According to Wall Street analysts’ estimates, NRG Energy (NRG) stock has a mean target price of $32.9—compared to its current market price of $26.8. It indicates a potential upside of more than 22% in a year.
Among the eight Wall Street analysts covering NRG Energy, four recommend the stock as a “buy,” three recommend a “strong buy,” one recommends a “hold,” and none of them recommend a “sell” as of January 19, 2018.
Deutsche Bank raised NRG Energy’s target price from $40.0 to $41.0 on January 18, 2018.
The above chart shows how Wall Street analysts’ views on NRG Energy stock changed in the last few months.
Peers’ target prices
AES (AES) stock has a mean target price of $12.9—compared to its current market price of $11.5. It suggests a potential gain of ~12% in the next 12 months.
AES stock rose 7.5% on January 18 after Jeffrey Ubben, founder of California-based ValueAct Capital Management, joined AES’s board. To learn about AES’s chart indicators, read AES Stock Is Overbought, Peers Trade in the Deep Oversold Zone.
Calpine (CPN) has an estimated fall of nearly 4% from its mean target price of $14.5. Currently, it’s trading at $15.1.
To learn more, read These S&P 500 Utilities Offer the Highest Potential Upsides.