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NRG Energy raises dividend by 8% to $0.4075 per share

EditorRachael Rajan
Published 01/19/2024, 02:56 PM
Updated 01/19/2024, 02:56 PM
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HOUSTON - NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NYSE:NRG), a Fortune 500 energy and home services provider, has declared an 8% increase in its quarterly dividend, moving from the previous rate to $0.4075 per share. This change is consistent with the company's targeted annual dividend growth rate of 7-9% per share, as previously announced.

The new dividend rate amounts to $1.63 per share on an annualized basis. Shareholders of record by February 1, 2024, will be eligible for the dividend, which is scheduled for payment on February 15, 2024.

NRG Energy operates in the United States and Canada, offering innovative solutions aimed at helping individuals, organizations, and businesses meet their objectives. The company also promotes competitive energy markets and the principle of customer choice.

This dividend increase is part of the company’s strategic financial planning and reflects its commitment to delivering value to its shareholders.

The information in this article is based on the latest press release from NRG Energy, Inc.

InvestingPro Insights

NRG Energy's recent dividend increase aligns with its strategic financial goals and commitment to shareholder returns. The company's market cap stands at $11.74 billion, with a notable dividend yield of 2.96%. Despite a challenging environment reflected by a negative P/E ratio of -6.3 and a slight revenue decline of 2.81% over the last twelve months as of Q3 2023, NRG's management has been actively returning value to shareholders, as evidenced by aggressive share buybacks.

An InvestingPro Tip highlights NRG's status as a prominent player in the Electric Utilities industry, which may bolster investor confidence in its market position. However, the company's high debt burden and weak gross profit margins suggest that it may face financial headwinds. Analysts predict profitability for the year, which could be a turning point for the company's financial performance.

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