NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) Dividends

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG)

Today's Latest Price: $35.72 USD

0.42 (1.19%)

Updated May 22 6:30pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 61 in Utilities - Domestic

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • The stock's free cash flow/dividend ratio, potentially useful for understanding its ability to make dividend payments, comes in at -15.34 -- higher than just 5.88% of other dividend issuers in the US.
  • Free cash flow for NRG has a compound average growth rate of 78.74%, which is higher than 92.08% of stocks in our dividend set.
  • To help you reduce price risk in your dividend portfolio, here are the dividend stocks that are least correlated with NRG's price: OXBR, AAPL, MN, CAG and FORD.
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NRG Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$35.72$19.29 -45.37%

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. In the case of NRG, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a negative return of 45.37%. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Nrg Energy Inc are:

  • If we compare the valuation opportunity a dividend discount model provides relative to other dividend stocks in the Utilities sector, Nrg Energy Inc's expected return of -45.37% is higher than 7.04% of its fellow sector mates.
  • Out of all stocks in our universe of US-listed dividend-issuing stocks, NRG has a discount rate lower than 7.04% of them (a lower discount rate is associated with lower risk).
  • In terms of who is growing the amount of dividends they return to shareholders, NRG boasts a higher growth rate in terms of its annual cash distributed to its owners than 6.18% of the dividend issuers in our set.

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NRG Dividend History

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NRG Dividends vs. Peers

NRG's dividend yield currently ranks #39 of 70 vs. its peers in the Utilities - Domestic category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 OKE ONEOK, Inc. 10.33%
2 CAFD 8point3 Energy Partners LP - Shares 9.02%
3 SPKE Spark Energy, Inc. - 8.64%
4 PPL PPL Corporation 6.47%
5 PEGI Pattern Energy Group Inc. - 6.32%
6 AY Atlantica Yield plc - Ordinary Shares 6.14%
7 OGE OGE Energy Corp 5.03%
8 SO Southern Company (The) 4.69%
9 D Dominion Energy, Inc. 4.67%
10 AES The AES Corporation 4.66%
11 ALE Allete, Inc. 4.62%
12 DUK Duke Energy Corporation (Holding Company) 4.54%
13 EIX Edison International 4.52%
14 TERP TerraForm Power, Inc. - New 4.42%
15 ED Consolidated Edison, Inc. 4.36%
16 SJI South Jersey Industries, Inc. 4.32%
17 PNW Pinnacle West Capital Corporation 4.31%
18 AGR Avangrid, Inc. 4.30%
19 UGI UGI Corporation 4.27%
20 AVA Avista Corporation 4.26%
21 NWE NorthWestern Corporation 4.15%
22 EXC Exelon Corporation 4.15%
23 PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated 4.07%
24 DTE DTE Energy Company 3.97%
25 CWEN Clearway Energy, Inc. Class C 3.97%
26 MDU MDU Resources Group, Inc. (Holding Company) 3.92%
27 FE FirstEnergy Corp. 3.84%
28 ETR Entergy Corporation 3.80%
29 NJR NewJersey Resources Corporation 3.72%
30 NI NiSource Inc 3.64%
31 BKH Black Hills Corporation 3.63%
32 POR Portland General Electric Co 3.59%
33 OTTR Otter Tail Corporation 3.57%
34 CNP CenterPoint Energy, Inc (Holding Co) 3.55%
35 AEP American Electric Power Company, Inc. 3.55%
36 HE Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. 3.54%
37 SR Spire Inc. 3.48%
38 SRE Sempra Energy 3.38%
39 NRG NRG Energy, Inc. 3.36%
40 GXP Great Plains Energy Incorporated 3.34%
41 LNT Alliant Energy Corporation 3.28%
42 UTL UNITIL Corporation 3.23%
43 PNM PNM Resources, Inc. (Holding Co.) 3.19%
44 SWX Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. 3.11%
45 NWN Northwest Natural Holding Company 3.04%
46 IDA IDACORP, Inc. 3.04%
47 WEC WEC Energy Group, Inc. 2.94%
48 CMS CMS Energy Corporation 2.93%
49 WR Westar Energy, Inc. 2.90%
50 ES Eversource Energy (D/B/A) 2.89%
51 XEL Xcel Energy Inc. 2.85%
52 AEE Ameren Corporation 2.84%
53 OGS ONE Gas, Inc. 2.75%
54 VST Vistra Energy Corp. 2.73%
55 VVC Vectren Corporation 2.65%
56 NEE NextEra Energy, Inc. 2.39%
57 ATO Atmos Energy Corporation 2.34%
58 WGL WGL Holdings Inc 2.32%
59 EGAS Gas Natural Inc. (OH) 2.29%
60 EE El Paso Electric Company 2.26%
61 MGEE MGE Energy Inc. 2.15%
62 CPK Chesapeake Utilities Corporation 1.76%
63 SCG SCANA Corporation 1.01%
64 HTM U.S. Geothermal Inc. 0.00%
65 DYN Dynegy Inc. 0.00%
66 CPN Calpine Corporation 0.00%
67 AT Atlantic Power Corporation Ordinary Shares (Canada) 0.00%
68 RGCO RGC Resources Inc. 0.00%
69 GLBL TerraForm Global, Inc. - 0.00%
70 PCG Pacific Gas & Electric Co. 0.00%

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