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NRG Pushes Forward With Retail Strategy Despite Energy Market Volatility

Travis Miller Strategist

Analyst Note

| Travis Miller |

We are reaffirming our $36 fair value estimate for NRG Energy after the company announced $509 million of adjusted EBITDA in the first quarter, mostly flat with the first quarter of 2021 excluding losses from winter storm Uri. NRG is on track to meet our full-year outlook. We are reaffirming our no-moat, stable moat trend, and high uncertainty ratings.

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NRG Energy is one of the largest retail energy providers in the U.S., with 7 million customers, including its 2021 acquisition of Direct Energy. It also is one of the largest U.S. independent power producers, with 16 gigawatts of nuclear, coal, gas, and oil power generation capacity primarily in Texas. Since 2018, NRG has divested its 47% stake in NRG Yield, among other renewable energy and conventional generation investments. NRG exited Chapter 11 bankruptcy as a stand-alone entity in December 2003.

804 Carnegie Center
Princeton, NJ, 08540
T +1 609 524-4500
Sector Utilities
Industry Utilities - Independent Power Producers
Most Recent Earnings Mar 31, 2022
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2021
Stock Type Aggressive Growth
Employees 6,635

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