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NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$41.24 USD


-0.49 (-1.17%)

Updated Jul 30, 2021 04:00 PM ET

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1Strong Buy25.57%
5Strong Sell3.16%

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3-Hold of 5     3    

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A Value C Growth C Momentum B VGM

Industry Rank:

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Bottom 16% (211 out of 252)

Industry: Utility - Electric Power

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Company Summary

NRG Energy Inc. was founded in 1989 and the company is engaged in the production, sale and delivery of energy and energy products and services to residential, industrial as well as commercial consumers in major competitive power markets in the United States. The company has financial and commercial headquarters in Princeton, NJ and operational headquarters in Houston, TX.

The NRG Yield Inc. and the Renewables Platform businesses, which represented 3,428 MW of global generation, were sold on August 31, 2018 to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP).

As of Dec 31, 2020, the company&...

General Information

NRG Energy, Inc.



Phone: 713-537-3000

Fax: 609-524-4501



Industry Utility - Electric Power
Sector Utilities
Fiscal Year End December
Last Reported Quarter 6/30/2021
Next EPS Date 8/5/2021

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 2.70
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 6.25
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 42.30
Next EPS Report Date 8/5/2021

Price and Volume Information

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Yesterday's Close 41.73
52 Week High 44.08
52 Week Low 28.22
Beta 0.85
20 Day Moving Average 2,269,496.50
Target Price Consensus 46.80


% Price Change
4 Week 1.78
12 Week 18.64
YTD 9.83
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week 0.03
12 Week 13.41
YTD -5.54
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 244.75
Market Capitalization (millions) 10,093.66
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date 6/1/2007
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 3.15%
Annual Dividend $1.30
Payout Ratio 0.50
Change in Payout Ratio 0.35
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 4/30/2021 / $0.32

Fundamental Ratios

P/E (F1) 6.60
Trailing 12 Months 15.86
PEG Ratio 0.16
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year 52.73%
vs. Previous Quarter 258.49%
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year 300.74%
vs. Previous Quarter 299.16%
Price Ratios
Price/Book 6.65
Price/Cash Flow 7.96
Price / Sales 0.67
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 37.01
12/31/20 32.86
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 4.34
12/31/20 4.34
Current Ratio
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 1.13
12/31/20 3.15
Quick Ratio
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 1.08
12/31/20 2.98
Operating Margin
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 4.20
12/31/20 6.23
Net Margin
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 2.02
12/31/20 5.61
Pre-Tax Margin
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 2.97
12/31/20 8.37
Book Value
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 6.20
12/31/20 6.88
Inventory Turnover
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 35.11
12/31/20 18.46
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 5.74
12/31/20 5.17
Debt to Capital
6/30/21 NA
3/31/21 85.16
12/31/20 83.80