NRG Energy (NRG) Receives $28.80 Consensus Target Price from Brokerages

Its opening price on the last trading day was $34.66. Dimensional Fund Lp holds 0.07% of its portfolio in NRG Energy, Inc.

The stock increased 0.72% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $34.91.Currently NRG Energy, uptrending after 65.02% change in last May 13, 2017. About 362,053 shares traded or 1390.24% up from the average.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $1.27 million activity. It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500. Ifc Incorporated Fl invested 0.06% of its portfolio in NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) for 486 shs. The stock decreased 3.19% or $1.11 during the last trading session, reaching $33.67. About 17 shares traded. NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) has a 20-Day average volume of 5.54 Million. NRG outperformed the S&P 500 by 53.47%. It was reported on May, 15 by (NRG), Week Volatility is 1.67%, whereas Month Volatility is at 2.17%.

Analysts await NRG Energy, Inc. NRG's total short interest was 14.33 million shares in May as published by FINRA. The stock of NRG Energy, Inc.

NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) last released its earnings results on Thursday, May 3rd.

NRG Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated power company.The firm is valued at $10.99 billion. The firm provides electricity to residential, commercial, and industrial consumers; system power, distributed generation, solar and wind products, backup generation, storage and distributed solar, demand response, energy efficiency, and on-site energy solutions; carbon management and specialty services; and various energy services, such as operations, maintenance, technical, development, and asset management services. It now has negative earnings. It owns and operates approximately 47,000 megawatts of generation.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in Q4 2017. After $0.87 actual earnings per share reported by NRG Energy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -27.59% negative EPS growth.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Investors holded 277.07 million in 2017Q3 but now own 305.48 million shares or 10.25% more. SunTrust maintained NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) news were released by, and Hanson Mcclain has invested 0% of its portfolio in NRG Energy, Inc. Mutual Of America Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Co invested 0.02% of its portfolio in NRG Energy, Inc. Tortoise Capital Limited Liability Corp holds 24 shares. Citadel Advsr accumulated 1.09M shares. North Star Investment Mngmt has 76 shs. (NYSE:NRG). Cleararc holds 7,664 shs or 0.03% of its capital. The Lower end of the earnings estimate is $0.48, while the higher end of the earnings estimate is $1.02.

More recent NRG Energy, Inc. The Massachusetts-based Fmr has invested 0.05% in NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) for 97,670 shares. TheStreet upgraded shares of NRG Energy from a "d+" rating to a "c-" rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 21st. (NYSE:NRG). Wetherby Asset holds 8,871 shs. Moreover, Winslow Evans & Crocker has 0% invested in NRG Energy, Inc. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. raised its holdings in shares of NRG Energy by 122.7% in the fourth quarter. (NYSE:NRG). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0.03% or 229,129 shs. (NYSE:NRG) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.63 EPS, up 75.00% or $0.27 from last year's $0.36 per share. NRG's profit will be $198.38 million for 13.46 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. Legal And General Group Inc Public Limited Company reported 0.03% of its portfolio in NRG Energy, Inc. Therefore 79% are positive. NRG Yield has $37.0 highest and $11 lowest target. The stock has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $30.00. The firm has "Buy" rating by UBS given on Thursday, June 1. As per Wednesday, March 28, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. On Friday, March 18 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight". Guggenheim maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, March 1 report. On Monday, November 14 the stock rating was upgraded by UBS to "Neutral". The stock has "Outperform" rating by Wolfe Research on Monday, August 10.

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