NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 29, 2014

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NRG Energy, Inc. ( NRG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 29, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NRG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $33.16, the dividend yield is 1.69%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NRG was $33.16, representing a -0.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.23 and a 33.39% increase over the 52 week low of $24.86.

NRG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). NRG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.23. Zacks Investment Research reports NRG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 492.31%, compared to an industry average of 2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the NRG Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to NRG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NRG as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
  • ALPS GS Risk Adjusted Return U.S. Large Cap Index ETF ( GSRA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RYU with an increase of 12.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NRG at 2.95%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: NRG , NEE , D , RYU , GSRA

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