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

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NRG Energy, Inc. ( NRG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 31, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased NRG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that NRG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $31.58, the dividend yield is .38%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NRG was $31.58, representing a -10.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.17 and a 37.9% increase over the 52 week low of $22.90.

NRG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Southern Company ( SO ). NRG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$5.42. Zacks Investment Research reports NRG's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 266.51%, compared to an industry average of 6.1%.

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:

  • John Hancock Multifactor Utilities ETF ( JHMU )
  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Utilities ( XLU )
  • iShares Global Utilities ETF ( JXI )
  • Madrona Domestic ETF ( FWDD )
  • Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF ( VBR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLU with an increase of 6.84% over the last 100 days. JHMU has the highest percent weighting of NRG at 1.5%.

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