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NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.02 (As of Sep. 2016)

NRG Energy Inc's dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 0.02.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of NRG Energy Inc was 2.48. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 0.56.

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of NRG Energy Inc is 1.83%.

Warning Sign:

NRG Energy Inc stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of NRG Energy Inc was 6.44%. The lowest was 0.39%. And the median was 1.72%.

NRG Energy Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $0.03.

During the past 12 months, NRG Energy Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -39.10% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 47.70% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of NRG Energy Inc was 47.70% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Definition

Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

NRG Energy Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Dec. 2015 )/EPS without NRI (A: Dec. 2015 )
=0.58/-19.46
=N/A

NRG Energy Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Sep. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Sep. 2016 )
=0.03/1.27
=0.02

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Explanation

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.


Related Terms

EPS without NRI, Net Income, Dividends Per Share, Earnings per Share, Dividend Yield, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

NRG Energy Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
payout 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.150.002.350.00

NRG Energy Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
payout 0.000.290.670.000.000.810.000.600.000.02
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