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NRG Energy Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:NRG)

$39.33
+0.15 (+0.38 %)
(As of 10/14/2019 11:33 AM ET)
Today's Range
$39.04
Now: $39.33
$39.51
50-Day Range
$35.02
MA: $38.03
$39.68
52-Week Range
$32.63
Now: $39.33
$43.66
Volume27,191 shs
Average Volume2.43 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.95 billion
P/E Ratio16.29
Dividend Yield0.31%
Beta0.79
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. Read More…

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$4.72 per share
Book Value($4.26) per share

Profitability

Net Income$268 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,862
Market Cap$9.95 billion
Next Earnings Date11/14/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Friday, July 19th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Thursday, August 15th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.22%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 31st. This is an increase from NRG Energy's previous quarterly dividend of $0.03. View NRG Energy's Dividend History.

How will NRG Energy's stock buyback program work?

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

How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter?

NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.08. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.47 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.52 billion. NRG Energy had a negative return on equity of 45.11% and a net margin of 6.20%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.31 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, November 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for NRG Energy.

What price target have analysts set for NRG?

6 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for NRG Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $56.00. On average, they anticipate NRG Energy's share price to reach $47.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.4% 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, 3 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating 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 coverage about NRG stock has trended negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. NRG Energy earned a news sentiment score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for NRG Energy.

Are investors shorting NRG Energy?

NRG Energy saw a decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 6,300,000 shares, a decline of 7.1% from the August 30th total of 6,780,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,690,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.3 days. Approximately 2.6% of the shares of the company are sold short. View NRG Energy's Current Options Chain.

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), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T), Ford Motor (F) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

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)
  • 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)

Who are NRG Energy's major shareholders?

NRG Energy's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.27%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.04%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%). 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 State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. and Hennessy Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold NRG Energy company stock in the last year include Christopher Moser, David Callen and Robert J Gaudette. View Insider Buying and Selling for NRG Energy.

Which major investors are buying NRG Energy stock?

NRG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artemis Investment Management LLP and Pacer Advisors Inc.. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is NRG Energy's stock price today?

One share of NRG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.32.

How big of a company is NRG Energy?

NRG Energy has a market capitalization of $9.95 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.View Additional Information About NRG Energy.

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:  593 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  524 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,117
MarketBeat'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 10/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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