $33.51
52-Week Range
Now: $34.94
Volume1.23 million shs
Average Volume2.89 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.53 billion
P/E Ratio2.17
Dividend Yield3.40%
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. The company also provides system power, distributed generation, solar and wind 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 supplies fuels; provides transportation services; and directly sells energy, services, and products and services to retail customers under the NRG, Reliant, and other names. It develops, constructs, owns, and operates natural gas, coal, oil, solar, nuclear, wind, fossil fuel, and nuclear plants with generation capacity of 23,000 megawatts. The company 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: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.30 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$6.51 per share
Book Value$6.59 per share


Net Income$4.44 billion


Market Cap$8.53 billion
Next Earnings Date11/5/2020 (Estimated)
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NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has NRG Energy's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

NRG Energy's stock was trading at $30.00 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, NRG shares have increased by 16.5% and is now trading at $34.94.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of NRG Energy?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NRG Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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, November 5th 2020.
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How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter?

NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) posted its earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The utilities provider reported $1.27 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.26. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.24 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.81 billion. NRG Energy had a net margin of 44.34% and a return on equity of 130.12%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 9.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.70 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, July 17th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Monday, August 17th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 31st.
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What price target have analysts set for NRG?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for NRG Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate NRG Energy's stock price to reach $40.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.4% from the stock's current price.
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Has NRG Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about NRG stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. NRG Energy earned a news impact score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.
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Are investors shorting NRG Energy?

NRG Energy saw a decline in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 5,960,000 shares, a decline of 24.1% from the April 15th total of 7,850,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,440,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days. Currently, 2.6% of the company's shares 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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Pfizer (PFE), General Electric (GE), 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 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)

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.94%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (2.81%), LSV Asset Management (2.34%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.67%), Lyrical Asset Management LP (1.54%) and Prudential Financial Inc. (1.20%). 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 Vanguard Group Inc., NorthCoast Asset Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Ensign Peak Advisors Inc, TD Asset Management Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Lonestar Capital Management LLC, and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC. Company insiders that have sold NRG Energy company stock in the last year include Brian Curci, Elizabeth R Killinger, Kirkland B Andrews, 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 Pzena Investment Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, Lyrical Asset Management LP, AJO LP, Prudential Financial Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Beach Investment Counsel Inc. PA, and MUFG Securities EMEA plc.
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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 $34.94.

How big of a company is NRG Energy?

NRG Energy has a market capitalization of $8.53 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 8/15/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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