Zacks Rating on NRG Energy (NRG)

NRG Energy (NRG) : Zacks Investment Research ranks NRG Energy (NRG) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 5 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 1 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. 1 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 1 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 8 research analysts is 1.81, which indicates as a Buy.

NRG Energy (NRG) stock is expected to deviate a maximum of $3.27 from the average target price of $17.88 for the short term period. 8 Street Experts have initiated coverage on the stock with the most promising target being $23 and the most muted being $13.


Shares of NRG Energy, Inc. appreciated by 2.11% during the last five trading days but lost 14.9% on a 4-week basis. NRG Energy, Inc. has dropped 21.43% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 8.75%. NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $12.55, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $12.8 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $12.48 and closed the trading day at $12.56, in the green by 0.56%. The total traded volume for the day was 4,414,557. The stock had closed at $12.49 in the previous days trading.

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) is a power company that produces, sells and delivers energy, and energy products and services in power markets in the United States. NRGs business segments are NRG Business, NRG Home, NRG Renew, NRG Yield and corporate activities. NRG Business consists of NRGs wholesale operations, including plant operations, commercial operations, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), energy services and other related functions. NRG Home includes the Companys NRG Home Retail and NRG Home Solar businesses. NRG Renew includes the Companys solar and wind assets. NRG Yield includes NRGs contracted generation assets. As of December 31, 2014, NRG owned and operated approximately 52,000 megawatts (MW) of generation; transacted in and traded fuel and transportation services, and directly sold energy, services, and sustainable products and services to retail customers under the name NRG and other retail brand names owned by NRG.

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