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

$29.55
+1.31 (+4.64 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$26.74
Now: $29.55
$30.39
50-Day Range
$21.99
MA: $33.20
$40.06
52-Week Range
$19.54
Now: $29.55
$43.01
Volume3.40 million shs
Average Volume4.65 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.40 billion
P/E Ratio1.76
Dividend Yield4.25%
Beta0.82
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$9.82 billion
Cash Flow$6.69 per share
Book Value$6.59 per share

Profitability

Net Income$4.44 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees4,577
Market Cap$7.40 billion
Next Earnings Date5/7/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) Frequently Asked Questions

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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, NRG stock has decreased by 1.5% and is now trading at $29.55. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of NRG Energy?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NRG Energy in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 4 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for NRG Energy.

When is NRG Energy's next earnings date?

NRG Energy is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 7th 2020. View our earnings forecast for NRG Energy.

How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter?

NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 27th. The utilities provider reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.16. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.21 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.01 billion. NRG Energy had a negative return on equity of 120.17% and a net margin of 45.19%. The company's revenue was up 5.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.88 earnings per share. View NRG Energy's earnings history.

How often does NRG Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for NRG Energy?

NRG Energy declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 21st. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Tuesday, February 18th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.06%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, January 31st. This is a positive change from NRG Energy's previous quarterly dividend of $0.03. View NRG Energy's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for NRG?

7 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for NRG Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $56.00. On average, they anticipate NRG Energy's stock price to reach $46.79 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 58.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for NRG Energy.

Has NRG Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about NRG stock has been trending extremely negative on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. NRG Energy earned a daily sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutNRG Energy.

Are investors shorting NRG Energy?

NRG Energy saw a drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 6,729,000 shares, a drop of 18.8% from the February 27th total of 8,290,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,580,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.6 days. Currently, 2.7% of the company's shares are short sold. View NRG Energy's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of NRG Energy's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to NRG Energy include AES (AES), Ormat Technologies (ORA), Atlantic Power (AT), Genie Energy (GNE) and American DG Energy (ADGE).

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 Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), General Electric (GE), Broadcom (AVGO) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are NRG Energy's key executives?

NRG Energy's management team includes the following 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)

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.95%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.96%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.89%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.62%), Prudential Financial Inc. (1.54%) and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. (1.51%). Company insiders that own NRG Energy stock include Brian Curci, Christopher Moser, David Callen, Elizabeth R Killinger, Kirkland B Andrews and Robert J Gaudette. 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 Janus Henderson Group PLC, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Jefferies Group LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., and MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd. Company insiders that have sold NRG Energy company stock in the last year include Brian Curci, Elizabeth R Killinger, Kirkland B Andrews, and Robert J Gaudette. View insider buying and selling activity 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Bank of Montreal Can, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Retirement Systems of Alabama, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., and Schroder Investment Management Group. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $29.55.

How big of a company is NRG Energy?

NRG Energy has a market capitalization of $7.40 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. NRG Energy employs 4,577 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:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  631 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  593 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,224
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This page was last updated on 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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