|NRG ENERGY, INC. filed this Form 10-K on 03/01/2018|
Item 5 — Market for Registrant's Common Equity, Related Stockholder Matters and Issuer Purchases of Equity Securities
Market Information and Holders and Dividends
NRG's authorized capital stock consists of 500,000,000 shares of NRG common stock and 10,000,000 shares of preferred stock. A total of 25,000,000 shares of the Company's common stock are authorized for issuance under the NRG LTIP. No shares of NRG common stock were available for future issuance under the NRG GenOn LTIP. For more information about the NRG LTIP and the NRG GenOn LTIP, refer to Item 12 — Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners and Management and Related Stockholder Matters and Item 15 — Note 20, Stock-Based Compensation, to the Consolidated Financial Statements.
NRG's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and has been assigned the symbol: NRG. The high and low sales prices, as well as the closing price for the Company's common stock on a per share basis for 2017 and 2016 are set forth below:
NRG had 316,743,089 shares outstanding as of December 31, 2017. As of January 31, 2018, there were 317,637,917 shares outstanding, and there were 21,150 common stockholders of record.
On January 19, 2018, NRG declared a quarterly dividend on the Company's common stock of $0.030 per share, or $0.12 per share on an annualized basis, payable on February 15, 2018, to stockholders of record as of February 1, 2018.
The Company's common stock dividends are subject to available capital, market conditions, and compliance with associated laws and regulations.