there are many different types of lists like this determined in different sorts of ways. Some do it based solely on how much money the company made off of sales however, this doesn’t add in the factor of profit, sense they won’t be taking in all that money as profit. Others do it by their assets or stock values, this one i made combines all of these together to give you the best, up to-date list.
1) JP Morgan Chase
JP Morgan Chase is a banking company that operates primarily in The United States of America. It made 115.63 billion dollars last year with 11.65 billion of it being profit. Its assets are worth 2,031.99 billion dollars. Its market value is 166.19 billion dollars. Though located mainly in The United States of America, JP Morgan Chase also operates in over 60 other countries on nearly every continent. JP Morgan Chase employees over 200,000 people. It is also a component of The Dow Jones Industrial Average.
2) General Electric
General Electric also operates mainly in The United States of America it also operates in over 100 other countries, less than half of its revenue comes from The United States. It is a multi-industry company that brought in 156.78 billion dollars from sales last year with 11.03 billion of it in profit. Its assets are worth 781.82 billion dollars with its market value being 169.65 billion. General Electric, or GE, is involved in everything from the production and sales of light bulbs and washers, to Jet engines and fuel cell technology. They also make and develop a lot of medical technology and equipment and are a media company through NBC universal. They too are a component of The Dow Jones Industrial Average.
3) Bank of America
Bank of America, like the name says, is a banking company located primarily in The United States just like the name says. Bank of America made 150.45 billion dollars in sales last year, 6.28 billion of that being profit. 2,223.30 billion dollars in assets. With a market value of 167.63 billion dollars. Bank of America operates on every continent except Australia and is a component of The Dow Jones Industrial Average.
4) Exxon Mobil
Exxon Mobil is an Oil and Gas operations company and the largest in the world. It made a staggering 275.56 billion dollars in sales last year with 19.28 billion dollars of it being profit. It has 233 billion dollars in assets. The market value for Exxon is 308.77 billion. It is based mainly in The United States where it sales the majority of its oil. It was founded by the famous business owner John D. Rockefeller. It searches for oil on every continent and has oil rigs all over the world. It also is a component of The Dow Jones Industrial Average.
ICBC, which stands for Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, is probably less known in America because it is a banking company based in China. It had 71 billion dollars in sales last year with 16.27 billion profit. It has Assets worth 1,428 billion dollars. Its market value is 242 billion dollars. Though located in China it serves people all around the world and is one of the fastest growing banks in the World. Located in China it has a lot of potential as China has one of the fastest growing economies in the World. In 2008 it became the second Chinese bank to gain permission to establish a branch in New York City and other major cities around the World.