NRG Energy Inc. (NRG)

NYSE : Utilities
Prev Close 34.32
Day Low/High 34.45 / 35.58
52 Wk Low/High 32.62 / 43.66
Avg Volume 3.37M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 252.99M
Market Cap 8.68B
EPS 2.00
P/E Ratio 107.25
Div & Yield 0.12 (0.35%)

A Cool Summer Could Chill Energy Prices

As an investor, you don't need a weatherman to know which way earnings will go.

German Utilities Produce More, Pollute Less

Its power fleet uses a higher percentage of coal, but efficiency makes the difference.

Utilities Are Hot for Summer

As the mercury rises, so does profit.

Screens According to GARP, Part 3

Screens According to GARP, Part 3

Some names with underestimated earnings power.

SolarCity Could Be Headed for a Squeeze

Enthusiasts are lining up on one side, and fundamental investors on the other.

It's Not a War on Coal

The EPA's proposed rules take aim at all carbon producers, including natural gas.

Putting the Carbon Proposal Into Perspective

The EPA's rules are neither as bad as some feared or as good as some hoped.

Federal Court 'Short-Circuits' Utility Plan

But demand response will be around another form.

Time to Sell Exelon

While you are at it, sell Entergy too.

NRG Power Play Would Inhale SolarCity

NRG could easily swallow SolarCity and suck cash from sun panels.

Out of the Vortex

There's turbulence ahead for the energy sector.

A Bizarro-World Market

It's unnerving that almost every strong stock has a poorly performing company underneath it.

The Week Ahead: A Stock-Picker's Market, Indeed

That's what 2014 is shaping up to be.

Good Times in the Energy Sector

But not everyone is celebrating.

Solar Power's Economic Impact Is Huge

Oh, and it also helps the environment.

NRG Energy upgraded at Goldman

NRG Is Poised for Positive Change

The company manages its business to profit from nontraditional utility operations.

The State of Renewable Energy

Renewable energy growth in the next decade will be fueled by states.

Welcome Back, Coal

Now cheaper than natural gas, it is the fuel of choice for utilities. 

Power Incumbents Rule

The lack of financing plus debt and equity ratios power established energy companies.

Step On the Gas for Nuclear and Coal

Higher fuel prices mean higher revenue for Exelon, Entergy and NRG.

Dominion: Creating Long-Term Value

The company is repositioning for stable and healthy earnings.

Looking for Energy in All the Wrong Places

North American energy prices are at the mercy of the nation's infrastructure.

Where Were You When the Nation's Power Ran Out?

U.S. power vanished because grid managers failed to plan, or their plan failed.

Pulling Yield Out of NRG

NRG Yield's financial guarantees are locked in for 16 years.

Surprises From the Energy Front

A dearth of power plants could be good news for big-fleet generators.

Not All Utilities Are Alike

Different utility types are engaged in completely different businesses.

A Huge Carve-Out for Solar Energy

Numerous state laws mean built-in solar demand for the next decade

Market Slip on Taper Talk

Market Slip on Taper Talk

Markets edged lower as solid earnings and economic data fueled speculation of a wind-back in central bank bond buying.

Ignore This Agency at Your Own Peril

Investors would be wise to pay close attention to FERC.