|Bid||40.50 x 2200|
|Ask||42.73 x 1800|
|Day's Range||40.83 - 41.47|
|52 Week Range||29.90 - 43.66|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.27|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||47.29|
|Earnings Date||May 2, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.12 (0.28%)|
|1y Target Est||46.95|
How Are Utility Stocks Placed for the Future?(Continued from Prior Part)Target pricesMany utility stocks (XLU) are offering dull upside potential due to their recent strength. However, NRG Energy (NRG) offers a potential upside of more than
How Are Utility Stocks Placed for the Future?(Continued from Prior Part)Implied volatility On April 12, the Utilities Select Sector SPDR (XLU) witnessed an implied volatility of 11%, which was marginally lower than its 15-day average. Recently,
Qualcomm stock's more than 23% pop on the Apple patent settlement news is one for the history books. Biotech company Vertex Pharmaceuticals surged more than 21% on July 19, 2017, after successful trials. Power producer NRG Energy on July 12, 2017, announced a transformation plan to raise $2.5 billion to $4 billion by divesting 50% to 100% of its renewable energy business, sending its shares soaring.
How Are Utility Stocks Placed for the Future?(Continued from Prior Part)Utility stocks look expensive Many utility stocks are trading way higher than their historical average valuation multiples. NextEra Energy (NEE) stock is trading 22x its forward
U.S. companies that use non-standard numbers to calculate executive compensation are overpaying their top managers, according to a new research report.
The following large-cap companies announced quarterly dividends on April 8. Shares of Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) were down 0.11% to $9.29 in after-hours trading following the announcement of a quarterly dividend of 15 cents per share for the second quarter of 2019. On June 3, the Dearborn, Michigan-based carmaker will pay the dividend to its shareholders of record as of April 24.
Why Did Utilities Fall for the Second Consecutive Week?(Continued from Prior Part)Implied volatilityOn April 5, the Utilities Select Sector SPDR (XLU) had an implied volatility of 11%, which is marginally lower than its 15-day average. In
Why Did Utilities Fall for the Second Consecutive Week?(Continued from Prior Part)ValuationMany top utility stocks are trading at a decade high. They’re trading more than 17x their forward earnings and higher than their historical average
NRG Energy, Inc. will report First Quarter 2019 financial results on Thursday, May 2, 2019. Management will present the results during a conference call and webcast at 9:00 a.m.
NRG Energy, Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on the Company’s common stock of $0.03 per share, or $0.12 per share on an annualized basis.
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A legal tug-of-war may emerge as the Town of Tonawanda and NRG Energy Inc. both want to find a buyer or buyers for the now-closed Huntley Station. Tonawanda wants to acquire 67 acres of the River Road former coal-burning energy plant that includes a water intake system which services a number of industries in the town including Sumitomo Rubber. The town wants to acquire the property through eminent domain and has set an April 8 public hearing as part of its legal requirements.
NRG Energy’s Key Indicators: Recent Changes(Continued from Prior Part)Analysts’ recommendations Based on analysts’ estimates, NRG Energy (NRG) stock has a target price of $47.7, which suggests upside potential of more than 9% from its current
Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Municipal Energy Agency of Mississippi and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit. The review was conducted through a portfolio review in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers. This publication does not announce a credit rating action and is not an indication of whether or not a credit rating action is likely in the near future.
NRG Energy’s Key Indicators: Recent Changes(Continued from Prior Part)Total returnsNRG Energy (NRG) stock returned ~240% in the last three years and outperformed its peers by a wide margin. The stock rose due to activist shareholders’
NRG Energy’s Key Indicators: Recent Changes(Continued from Prior Part)Valuation NRG Energy (NRG) stock is trading at a forward PE ratio of 11.0x based on its estimated earnings for the next 12 months. In comparison, utilities’ average forward PE
NRG Energy’s Key Indicators: Recent ChangesMoving averages Merchant power stock NRG Energy (NRG), the top performer among utilities in the last few years, has been relatively slow this year. The stock has risen ~8%, while utilities (XLU) at large
Total compensation for NRG Energy Inc.’s (NYSE: NRG) top executive held mostly steady compared to the company’s median employee compensation in 2018, according to a document filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on March 13. NRG, which has dual headquarters in Houston and New Jersey, paid CEO Mauricio Gutierrez $8.91 million in 2018, about 77 times the $115,122 it paid its median employee, according to the SEC document, a proxy statement giving information ahead of the company’s annual shareholder meeting. NRG said in the proxy that it needs to make sure its executive compensation program is consistent and equitable in order to motivate employees.
What Led to AES’s Rally and Where It Could Go From Here(Continued from Prior Part)Analysts’ price targetsAnalysts’ average price target of $17.83 for AES (AES) implies a ~2% downside over the next year based on its current price of $18.15.
What Led to AES’s Rally and Where It Could Go From Here(Continued from Prior Part)Valuation AES’s (AES) forward PE multiple is 13.3x, lower than its historical average and utilities’ average of 17x–18x. However, based on analysts’
What Led to AES’s Rally and Where It Could Go From Here(Continued from Prior Part)Debt profileAES’s (AES) high debt could concern some investors. At the end of last year, AES had ~$18 billion in total debt and a “BB+” credit rating, just
What Led to AES’s Rally and Where It Could Go From HereAES stays strong AES (AES), one of the top gainers among utilities last year, has continued its upward march. This year, AES stock has risen more than 25%, significantly outperforming broader