As the economy fluctuates, companies rise and fall in the stock market. A company can be worth billions and lose hundreds of millions the next day. If you are new to investing, the market capitalization is calculated by adding the company’s current market price to the outstanding shares the company has issued. All figures are shown below in US dollars.
20 Richest Companies in the World by Market Capital
This list will go over the top 20 richest companies in the world by market capitalization.
|Apple||$2.347 T||Cupertino, California, United States|
|Saudi Aramco||$2.224 T||Dhahran, Saudi Arabia|
|Microsoft||$1.975 T||Redmond, Washington, United States|
|Alphabet (Google)||$1.529 T||Mountain View, California, United States|
|Amazon||$1.135 T||Seattle, Washington, United States|
|Tesla||$730.07 B||Austin, Texas|
|Berkshire Hathaway||$614.76 B||Omaha, Nebraska, United States|
|UnitedHealth||$485.82 B||Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States|
|Johnson & Johnson||$468.67 B||New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States|
|Meta Platforms (Facebook)||$438.47 B||Menlo Park, California, United States|
|Visa||$434.02 B||San Francisco, California, United States|
|Tencent||$416.29 B||Shenzhen, China|
|TSMC||$411.64 B||Hsinchu, Taiwan|
|NVIDIA||$376.36 B||Santa Clara, California, United States|
|Kweichow Moutai||$367.20 B||Zunyi, China|
|Exxon Mobil||$359.85 B||Irving, Texas, United States|
|Procter & Gamble||$349.55 B||Cincinnati, Ohio, United States|
|Walmart||$343.43 B||Bentonville, Arkansas, United States|
|JPMorgan Chase||$330.12 B||New York, New York, United States|
|Roche||$329.36 B||Basel, Switzerland|
Apple is the first richest company in the world by market capitalization. Apple’s market capitalization is $2.364 trillion.
Apple makes far-reaching changes in personal technology with the introduction of the iPhone and iPad, which provide access to the Internet and multimedia content on mobile devices for education, business, entertainment, and personal use.
Saudi Aramco is the world’s largest oil producer and exporter, with an estimated production of 9.22 million barrels daily. The company’s market capitalization is $2.224 trillion, making it the most valuable company in the world.
Microsoft’s market capitalization is $1.988 trillion. Microsoft is an American multinational technology company. It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Its best-known software products are the Microsoft Windows operating system, the Microsoft Office suite, and the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers.
Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is currently the fourth world’s richest company, with a market capitalization of $1.539 trillion. Alphabet(Google) has seen significant growth in recent years, thanks partly to its expansive portfolio of products and services. In addition to Google Search, some of Alphabet’s most popular offerings include Gmail, YouTube, Android, and Chrome.
Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer and one of the richest companies, with a market capitalization of $1.151 trillion. Amazon was founded in 1994 by Jeff Bezos and has since grown to become a global powerhouse. In addition to being an eCommerce retailer, Amazon provides cloud computing services, produces consumer electronics, and owns Whole Foods Market.
Tesla is a clean energy and electric vehicle company based in Palo Alto, California. Tesla’s market capitalization is $738.45 billion, making it the sixth richest company in the world. In 2003Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning founded Tesla, and CEO Elon Musk has led it since 2008.
BH is a multinational conglomerate holding company with a market capitalization of $617.98 billion headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. The company’s CEO and Chairman is Warren Buffett.
UnitedHealth Group (UHG) is a US-based healthcare and insurance company with a market cap of $487.72 billion. UHG was incorporated in 1977 and offered health care services and insurance.
Johnson & Johnson
Johnson & Johnson is an American multinational corporation that manufactures medical devices, consumer packaged goods, and pharmaceuticals. The company has a market capitalization of $469.38 billion, making it the ninth richest company in the world.
Meta Platforms (Facebook)
Facebook is the world’s largest and richest social media platform, with over 2 billion monthly active users. Founded in 2004, Facebook has become a powerful tool for connecting people and businesses worldwide. With a market capitalization of over $445.87 billion, Facebook is one of the richest companies in the world.
Visa is the biggest global payments technology company that connects financial institutions, consumers, businesses, and governments to fast, secure, and reliable electronic payments. Visa has a market capitalization of $436.15 billion. It is one of the largest companies in the world by market capitalization and has been ranked as the 11th most valuable brand in the world.
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Tencent is worth an estimated $419.38 billion, making it the twelfth among the top and richest companies in the world by market capitalization. The Chinese tech giant has seen incredible growth in recent years, thanks to its investments in businesses like WeChat and League of Legends.
TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor)
TSMC is the world’s largest foundry and one of the most advanced semiconductor manufacturers. They are also one of the richest companies in the world, with a market capitalization of over $415.48 billion.
NVIDIA is a technology company specializing in graphics processing units (GPUs) for the gaming and professional markets. It is the fourteenth largest company by market capitalization.
Kweichow Moutai is a Chinese company that produces Baijiu, a type of distilled alcoholic beverage. It has a market capitalization of $367.20 billion, making it the fifteenth company among the richest companies in the world.
Exxon Mobil is also a multinational oil and gas corporation. They are headquartered located in Irving, Texas. The company ranked sixteen with revenues of $360.60 billion.
Procter & Gamble
Procter & Gamble is a multinational corporation that specializes in a wide range of consumer goods. The company is headquartered in Cincinnati. Procter & Gamble is the largest company in the world by market capitalization, with a market cap of $351.30 billion.
Walmart is a multinational American retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores—headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas.
JPMorgan is an American multinational financial services and investment bank holding company. The company has over 271,025 employees and operates in more than 60 countries.
Roche is a Swiss multinational healthcare company that operates in over 100 countries. It is one of the world’s largest biotech companies and has made significant contributions to medicine, most notably in cancer and HIV/AIDS treatment. Roche has a market capitalization of over $329.75 billion.