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NRG Energy Inc NRG

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NRG Energy Escapes Winter Storm Uri Mostly Unscathed

Travis Miller Strategist

Analyst Note

| Travis Miller |

We are reaffirming our $35 fair value estimate for NRG Energy after incorporating 2020 results in line with our expectations and no material impact from the Texas winter storm in mid-February. We are reaffirming our no-moat and stable moat trend ratings.

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Company Profile

Business Description

NRG Energy is one of the largest U.S. independent power producers, with 22 gigawatts of nuclear, coal, gas, and oil power generation capacity primarily in Texas and the eastern United States. NRG also is one of the largest retail energy providers in the U.S., with 7 million customers, including its 2021 acquisition of Direct Energy. In 2018, NRG divested its 47% stake in NRG Yield, among other renewable energy and conventional generation investments. NRG exited Chapter 11 bankruptcy as a stand-alone entity in December 2003.

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804 Carnegie Center
Princeton, NJ, 08540
T +1 609 524-4500
Sector Utilities
Industry Utilities - Independent Power Producers
Most Recent Earnings Dec 31, 2020
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2020
Stock Type High Yield
Employees 4,104

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