NRG Energy (NRG) Receives Price Target

NRG Energy (NRG) : 8 Wall Street analysts covering NRG Energy (NRG) believe that the average level the stock could reach for the short term is $17.88. The maximum price target given is $23 and the minimum target for short term is around $13, hence the standard deviation is calculated at $3.27.

NRG Energy (NRG) : 5 brokerage houses believe that NRG Energy (NRG) is a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 Analyst considers the fundamentals to be worthy of a Buy recommendation. 1 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on NRG Energy (NRG). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Hold with a rank of 3. 1 others believe that the stock has run up ahead of its fundamentals and advise a Strong Sell on the stock.The median of all the 8 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Buy with a rating of 1.81.


Also, Barclays maintains its rating on NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG). The global brokerage major lowers the current price target from $20 per share to $18 per share. Analysts at the Barclays have a current rating of Overweight on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on August 10, 2016.

NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG): The stock opened at $12.10 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $12.17 for the day. The stock traded down to $11.56 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $11.60 with a loss of -4.21% for the day. The stock had closed at $12.11 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 4,334,344 shares.

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) is a power company that produces, sells and delivers energy, and energy products and services in power markets in the United States. NRGs business segments are NRG Business, NRG Home, NRG Renew, NRG Yield and corporate activities. NRG Business consists of NRGs wholesale operations, including plant operations, commercial operations, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), energy services and other related functions. NRG Home includes the Companys NRG Home Retail and NRG Home Solar businesses. NRG Renew includes the Companys solar and wind assets. NRG Yield includes NRGs contracted generation assets. As of December 31, 2014, NRG owned and operated approximately 52,000 megawatts (MW) of generation; transacted in and traded fuel and transportation services, and directly sold energy, services, and sustainable products and services to retail customers under the name NRG and other retail brand names owned by NRG.

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