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

$35.47
+1.15 (+3.35 %)
(As of 08/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$33.87
Now: $35.47
$35.58
50-Day Range
$33.54
MA: $34.94
$36.09
52-Week Range
$32.63
Now: $35.47
$43.66
Volume3.13 million shs
Average Volume2.95 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.97 billion
P/E Ratio14.72
Dividend Yield0.35%
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$4.8589 per share
Book Value($6.51) per share

Profitability

Net Income$268 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,862
Market Cap$8.97 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 given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Thursday, August 15th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.35%. 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 initiated a stock buyback plan on Thursday, March 1st 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter?

NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, missing the 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 net margin of 6.20% and a negative return on equity of 45.11%. The company's quarterly revenue was up .2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.31 EPS. 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?

7 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for NRG Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $56.00. On average, they expect NRG Energy's stock price to reach $45.7143 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for NRG Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NRG Energy?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NRG Energy in the last year. There are currently 3 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?

News articles about NRG stock have trended negative on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. NRG Energy earned a news sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for NRG Energy.

Are investors shorting NRG Energy?

NRG Energy saw a decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 9,813,600 shares, a decrease of 12.7% from the June 30th total of 11,240,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,610,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days. Currently, 3.6% of the company's stock 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), General Electric (GE), NVIDIA (NVDA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Ford Motor (F).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.69%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.25%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.25%), Steadfast Capital Management LP (2.29%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.34%) and Prudential Financial Inc. (1.24%). 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Teacher Retirement System of Texas and Janus Henderson Group PLC. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Steadfast Capital Management LP, APG Asset Management N.V., TD Asset Management Inc., Prudential Financial Inc. and Royal Bank of Canada. 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 $35.47.

How big of a company is NRG Energy?

NRG Energy has a market capitalization of $8.97 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:  581 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  499 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,080
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This page was last updated on 8/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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