10 Most Valuable Companies In The World
The most valuable companies in the world are worth eye-bulging amounts, from $620 billion to almost $2.5 trillion:
Valuations on this list are based on market capitalization. This is worked out by multiplying the value of a share by the number of shares issued by the company.
You’ll never guess who is the #1 most valuable company in the world:
10. Alibaba Group – $620 Billion
Valued at $620 billion, the Alibaba Company is one of the biggest Internet-based companies in China and the world.
The company is known for providing business-to-consumer, consumer, and other business services through its many websites. The company also owns an electronic payment service and has made massive investments in cloud computing and search systems for its customers.
Headquartered in Hangzhou, China, the Chinese Government has recently filed various cases on the founder of the group, Jack Ma.
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9. Tencent – $738 Billion
Another Chinese company on the list, Tencent has a valuation of $738 billion.
The company is a conglomerate and venture company with its presence in social networking, mass media, instant messaging, web portals, and many others.
It is today one of the biggest companies in the gaming industry and the 9th most valuable company in the world.
8. Facebook – $757 Billion
Valued at $757 billion, Mark Zuckerberg’s company Facebook took the world by storm in 2004. It is estimated that over two billion people visit the social media platform every day. Facebook is headquartered in California.
7. Tesla, Inc. – $834 Billion
Headquartered in California, Tesla has a valuation of $834 billion. Being the world’s biggest manufacturer of electric vehicles, Tesla is also known for its solar panels and batteries.
Tesla was founded in 2003 by Marc Tarpenning and Martin Eberhard, with Elon Musk being the biggest investor and chairman of the board.
6. Alphabet, Inc. – $1.2 Trillion
Also headquartered in California, not many people know that Alphabet, Inc. is actually the parent company of Google, the famous search engine.
The company is today valued at a whopping $1.2 trillion. The company was created by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998, and it has since then become the face of search engines worldwide.
Alphabet today owns over 30 popular services and many sub-companies, including Android, YouTube, AdWords, and many others.
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5. Delta Electronics – $1.435 Trillion
Thailand-based Delta Electronics has a valuation of $1.435 trillion. The company manufactures many electronic products like power supplies, infrastructure for renewable energy, industry, and construction automation systems, and much more.
4. Amazon, Inc. – $1.596 Trillion
Amazon does not need any introduction. After all, most of us have used this e-commerce-come-online services company to order, watch, listen, or do one of the countless other things it offers.
The company is valued at $1.596 trillion, and it is the fourth most valuable company in the world.
3. Microsoft – $1.653 Trillion
Valued at $1.653 trillion, Microsoft is synonymous with Microsoft Office, Xbox, and many other popular products.
This internationally famous company was founded by Bill Gates in 1975 and today has thousands of offices, stores, and service centers all over the world.
2. Apple Inc. – $2.213 Trillion
Valued at $2.213 trillion, Apple is one of the most valuable companies in the world. However, in recent years due to the fall in iPhone sales, it has taken a hit in its valuation.
The company was founded in 1976 by Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs, and Ronald Wayne, but Steve Jobs is often primarily credited with Apple’s success.
1. Saudi Aramco – $2.458 Trillion
Saudi Aramco is a petroleum and natural gas company and is also known as the Saudi Arabian Oil Company. It is valued at $2.458 trillion and is the most valuable company in the world.
The company was founded in 1933 and is owned mostly by the Saudi government. In 2019, the company earned a massive revenue of $826 billion.
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