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GUTIERREZ MAURICIO filed this Form 4 on 01/07/2019
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SEC FORM 4 SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Gutierrez Mauricio

(Last) (First) (Middle)
NRG ENERGY, INC.
804 CARNEGIE CENTER

(Street)
PRINCETON NJ 08540

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
NRG ENERGY, INC. [ NRG ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
President & Chief Exec Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
01/03/2019
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 01/03/2019 F 22,279 D (1) 527,906(2) D
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 01/04/2019 F 70,985 D (3) 456,921(4) D
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 01/04/2019 M 435,250 A (5) 892,171 D
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 01/04/2019 M 13,454 A (6) 905,625 D
Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 01/04/2019 F 229,512 D (7) 676,113(8) D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Market Stock Units (5) 01/04/2019 M 43,525 01/04/2019 01/04/2019 Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 217,625 $0 0 D
Dividend Equivalent Rights (6) 01/04/2019 M 13,454 (6) 01/04/2019 Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 13,454 (6) 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. On January 3, 2017, Mr. Gutierrez was issued 140,112 Restricted Stock Units ("RSUs") by NRG Energy, Inc. under NRG Energy, Inc.'s Amended and Restated Long Term Incentive Plan. Each RSU is equivalent in value to one share of NRG's Common Stock, par value $.01. On January 3, 2019, 46,704 shares vested. Mr. Gutierrez elected to satisfy his tax obligation upon the exchange of common stock for RSUs having a value on the date of the exchange equal to the withholding obligation. This form reflects the surrender of 22,279 shares of common stock to satisfy the grantee's tax withholding obligation.
2. In connection with the vesting of the RSUs described above, 465 DERs vested. Dividend equivalent rights accrue on the reporting person's restricted stock units, market stock units or relative performance stock units, which become exercisable proportionately with the restricted stock units, market stock units or relative performance stock units to which they relate and may only be settled in NRG common stock. Each dividend equivalent right is the economic equivalent of one share of NRG common stock.
3. On January 4, 2018, Mr. Gutierrez was issued 410,535 Restricted Stock Units ("RSUs") by NRG Energy, Inc. under NRG Energy, Inc.'s Amended and Restated Long Term Incentive Plan. Each RSU is equivalent in value to one share of NRG's Common Stock, par value $.01. On January 4, 2019, 136,845 shares vested. Mr. Gutierrez elected to satisfy his tax obligation upon the exchange of common stock for RSUs having a value on the date of the exchange equal to the withholding obligation. This form reflects the surrender of 70,985 shares of common stock to satisfy the grantee's tax withholding obligation.
4. In connection with the vesting of the RSUs described above, 4,230 DERs vested. Dividend equivalent rights accrue on the reporting person's restricted stock units, market stock units or relative performance stock units, which become exercisable proportionately with the restricted stock units, market stock units or relative performance stock units to which they relate and may only be settled in NRG common stock. Each dividend equivalent right is the economic equivalent of one share of NRG common stock.
5. The Reporting Person was issued 217,625 Market Stock Units by NRG under the LTIP on January 4, 2016 that vested on January 4, 2019. On the vesting date the Reporting Person was entitled to receive a maximum of 435,250 shares of Common Stock if the company achieved 100% increase in total shareholder return since the grant date (the "Maximum"), 217,625 shares of Common Stock if there is no change in total shareholder return since the grant date (the "Target") or 163,218 shares of Common Stock if there is a 25% decrease in total shareholder return since the grant date (the "Threshold"). The Reporting Person would not have received any shares of Common Stock if total shareholder return had decreased by more than 25% since the grant date. The number of shares that the Reporting Person could have received in interpolated for total shareholder return fall between Threshold, Target and Maximum levels. On January 4, 2019 he vested in 435,250 shares.
6. In connection with the vesting of the MSUs described above, an incremental 13,454 DERs vested. Dividend equivalent rights accrue on the Reporting Person's restricted stock units, market stock units or relative performance stock units, which become exercisable proportionately with the restricted stock units, market stock units or relative performance stock units to which they relate and may only be settled in NRG common stock. Each dividend equivalent right is the economic equivalent of one share of NRG common stock.
7. The Reporting Person elected to satisfy his tax withholding obligation upon the exchange of common stock for MSUs having a value on the date of the exchange equal to the withholding obligation. This form reflects the surrender of 229,512 shares of common stock to satisfy the grantee's tax withholding obligation.
8. Includes 9,924 DERs.
/s/ Christine Zoino, by Power of Attorney 01/07/2019
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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