The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for NRG Energy Inc. (NRG) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.13, or -0.33%, to $39.62. The NRG Energy Inc. has recorded 34,059 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted The Bridge to Sustainability.
NRG Energy Inc. is listed on the NYSE as a member of the Utilities sector and is a part of the Utilities – Independent Power Producers industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $39.75 and fluctuated between $39.77 as its day high and $39.00 as its day low. The current market capitalization of NRG Energy Inc. is $9.12B. A total of 1.78 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 4.01M shares.
Additionally, investors take into account insider trades when predicting how a stock will perform. During the recent three months, NRG has seen 16 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 7,332 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 90 BUYs and 22 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 381,010 shares during that period but sold 92,350.
In the most recent transaction, HOBBY PAUL W bought 3,500 shares of NRG for 31.37 per share on Dec 16. After the transaction, the Director now owns 89,320 company shares. In a previous transaction on Dec 16, Donohue Elisabeth B bought 2,500 shares at 31.32 per share. NRG shares that Director owns now total 17,724.
Among the insiders who bought shares, Cox Heather acquired of 1,571 shares on Dec 16 at a per-share price of $31.32. This resulted in the Director holding 30,846 shares of NRG after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Gutierrez Mauricio bought 15,000 shares at $32.03 per share on Dec 15. Company shares held by the President & CEO now total 1,111,368.
It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. NRG’s most recent ex-dividend date was 7/31/2023 when it declared a $0.3775 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 8/15/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 5/15/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 4/28/2023. The NRG stock dividend was $0.3770 per share in cash.
Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for NRG in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $41.25 with high estimates of $46.00 and low estimates of $33.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, NRG has a high of $45.80 and a low of $30.25.
As of this writing, NRG has an earnings estimate of $Ur Energy Inc per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. estimates, with a high estimate of $MicroSectors U.S. Big Oil Index per share and a lower estimate of $NRG Energy, Inc.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. NRG’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $250.00M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $8.29B in debt and $7.92B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $11.61, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $3.60B.
It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for NRG is Buy with a score of 3.40.