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

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG)

Today's Latest Price: $27.20 USD

0.36 (1.34%)

Updated Apr 2 3:39pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 61 in Utilities - Domestic

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NRG Stock Summary

  • Nrg Energy Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 93.58% of US listed stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 1.44, Nrg Energy Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about merely 2.15% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • NRG's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of only 1.59% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NRG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CCO, NCMI, SIX, SQM, and IHG.
  • Visit NRG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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NRG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $27.20 52-week high $43.01
Prev. close $26.84 52-week low $19.54
Day low $26.07 Volume 3,613,900
Day high $27.88 Avg. volume 3,195,492
50-day MA $33.21 Dividend yield 4.47%
200-day MA $36.56 Market Cap 6.81B

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

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We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Nrg Energy Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Nrg Energy Inc ranked in the 73th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 375.33% on a DCF basis. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Nrg Energy Inc ended up being:

  • Nrg Energy Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 6%; for context, that number is higher than just 6.67% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Nrg Energy Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 183 -- greater than 98.58% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than only 16.74% of stocks in its sector (Utilities).

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CIG, AT, BIP, NEP, and SPH can be thought of as valuation peers to NRG, in the sense that they are in the Utilities sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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NRG Price Returns

1-mo -18.32%
3-mo -28.22%
6-mo -29.92%
1-year -35.08%
3-year 48.04%
5-year 21.16%
YTD -31.02%
2019 0.69%
2018 39.59%
2017 133.69%
2016 6.46%
2015 -55.02%

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