Top 10 Largest Public Companies in the World 2012

The term “global leading company” gives a tough outlook especially in the modern competitive world. Business is not every one’s cup of coffee due to the requirement of certain trading techniques. Adapting new ways of doing things, appreciation, and a genuine sense of commitment are the accelerating factors towards a company’s success. Uncountable number of industries is spread across the universe but very few notable one’s have their names engraved on the pages of accomplishment. Given below are the names of those fortunate few whose achievements are talked about throughout.

List of Top 10 Largest Public Companies in 2012

  1. Exxon Mobil
  2. JPMorgan Chase
  3. General Electric
  4. Royal Dutch Shell
  5. ICBC 
  6. HSBC Holdings
  7. PetroChina
  8. Berkshire Hathaway
  9. Wells Fargo
  10. Petróleo Brasil (or Petrobras)

Top 10 Biggest Public Companies in the World

1. Exxon Mobil
Founded in 1999, the world’s biggest corporate is the American oil and gas corporation, Exxon Mobil Corporation. The 12 years old corporation is a merger of gas station company Exxon and oil company Mobil. With 37 oil refineries across 21 countries, the oil giant makes a profit of $41.1 billion with market value of $407.4 billion. One of the largest refiner of the world, it has $433.5 billion sale.

2. JPMorgan Chase
JP Morgan Chase & Co.
deals profits $19 billion from deals of securities, investments and retail. It is the world’s second prime civic corporate based on a composite ranking and market value of $170.1 billion. The company is also the provider of chief financial services with assets of $2265.8 billion. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association (JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.) and National Association (Chase Bank USA, N.A.) are its foremost subordinates.

3. General Electric
Energy, Technology Infrastructure, Capital Finance and Consumer & Industrial as the segments, General Electric Company is an American  multinational conglomerate corporation with possessions worth $717.2 billion from $147.3 billion sale and market value of $213.7 billion. According to a recent research the firm also includes rankings of No. 7 company for leaders, No. 5 best global brand, No. 63 green company, No. 15 most admired company, and No. 19 most innovative company in United States.

4. Royal Dutch Shell
Commonly known as Shell, the Royal Dutch Shell plc is an English – Dutch oil and gas multinational company. Shell is one among the six oil and gas “super majors” with profit of $ 30.9 billion, property value $340.5 billion, $470.2 billion deal and $227.6 billion market value. exploration and production, refining, distribution and marketing, petrochemicals, power generation and trading are its sectors of activity worldwide.

5. ICBC
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited
(ICBC) is one of the four biggest state owned commercial banks of China. Personal banking, corporate banking, electronic banking and self service banking are the four types of services ICBC provides. Having 16,227 offices and branches in China, it has scored $237.2 billion market value from $28.6 billion sales making $25.1 billion profit.

6. HSBC Holdings
Headquartered in London, HSBC Holdings plc is a universal bank and is structured in four commerce groups — Commercial Banking; Global Banking and Markets; Retail Banking and Wealth Management; and Global Private Banking. HSBC’s profit has touched $16.2 billion with market value of $164.3 billion and accumulating property worth $2550 billion from $10-2 billion transaction through its 7,200 bureaus in 85 countries and about 89 million clients.

7. PetroChina
PetroChina Company Limited
is China’s largest state owned oil producer with $310.1 billion sale and $20.6 billion earnings. Operating in Hong Kong, New York and Shanghai, the industry has market value of $294.7 billion leading to possessions of $304.7 billion. Its headquarter is in Dongcheng District, Beijing and was established on November 5, 1999.

8. Berkshire Hathaway
With trade and revenue of $143.7 billion and $10.3 billion respectively, Berkshire Hathaway Inc is yet another American multinational conglomerate holding company holding position as one of the ten biggest companies of all time. Under the management of investor Warren Buffett, also the firm’s CEO Berkshire Hathaway has a whooping market rate of $202.2 billion.

9. Wells Fargo
The fourth largest bank in United States in terms of assets and market capitalization, Wells Fargo & Company is also the ninth biggest corporate in the world. Profit amounting to 15.9 billion and business worth $87.6 billion, Wells Fargo is the second leading stock in deposits, home mortgage servicing and debit cards. In 2012 it has over 270,000 employees and over 70 million customers with the rate of property reaching $1,313.9 billion.

10. Petroleo Brasil (or Petrobras)
The list comes to a conclusion with the Brazilian semi public multinational energy corporation, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. or Petrobras with $20.1 billion income, $145.9 billion contract, $319.4 billion resources and $180 billion market value. Petrobras is a globe head in expansion f superior machinery from deep-water and ultra-deep water oil production.

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