NRG NRG Energy

NRG Energy, Inc. is a large American energy company, dual-headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey and Houston, Texas. It was formerly the wholesale arm of Northern States Power Company , which became Xcel Energy, but became independent in 2000. NRG Energy is involved in energy generation and retail electricity. Their portfolio includes nuclear generation, coal generation, wind generation, utility scale generation, distributed solar generation, and oil generation. NRG serves 2.9 million retail customers in Texas, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and the District of Columbia. NRG Energy has acquired eleven other energy companies, both generation and retail, that include Reliant Energy, XOOM Energy, Green Mountain Energy, Stream Energy, Discount Power and Cirro Energy. As of 2018, they generate 23,000 MW of power from 40 power plants across the country. They incorporate a range of sales channels for retail customers, including call centers, direct sales, websites, brokers, and brick-and-mortar stores. Their wholesale generation services include plant operations, commercial operations, energy services, distributed generation services, and energy, procurement, and construction services.

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Mauricio Gutierrez
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Financial data from NRG Energy earnings reports.

Cash burn rate (estimated) Burn method: Change in cash Burn method: Operating income/loss Burn method: FCF (opex + capex)
Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q
Cash on hand (at last report) 501M 501M 501M 501M 501M 501M
Cash burn (monthly) 1.13B 21.5M 55.67M (positive/no burn) 305.67M (positive/no burn)
Cash used (since last report) 4.69B 88.92M 230.23M n/a 1.26B n/a
Cash remaining -4.19B 412.08M 270.77M n/a -763.2M n/a
Runway (months of cash) -3.7 19.2 4.9 n/a -2.5 n/a

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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
1 Jul 21 Callen David Common Stock, par value $.01 per share Sell Dispose S No No 40.07 8,137 326.05K 27,352
1 Jul 21 Callen David Common Stock, par value $.01 per share Sell Dispose S No No 40.09 5,000 200.45K 35,489
1 Jul 21 Callen David Common Stock, par value $.01 per share Sell Dispose S No No 40.1 163 6.54K 40,489
1 Jun 21 Spencer Abraham Common Stock, par value $.01 per share Grant Aquire A No No 0 5,485 0 62,710
1 Jun 21 Carrillo Antonio Common Stock, par value $.01 per share Grant Aquire A No No 0 5,176 0 14,271
1 Jun 21 Cox Heather Common Stock, par value $.01 per share Grant Aquire A No No 0 5,176 0 24,244
1 Jun 21 Hobby Paul W Common Stock, par value $.01 per share Grant Aquire A No No 0 5,485 0 81,885

Data for the last complete 13F reporting period. To see the most recent changes to ownership, click the ownership history button above.

96.9% owned by funds/institutions
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Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 482 481 +0.2%
Opened positions 86 87 -1.1%
Closed positions 85 62 +37.1%
Increased positions 163 136 +19.9%
Reduced positions 152 180 -15.6%
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Total value 9.36B 8.84B +5.8%
Total shares 237.18M 229.38M +3.4%
Total puts 4.48M 2.3M +94.6%
Total calls 1.86M 1M +85.6%
Total put/call ratio 2.4 2.3 +4.8%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Vanguard 29.94M $1.13B +2.7%
BLK Blackrock 22.5M $848.99M +31.0%
STT State Street 12.17M $459.14M +1.0%
Putnam Investments 12.04M $454.35M -9.4%
FMR 10.5M $396.29M +0.6%
PZN Pzena Investment Management 9.31M $351.13M +1.4%
Bluescape Energy Partners 9.01M $339.84M 0.0%
JHG Janus Henderson 7.85M $296.05M -3.1%
Permian Investment Partners 6.87M $259.35M +103.1%
LSV Asset Management 6.76M $255.21M -5.5%
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BLK Blackrock 22.5M +5.33M +31.0%
BlueCrest Capital Management 3.49M +3.49M NEW
Permian Investment Partners 6.87M +3.49M +103.1%
Lord, Abbett & Co. 3.49M +2.58M +284.7%
Citadel Advisors 48.53K -2.05M -97.7%
Luxor Capital 1.47M +1.47M NEW
C Citigroup 1.61M +1.32M +453.1%
Electron Capital Partners 124.26K -1.3M -91.3%
Putnam Investments 12.04M -1.26M -9.4%
Renaissance Technologies 0 -1.23M EXIT

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