NRG Energy

NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of the nation’s largest and most diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 200 company, NRG creates value through best in class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers, large and small, we continually innovate, embrace and implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy. We aim to be pioneers in developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.
Company Growth (employees)
Princeton, US
Size (employees)
8,763 (est)
NRG Energy was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Princeton, US

Key People at NRG Energy

Mauricio Gutierrez

Mauricio Gutierrez

President and Chief Executive Officer
Kirkland Andrews

Kirkland Andrews

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Michael Bramnick

Michael Bramnick

Senior Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer

NRG Energy Office Locations

NRG Energy has offices in Princeton and Houston
Princeton, US (HQ)
804 Carnegie Center
Houston, US
1201 Fannin St

NRG Energy Metrics

NRG Energy Financial Metrics

NRG Energy's revenue was reported to be $12.4 b in FY, 2016 which is a 16% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

$12.4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

$3.8 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

($891 m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

$527 m

Market capitalization (22-May-2017)

$5 b

Closing share price (22-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$2 b


$3.1 b
NRG Energy's current market capitalization is $5 b.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$11.3 b$15.9 b$14.7 b$12.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$8.1 b$11.8 b$10.8 b$8.6 b

Gross profit

$3.2 b$4.1 b$3.9 b$3.8 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$11 b$14.6 b$18.7 b$12 b


$343 m$1.3 b($4 b)$527 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$848 m$1.1 b$1.1 b$1.1 b

Pre tax profit

($634 m)$135 m($5.1 b)($875 m)

Income tax expense

($282 m)$3 m$1.3 b$16 m

Net Income

($352 m)$132 m($6.4 b)($891 m)
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$2.3 b$2.1 b$1.5 b$2 b


$898 m$1.2 b$1.3 b$1.1 b

Current Assets

$7.6 b$8.6 b$7.4 b$6.4 b


$17.9 b


$2 b$2.6 b$999 m$662 m

Total Assets

$33.9 b$40.7 b$32.9 b$30.4 b

Accounts Payable

$1 b$1.1 b$869 m$895 m

Total Debt

Current Liabilities

$4.2 b$4.9 b$4.4 b$4.4 b

Non-Current Liabilities

$19 b$23.8 b$22.7 b$21.5 b

Total Liabilities

$23.2 b$28.7 b$27.1 b$25.9 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

$7.8 b$8.3 b$8.3 b$8.4 b

Retained Earnings

$3.7 b$3.6 b($3.8 b)

Total Equity

$10.5 b$11.7 b$5.4 b$4.4 b

Financial Leverage

3.2 x3.5 x6.1 x6.8 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

($352 m)$132 m($6.4 b)($891 m)


($11 m)($245 m)($26 m)$134 m

Accounts Payable

$275 m($12 m)($218 m)($27 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

$1.3 b$1.5 b$1.3 b$2.1 b

Capital Expenditures

($2 b)($909 m)($1.3 b)($1.2 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

($2.5 b)($2.9 b)($1.5 b)($824 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

$1.4 b$1.3 b($432 m)($794 m)

Free Cash Flow

$3.3 b$2.4 b$2.6 b$3.3 b
Y, 2016


5.8 x


1.5 x


0.9 x


$1.2 m

Financial Leverage

6.8 x

NRG Energy Market Value History

NRG Energy Median Salaries

Source: 139 public H-1B filings from NRG Energy

NRG Energy Online Presence

NRG Energy Company Life

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