NRG Energy, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 29, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased NRG stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
33.33% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $27.98, the dividend yield is 1.72%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NRG was $27.98,
representing a -0.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.17 and
a 90.99% increase over the 52 week low of $14.65.
NRG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Southern Company (
) and Dominion Resources, Inc. (
). NRG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.21. Zacks Investment Research reports NRG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 125.36%, compared to an
industry average of 5.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to NRG through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NRG as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF (
- SPDR DJ Wilshire Mid Cap ETF (
- Rydex ETF Trust (
The top-performing ETF of this group is EMM with an increase of
14.87% over the last 100 days. FXU has the highest percent
weighting of NRG at 3.7%.