NRG Energy, Inc.s in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 48.62% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 35.89% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 73.9% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of NRG Energy, Inc. has a negative value of -5.76 compared to overall market performance. NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) has tumbled 2.46% during the past week, however, the bigger picture is still very bullish; the stocks have advanced and posted positive gains of 14.11% in the last four weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 3.25% during the past week but NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 12.07%.
NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $16.5 and hit $16.66 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $16.66, with a gain of 1.46% or 0.24 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 3,186,988 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $18.32 and the company has a market cap of $5,255 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $9.03 .
NRG Energy Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 4, 2016. The company reported $1.27 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.28. Analyst had a consensus of $0.99. The company had revenue of $3952.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $4050.86 million. The companys revenue was down -10.9 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.18 EPS.
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.NRG Energy Inc was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to Neutral on Nov 22, 2016. NRG Energy Inc was Upgraded by UBS on Nov 14, 2016 to Neutral, Price Target of the shares are set at $12.
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jan 4, 2017, Mauricio Gutierrez (President & Chief Exec Officer) purchased 4,332 shares at 23.80 per share price.On Jan 4, 2017, Kirkland B Andrews (EVP & CFO) purchased 6,734 shares at 23.25 per share price.On Jun 3, 2016, Thomas H Weidemeyer (director) sold 3,182 shares at 17.24 per share price.
NRG Energy Inc owns and operates a diverse portfolio of power-generating facilities, primarily in the United States. Its operations include baseload, intermediate, peaking, and cogeneration facilities, thermal energy production and energy resource recovery facilities.