NRG Energy

Industry: Energy

Fortune Rank: 263

NRG Energy

NRG Energy is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 NRG Energy was ranked number 263 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 263rd largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

NRG Energy achieved revenue of $8,952.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $942.00 million.

NRG Energy ' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 263rd compared to 363rd in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $6,905 million (a change of 2 million compared to 2010) and profits of $1,188 million (a change of $941 million compared to 2009).

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 NRG Energy would be ranked 140th rather than 263rd due to its profits of $942 in 2010.

NRG Energy Revenue* Profit* Fortune Ranking

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