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

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG): $38.27

-0.91 (-2.32%)

POWR Rating

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  • NRG scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 96.89% of US stocks.
  • NRG's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • NRG ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 2nd percentile.

NRG Stock Summary

  • NRG ENERGY INC's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 92.15% of US listed stocks.
  • NRG's current price/earnings ratio is 2.69, which is higher than just 4.69% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Over the past twelve months, NRG has reported earnings growth of 154.91%, putting it ahead of 89.54% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to NRG ENERGY INC are AFG, TIGO, AGO, CWT, and TAST.
  • NRG's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit NRG ENERGY INC's official web site, go to

NRG Valuation Summary

  • NRG's price/earnings ratio is 2.8; this is 86.67% lower than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • Over the past 225 months, NRG's price/earnings ratio has gone NA NA.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NRG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NRG 2022-09-23 0.3 1.8 2.8 5.6
NRG 2022-09-22 0.3 1.8 2.8 5.6
NRG 2022-09-21 0.3 1.9 2.9 5.7
NRG 2022-09-20 0.3 1.9 2.9 5.7
NRG 2022-09-19 0.4 2.0 3.0 5.7
NRG 2022-09-16 0.4 1.9 3.0 5.7

NRG Growth Metrics

    The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 5.94%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 191.21%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -17.92%.
NRG's revenue has moved up $15,994,000,000 over the prior 70 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
2022-06-30 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
2021-03-31 15,165 712 307

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 $38.27 52-week high $47.82
Prev. close $39.18 52-week low $34.70
Day low $38.18 Volume 2,656,120
Day high $39.56 Avg. volume 3,019,690
50-day MA $40.70 Dividend yield 3.57%
200-day MA $40.01 Market Cap 9.00B

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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NRG Price Returns

1-mo -7.29%
3-mo -0.54%
6-mo 1.56%
1-year -2.87%
3-year 7.67%
5-year 65.92%
YTD -8.67%
2021 18.54%
2020 -2.14%
2019 0.69%
2018 39.59%
2017 133.69%

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