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NRG Energy is an integrated power generation and supply company engaged in producing, selling, and delivering electricity and related products and services. It operates across residential, business, and generation segments. The company specializes in energy production and cogeneration facilities, thermal energy production, energy resource recovery facilities. In addition, NRG Energy focuses on wholesale operations, including plant and commercial operations, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), energy services, and other critical related functions.
TypePublic
Founded1989
HQPrinceton, NJ, US
Websitenrg.com
Employee Ratings4.1
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)4,577(-5%)
Job Openings195
Revenue (FY, 2020)$9.1 B(-7%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$40.6(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at NRG Energy

Mauricio Gutierrez

Mauricio Gutierrez

President and Chief Executive Officer
Kirkland Andrews

Kirkland Andrews

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
David Callen

David Callen

Chief Accounting Officer
Kevin Cole

Kevin Cole

Senior Vice President, Investor Relations
Brian Curci

Brian Curci

General Counsel, SVP
Robert Gaudette

Robert Gaudette

Senior Vice President, NRG Business Solutions
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NRG Energy Office Locations

NRG Energy has offices in Princeton and Houston
Princeton, NJ, US (HQ)
804 Carnegie Center
Houston, TX, US
One Shell Plaza, 910 Louisiana St
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NRG Energy Financials and Metrics

NRG Energy Revenue

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NRG Energy's revenue was reported to be $9.09 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

8.1b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

1.2b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

15.2%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

(82.0m)

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

(56.0m)

Market capitalization (22-Jul-2021)

9.9b

Closing stock price (22-Jul-2021)

40.6

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

501.0m

EV

19.3b
NRG Energy's current market capitalization is $9.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

10.6b9.5b9.8b9.1b

Revenue growth, %

(14%)(11%)4%

Cost of goods sold

7.5b7.1b7.3b6.5b

Gross profit

3.1b2.4b2.5b2.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

2.4b2.9b3.1b2.2b2.5b3.0b2.0b2.2b2.8b8.1b

Cost of goods sold

1.6b2.1b2.3b1.7b1.8b2.2b1.5b1.4b2.0b6.9b

Gross profit

863.0m871.0m754.0m514.0m620.0m843.0m562.0m804.0m775.0m1.2b

Gross profit Margin, %

36%30%25%24%25%28%28%36%28%15%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

991.0m563.0m345.0m3.9b

Accounts Receivable

1.1b1.0b1.0b904.0m

Prepaid Expenses

261.0m302.0m245.0m257.0m

Inventories

532.0m412.0m383.0m327.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(2.3b)268.0m4.4b510.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.1b459.0m373.0m435.0m

Inventories

143.0m31.0m22.0m27.0m

Accounts Payable

77.0m113.0m(177.0m)(56.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

233.0m329.0m281.0m482.0m684.0m1.1b121.0m434.0m683.0m(82.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

235.0m485.0m403.0m92.0m184.0m289.0m109.0m219.0m318.0m317.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

357.0m524.0m1.1b(127.0m)389.0m861.0m208.0m692.0m1.4b(917.0m)

Purchases of PP&E

(63.0m)
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

1.8m

Debt/Equity

8.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.7 x

Financial Leverage

11.8 x
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NRG Energy Operating Metrics

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NRG Energy Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Pure Energies GroupOctober 02, 2014
Goal ZeroAugust 14, 2014
Energy Curtailment SpecialistsAugust 23, 2013
GenOn EnergyJuly 24, 2012
Solar Power PartnersNovember 21, 2011
Green Mountain EnergySeptember 20, 2010$350 m
Reliant EnergyMay 01, 2009
Texas Genco HoldingsSeptember 30, 2005$8.3 b
3279405 Nova Scotia Company
3283764 Nova Scotia Company
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NRG Energy Revenue Breakdown

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NRG Energy revenue breakdown by business segment: 16.7% from Generation, 33.3% from Retail, 16.7% from Generation and 33.3% from Retail

NRG Energy Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

82/100

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NRG Energy Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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NRG Energy Online and Social Media Presence

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NRG Energy Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    73/100

  • CEO Rating

    A

    76/100

  • Compensation

    A

    82/100

  • Diversity

    A

    83/100

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NRG Energy News and Updates

NRG Energy Sees $750 Million Loss Following Texas Cold

NRG Energy Sees $750 Million Loss Following Texas Cold Snap

NRG Energy Announces CFO Transition

NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) today announced Kirkland Andrews is stepping down as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective February 4, 2021. Mr. Andrews will remain with NRG in an advisory capacity through February 19, 2021. NRG has appointed Mr. Gaetan Frotte, the Company’s Senior Vice President an…

NRG Energy Named Supplier of the Year by The Energy Professionals Association

NRG Energy, Inc. (NSYE: NRG) announced today that the Company has been named the 2020 – 2021 Supplier of the Year by The Energy Professionals Association (TEPA), an organization comprised of independent energy aggregators, brokers and consultants (ABCs), as well as energy suppliers, resellers and ot…

NRG Energy, Inc. to Report Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2020 Financial Results on February 25, 2021

NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) plans to report its Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday, February 25, 2021. Management will present the results during a conference call and webcast at 9:00 a.m. Eastern

NRG Energy CFO Focusing on Cutting Costs, Pricing After Direct Energy Deal

NRG Energy Inc. Chief Financial Officer Kirkland Andrews is focusing his attention on reviewing the energy company’s costs and pricing strategy after it wrapped up a $3.6 billion deal to acquire Direct Energy earlier this montt
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NRG Energy Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was NRG Energy founded?

    NRG Energy was founded in 1989.

  • Who are NRG Energy key executives?

    NRG Energy's key executives are Mauricio Gutierrez, Kirkland Andrews and David Callen.

  • How many employees does NRG Energy have?

    NRG Energy has 4,577 employees.

  • What is NRG Energy revenue?

    Latest NRG Energy annual revenue is $9.1 b.

  • What is NRG Energy revenue per employee?

    Latest NRG Energy revenue per employee is $2 m.

  • Who are NRG Energy competitors?

    Competitors of NRG Energy include Ontario Power Generation, Vistra and Ormat Technologies.

  • Where is NRG Energy headquarters?

    NRG Energy headquarters is located at 804 Carnegie Center, Princeton.

  • Where are NRG Energy offices?

    NRG Energy has offices in Princeton and Houston.

  • How many offices does NRG Energy have?

    NRG Energy has 2 offices.