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

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$31.57 +0.09 (+0.29 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 06:41 AM ET)
Previous Close$31.48
Today's Range$31.25 - $31.73
52-Week Range$21.44 - $35.17
Volume2.92 million shs
Average Volume5.11 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.94 billion
P/E Ratio28.96
Dividend Yield0.38%
Beta0.99
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 Ratio6.82
Current Ratio1.23
Quick Ratio1.09

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio28.96
Forward P/E Ratio9.60
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.63 billion
Price / Sales0.94
Cash Flow$5.2268 per share
Price / Cash6.04
Book Value$6.22 per share
Price / Book5.08

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
Market Cap$9,940.95

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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, April 19th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, May 1st will be paid 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 0.38%. 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 announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Thursday, March 1st 2018, which allows the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter?

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

What price target have analysts set for NRG?

3 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for NRG Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate NRG Energy's stock price to reach $34.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for NRG Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NRG Energy?

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

Are investors shorting NRG Energy?

NRG Energy saw a decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 11,690,622 shares, a decrease of 36.4% from the June 15th total of 18,386,248 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 6,472,545 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. Approximately 3.9% of the company's shares 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?

News headlines about NRG stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring 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 one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. NRG Energy earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.06 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are NRG Energy's major shareholders?

NRG Energy's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dorsey Wright & Associates (0.04%), Washington Trust Bank (0.04%), Clinton Group Inc. (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.00%) and Ledyard National Bank (0.00%). 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 Washington Trust Bank, Ledyard National Bank, CenterStar Asset Management LLC and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for NRG Energy.

Which major investors are buying NRG Energy stock?

NRG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clinton Group Inc., Cerebellum GP LLC, Guidant Wealth Advisors, Dorsey Wright & Associates and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $31.57.

How big of a company is NRG Energy?

NRG Energy has a market capitalization of $9.94 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:  500 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  372 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  872
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This page was last updated on 7/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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