NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) Dividends

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG): $40.89

-0.01 (-0.02%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • NRG's free cash flow has been growing at a compound average annual rate of 74.73% over the past 5.76 years -- higher than 92.23% of current US-listed dividend stocks.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with NRG's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: PLD, LND, ESP, SFL and WPC.
NRG Ex-Dividend Date
NRG Dividend Yield
3.18%
NRG Annual Dividend
$1.30
NRG Payout Ratio

NRG Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$40.89$43.26 2.09%

A technique commonly used by dividend investors to value dividend-issuing stocks is the Dividend Discount Model (DDM), which seeks to determine a fair share price based on the dividend provided by the company relative to a number of other company-specific factors. Regarding Nrg Energy Inc, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of positive 2.09% in comparison to its current price. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of NRG, investors may wish to consider are:

  • In comparison to other US listed dividend yielding stocks in the Utilities sector, Nrg Energy Inc's expected return of 2.09% is higher than just 18.06% of its fellow sector mates.
  • Compared to all dividend issuing stocks in our set, Nrg Energy Inc bears a discount rate, according to our calculations, lower than just 18.06% of them (lower discount rates are generally perceived as positive, and a sign of lower risk).
  • Beta, which compares volatilty of an individual stock to that of the S&P 500, is lower for Nrg Energy Inc than it is for 9.72% of other dividend issuers in the Utilities sector.
  • In comparison to its fellow dividend issuing stocks in the Utilities sector, Nrg Energy Inc has an equity discount rate lower than just 12.5% of them.

NRG Dividend Chart


NRG Dividend History

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NRG Dividends vs. Peers

NRG's dividend yield currently ranks #35 of 76 vs. its peers in the Utilities - Domestic category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 CAFD 8point3 Energy Partners LP - Shares 9.02%
2 SPKE Spark Energy, Inc. - 6.62%
3 PEGI Pattern Energy Group Inc. - 6.32%
4 OKE ONEOK, Inc. 6.07%
5 PPL PPL Corporation 5.53%
6 AY Atlantica Yield plc - Ordinary Shares 5.24%
7 SJI South Jersey Industries, Inc. 4.86%
8 PNW Pinnacle West Capital Corporation 4.76%
9 EIX Edison International 4.37%
10 OGE OGE Energy Corp 4.37%
11 NWE NorthWestern Corporation 4.36%
12 TERP TerraForm Power, Inc. - New 4.19%
13 SR Spire Inc. 4.15%
14 CWEN Clearway Energy, Inc. Class C 4.12%
15 NWN Northwest Natural Holding Company 3.99%
16 AVA Avista Corporation 3.91%
17 SO Southern Co. 3.86%
18 ALE Allete, Inc. 3.81%
19 DUK Duke Energy Corp. 3.78%
20 FE FirstEnergy Corp. 3.75%
21 NJR NewJersey Resources Corporation 3.74%
22 ED Consolidated Edison, Inc. 3.69%
23 ETR Entergy Corporation 3.65%
24 AGR Avangrid, Inc. 3.63%
25 SWX Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. 3.61%
26 BEPC Brookfield Renewable Corporation 3.57%
27 BKH Black Hills Corporation 3.48%
28 EVRG Evergy, Inc. 3.43%
29 AEP American Electric Power Company, Inc. 3.43%
30 GXP Great Plains Energy Incorporated 3.34%
31 UTL UNITIL Corporation 3.28%
32 POR Portland General Electric Co 3.24%
33 HE Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. 3.22%
34 SRE Sempra Energy 3.21%
35 NRG NRG Energy, Inc. 3.18%
36 D Dominion Energy Inc. 3.16%
37 BIPC Brookfield Infrastructure Corp. Cl A 3.12%
38 NI NiSource Inc 3.11%
39 PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated 3.08%
40 UGI UGI Corporation 3.01%
41 DTE DTE Energy Company 2.95%
42 OGS ONE Gas, Inc. 2.92%
43 WR Westar Energy, Inc. 2.90%
44 PNM PNM Resources, Inc. (Holding Co.) 2.85%
45 WEC WEC Energy Group, Inc. 2.79%
46 ES Eversource Energy (D/B/A) 2.74%
47 IDA IDACORP, Inc. 2.71%
48 EXC Exelon Corporation 2.71%
49 CMS CMS Energy Corporation 2.70%
50 LNT Alliant Energy Corporation 2.66%
51 VST Vistra Energy Corp. 2.65%
52 VVC Vectren Corporation 2.65%
53 XEL Xcel Energy Inc. 2.65%
54 AES AES Corp. 2.58%
55 ATO Atmos Energy Corporation 2.57%
56 AEE Ameren Corporation 2.48%
57 CNP CenterPoint Energy, Inc (Holding Co) 2.47%
58 OTTR Otter Tail Corporation 2.44%
59 EE El Paso Electric Company 2.40%
60 WGL WGL Holdings Inc 2.32%
61 EGAS Gas Natural Inc. (OH) 2.29%
62 MGEE MGE Energy Inc. 1.98%
63 NEE NextEra Energy Inc. 1.81%
64 CPK Chesapeake Utilities Corporation 1.42%
65 SCG SCANA Corporation 1.01%
66 FLNC Fluence Energy, Inc. 0.00%
67 AMPS Altus Power, Inc. 0.00%
68 HTM U.S. Geothermal Inc. 0.00%
69 CPN Calpine Corporation 0.00%
70 AT Atlantic Power Corporation Ordinary Shares (Canada) 0.00%
71 RGCO RGC Resources Inc. 0.00%
72 GLBL TerraForm Global, Inc. - 0.00%
73 LFG Archaea Energy Inc. 0.00%
74 PCG Pacific Gas & Electric Co. 0.00%
75 HLGN Heliogen, Inc. 0.00%
76 FNEC First National Energy Corp. 0.00%

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Nrg Energy Inc Common Stock (NRG) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Nrg Energy Inc (NRG) - Dividend Investor
Nrg Energy Inc (NRG) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha

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