NRG Energy Inc. (NRG) Dips 2.7% for June 22

Equities Staff  |

Among the S&P 500’s biggest fallers on Friday June 22 was NRG Energy Inc. (NRG). The stock experienced a 2.7% decline to $31.02 with 7.08 million shares changing hands.

NRG Energy Inc. started at an opening price of 32.23 and hit a high of $32.24 and a low of $30.96. Ultimately, the stock took a hit and finished the day at $0.86 per share. NRG Energy Inc. trades an average of 5.38 million shares a day out of a total 314.89 million shares outstanding. The current moving averages are a 50-day SMA of $32.79 and a 200-day SMA of $28.54. NRG Energy Inc. hit a high of $35.17 and a low of $15.95 over the last year.

NRG Energy Inc is engaged in the utilities sector. Its primary business involves operation of power generation facilities, trading of energy, capacity and related products, transacting in and trading of fuel & transportation services.

With its headquarters located in Princeton, NJ, NRG Energy Inc. employs 5,940 people. After today’s trading, the company’s market cap has fallen to $9.77 billion, a P/S of 0.94, a P/B of -72.14, and a P/FCF of 26.2.

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For all the attention paid to the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), it’s the S&P 500 that’s relied on by insiders and institutional investors. It represents the industry standard for American large-cap indices.

The Dow is made up of just 30 stocks to the S&P 500’s 500, and it uses an unreliable and outdated price-weighting system where the S&P 500 relies on market cap in weighting its returns. This is why its long-term returns is a much more reliable gauge for the performance of large- and mega-cap stocks over time.

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