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

NRG Energy Inc. (NRG): $33.79

-0.26 (-0.76%)

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NRG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $33.79 52-week high $46.79
Prev. close $34.05 52-week low $30.25
Day low $32.90 Volume 16,179,500
Day high $34.10 Avg. volume 4,426,214
50-day MA $33.58 Dividend yield 4.45%
200-day MA $36.79 Market Cap 7.78B

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  • Momentum is the dimension where NRG ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 70.99% of US stocks.
  • NRG's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • NRG's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 4.53% of US stocks).

NRG Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for NRG is 10.18 -- better than 96.34% of US stocks.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for NRG ENERGY INC is higher than it is for about 90.73% of US stocks.
  • NRG's price/sales ratio is 0.25; that's higher than the P/S ratio of just 8.48% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to NRG ENERGY INC are BERY, IEP, DAN, BALY, and OUT.
  • 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 91.3% lower, now standing at 0.2.
  • NRG's EV/EBIT ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 233 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NRG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NRG 2023-05-17 0.2 2.5 -4.1 -14.1
NRG 2023-05-16 0.2 2.5 -4.2 -14.1
NRG 2023-05-15 0.2 2.5 -4.2 -14.1
NRG 2023-05-12 0.2 2.5 -4.1 -14.0
NRG 2023-05-11 0.2 2.3 -3.9 -13.8
NRG 2023-05-10 0.2 2.4 -4.0 -13.9

NRG Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 28.89%.
  • The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at -18.57%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 20.55%.
NRG's revenue has moved up $18,853,000,000 over the prior 67 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
2022-09-30 30,734 396 1,889
2022-06-30 28,833 3,305 3,440
2022-03-31 26,794 3,086 4,005
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

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)

NRG Energy Inc. (NRG) Company Bio

NRG Energy, Inc. is an American energy company, headquartered in HoustonTexas. It was formerly the wholesale arm of Northern States Power Company (NSP), which became Xcel Energy, but became independent in 2000. NRG Energy is involved in energy generation and retail electricity. Their portfolio includes natural gas generation, coal generation, oil generation, nuclear generation, wind generation, utility scale generation, and distributed solar generation. NRG serves 6 million retail customers in 24 US states including Texas, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio; the District of Columbia, and eight provinces in Canada. (Source:Wikipedia)

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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.

NRG Energy (NRG) Rides on Acquisition, Diverse Customer Base

NRG Energy's (NRG) diverse customer base and long-term customer retention strategy increase the predictability of earnings. Its dividend policy boosts shareholders' value.

Yahoo | May 22, 2023

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Here is your Pro Recap of the biggest insider trades and institutional investor headlines you may have missed this week: news out of Berkshire Hathaway and Occidental, and Elliott and NRG Energy, and top brass buys at Luminar and Skillz. Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) announced that Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRKb) increased its ownership in the oil company, as InvestingPro reported in real time.

Yahoo | May 22, 2023

Elliott Returns to NRG. Investors Are Cheering.

Six years after its first engagement with utility NRG, hedge fund Elliott Management is back with a new activist campaign.

Yahoo | May 19, 2023

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Yahoo | May 19, 2023

NRG Stock Alert: Elliott Wants to Shake Up NRG Energy

NRG Energy (NRG) stock is on the move Monday as activist investor Elliott Investment Management L.P. wants to make changes at the company.

William White on InvestorPlace | May 15, 2023

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NRG Price Returns

1-mo -0.62%
3-mo 4.33%
6-mo -16.23%
1-year -23.64%
3-year 4.54%
5-year 13.57%
YTD 8.60%
2022 -23.47%
2021 18.54%
2020 -2.14%
2019 0.69%
2018 39.59%

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