In this part of our series, we’ll consider how institutional investors are placing themselves with respect to NRG Energy (NRG) stock. According to the most recent filing, the Vanguard Group owns 10.5% or 33.2 million of the total outstanding shares in NRG Energy.
We can see the top five institutional investors’ holdings in NRG Energy in the following chart.
According to the recent filing, activist shareholder Elliott Management held 5.7% stake in NRG Energy, which equals 18.1 million shares out of the total outstanding shares. T. Rowe Price Associates, on a net basis, sold 6.9 million shares, according to the latest filing. It holds 10.2% stake in NRG Energy.
Among the top five institutional investors, T. Rowe Price, BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, and State Street Global Advisers are three institutions that reduced their holdings in the last quarter, according to the latest filing.
What are institutional investors doing with their holdings in NextEra Energy (NEE)? To learn more, read A Look at Institutional Ownership in NextEra Energy.
To learn about Southern Company’s (SO) institutional ownership, read Understanding the Institutional Ownership in Southern Company.
In the next part, we’ll see if NRG Energy has attractive upside potential going forward.