NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 31, 2018

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NRG Energy, Inc. ( NRG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 31, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased NRG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that NRG has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of NRG was $26.86, representing a -9.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.78 and a 84.99% increase over the 52 week low of $14.52.

NRG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Energy, Inc. ( D ). NRG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$5.1. Zacks Investment Research reports NRG's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -64.56%, compared to an industry average of 2.6%.

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:

  • iShares Global Utilities ETF ( JXI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JXI with an decrease of -6.41% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NRG at 0.72%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: NRG , NEE , D , JXI

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