NRG, DYN, CPN: Are Huge Upsides in Merchant Stocks Only a Mirage?



NRG Energy: Price targets

According to Wall Street analysts, NRG Energy (NRG) has an estimated upside of nearly 54% with a median price target of $16.86. It is currently trading at $10.98.

Of the 16 analysts tracking NRG Energy, ten recommended a “buy” on September 14, 2016. Four recommended a “hold,” and two analysts gave the company a “sell” rating.


Calpine (CPN) has an estimated upside of 36% with a target price of $17.70, and it is trading at $13.00.

On September 11, 2016, Dynegy (DYN) had a target price of $22.40, which implies an estimated rise of 82% from its current market price of $12.30.

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