NYSE:NRG - NRG Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $42.32 -0.36 (-0.84 %) (As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$42.68Today's Range$42.19 - $42.9752-Week Range$23.75 - $43.08Volume4.83 million shsAverage Volume5.02 million shsMarket Capitalization$12.24 billionP/E Ratio38.83Dividend Yield0.28%Beta1.05 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email NRG 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. Receive NRG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for NRG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Electric services Sub-IndustryIndependent Power Producers & Energy Traders SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:NRG Previous Symbol CUSIP62937750 Webwww.nrg.com Phone609-524-4500 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio7.16 Current Ratio1.57 Quick Ratio1.42 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio38.83 Forward P/E Ratio14.11 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$10.63 billion Price / Sales1.15 Cash Flow$5.2376 per share Price / Cash Flow8.08 Book Value$6.22 per share Price / Book6.80 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.09 Net Income$-2,153,000,000.00 Net Margins-11.52% Return on Equity61.11% Return on Assets4.02% Miscellaneous Employees5,940 Outstanding Shares289,930,000Market Cap$12.24 billion OptionableOptionable 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 Wednesday, October 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share on Thursday, November 15th. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.28%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 31st. 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 share buyback program on Thursday, March 1st 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The utilities provider reported $0.94 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.18. The utilities provider had revenue of $3.06 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.04 billion. NRG Energy had a negative net margin of 11.52% and a positive return on equity of 61.11%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 11.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.60 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, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for NRG Energy. What price target have analysts set for NRG? 5 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for NRG Energy's shares. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect NRG Energy's stock price to reach $40.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for NRG Energy. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NRG Energy? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NRG Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings 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 stories about NRG stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. NRG Energy earned a news sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of NRG Energy's key competitors? Some companies that are related to NRG Energy include Southern (SO), American Electric Power (AEP), CLP (CLPHY), PPL (PPL), Eversource Energy (ES), DTE Energy (DTE), FirstEnergy (FE), Edison International (EIX), Korea Electric Power (KEP), Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNABY), Entergy (ETR), Avangrid (AGR), Fortis (FTS), CenterPoint Energy (CNP) and SSE PLC/S (SSEZY). 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) Who are NRG Energy's major shareholders? NRG Energy's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc (12.54%), BlackRock Inc. (6.14%), FMR LLC (4.66%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.51%), Steadfast Capital Management LP (2.50%) and Putnam Investments LLC (2.48%). Company insiders that own NRG Energy stock include Barry T Smitherman, Christopher Moser, David Callen, Elizabeth R Killinger and John C Wilder Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for NRG Energy. Which institutional investors are selling NRG Energy stock? NRG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC, Luminus Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold NRG Energy company stock in the last year include Christopher Moser, David Callen and Elizabeth R Killinger. View Insider Buying and Selling for NRG Energy. Which institutional investors are buying NRG Energy stock? NRG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Alliancebernstein L.P., Steadfast Capital Management LP, Janus Henderson Group PLC, NorthCoast Asset Management LLC and Pennant Investors LP. 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 $42.32. How big of a company is NRG Energy? NRG Energy has a market capitalization of $12.24 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. 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: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 544 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 435 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 979MarketBeat'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 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do company’s buyback their stock?