Global Citizenship
Letter from our CEOSocial Impact of the GPUFY11 Citizenship Report
 
 
 
 

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. 30, 2011, has approximately 6,029 employees in 34 offices in more than 16 countries.

The table below provides an overview of our economic activity during our fiscal year 2011, which ended on January 30.

Economic Indicators
(in thousands of US dollars)
 
 
FY2011
FY2010
 
Revenue
3,543,309
3,326,445
 
 
Income tax expense (benefit)
18,023
(14,307)
 
 
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
677
653
 
 
Total stockholders' equity
3,181,462
2,665,140
 
 
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity
4,495,246
3,585,918
 
 
Additional operational information:
 
 
Total Assets
4,495,246
3,585,918
 
 
Beneficial ownership
 
 
Revenue by country/region
See Chart below
See Chart below
 
 
Direct employment
6,029 employees in 16 countries
5,706 employees in 15 countries
 
 
Cost of revenue
2,134,219
2,149,522
 
 
Total operating expenses
1,153,343
1,275,868
 
 
Operating expenses as a percentage of revenue
32.6
38.3
 
 
Employee compensation
 
 
Donations and other community investments
1,681,623
1,701,816
 
 
Retained earnings
2,149,328
1,896,182
 
 
Payments to capital providers
None
None
 
 
Payments to governments
None
None
 
 

Revenue by Region
Revenue by Region