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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG)?

The company in question is, NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) currently with a stock price of 11.16 (-0.98% today). The market cap for NRG Energy, Inc. is 3549.94, and is in the sector Utilities, and Diversified Utilities industry. The target price for NRG Energy, Inc. is 16.71. Currently NRG Energy, Inc. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 46.38. Average volume for NRG Energy, Inc. is 4397.1 and so far today it is 1496806.

Performance in the last year for NRG Energy, Inc. has been -23.59%. For EPS growth, NRG Energy, Inc. has seen a growth of 382.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -74.71%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -65.90% over the last five years and could be *TBA for the next five years. NRG Energy, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -22.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -973.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is -6.33%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -13.95%.

Since the IPO date for NRG Energy, Inc. on the 12/02/2003, NRG Energy, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -2.42%. With NRG Energy, Inc. trading at 11.16, the dividend yield is 1.06%, and the EPS is -20.31.

So could NRG Energy, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 0.27 and the P/B is at 1.41. The P/cash is 2.56, with P/free cash flow at 8.83.

NRG Energy, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.4, and the quick ratio is 1.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 7.09, and total debt/equity at 7.58.

In terms of margins, NRG Energy, Inc. has a gross margin of 30.90%, an operating margin of -29.80% and a profit margin of -47.90%.Payout ratio for NRG Energy, Inc. is *TBA. Return on assets come to -18.60% with return on investment coming to -24.20%.

Insider ownership for NRG Energy, Inc., is at 0.50% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 314.99. While shares float is 312.11. The float short is currently 4.73%, and short ratio is 3.35.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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