NYSE:NRG - NRG Energy Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$32.98 -0.40 (-1.20 %)
(As of 06/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$32.98
Today's Range$32.78 - $33.69
52-Week Range$15.95 - $35.17
Volume5.49 million shs
Average Volume5.65 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.51 billion
P/E Ratio30.26
Dividend Yield0.36%
Beta0.94

About NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)

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

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio6.82
Current Ratio1.23
Quick Ratio1.09

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio30.26
Forward P/E Ratio10.02
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.63 billion
Price / Sales0.98
Cash Flow$5.1612 per share
Price / Cash6.39
Book Value$6.22 per share
Price / Book5.30

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.09
Net Income$-2,153,000,000.00
Net Margins-16.04%
Return on Equity26.42%
Return on Assets3.08%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,940
Outstanding Shares314,890,000

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, April 19th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 1st will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Tuesday, May 15th. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 30th. View NRG Energy's Dividend History.

How will NRG Energy's stock buyback program work?

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

How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter?

NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The utilities provider reported $0.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.73. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.42 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.08 billion. NRG Energy had a positive return on equity of 26.42% and a negative net margin of 16.04%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. View NRG Energy's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for NRG?

4 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for NRG Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate NRG Energy's stock price to reach $32.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for NRG Energy.

Are investors shorting NRG Energy?

NRG Energy saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 21,452,154 shares, an increase of 62.7% from the May 15th total of 13,188,258 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,180,532 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.1 days. Currently, 7.1% of the shares of the stock are short sold.

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?

News coverage about NRG stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. NRG Energy earned a news sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.10 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are NRG Energy's major shareholders?

NRG Energy's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.74%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.74%), Prudential Financial Inc. (1.37%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.32%), Northern Trust Corp (0.99%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (0.95%). Company insiders that own NRG Energy stock include Barry T Smitherman 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 UBS Group AG, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Zimmer Partners LP, Verition Fund Management LLC and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D. 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 MD Sass Investors Services Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., A.R.T. Advisors LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Wexford Capital LP, Trexquant Investment LP, American Century Companies Inc. and Cobalt Capital Management Inc.. 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 $32.98.

How big of a company is NRG Energy?

NRG Energy has a market capitalization of $10.51 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 (NRG)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  487 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  361 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  848
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This page was last updated on 6/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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