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NRG Energy Inc NRG

Morningstar Rating
$69.97 −0.55 (0.78%)
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Price vs Fair Value

NRG is trading at a 71% premium.
Price
$69.97
Fair Value
$53.00
Uncertainty
High
1-Star Price
$49.79
5-Star Price
$46.90
Economic Moat
Wrpnt
Capital Allocation
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Bulls Say, Bears Say

Bulls

NRG's transformation in 2017-20 cut the business in half, improved its credit metrics, and generated substantial cash to use for the dividend, stock buybacks, and acquisitions like Direct Energy and Vivint.

Bears

Federal and state environmental regulations and renewable energy goals could erode profitability at NRG's fossil-fuel power plants.

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Trading Information

Previous Close Price
$70.52
Day Range
$69.1171.45
52-Week Range
$30.5276.54
Bid/Ask
$69.39 / $69.96
Market Cap
$15.02 Bil
Volume/Avg
4.0 Mil / 3.9 Mil

Key Statistics

Price/Earnings (Normalized)
17.31
Price/Sales
0.56
Dividend Yield (Trailing)
2.18%
Dividend Yield (Forward)
2.31%
Total Yield
9.92%

Company Profile

NRG Energy is one of the largest retail energy providers in the us, with 6 million customers. Vivint Smart Home, which NRG acquired in 2023, has 2 million home services customers. NRG also is one of the largest us independent power producers, with 13 gigawatts of coal, gas, and oil power generation capacity primarily in Texas. NRG exited Chapter 11 bankruptcy as a stand-alone entity in December 2003.
Sector
Utilities
Industry
Utilities - Independent Power Producers
Stock Style Box
Mid Value
Total Number of Employees
18,131

Competitors

Valuation

Metric
NRG
AES
VST
Price/Earnings (Normalized)
17.319.2919.97
Price/Book Value
6.516.668.39
Price/Sales
0.560.921.72
Price/Cash Flow
4.296.56
Price/Earnings
NRG
AES
VST

Financial Strength

Metric
NRG
AES
VST
Quick Ratio
0.430.330.53
Current Ratio
1.020.681.18
Interest Coverage
0.680.664.10
Quick Ratio
NRG
AES
VST

Profitability

Metric
NRG
AES
VST
Return on Assets (Normalized)
−5.10%4.00%4.01%
Return on Equity (Normalized)
−51.43%99.07%40.47%
Return on Invested Capital (Normalized)
−5.60%7.33%8.96%
Return on Assets
NRG
AES
VST
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