NYSE:NRG - NRG Energy Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $32.14 -0.16 (-0.50 %) (As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$32.30Today's Range$31.92 - $32.3352-Week Range$22.90 - $35.17Volume1.98 million shsAverage Volume5.53 million shsMarket Capitalization$10.22 billionP/E Ratio29.61Dividend Yield0.37%Beta0.99 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive NRG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for NRG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Electric services Sub-IndustryIndependent Power Producers & Energy Traders SectorUtilities SymbolNYSE:NRG CUSIP62937750 Webwww.nrgenergy.com Phone609-524-4500 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio6.82 Current Ratio1.23 Quick Ratio1.09 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio29.61 Forward P/E Ratio9.77 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$10.63 billion Price / Sales0.95 Cash Flow$5.1755 per share Price / Cash6.21 Book Value$6.22 per share Price / Book5.17 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.09 Net Income$-2,153,000,000.00 Net Margins-16.04% Return on Equity26.42% Return on Assets3.08% Miscellaneous Employees5,940 Outstanding Shares314,890,000Market Cap$10,224.36 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, July 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 1st will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Wednesday, August 15th. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, July 31st. View NRG Energy's Dividend History. How will NRG Energy's stock buyback program work? NRG Energy declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan on Thursday, March 1st 2018, which permits the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter? NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The utilities provider reported $0.87 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.73. The utilities provider earned $2.42 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.08 billion. NRG Energy had a positive return on equity of 26.42% and a negative net margin of 16.04%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. View NRG Energy's Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for NRG? 3 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for NRG Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $37.00. On average, they expect NRG Energy's stock price to reach $34.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for NRG Energy. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NRG Energy? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NRG Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Are investors shorting NRG Energy? NRG Energy saw a decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 11,690,622 shares, a decrease of 36.4% from the June 15th total of 18,386,248 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 6,472,545 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.8 days. Approximately 3.9% of the shares of the stock 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 American Electric Power (AEP), CLP (CLPHY), Edison International (EIX), Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNABY), PPL (PPL), DTE Energy (DTE), SSE PLC/S (SSEZY), Eversource Energy (ES), Korea Electric Power (KEP), FirstEnergy (FE), Avangrid (AGR), EDP-Energias de Portugal, S.A (EDPFY), Entergy (ETR), Fortis (FTS) and Vistra Energy (VST). 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) Has NRG Energy been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about NRG stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NRG Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.25 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are NRG Energy's major shareholders? NRG Energy's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.55%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.35%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.10%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.10%), James Investment Research Inc. (0.10%) and Dorsey Wright & Associates (0.04%). Company insiders that own NRG Energy stock include Barry T Smitherman and John C Wilder Jr. 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Hartford Investment Management Co., Washington Trust Bank, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Ledyard National Bank, CenterStar Asset Management LLC and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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 Assenagon Asset Management S.A., James Investment Research Inc., Clinton Group Inc., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Cerebellum GP LLC, Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc., Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc. and Guidant Wealth Advisors. 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 $32.14. How big of a company is NRG Energy? NRG Energy has a market capitalization of $10.22 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. 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: 2.9 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 501 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 372 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 873MarketBeat'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 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are CEFs?