Apple may have the highest market cap of any company in the world, so according to Forbes, Apple is the most valuable company in the world in 2016 as well as in 2017. This article gives information about the top 10 most valuable companies in the world. This ranking of enterprises is based on the score calculated from sales, profits and assets as well as market value.
10 – GE (General Electric Corp)
GE was established by Thomas A Edison in 1878, and its headquarter situated in Fairfield, CT. It is a technology and financial services company manufacturing merchandises for transmission, generation, distribution, control and utilization of electricity. Aircraft engines, power generation, Technology and the industrial are the main products that are generated by this company. Oil and gas, energy management, aviation, health care, transportation appliances and lighting and GE capital are the primary fragments.
Aircraft engines, power generation, Technology and the industrial are the main products that are generated by this company. Oil and gas, energy management, aviation, health care, transportation appliances and lighting and GE capital are the primary fragments.
9 – McDonalds
McDonalds is responsible for the provision of foodstuffs retail. Authorization and operation of McDonalds restaurants globally are the main activities of this company. The food menu of this group comprises of hamburgers and cheeseburgers, fillets, French fries, salads, sundaes, pies as well as drinks of many kinds. This company functions through geographical subdivisions of United States, Europe, Asia-pacific, Middle East and Africa and other countries and cooperate including Canada, Latin America and corporate.
This company functions through geographical subdivisions of United States, Europe, Asia-pacific, Middle East and Africa and other countries and cooperate including Canada, Latin America and corporate.
8 – Disney
Walter Elias Disney established this company on October 16, 1923, and headquartered in Burbank, CA. Disney is an expanded international family entertainment and media innovativeness. It operates through five business segments: Media Networks, Parks & Resorts, Studio Entertainment, Consumer Products and Interactive Media.
7 – IBM (International Business Machines Corp)
IBM was instituted by Charles Ranlett Flint and Thomas J. Watson Sr. on June 16, 1911, and headquartered in Armonk, NY. It is an information technology company, which make available integrated solutions about information technology and knowledge of business processes. The company functions through five subdivisions which are given as Global Technology Services, Global Business Services, Software, Systems & Technology and Global Financing. Information Technology infrastructure and business process services and much more.
IBM functions through five subdivisions which are: Global Technology Services, Global Business Services, Software, Systems & Technology and Global Financing. Information Technology infrastructure and business process services and much more.
The Global Business Services subdivision conveys anticipated business consequences to the company’s clients across two primary business areas: Consulting and Application Management Services.
The middleware and operating systems software are the contents of Software segment. Business solutions necessitating advanced computing power and storage capabilities delivered to clients through the Systems & Technology segment.
Client’s Procurement of IBM systems, software and services are facilitated by The Global Financing segment. It participates in financing assets, influences with commitment and accomplishes the associated risks with the objective of generating consistently high returns on evenhandedness.
6 – Toyota Corporation
Kiichiro Toyota established the company in 1937 and it’s headquarter is positioned in Toyota, Japan. This company involves in the manufacturing and auction of motor vehicles and parts. Automotive Operations, Financial Services, and all Other are the segments through which this company operates.
5 – Coca-Cola
This company was instituted by Asa Griggs Candler in 1886 and it’s headquarter is situated in Atlanta, GA. It is a beverage company that offers diet and regular sparkling beverages and still beverages. Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitamin water, PowerAde, Minute Maid, Simply and Georgia are the brands of company’s portfolio.
It functions through seven segments: Eurasia & Africa, Europe, Latin America, North America, Asia Pacific, Bottling Investments and Corporate. This company delivers branded beverage products available to consumers throughout the world through its network.
4 – Facebook
Facebook is a social networking firm, which enables people to communicate with their family, friends, and colleagues. Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp and Oculus are the main products of this company. Facebook was founded by Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, on February 4, 2004, and its headquarter situated in Menlo Park, CA.
3 – Microsoft Corp
William Henry Gates III is the founder of Microsoft Corp, It was founded in 1975, and its headquarter situated in Redmond, WA. Microsoft Corp engaged in the provision of developing and marketing software and hardware services. This company provides products for computing devices, servers, phones and intelligent devices. Following are the segments through which this company operates; productivity and business processing, creative cloud and more personal computing.
2 – Google
Google improved the communication ways among the people and founded in 1998. This company offers services and tools for advertisers to display ads and mobile advertising. The advertising area of Google includes AdWords, AdSense. Google display, Google mobile programs and Google local.
1 – Apple
Apple is a company of computer hardware that founded by Steven Paul, Ronald Gerald, and Stephen G Wozniak in 1976 in the United States. Design, manufacturing, and marketing of mobile communication, media devices, personal computers and portable digital music players are the primary functions of this company.
Apple provides products to the customer in the form of iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple watches and Apple TV brands under iOS, OS, X and watches OS brands and operating systems under the iClouds and Apple pays brands.
List of Top 10 Most Valuable Companies in the World
|Rank||Brand||Band Value||1 Year Change Value||Brand Revenue||Brand Advertising||Industry|
|10||GE||$36.7 B||-2%||$92.3 B||–||Diversified|
|9||McDonald’s||$39.1 B||-1%||$82.7 B||$719 M||Restaurants|
|8||Disney||$39.5 B||14%||$28 B||$2.6 B||Leisure|
|7||IBM||$41.4 B||-17%||$81.7 B||$1.3 B||Technology|
|6||Toyota||$42.1 B||11%||$165.1 B||$3.6 B||Automotive|
|5||$52.6 B||44%||$17.4 B||$281 M||Technology|
|4||Coca Cola||$58.5 B||4%||$21.9 B||$4 B||Beverages|
|3||Micro Soft||$75.2 B||9%||$87.6 B||$1.9 B||Technology|
|2||$82.5 B||26%||$68.5 B||$3.2 B||Technology|
|1||Apple||$154.1 B||6%||$233.7 B||$1.8 B||Technology|
From the above article, it can be concluded that many different companies are present in the world that functions to facilitate the humanity. But among these companies, some of these are most valuable companies because of the quality of the products of these enterprises. But everyone can’t afford the products of these enterprises.