NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE:NRG) went up by 2.77% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $40.25. The company’s stock price has collected 10.89% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 01/05/21 that NRG Completes Direct Energy Acquisition Forming Leading Integrated Energy and Home Services Company
Is It Worth Investing in NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE :NRG) Right Now?
NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE:NRG) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 2.47 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for NRG is at 0.96. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 8 analysts out of 10 who provided ratings for NRG Energy Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $46.00, which is $4.29 above the current price. NRG currently public float of 242.00M and currently shorts hold a 2.79% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of NRG was 2.33M shares.
NRG’s Market Performance
NRG stocks went up by 10.89% for the week, with a monthly jump of 20.38% and a quarterly performance of 24.60%, while its annual performance rate touched 10.56%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.15% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.70% for NRG Energy Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 15.00% for NRG stocks with a simple moving average of 23.55% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of NRG
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for NRG stocks, with Seaport Global Securities repeating the rating for NRG by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for NRG in the upcoming period, according to Seaport Global Securities is $42.50 based on the research report published on May 20th of the previous year 2020.
Vertical Research gave a rating of “Hold” to NRG, setting the target price at $45 in the report published on February 25th of the previous year.
NRG Trading at 21.37% from the 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, the company was able to rebound, for now settling with 1.42% of gains for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.70%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.15%, as shares surge +23.03% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +29.83% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, NRG rose by +10.89%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +38.14% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $35.88. In addition, NRG Energy Inc. saw 8.71% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at NRG starting from Gaudette Robert J, who sale 11,197 shares at the price of $36.91 back on Jan 04. After this action, Gaudette Robert J now owns 69,008 shares of NRG Energy Inc., valued at $413,281 using the latest closing price.
Killinger Elizabeth R, the Exec VP, Retail of NRG Energy Inc., sale 31,543 shares at $36.91 during a trade that took place back on Jan 04, which means that Killinger Elizabeth R is holding 123,052 shares at $1,164,252 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for NRG
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +11.64 for the present operating margin
- +20.25 for the gross margin
The net margin for NRG Energy Inc. stands at +42.48. The total capital return value is set at 16.80, while invested capital returns managed to touch 62.57. Equity return is now at value 236.50, with 32.60 for asset returns.
Based on NRG Energy Inc. (NRG), the company’s capital structure generated 388.84 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 79.54. Total debt to assets is 51.45, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 379.13. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 77.56.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.63, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.41. The receivables turnover for the company is 9.46 and the total asset turnover is 0.84. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.31.