NRG Energy: Analysts’ Recommendations and Target Price

Analysts’ target price

Analysts’ median target price of $39.30 for NRG Energy (NRG) stock implies a 10% upside to its current price of $35.79 over the next 12 months.

Of the nine analysts tracking NRG Energy, four analysts recommend a “strong buy,” four recommend a “buy,” and one recommends a “hold.” None of the analysts recommend the stock as a “sell” as of September 26.

Last week, Macquarie raised NRG Energy’s target price from $40.0 to $41.0.

NRG Energy: Analysts’ Recommendations and Target Price

The chart above shows how Wall Street analysts’ views on NRG Energy stock changed in the last few months.

Peers’ target prices

Analysts’ median target price of $13.75 for AES (AES) implies a flattish upside compared to its current market price of $13.70 over the next 12 months. Morgan Stanley raised AES’s target price from $13.5 to $14.0 on September 21.

Among the ten analysts tracking AES, four analysts recommend a “buy,” five recommend a “hold,” and one recommends a “sell.”

Analysts’ median target price of $39.39 for SCANA (SCG) implies a handsome upside potential of 12%—compared its current market price of $35.35.

Of the seven analysts tracking SCANA, five recommend a “hold,” one recommends a “sell,” and one recommends a “strong sell” as of September 26.