NYSE:NRG - NRG Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $42.46 -0.15 (-0.35 %) (As of 02/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$42.46Today's Range$42.43 - $43.089152-Week Range$25.00 - $43.09Volume2.61 million shsAverage Volume3.24 million shsMarket Capitalization$12.31 billionP/E Ratio38.95Dividend Yield0.28%Beta0.78 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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 Current SymbolNYSE:NRG Previous Symbol CUSIP62937750 Webwww.nrg.com Phone609-524-4500Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio7.16 Current Ratio1.57 Quick Ratio1.42Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio38.95 Forward P/E Ratio13.65 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$10.63 billion Price / Sales1.16 Cash Flow$5.2162 per share Price / Cash Flow8.14 Book Value$6.22 per share Price / Book6.83Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.09 Net Income$-2,153,000,000.00 Net Margins-11.52% Return on Equity61.11% Return on Assets4.02%Miscellaneous Employees5,940 Outstanding Shares289,930,000Market Cap$12.31 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share on Friday, February 15th. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 31st. View NRG Energy's Dividend History. How will NRG Energy's stock buyback program work? NRG Energy announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Thursday, March 1st 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter? NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.55. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.92 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.72 billion. NRG Energy had a positive return on equity of 61.11% and a negative net margin of 11.52%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 8.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.36 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, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for NRG Energy. What price target have analysts set for NRG? 6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for NRG Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $47.00. On average, they anticipate NRG Energy's share price to reach $41.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for NRG Energy. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NRG Energy? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NRG Energy in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings 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? Press coverage about NRG stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. NRG Energy earned a news sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of NRG Energy's key competitors? Some companies that are related to NRG Energy include Dominion Energy (D), American Electric Power (AEP), CLP (CLPHY), Eversource Energy (ES), PPL (PPL), DTE Energy (DTE), FirstEnergy (FE), Edison International (EIX), Korea Electric Power (KEP), Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNABY), Entergy (ETR), SSE PLC/S (SSEZY), Avangrid (AGR), CenterPoint Energy (CNP) and Fortis (FTS). 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)Ms. Elizabeth Killinger, Exec. VP & Pres of NRG Retail (Age 49)Mr. Barry T. Smitherman, Consultant (Age 61)Mr. David Russell Hill, Advisor (Age 55) Who are NRG Energy's major shareholders? NRG Energy's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.80%), Brahman Capital Corp. (2.82%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.94%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.66%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.44%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.36%). 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 MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Brahman Capital Corp., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Prudential Financial Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, Beach Point Capital Management LP, Millennium Management LLC and Mackay Shields 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Advisers LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Geode Capital Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP and Voleon Capital Management LP. 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 $42.46. How big of a company is NRG Energy? NRG Energy has a market capitalization of $12.31 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 551 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 449 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,000MarketBeat'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 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How Do Mutual Funds Work?