Top 10 Richest Companies in the World 2018Posted By: John Wick | September 7, 2018
The Richest Companies in the World – Top 10 List for 2018
We live in a global world which is controlled by a handful of influential companies. These companies control the market and create a hegemony by their overarching influence in the market. These companies also pay their employees six figures amount. Now imagine that if they can pay their employee’s such hefty pays, how much would they be earning? What is the stake value of these companies in the market? To answer this question, we have constituted a list of Top 10 richest companies in the world.
10. General Electric (Net Worth: $36.7 Billion)
General Electronic is one of the richest company in today’s corporate world. The business tycoon was founded 124 years ago, and since then it has since grown in stature and value throughout the world. The rise in the worth of the company is mainly due to its quality and name which it has earned through a consistent effort of 124 years. The value of this endeavor is estimated to be $37 billion at the start of 2017 that is getting a boost with every passing day. The secret of company’s wealth is in its diversified production that includes its ventures in transportation, software development, and healthcare. The company has more than 290,000 employs working for it at present. Jeffrey Immelt is the current CEO of the company with an annual salary of 21,000,000 dollars. Jefferey role in ameliorating the status of the company has been imperative. The company hopes to expand its ventures outside of USA, and amass even more capital from around the globe. The wealth of the enterprise makes it one of the 10th richest Companies in the World
9. McDonald’s (Net Worth: $39.1 Billion)
With over 37,000 outlets in the world, the enterprise is one of the richest brands in the world. To recognize the worth of their brand, one can only note the statistics that show that McDonald’s serves more than 60 million customers every day. The staggering number of customers make McDonald’s one of the best food outlet in the world. The company had a handful number of employs when it got started in 1940, but the number increased to 2.5 million employs after seventy-six years of its existence. With the towering wealth of around 39 billion dollars, the enterprise figures as the 9th Richest Companies in the World.
8. Disney (Net Worth: $39.5 Billion)
The American entertainment company is the richest entertainment company in America. Founded in 1923 by the Disney brothers, the company has grown into stature gradually and got itself transformed into a brand within a century of its existence. The company gained most of its fortune by out-competing the cartoon industry competitors. The enterprise has also ventured into various live-action movies along with its success in the Cartoon industry. The company is now known as the 8th richest company on the planet earth with the wealth of 39.5 Billion Dollars. The company is also a home to 4 million employs who keeps on churning the revenue for the enterprise. The company’s CEO Rober Bob, an American investor, is also estimated to have the net worth of $101 million. The overarching wealth of the business makes Disney is one of the 8th Richest Companies in the World.
7. IBM (Net Worth: $41.4 Billion)
International Business Machine Corporation (IBM) is the most trusted name in the field of hardware and software manufacturing. The company is expanded over 171 countries of the world. Founded back in 1911, the company has worked exceedingly hard to produce computer software and hardware of exceptional quality, and by doing so, made a name for itself. The wealth of business primarily stems from its brand innovativeness in the manufacturing of technology. The company has amassed most of its fortune by inventing floppy, ATM, and hard disks. With these innovations, the name of the business gained the spotlight, and then subsequently, brought the wealth for IBM. Now under the command of Ginni Rometty, who has the net worth of around $45 million, the enterprise is set to touch new highs in the computer accessories market field.
6. Toyota (Net Worth: $42.1 Billion)
Just like all other billionaire company on the list, Toyota also has its roots in the early 20th century. The company was founded in 1937, and since then, there has been no stopping it. Toyota is one of the most cherished automobile manufacturing tycoon in the world which is also the richest auto house. The fame of the company rests on its innovatively stylish vehicles which are robust in their nature. Toyota motors have more than 300,000 employs who adds to the revenue of the enterprise. The dominant manufacturing house has also set the record of manufacturing 40,000,000 in one single year. The record itself speaks of the demands the company receives. In the light of these numbers, it would not be difficult to assume that the firm is the richest automobile manufacturer in the world with an estimated wealth of 42 billion dollars.
5. Facebook (Net Worth: $52.6 Billion)
Founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg, the company has single-handedly controlled the social media and brought a new vigor to the online market. Consequently, it also appeared as the most profitable company with 165 billion active users. The company also own the social media websites like WhatsApp and Instagram. The revenue is generated by the advertisement Facebook receives from the different corporation for lending space on the Facebook. The owner of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg owns more than 50 billion dollars which make him one of the richest people in the world, and without any doubt, the money has come from his billion dollar company Facebook.
4. Coca-Cola (Net Worth: $58.5 Billion)
The Coca-Cola Company came into being in the year 1886. Now after 130 years of its existence, it has shaped into the largest non-alcoholic beverage in the world. The Coco-Cola company also owns famous products such as Sprite and Monster along with Coke which makes it the champion in the soft drinks industry. According to the estimate, more than 1000 drinks of Coco-Cola are consumed every second by people around the globe. The internationalization of the brand can be observed by the fact that brand is only absent from two countries, Cuba and North Korea where it is banned. Otherwise, the world consumes Coca-Cola and adds to the already towering wealth of the company. The company is estimated to be the 4th richest company in the world with the net worth of 58.5 Billion USD.
3. Microsoft (Net Worth: $75.2 Billion)
The company is listed in the world most technically advanced tech company. It ventures in different computer technology fields and earns its revenue at the behest of its quality products in the field. The success of the company can be measured by the fact that Microsoft owner Bill Gates is the world richest man with the net wealth of 76 Billion USD. The billionaire has earned most of his money at the behest of his company performance in the field. Microsoft develops software, Windows and Xbox gaming consoles that are used by the plethora of people from around the globe. Based on the towering wealth of the company, it is the 3rd richest company in the world.
2. Google (Net Worth: $85.2 Billion)
Google provides services related to the internet. It is the 2nd richest company in the world with its towering wealth of 85 Billion Dollars4. The company was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, to of the brilliant innovators, and now the wealthiest men on the planet earth. The company also holds different products related to the Google including Google mail and Adsense. The primary source of income to the Google is the Advertisement campaigns it gets from various enterprises from around the world. Arguably, it is the most powerful tool of today’s global world.
1. Apple (Net Worth: $151 Billion)
With no comparison to other listed companies, Apple out-performs all the other stakeholders in the market with its wealth. The company is not only the most advanced technology venture ever but also holds the largest revenue produced in the field. Steve Jobs and Wozniak started the company in 1976 but had no idea what it would turn out to be in the future. As of today. The produces multiple products including iPhone, iPod, iMac and various software that are highly rated by the users. With over 1 billion active users in the world, the company has set its standard that is worth a competition. With the net wealth of 151$, Apple is one of the Richest companies in the world.
So here we stand with the list of the 10 Richest companies in the world. Don’t forget to send us your opinion about this ranking in the comment box below.