- NRG has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $101.8 million.
- NRG has traded 5.1 million shares today.
- NRG is trading at 2.17 times the normal volume for the stock at this time of day.
- NRG crossed above its 200-day simple moving average.
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EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Get the inside scoop on opportunities in NRG with the Ticky from Trade-Ideas. See the FREE profile for NRG NOW at Trade-IdeasMore details on NRG: NRG Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a power and energy company. The company is engaged in the ownership and operation of power generation facilities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate NRG Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. The average volume for NRG Energy has been 3.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. NRG Energy has a market cap of $10.3 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. The stock has a beta of 0.85 and a short float of 4.4% with 3.35 days to cover. Shares are up 4.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. TheStreetRatings.com Analysis: TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NRG Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Highlights from the ratings report include:
- The revenue growth came in higher than the industry average of 3.3%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues rose by 23.6%. This growth in revenue does not appear to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, displayed by a decline in earnings per share.
- In its most recent trading session, NRG has closed at a price level that was not very different from its closing price of one year earlier. This is probably due to its weak earnings growth as well as other mixed factors. Despite the fact that it has already risen in the past year, there is currently no conclusive evidence that warrants the purchase or sale of this stock.
- NRG ENERGY INC has experienced a steep decline in earnings per share in the most recent quarter in comparison to its performance from the same quarter a year ago. The company has reported a trend of declining earnings per share over the past two years. However, the consensus estimate suggests that this trend should reverse in the coming year. During the past fiscal year, NRG ENERGY INC swung to a loss, reporting -$1.26 versus $2.21 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($2.01 versus -$1.26).
- The gross profit margin for NRG ENERGY INC is currently extremely low, coming in at 14.22%. It has decreased from the same quarter the previous year. Along with this, the net profit margin of -2.67% trails that of the industry average.
- Net operating cash flow has significantly decreased to -$21.00 million or 145.65% when compared to the same quarter last year. In addition, when comparing to the industry average, the firm's growth rate is much lower.
- You can view the full NRG Energy Ratings Report.