NYSE:NRG - NRG Energy Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $43.50
  • Forecasted Upside: 15.72 %
  • Number of Analysts: 4
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$37.59
▼ -1.25 (-3.22%)

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Analyst Price Target for NRG

Analyst Price Target is $43.50
▲ +15.72% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for NRG Energy in the last 3 months. The average price target is $43.50, with a high forecast of $0.00 and a low forecast of $0.00. The average price target represents a 15.72% upside from the last price of $37.59.

This chart shows the closing price for NRG for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 4 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in NRG Energy. This rating has held steady since April 2022, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
1/11/2021
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
4/11/2021
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
7/10/2021
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
10/8/2021
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
1/6/2022
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
4/6/2022
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
6/5/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
7/5/2022

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/7/2022Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$43.00 ➝ $42.00Medium
4/21/2022Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$47.00 ➝ $43.00High
2/25/2022Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$42.00Low
1/5/2022UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$44.00 ➝ $42.00High
8/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$47.00 ➝ $48.00Low
6/27/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeBuy ➝ Conviction-BuyHigh
4/20/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$51.00 ➝ $47.00Low
3/23/2021Wolfe ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Peer Perform$47.00Low
3/18/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$59.00 ➝ $51.00Medium
3/17/2021GuggenheimDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
3/17/2021Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Peer Perform$47.00High
3/8/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$57.00 ➝ $59.00Low
2/5/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$52.00 ➝ $57.00Low
2/4/2021CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$34.00 ➝ $52.00Medium
1/28/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$57.00Medium
12/15/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$50.00 ➝ $52.00Low
11/17/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$51.00 ➝ $50.00High
10/20/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$50.00 ➝ $51.00Low
8/14/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$53.00 ➝ $50.00Low
7/27/2020Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy$39.00 ➝ $40.00High
7/17/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$56.00 ➝ $53.00Low
6/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$54.00 ➝ $56.00Low
5/15/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$51.00 ➝ $54.00Low
5/8/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$44.00 ➝ $41.00Low
5/7/2020CfraDowngradeHold ➝ Sell$37.00 ➝ $28.00Low
4/30/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$53.00 ➝ $51.00High
4/15/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$55.00 ➝ $53.00Medium
4/2/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$49.00 ➝ $34.00High
3/3/2020Vertical ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$45.00Medium
2/28/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$48.00 ➝ $44.00High
2/24/2020Vertical ResearchInitiated CoverageHold$45.00High
2/19/2020BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$43.50Medium
12/16/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$55.00 ➝ $54.00High
10/18/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$45.00 ➝ $46.00Low
9/17/2019SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetHold$37.00 ➝ $39.00Low
9/6/2019Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$47.00 ➝ $49.00Low
8/16/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetHold$47.00Low
6/24/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeBuy ➝ Conviction-Buy$56.00 ➝ $56.00Medium
5/16/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetHold$46.00Low
4/11/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$47.00 ➝ $49.00Low
3/25/2019Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual ➝ Equal Weight$46.00Medium
3/1/2019MacquarieSet Price TargetBuy$48.00Medium
3/1/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetHold$43.00Medium
1/28/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$45.00Low
12/10/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$38.00 ➝ $47.00Low
10/29/2018SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$35.00 ➝ $36.00Medium
9/27/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$40.00 ➝ $42.00Medium
9/20/2018MacquarieBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$40.00 ➝ $41.00Low
8/7/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$36.00 ➝ $40.00Low
8/6/2018CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$38.00Low
7/30/2018CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$33.00High
7/25/2018Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$38.00 ➝ $37.00Medium
5/24/2018Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuy$37.00 ➝ $37.00Low
3/28/2018UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$36.00 ➝ $37.00Low
3/15/2018SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$29.00Medium
2/23/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$33.00High
10/24/2017Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$31.00N/A
10/20/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$25.00N/A
7/13/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingSell ➝ Overweight$27.00High
(Data available from 7/5/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.58 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 18 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
12/7/2021
  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 9 positive mentions
  • 5 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
1/6/2022
  • 4 very positive mentions
  • 11 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
2/5/2022
  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 21 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
3/7/2022
  • 1 very positive mentions
  • 16 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
4/6/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 18 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
5/6/2022
  • 10 very positive mentions
  • 28 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
6/5/2022
  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 15 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
7/5/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 15 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
NRG Energy logo
NRG Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated power company in the United States. It operates through Texas, East, and West. The company is involved in the producing, selling, and delivering electricity and related products and services to approximately 6 million residential, commercial, industrial, and wholesale customers. It generates electricity using natural gas, coal, oil, solar, nuclear, and battery storage. The company also provides system power, distributed generation, renewable products, backup generation, storage and distributed solar, demand response, and energy efficiency, and advisory services, as well as carbon management and specialty services; and on-site energy solutions. In addition, it trades in electric power, natural gas, and related commodities; environmental products; weather products; and financial products, including forwards, futures, options, and swaps. Further, the company procures fuels; provides transportation services; and directly sells energy, services, and products and services to retail customers under the NRG, Reliant, Direct Energy, Green Mountain Energy, Stream, and XOOM Energy. As of December 31, 2021, it owns and leases power generation portfolio with approximately 18,000 megawatts of capacity at 25 plants. NRG Energy, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
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Today's Range

Now: $37.59
Low: $36.55
High: $38.50

50 Day Range

MA: $41.42
Low: $35.90
High: $46.85

52 Week Range

Now: $37.59
Low: $34.70
High: $47.82

Volume

2,898,028 shs

Average Volume

3,220,136 shs

Market Capitalization

$8.92 billion

P/E Ratio

2.29

Dividend Yield

3.60%

Beta

0.96

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of NRG Energy?

The following equities research analysts have issued research reports on NRG Energy in the last year: Bank of America Co., Evercore ISI, Morgan Stanley, StockNews.com, TheStreet, and UBS Group AG.
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What is the current price target for NRG Energy?

0 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for NRG Energy in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $43.50, suggesting a possible upside of 15.7%.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for NRG Energy?

NRG Energy currently has 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in NRG, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact NRG Energy's investor relations team?

NRG Energy's physical mailing address is 804 CARNEGIE CENTER, PRINCETON NJ, 08540. The utilities provider's listed phone number is (609) 524-4500 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for NRG Energy is www.nrg.com. Learn More about contacing NRG Energy investor relations.