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

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG): $33.63

-1.06 (-3.06%)

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  • NRG scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 86.77% of US stocks.
  • NRG's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 200 days.
  • NRG ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 9th percentile.

NRG Stock Summary

  • Nrg Energy Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 96.84% of US listed stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Nrg Energy Inc comes in at 56.74%, a number that bests 90.1% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Nrg Energy Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -31.2%, greater than the shareholder yield of only 8.58% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Nrg Energy Inc are HBI, CC, IHRT, CWK, and AXTA.
  • Visit NRG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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 $44.90 Average Broker Recommendation 1.59 (Moderate Buy)

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NRG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $33.63 52-week high $44.08
Prev. close $34.69 52-week low $28.22
Day low $33.52 Volume 4,275,540
Day high $34.67 Avg. volume 3,420,627
50-day MA $37.76 Dividend yield 3.75%
200-day MA $35.59 Market Cap 8.23B

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.

NRG Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$33.63$135.34 287%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Nrg Energy Inc. To summarize, we found that Nrg Energy Inc ranked in the 80th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 289.33%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Nrg Energy Inc ended up being:

  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than 73.74% of its sector Utilities.
  • 46% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 14.11% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Nrg Energy Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 1.76% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Utilities that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as NRG, try BIP, ENIC, CWEN, NEP, and AT.

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Latest NRG News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Nrg Energy Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate NRG as an investment opportunity.

Evercore ISI Stick to Their Hold Rating for Nrg Energy By

Evercore ISI Stick to Their Hold Rating for Nrg Energy | May 9, 2021

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Morgan Stanley Stick to Their Buy Rating for Nrg Energy By

Morgan Stanley Stick to Their Buy Rating for Nrg Energy | April 20, 2021

Is NRG Stock A Buy or Sell?

Hedge funds and large money managers usually invest with a focus on the long-term horizon and, therefore, short-lived dips or bumps on the charts usually don’t make them change their opinion towards a company. This time it may be different. The coronavirus pandemic destroyed the high correlations among major industries and asset classes. We are […]

Yahoo | April 14, 2021

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NRG Price Returns

1-mo -12.02%
3-mo -20.86%
6-mo 6.42%
1-year 8.64%
3-year 1.99%
5-year 133.50%
YTD -8.91%
2020 -2.14%
2019 0.69%
2018 39.59%
2017 133.69%
2016 6.46%

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