NYSE:NRG - NRG Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$42.16 +0.28 (+0.67 %)
(As of 03/19/2019 02:46 PM ET)
Previous Close$41.88
Today's Range$41.93 - $42.26
52-Week Range$29.74 - $43.48
Volume147,231 shs
Average Volume4.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.76 billion
P/E Ratio17.45
Dividend Yield0.29%
Beta0.78
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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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$4.6792 per share
Book Value($4.26) per share

Profitability

Net Income$268 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,862
Market Cap$11.76 billion
Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Estimated)
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, February 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share on Friday, February 15th. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.28%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 31st. View NRG Energy's Dividend History.

How will NRG Energy's stock buyback program work?

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

How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter?

NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.55. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.92 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.72 billion. NRG Energy had a net margin of 2.58% and a return on equity of 129.32%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.36 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, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for NRG Energy.

What price target have analysts set for NRG?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for NRG Energy's shares. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $48.00. On average, they anticipate NRG Energy's share price to reach $42.1667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.0% 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 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 trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public 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 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), Paypal (PYPL) and Mcdonald's (MCD).

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)
  • Ms. Elizabeth Killinger, Exec. VP & Pres of NRG Retail and Reliant of NRG (Age 49)
  • Mr. Barry T. Smitherman, Consultant (Age 61)
  • Mr. David Russell Hill, Advisor (Age 55)

Who are NRG Energy's major shareholders?

NRG Energy's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.80%), FMR LLC (6.31%), Brahman Capital Corp. (2.82%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.94%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.66%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.44%). 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 MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Brahman Capital Corp., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Prudential Financial Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, Beach Point Capital Management LP, Millennium Management LLC and Mackay Shields LLC. Company insiders that have sold NRG Energy company stock in the last year include Christopher Moser, David Callen, Elizabeth R Killinger and Robert J Gaudette. 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 FMR LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, BlackRock Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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 $42.16.

How big of a company is NRG Energy?

NRG Energy has a market capitalization of $11.76 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.

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:  555 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  457 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,012
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This page was last updated on 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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