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NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 31, 2017

NRG Energy, Inc. ( NRG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 31, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased NRG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that NRG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $25.34, the dividend yield is .47%.

The previous trading day's last sale of NRG was $25.34, representing a -5.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.68 and a 157.52% increase over the 52 week low of $9.84.

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 -$4.36. Zacks Investment Research reports NRG's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -60.76%, compared to an industry average of 3.4%.

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:

  • Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF ( VBR )
  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II ( PBSM )
  • ProShares Ultra Utilities ( UPW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VBR with an increase of 6.56% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NRG at 0.4%.

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


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

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