NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG): Price and Financial Metrics

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG): $46.85

1.04 (+2.27%)

POWR Rating

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  • NRG scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 92.31% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NRG is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • NRG's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 4.17% of US stocks).

NRG Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for NRG is 7.5 -- better than 95.61% of US stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 4.22, Nrg Energy Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 4.47% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • As for revenue growth, note that NRG's revenue has grown 196.81% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 95.89% of US companies in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Nrg Energy Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be UHAL, NWE, CLVT, EXTN, and ADT.
  • Visit NRG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

NRG Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, NRG's price/sales ratio is 71.43% lower, now standing at 0.6.
  • NRG's price/earnings ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 212 months.
  • NRG's price/sales ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 212 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NRG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NRG 2021-09-01 0.6 4.4 10.4 12.1
NRG 2021-08-31 0.6 4.4 10.4 12.1
NRG 2021-08-30 0.6 4.3 10.2 12.0
NRG 2021-08-27 0.6 4.3 10.3 12.1
NRG 2021-08-26 0.6 4.3 10.3 12.1
NRG 2021-08-25 0.6 4.4 10.4 12.1

NRG Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -62.51%.
  • The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -62.51%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 8.22%.
NRG's revenue has moved up $17,728,000,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows NRG's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 26,989 493 2,187
2021-09-30 21,970 2,306 2,441
2021-06-30 18,170 1,522 1,072
2021-03-31 15,165 712 307
2020-12-31 9,093 1,837 510
2020-09-30 9,261 1,938 4,066

NRG's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • NRG has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 32.91% of graded US stocks.
  • NRG's asset turnover comes in at 1.069 -- ranking 3rd of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • VST, NEP, and PCG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with NRG.

The table below shows NRG's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.069 0.259 0.103
2021-03-31 1.033 0.212 0.051
2020-12-31 0.696 0.281 0.072
2020-09-30 0.742 0.290 0.084
2020-06-30 0.800 0.291 0.090
2020-03-31 0.879 0.265 0.080

NRG Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of NRG, see our NRG price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $47.30 Average Broker Recommendation 1.59 (Moderate Buy)

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NRG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $46.85 52-week high $47.23
Prev. close $45.81 52-week low $31.94
Day low $45.86 Volume 4,184,300
Day high $47.23 Avg. volume 3,048,403
50-day MA $39.76 Dividend yield 2.99%
200-day MA $40.17 Market Cap 11.12B

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) Company Bio

NRG Energy provides electricity, system power, distributed generation, solar and wind products, backup generation, storage and distributed solar, demand response, energy efficiency, and on-site energy solutions,carbon management and specialty services, and various energy services, such as operations, maintenance, technical, development and asset management services. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in Princeton, New Jersey.

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This Year, Ask for More

2022 is a year for you, the customer, to expect more.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) CEO Mauricio Gutierrez on Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) Q4 2021 Earnings Conference Call February 24, 2022 09:00 AM ET Company Participants Kevin Cole - Head of Investor Relations Mauricio Gutierrez - President & Chief Executive Officer Alberto Fornaro - Chief Financial Officer Elizabeth Killinger - Head of Home Retail Chris Moser - Head of...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

NRG Energy GAAP EPS of $8.93, revenue of $26.99B; reaffirms FY22 guidance

NRG Energy press release (NRG): FY GAAP EPS of $8.93.Revenue of $26.99B (+196.9% Y/Y).Adjusted EBITDA for the full year 2021 was $2.4 billion.Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities…

Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

NRG Energy (NRG) Q4 Loss Narrower Than Expected, '21 Sales Up

NRG Energy's (NRG) fourth-quarter loss per share is narrower than expected. NRG is making consistent investments to maintain and upgrade infrastructure.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

NRG Energy (NRG) Reports Q4 Loss, Tops Revenue Estimates

NRG (NRG) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 27.61% and 481.35%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

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NRG Price Returns

1-mo 26.90%
3-mo 24.49%
6-mo 31.63%
1-year 47.61%
3-year 43.97%
5-year 213.02%
YTD 10.76%
2021 18.54%
2020 -2.14%
2019 0.69%
2018 39.59%
2017 133.70%

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