NRG Energy Inc. (NRG) Moves Lower on Volume Spike for March 04

Equities Staff  |

NRG Energy Inc. (NRG) traded on unusually high volume on Mar. 04, as the stock lost 1.16% to close at $41.71. On the day, NRG Energy Inc. saw 5.76 million shares trade hands on 46,706 trades. Considering that the stock averages only a daily volume of 3.35 million shares a day over the last month, this represents a pretty significant bump in volume over the norm.

Generally speaking, when a stock experiences a sudden spike in trading volume, it may be seen as a bullish signal for investors. An increase in volume means more market awareness for the company, potentially setting up a more meaningful move in stock price. The added volume also provides a level of support and stability for price advances.

The stock has traded between $43.09 and $27.70 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $40.61, and its 200-day SMA $36.40. NRG Energy Inc. has a P/B ratio of -9.5. It also has a P/E ratio of 50.2.

NRG Energy is one of the largest U.S. independent power producers, with 23 gigawatts of nuclear, coal, gas, and oil power generation capacity in Texas, California, and the Eastern United States. NRG also is one of the largest retail energy providers in the U.S., with 2.9 million customers. NRG announced in early 2018 plans to divest its 47% stake in NRG Yield, among other renewable energy investments. NRG exited Chapter 11 bankruptcy as a stand-alone entity in December 2003.

Headquartered in Princeton, NJ, NRG Energy Inc. has 4,862 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Mauricio Gutierrez.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of NRG Energy Inc., check out’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for NRG.

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