Global Citizenship
Social Impact of the GPU2012 Citizenship ReportNVIDIA Foundation
 
 
 
 

Economic Impact

Historical and Economic Information
NVIDIA was founded in 1993 by Jen-Hsun Huang, the company's president and CEO, Chris Malachowsky and Curtis Priem. NVIDIA became a public company in 1999 and is listed on NASDAQ, where its shares trade under the symbol NVDA.

NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., and, as of Jan. 2012, has 7,133 employees in 48 offices in 16 countries. Learn more about NVIDIA.

Economic Indicators
(in thousands of US dollars)
 
 
FY2012
FY2011
FY2010
 
Revenue
$3,997,930,000
$3,543,309,000
$3,326,445,000
 
 
Income tax expense (benefit)
$82,306,000
$18,023,000
$(14,307,000)
 
 
Total capitalization broken down in terms of debt and equity
 
 
Common stock, $.001 par value; 2,000,000,000 shares authorized; 680,598,737 shares issued and 588,555,701 outstanding in 2011; and 652,391,708 shares issued and 561,465,851 outstanding in 2010
700
677
653
 
 
Total stockholders' equity
$4,145,724,000
$3,181,462,000
$2,665,140,000
 
 
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity
$5,552,928,000
$4,495,246,000
$3,585,918,000
 
 
Additional operational information:
 
 
Total Assets
$5,552,928,000
$4,495,246,000
$3,585,918,000
 
 
Beneficial ownership
 
 
Revenue by country/region
See chart below
See Chart below
See Chart below
 
 
Direct employment
7,133 employees in 16 countries
6,029 employees in 16 countries
5,706 employees in 15 countries
 
 
Cost of revenue
$1,941,413,000
$2,134,219,000
$2,149,522,000
 
 
Total operating expenses
$1,408,218,000
$1,153,343,000
$1,275,868,000
 
 
Operating expenses as a percentage of revenue
35.2
32.6
38.3
 
 
Employee compensation
 
 
Donations and other community investments
$5,003,019
$1,681,623
$1,701,816
 
 
Retained earnings
$2,730,418,000
$2,149,328,000
$1,896,182,000
 
 
Payments to capital providers
None
None
None
 
 
Payments to governments
None
None
 
 
 
Revenue by Region
Revenue by Region