Entergy Corporation

Industry: Electric Utilities

Fortune Rank: 219

Entergy Corporation is an integrated company engaged primarily in electric power production, retail distribution operations, energy marketing and trading and gas transportation. For the 6 months ended 6/30/05, total revenues rose 6% to $5.03B. Net income applic. to Common decreased 3% to $458.1M. Results reflect increased revenues from competitive businesses, offset by higher loss on equity in earnings of unconsolidated equity affiliates.

Entergy Corporation is an energy company engaged in electric power production and retail electric distribution operations. It operates through three business segments: U.S. Utility, Non-Utility Nuclear and Energy Commodity Services. The U.S. Utility segment generates, transmits, distributes and sells electric power in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, and provides natural gas utility service in Louisiana. The Non-Utility Nuclear segment owns and operates five nuclear power plants, and sells electric power produced by those plants to wholesale customers. The Energy Commodity Services segment included Entergy-Koch, LP and the Company's non-nuclear wholesale assets business. Entergy also has a Competitive Retail Services business unit. In January 2004, Entergy sold its 50% interest in the Crete project, which is a 320-megawatt power plant located in Illinois. In November 2004, the Company sold its energy trading business, Entergy-Koch, LP.

Entergy Corporation

Entergy Corporation is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Entergy Corporation was ranked number 219 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 219th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Entergy Corporation achieved revenue of $10,745.70 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $1,231.10 million.

Entergy Corporation's rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 205th on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $13,094 million (a change of -3 million compared to 2010) and profits of $1,221 million (a change of 0 million compared to 2010).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Entergy Corporation would be ranked 107th rather than 219th due to its profits of $1,231 in 2010.

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