The ex-dividend date for NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) is tomorrow, January 30, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 9 cents per share. At a price of $23.58 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.5%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG) is tomorrow, January 30, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 9 cents per share. At a price of $23.58 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.5%. The average volume for NRG Energy has been 4.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. NRG Energy has a market cap of $5.39 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 2.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. NRG Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated wholesale power generation and retail electricity company. The company engages in the ownership, development, construction, expansion, modification, refurbishment, and operation of power generation facilities.
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TheStreet Ratings rates NRG Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally higher debt management risk. You can view the full NRG Energy Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE.