NRG Energy, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 30, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on
November 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. At
the current stock price of $29.48, the dividend yield is 1.63%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NRG was $29.48,
representing a -2.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.28 and
a 53.94% increase over the 52 week low of $19.15.
NRG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Dominion Resources, Inc. (
) and Southern Company (
). NRG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.42. Zacks Investment Research reports NRG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 85%, compared to an industry
average of -.4%.
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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:
- First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FXU with an increase of
6.36% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of NRG at 3.5%.