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

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$41.06 +0.37 (+0.91 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$40.69
Today's Range$40.52 - $41.82
52-Week Range$23.75 - $43.08
Volume3.28 million shs
Average Volume3.26 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.72 billion
P/E Ratio37.67
Dividend Yield0.30%
Beta0.83
NRG Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated power company in the United States. The company is involved in the generation of electricity using fossil fuel and nuclear sources. The company provides electricity to 2.9 million residential, commercial, and industrial consumers; system power, distributed generation, solar and wind products, backup generation, storage and distributed solar, demand response, energy efficiency, and on-site energy solutions; and carbon management and specialty services. In addition, it owns, operates, and develops solar and wind power projects; develops, constructs, and finances a range of solutions for utilities, schools, municipalities, and commercial markets; and trades in electric power, natural gas, and related commodity and financial products, including forwards, futures, options, and swaps. Further, the company transacts and trades in fuel and transportation services; directly sells energy, services, and products and services to retail customers under the NRG, Reliant, and other names; and provides steam, hot water, and chilled water, as well as electricity to commercial businesses, universities, hospitals, and governmental units. It operates natural gas, coal, Uranium, oil, solar, wind, fossil fuel, and nuclear plants with generation capacity of 30,000 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$10.63 billion
Cash Flow$5.3049 per share
Book Value$6.22 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-2,153,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees5,940
Market Cap$11.72 billion
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, October 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 1st will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Thursday, November 15th. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 31st. View NRG Energy's Dividend History.

How will NRG Energy's stock buyback program work?

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

How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter?

NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The utilities provider reported $0.94 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.18. The utilities provider earned $3.06 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.04 billion. NRG Energy had a positive return on equity of 61.11% and a negative net margin of 11.52%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 11.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.60 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, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for NRG Energy.

What price target have analysts set for NRG?

5 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for NRG Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect NRG Energy's stock price to reach $40.60 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for NRG Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NRG Energy?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NRG Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating 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?

News articles about NRG stock have trended very positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. NRG Energy earned a coverage optimism score of 3.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the utilities provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of NRG Energy's key competitors?

Who are NRG Energy's key executives?

NRG Energy's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mauricio Gutierrez, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Kirkland B. Andrews, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Ms. Elizabeth Killinger, Exec. VP & Pres of NRG Retail (Age 48)
  • Mr. Barry T. Smitherman, Consultant (Age 60)
  • Mr. David Russell Hill, Advisor (Age 54)

Who are NRG Energy's major shareholders?

NRG Energy's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Centre Asset Management LLC (0.09%), Dorsey Wright & Associates (0.07%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.03%), Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own NRG Energy stock include Barry T Smitherman, Christopher Moser, David Callen, Elizabeth R Killinger, John C Wilder Jr 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 Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Centre Asset Management LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Dorsey Wright & Associates, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Oakbrook Investments 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Polianta Ltd, Meeder Asset Management Inc., TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, Clarus Wealth Advisors, Clarus Wealth Advisors and Contravisory Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought NRG Energy stock in the last two years include Barry T Smitherman and John C Wilder Jr. 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 $41.06.

How big of a company is NRG Energy?

NRG Energy has a market capitalization of $11.72 billion and generates $10.63 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-2,153,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.09 on an earnings per share basis. NRG Energy employs 5,940 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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  547 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  441 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  988
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This page was last updated on 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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