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NRG Energy Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:NRG)

$40.53
-0.22 (-0.54 %)
(As of 10/23/2019 02:15 PM ET)
Today's Range
$40.41
Now: $40.53
$40.85
50-Day Range
$36.40
MA: $38.93
$40.72
52-Week Range
$32.63
Now: $40.53
$43.66
Volume43,256 shs
Average Volume2.05 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.25 billion
P/E Ratio16.82
Dividend Yield0.30%
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$4.67 per share
Book Value($4.26) per share

Profitability

Net Income$268 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,862
Market Cap$10.25 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 Thursday, October 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 1st will be given a dividend of $0.03 per share on Friday, November 15th. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 31st. View NRG Energy's Dividend History.

How will NRG Energy's stock buyback program work?

NRG Energy announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase 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 buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were NRG Energy's earnings last quarter?

NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.78 by $0.08. The utilities provider earned $2.47 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.52 billion. NRG Energy had a negative return on equity of 45.11% and a net margin of 6.20%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up .2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm 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?

6 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for NRG Energy's shares. Their predictions range from $39.00 to $56.00. On average, they expect NRG Energy's stock price to reach $46.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.6% from the stock's current price. 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, 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 been trending negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog 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 impact score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact 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 decline in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 6,300,000 shares, a decline of 7.1% from the August 30th total of 6,780,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,690,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Currently, 2.6% of the company's shares are sold short. 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 Micron Technology (MU), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), General Electric (GE), Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.27%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.15%), Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI (0.08%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.04%), Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.03%) and Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.03%). 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 institutional investors are selling NRG Energy stock?

NRG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, State of Michigan Retirement System, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Wealthfront Advisers LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Hennessy Advisors Inc. and 180 Wealth Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold NRG Energy company stock in the last year include Christopher Moser, David Callen and Robert J Gaudette. View Insider Buying and Selling for NRG Energy.

Which institutional investors are buying NRG Energy stock?

NRG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artemis Investment Management LLP, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Pacer Advisors Inc., Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Cognios Capital LLC, Convergence Investment Partners LLC, PGGM Investments and Moody National Bank Trust Division. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is NRG Energy's stock price today?

One share of NRG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.51.

How big of a company is NRG Energy?

NRG Energy has a market capitalization of $10.25 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:  595 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  526 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,121
MarketBeat'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 10/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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