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NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) went down by -1.76% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $43.66 and move down -28.49%, while NRG stocks collected +2.04% of gains with the last five trading sessions.

NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) Worth an Investment?

NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 35.69 times of increase in earnings at the present.

NRG Market Performance

NRG stocks went up by 2.04% for the week, with the monthly drop of -0.32% and a quarterly performance of -5.58%, while its annual performance rate touched 4.55%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.48% for NRG stocks with the simple moving average of -12.05% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for NRG stocks, with Morgan Stanley repeating the rating for NRG shares by setting it to “Equal-Weight”. The predicted price for NRG socks in the upcoming period according to Morgan Stanley is $46 based on the research report published on March 25, 2019.

Deutsche Bank, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see NRG stock at the price of $45. The rating they have provided for NRG stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on January 28, 2019.

Citigroup gave “ Buy” rating to NRG stocks, setting the target price at $45 in the report published on August 6, 2018.

NRG Stocks -2.42% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought NRG to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, NRG Energy, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -22.17% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.62%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 3.13%, while the shares sank at the distance of -2.36% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -2.58% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, NRG went up by +2.04%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -5.30% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $34.45. In addition, NRG Energy, Inc. saw -14.19% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

NRG Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG), starting from Callen David, who sold 41,011 shares at the price of $41.83 back on Mar 12. After this action, Rushing now owns 19,919 shares of NRG Energy, Inc., valued at $1,715,468 with the latest closing price.

Gaudette Robert J, the Senior VP, Business Solutions of NRG Energy, Inc., sold 18,571 shares at the value of $39.42 during a trade that took place back on Jan 10, which means that Gaudette Robert J is holding 71,821 shares at the value of $732,069 based on the most recent closing price.

NRG Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +13.86 for the present operating margin and +22.38 for gross margin. The net margin for NRG Energy, Inc. stands at +4.83. Total capital return value is set at 11.10, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.47. Equity return holds the value -26.30%, with 2.00% for asset returns.

EBITDA value lies at +388.00 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 3.57. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 1.61 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.36. The receivables turnover for NRG Energy, Inc. is 8.60 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.56. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.50.