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NRG Energy Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 10.93 (As of Today)
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As of today (2019-10-17), NRG Energy's share price is USD 39.75. NRG Energy's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2019 was USD 3.64. Hence, NRG Energy's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 10.93.

NYSE:NRG' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.61   Max: 59.33
Current: 10.94

2.61
59.33

During the past 13 years, NRG Energy's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 59.33. The lowest was 2.61. And the median was 8.27.

NYSE:NRG's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
53% of the 103 Companies
in the Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. NYSE:NRG: 10.94 )

NRG Energy's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2019 was USD 1.71. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was USD 3.64.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of NRG Energy was -44.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 48.90% per year.

During the past 13 years, NRG Energy's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 202.20% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.


NRG Energy Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

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

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NRG Energy Annual Data
Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 15.70 12.51 2.85 6.74 12.09

NRG Energy Quarterly Data
Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 4.71 7.54 12.09 20.82 9.66

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


NRG Energy Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where NRG Energy's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



NRG Energy Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

NRG Energy's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=39.75/3.637
=10.93

NRG Energy's Share Price of today is USD 39.75.
NRG Energy's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2019 was 1.592 (Sep. 2018 ) + 0.962 (Dec. 2018 ) + -0.629 (Mar. 2019 ) + 1.712 (Jun. 2019 ) = USD 3.64.

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

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

NRG Energy  (NYSE:NRG) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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