NRG Energy, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 30, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on
February 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased NRG stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that NRG has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of NRG was $23.59,
representing a -2.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.27 and a
65.08% increase over the 52 week low of $14.29.
NRG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Southern Company (
) and Dominion Resources, Inc. (
). NRG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$.33. Zacks Investment Research reports NRG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 36.99%, compared to an
industry average of 2.5%.
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
11.7% over the last 100 days. FXU has the highest percent weighting
of NRG at 3.28%.