NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) Dividends

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG): $41.15

0.44 (+1.08%)

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
3.19%
NRG Annual Dividend
$1.30
NRG Payout Ratio

NRG Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$41.15$35.04 -3.63%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. Regarding Nrg Energy Inc, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a negative return of 3.63%. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Nrg Energy Inc are:

  • Given its market cap of around 9 billion US dollars, its dividend yield of 3.2 is greater than 70.15% of its fellow stocks in the large market cap class.
  • 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 35.21% of other dividend issuers in the Utilities sector.
  • In terms of who is growing the amount of dividends they return to shareholders, Nrg Energy Inc has been increasing its dividends at a faster rate than merely 24.93% of US-listed dividend-issuing stocks we observed.

NRG Dividend Chart


NRG Dividend History

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NRG Dividends vs. Peers

NRG's dividend yield currently ranks #37 of 72 vs. its peers in the Utilities - Domestic category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 CAFD 8point3 Energy Partners LP - Shares 9.02%
2 OKE ONEOK, Inc. 6.95%
3 SPKE Spark Energy, Inc. - 6.41%
4 PEGI Pattern Energy Group Inc. - 6.32%
5 PPL PPL Corporation 5.85%
6 EIX Edison International 4.78%
7 OGE OGE Energy Corp 4.77%
8 CWEN Clearway Energy, Inc. Class C 4.71%
9 SJI South Jersey Industries, Inc. 4.67%
10 AY Atlantica Yield plc - Ordinary Shares 4.46%
11 TERP TerraForm Power, Inc. - New 4.19%
12 ED Consolidated Edison, Inc. 4.19%
13 SO Southern Company (The) 4.14%
14 FE FirstEnergy Corp. 4.02%
15 NWE NorthWestern Corporation 3.96%
16 PNW Pinnacle West Capital Corporation 3.91%
17 AVA Avista Corporation 3.90%
18 DTE DTE Energy Company 3.75%
19 DUK Duke Energy Corporation (Holding Company) 3.69%
20 SR Spire Inc. 3.67%
21 ETR Entergy Corporation 3.66%
22 NWN Northwest Natural Holding Company 3.64%
23 ALE Allete, Inc. 3.58%
24 POR Portland General Electric Co 3.56%
25 NI NiSource Inc 3.49%
26 AGR Avangrid, Inc. 3.39%
27 SWX Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. 3.39%
28 AEP American Electric Power Company, Inc. 3.38%
29 NJR NewJersey Resources Corporation 3.37%
30 SRE Sempra Energy 3.37%
31 D Dominion Energy, Inc. 3.36%
32 BKH Black Hills Corporation 3.35%
33 GXP Great Plains Energy Incorporated 3.34%
34 PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated 3.31%
35 EXC Exelon Corporation 3.30%
36 EVRG Evergy, Inc. 3.28%
37 NRG NRG Energy, Inc. 3.19%
38 HE Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. 3.15%
39 VST Vistra Energy Corp. 3.14%
40 OGS ONE Gas, Inc. 3.14%
41 OTTR Otter Tail Corporation 3.12%
42 BIPC Brookfield Infrastructure Corp. Cl A 3.07%
43 UGI UGI Corporation 2.99%
44 BEPC Brookfield Renewable Corporation 2.95%
45 WR Westar Energy, Inc. 2.90%
46 WEC WEC Energy Group, Inc. 2.88%
47 UTL UNITIL Corporation 2.88%
48 CMS CMS Energy Corporation 2.81%
49 ES Eversource Energy (D/B/A) 2.81%
50 LNT Alliant Energy Corporation 2.75%
51 IDA IDACORP, Inc. 2.72%
52 PNM PNM Resources, Inc. (Holding Co.) 2.70%
53 XEL Xcel Energy Inc. 2.68%
54 VVC Vectren Corporation 2.65%
55 AEE Ameren Corporation 2.64%
56 CNP CenterPoint Energy, Inc (Holding Co) 2.52%
57 ATO Atmos Energy Corporation 2.51%
58 AES AES Corp. 2.50%
59 EE El Paso Electric Company 2.40%
60 WGL WGL Holdings Inc 2.32%
61 EGAS Gas Natural Inc. (OH) 2.29%
62 NEE NextEra Energy Inc. 2.00%
63 MGEE MGE Energy Inc. 1.93%
64 CPK Chesapeake Utilities Corporation 1.57%
65 SCG SCANA Corporation 1.01%
66 HTM U.S. Geothermal Inc. 0.00%
67 CPN Calpine Corporation 0.00%
68 AT Atlantic Power Corporation Ordinary Shares (Canada) 0.00%
69 RGCO RGC Resources Inc. 0.00%
70 GLBL TerraForm Global, Inc. - 0.00%
71 PCG Pacific Gas & Electric Co. 0.00%
72 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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