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NRG Energy Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.08 (-2.68 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $39.28
50-Day Range
MA: $40.74
52-Week Range
Now: $39.28
Volume4.53 million shs
Average Volume3.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.59 billion
P/E Ratio2.51
Dividend Yield3.22%
NRG Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company in the United States. It operates through Generation and Retail segments. The company is involved in the producing, selling, and delivering electricity and related products and services to 3.7 million residential, industrial, and commercial consumers. It generates electricity using natural gas, coal, oil, solar, nuclear, and battery storage. The company also provides system power, distributed generation, renewable 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 procures fuels; provides transportation services; and directly sells energy, services, and products and services to retail customers under the NRG, Reliant, Green Mountain Energy, Stream, XOOM Energy, and other names. As of December 31, 2019, it owns fossil fuel, nuclear, and renewable plants with generation capacity of 23,000 megawatts. NRG Energy, Inc. 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
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.82 billion
Cash Flow$6.06 per share
Book Value$6.59 per share


Net Income$4.44 billion


Market Cap$9.59 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.45 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

10th out of 276 stocks

Electric Services Industry

4th out of 78 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-1.08 (-2.68 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is NRG Energy a buy right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NRG Energy in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" NRG Energy stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than NRG Energy?

Wall Street analysts have given NRG Energy a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but NRG Energy wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is NRG Energy's next earnings date?

NRG Energy is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 6th 2021.
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How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter?

NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) issued its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, February, 28th. The utilities provider reported ($0.71) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.37 by $1.08. NRG Energy had a net margin of 43.90% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 50.32%.
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How has NRG Energy's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

NRG Energy's stock was trading at $30.00 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NRG stock has increased by 30.9% and is now trading at $39.28.
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How often does NRG Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for NRG Energy?

NRG Energy declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 21st. Investors of record on Monday, February 1st will be given a dividend of $0.325 per share on Tuesday, February 16th. This represents a $1.30 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 29th. This is a positive change from NRG Energy's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30.
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Is NRG Energy a good dividend stock?

NRG Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.30 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.22%. NRG Energy does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of NRG Energy is 32.83%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, NRG Energy will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.77% next year. This indicates that NRG Energy will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for NRG?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for NRG Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $57.00. On average, they anticipate NRG Energy's share price to reach $45.31 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are NRG Energy's key executives?

NRG Energy's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Mauricio Gutierrez, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 50, Pay $3.66M)
  • Mr. Christopher S. Moser, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 50, Pay $1.15M)
  • Mr. Brian E. Curci, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 43, Pay $909.45k)
  • Mr. Kirkland B. Andrews, Advisor (Age 53, Pay $1.65M)
  • Ms. Elizabeth Killinger, Exec. VP & Pres of Retail and Reliant (Age 51, Pay $1.12M)
  • Mr. Gaetan Frotte, Interim CFO, Sr. VP & Treasurer (Age 50)
  • Mr. David Callen, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 49)
  • Dr. Jennifer Wallace, Sr. VP of Admin.
  • Mr. Kevin L. Cole C.F.A., CFA, Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Robert J. Gaudette, Sr. VP of Bus. Solutions (Age 48)

What is Mauricio Gutierrez's approval rating as NRG Energy's CEO?

138 employees have rated NRG Energy CEO Mauricio Gutierrez on Glassdoor.com. Mauricio Gutierrez has an approval rating of 86% among NRG Energy's employees.

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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 Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Alibaba Group (BABA), Pfizer (PFE), General Electric (GE), NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

What is NRG Energy's stock symbol?

NRG Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NRG."

Who are NRG Energy's major shareholders?

NRG Energy's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Pzena Investment Management LLC (3.76%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.32%), Steadfast Capital Management LP (2.89%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.89%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.49%) and Lyrical Asset Management LP (1.48%). Company insiders that own NRG Energy stock include Brian Curci, David Callen, Elizabeth R Killinger, Kirkland B Andrews and Robert J Gaudette.
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Which major investors are selling NRG Energy stock?

NRG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Luminus Management LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., AJO LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., and KBC Group NV.
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Which major investors are buying NRG Energy stock?

NRG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Steadfast Capital Management LP, Pzena Investment Management LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Cobalt Capital Management Inc., UBS Oconnor LLC, and UBS Oconnor LLC.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is NRG Energy's stock price today?

One share of NRG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.28.

How much money does NRG Energy make?

NRG Energy has a market capitalization of $9.59 billion and generates $9.82 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $4.44 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.96 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does NRG Energy have?

NRG Energy employs 4,577 workers across the globe.

What is NRG Energy's official website?

The official website for NRG Energy is www.nrg.com.

Where are NRG Energy's headquarters?

NRG Energy is headquartered at 804 CARNEGIE CENTER, PRINCETON NJ, 08540.

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]

This page was last updated on 3/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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