NRG Energy, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Dominion Resources, Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- ALPS GS Risk Adjusted Return U.S. Large Cap Index ETF (
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%.