NRG Energy Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NRG)

They use historic price data to observe stock price patterns to predict the direction of that price going forward. Barclays PLC's price objective indicates a potential upside of 25.31% from the company's current price.

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Class C from an "overweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating and set a $21.00 price target for the a report on Wednesday, February 15th. Deutsche Bank AG dropped their target price on shares of NRG Energy from $29.00 to $26.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, April 11th.

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For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for NRG Energy, 96%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 48.4%. Class C from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a report on Wednesday, March 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $20.50. 5,801,740 shares of the company traded hands. The company has a market cap of $1.70 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 34.80 and a beta of 2.61. NRG Energy has a 1-year low of $9.84 and a 1-year high of $19.07.

Insider Trades for NRG Energy, Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 30 April 2017 where Chillemi (John V), the Officer completed a transaction type "Buy" in which 257 shares were traded at a price of $0. The utilities provider reported ($0.52) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.41) by $0.11. Revenue for the quarter also did not kill consensus, coming in at $2.76B, compared to the consensus of 3.03B. NRG Yield, Inc. Class C had a net margin of 8.65% and a return on equity of 3.25%. On average, analysts expect that NRG Energy will post $0.63 earnings per share for the current year. Investors of record on Thursday, June 1st will be issued a dividend of $0.27 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 30th. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.75%. NRG Energy's payout ratio is -0.66%. Canyon Capital Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of NRG Energy during the first quarter valued at about $26,773,000. If you are reading this news story on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA and global trademark & copyright legislation.

NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 7th.

In related news, Director John C. Wilder, Jr. purchased 1,200,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 16th. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the previous year is $20.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 8,060 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $140,808.20. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Finally, Convergence Investment Partners LLC bought a new stake in shares of NRG Yield, Inc. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 285,360 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $4,840,000 after buying an additional 33,330 shares in the last quarter.

NRG Energy, Inc (NRG) is an integrated power company. Company insiders own 0.46% of the company's stock. Finally, Zacks Investment Management boosted its position in shares of NRG Energy by 41.2% in the third quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 78,200 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $1,462,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the last quarter.

Now the shares of NRG Energy, Inc. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of NRG.

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