NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) Dividends



NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG)

Today's Latest Price: $40.61 USD

0.62 (-1.50%)

Updated Jan 20 6:40pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 59 in Utilities - Domestic

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • NRG's free cash flow has been growing at a compound average annual rate of 83.19% over the past 5.51 years -- higher than 92.75% of current US-listed dividend stocks.
  • To help you reduce price risk in your dividend portfolio, here are the dividend stocks that are least correlated with NRG's price: RSG, WHR, CHCT, FSV and ULH.
NRG Ex-Dividend Date
NRG Dividend Yield
2.95%
NRG Annual Dividend
$1.20
NRG Payout Ratio

NRG Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$40.61$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 #45 of 73 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. 8.50%
3 SPKE Spark Energy, Inc. - 6.61%
4 PEGI Pattern Energy Group Inc. - 6.32%
5 PPL PPL Corporation 5.93%
6 SJI South Jersey Industries, Inc. 5.71%
7 OGE OGE Energy Corp 5.13%
8 FE FirstEnergy Corp. 4.98%
9 NWN Northwest Natural Holding Company 4.52%
10 EIX Edison International 4.40%
11 ED Consolidated Edison, Inc. 4.38%
12 SR Spire Inc. 4.28%
13 PNW Pinnacle West Capital Corporation 4.26%
14 NWE NorthWestern Corporation 4.26%
15 DUK Duke Energy Corporation (Holding Company) 4.25%
16 SO Southern Company (The) 4.22%
17 AVA Avista Corporation 4.20%
18 TERP TerraForm Power, Inc. - New 4.19%
19 ETR Entergy Corporation 4.01%
20 EVRG Evergy, Inc. 3.97%
21 SWX Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. 3.91%
22 POR Portland General Electric Co 3.88%
23 HE Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. 3.82%
24 AGR Avangrid, Inc. 3.81%
25 AY Atlantica Yield plc - Ordinary Shares 3.80%
26 NI NiSource Inc 3.75%
27 NJR NewJersey Resources Corporation 3.72%
28 BKH Black Hills Corporation 3.71%
29 CWEN Clearway Energy, Inc. Class C 3.68%
30 AEP American Electric Power Company, Inc. 3.67%
31 ALE Allete, Inc. 3.58%
32 OTTR Otter Tail Corporation 3.58%
33 UTL UNITIL Corporation 3.56%
34 DTE DTE Energy Company 3.55%
35 UGI UGI Corporation 3.55%
36 EXC Exelon Corporation 3.55%
37 D Dominion Energy, Inc. 3.52%
38 SRE Sempra Energy 3.40%
39 GXP Great Plains Energy Incorporated 3.34%
40 PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated 3.31%
41 IDA IDACORP, Inc. 3.17%
42 OGS ONE Gas, Inc. 3.04%
43 LNT Alliant Energy Corporation 3.04%
44 MDU MDU Resources Group, Inc. (Holding Company) 3.02%
45 NRG NRG Energy, Inc. 2.95%
46 WR Westar Energy, Inc. 2.90%
47 WEC WEC Energy Group, Inc. 2.86%
48 AEE Ameren Corporation 2.84%
49 BIPC Brookfield Infrastructure Corp. Cl A 2.82%
50 CNP CenterPoint Energy, Inc (Holding Co) 2.79%
51 CMS CMS Energy Corporation 2.78%
52 ATO Atmos Energy Corporation 2.78%
53 VVC Vectren Corporation 2.65%
54 XEL Xcel Energy Inc. 2.63%
55 ES Eversource Energy (D/B/A) 2.59%
56 PNM PNM Resources, Inc. (Holding Co.) 2.53%
57 VST Vistra Energy Corp. 2.52%
58 EE El Paso Electric Company 2.40%
59 WGL WGL Holdings Inc 2.32%
60 EGAS Gas Natural Inc. (OH) 2.29%
61 MGEE MGE Energy Inc. 2.24%
62 AES The AES Corporation 2.03%
63 BEPC Brookfield Renewable Corporation 1.97%
64 CPK Chesapeake Utilities Corporation 1.70%
65 NEE NextEra Energy, Inc. 1.67%
66 SCG SCANA Corporation 1.01%
67 HTM U.S. Geothermal Inc. 0.00%
68 DYN Dynegy 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 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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