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NRG Nrg Energy dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Nrg Energy's last quarterly dividend payment of $0.35 per share was made to shareholders on record before Apr 29, 2022. The dividend payment stands at $1.35 per share annually, which equates to a dividend yield of 2.95%.

Key dates

  • NRG last dividend date: Apr 29, 2022
  • NRG next dividend date: Not announced
NRG dividend stats
DPS
$1.35
Dividend yield
2.95%
Payout ratio
8.2%
vs. Utilities sector
Dividend yield
3.01%
Payout ratio
58.5%

Dividend yield

What is Nrg Energy current dividend yield

NRG has a dividend yield of 2.95% which is below the Utilities sector and its peers average.

Dividend history

What is NRG dividend payout history and dates

Nrg Energy has been paying dividends for the last ten years. According to our records NRG has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS marks an increase of 8% since one year ago. However with the stock price up by 34% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks a decrease of 20%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Apr 20, 2022 Apr 29, 2022 May 16, 2022 $0.35 normal
Jan 21, 2022 Jan 31, 2022 Feb 15, 2022 $0.35 normal
Oct 15, 2021 Oct 29, 2021 Nov 15, 2021 $0.325 normal
Jul 20, 2021 Jul 30, 2021 Aug 16, 2021 $0.325 normal
Apr 19, 2021 Apr 30, 2021 May 17, 2021 $0.325 normal
Jan 21, 2021 Jan 29, 2021 Feb 16, 2021 $0.325 normal
Oct 23, 2020 Oct 30, 2020 Nov 16, 2020 $0.3 normal
Jul 17, 2020 Jul 31, 2020 Aug 17, 2020 $0.3 normal
Apr 15, 2020 Apr 30, 2020 May 15, 2020 $0.3 normal
Jan 21, 2020 Jan 31, 2020 Feb 18, 2020 $0.3 normal
Oct 17, 2019 Oct 31, 2019 Nov 15, 2019 $0.03 normal
Jul 19, 2019 Jul 31, 2019 Aug 15, 2019 $0.03 normal
Apr 8, 2019 Apr 30, 2019 May 15, 2019 $0.03 normal
Jan 23, 2019 Jan 31, 2019 Feb 15, 2019 $0.03 normal
Oct 17, 2018 Oct 31, 2018 Nov 15, 2018 $0.03 normal
Jul 18, 2018 Jul 31, 2018 Aug 15, 2018 $0.03 normal
Apr 19, 2018 Apr 30, 2018 May 15, 2018 $0.03 normal
Jan 19, 2018 Jan 31, 2018 Feb 15, 2018 $0.03 normal
Oct 18, 2017 Oct 31, 2017 Nov 15, 2017 $0.03 normal
Jul 20, 2017 Jul 28, 2017 Aug 15, 2017 $0.03 normal
Apr 7, 2017 Apr 27, 2017 May 15, 2017 $0.03 normal
Jan 18, 2017 Jan 30, 2017 Feb 15, 2017 $0.03 normal
Oct 19, 2016 Oct 28, 2016 Nov 15, 2016 $0.03 normal
Jul 28, 2016 Aug 15, 2016 $0.03 normal
Apr 18, 2016 Apr 28, 2016 May 16, 2016 $0.03 normal
Jan 18, 2016 Jan 28, 2016 Feb 16, 2016 $0.145 normal
Oct 12, 2015 Oct 29, 2015 Nov 16, 2015 $0.145 normal

Dividend payout ratio

What is Nrg Energy dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

NRG has a payout ratio of 8.2% which is lower than the Utilities sector and its peers average.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)