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Nrg Energy (NYSE:NRG)
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▼ -1.01%-0.34

Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 7.7 years of data (i.e. since Nov 20, 2012). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Nrg Energy trades on the NYSE exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the sector.

Current Status of Nrg Energy

It is currently trading at $33.47 ($33.81 the previous day).It pays a 1.95% dividend.


The next reporting date is in 7 days (2020 08 11).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $1.32 per share ($2.7B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.34028.

Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $8861954 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 8.7% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 15.08. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year36.130652173913-4.9- Below Average
2 year37.99433734939832.1+ Above Average
3 year28.75665271966584.5+ Above Average
4 year15.58842105263211.5- Below Average
5 year13.976920152091-47.8- Below Average
Nrg Energy is projected by analysts to get to $42.00 within the next 12 months (25.5%), but preticted targets range from as high as $53.00 (58.4%) and as low as $40(19.5%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -76.2%. It has a shape to the stock curve, which means

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With an average increase of 8.7% year over year, if Nrg Energy is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 105.1 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 2.1.

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Mon, 27 Jul 2020 15:59:03 NRG Energy (NRG) signs a pact to purchase Direct Energy from Centrica PLC for a deal value of $3.625 billion. The acquisition will likely result in 3 million plus retail customer wins.... Read Full Article

NRG Buys Centrica’s Direct Energy For $3.63B To Boost U.S Reach

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NRG Energy Acquires Direct Energy for $3.625 Billion in Cash

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Centrica to sell North American energy business for $3.63 billion

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NRG Cements Push Into Retail Market With Direct Energy Purchase

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Fri, 24 Jul 2020 17:28:12 Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") today affirmed NRG Energy, Inc.'s (NRG) corporate family rating (CFR) of Ba1 with a positive outlook. Moody's also affirmed the ratings on all of NRG's outstanding debt, including the Ba2 rating on senior unsecured bonds, ...... Read Full Article

NRG to Buy Direct Energy from Centrica for $3.6 Billion

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NRG Energyand's stock falls after deal buy Centrica sub Direct Energy for $3.6 billion in cash

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NRG Energy Inc. to Acquire Direct Energy

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NRG Energy To Purchase Centrica US Unit For $3.6B

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NRG Energy, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 21:21:00 NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on the Company’s common stock of $0.30 per share, or $1.20 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable on August 17, 2020 to stockholders ...... Read Full Article

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