10 Most Valuable Companies in the World

  1. APPLE

INTRODUCTION:

Apple is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, a suburb of San Jose, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.

PRODUCTS AND BRANDS:

Its hardware products include:

  1. iPhone smartphone
  2. iPad tablet computer
  3. Mac personal computer
  4. iPod portable media player
  5. Apple Watch smartwatch
  6. Apple TV digital media player

Apple’s consumer software includes:

  1. macOS and iOS operating systems
  2. iTunes media player
  3. Safari web browser
  4. iLife and iWork creativity and productivity suites

Its online services include:

  1. iTunes Store
  2. iOS App Store
  3. Mac App Store
  4. Apple Music
  5. iCloud;

STOCK PERFORMANCE:

SOURCE: moneycontrol.com

REVENUE PATTERN:

REVENUE BY CATEGORY:

Revenue pattern of apple

SOURCE: statista.com

YEARLY REVENUE:

SOURCE: marketwatch.com

  1. GOOGLE

INTRODUCTION:

Alphabet Inc., incorporated on July 23, 2015, is a holding company. The Company holds interests in Google Inc. (Google). The Company’s segments include Google and Other Bets.

Google segment includes Internet products, such as Search, Ads, Commerce, Maps, YouTube, Apps, Cloud, Android, Chrome, Google Play, and hardware products, including Chromecast, Chromebooks and Nexus, which are sold by the Company.

Its technical infrastructure and Virtual Reality are also included in Google segment. Google segment is engaged in advertising, sales of digital content, applications and cloud services, as well as sale of Google branded hardware.

PRODUCTS AND BRANDS:

  1. WEB – WEB SEARCH, GOOGLE CHROME.
  2. BUSINESS – ADWORDS, GOOGLE MY BUSINESS, ADMOB, G SUITE, ADSENSE.
  3. MEDIA – YOUTUBE, IMAGE SEARCH, VIDEO SEARCH , GOOLE CARDBOARD, BOOKS, NEWS, GOOGLE PHOTOS.
  4. GEO – MAPS, EARTH.
  5. SPECIALIZED SEARCH – CUSTOM SEARCH, TRENDS, SCHOLARS, GOOGLE FLIGHTS.
  6. HOME & OFFICE – GMAIL, DOCS, SLIDES, DRWINGS, CALENDAR, GOOGLE CLOUD PRINT, GOOGLE STORE, DRIVE, SEETS, FORMS, SITES, TRANSLATE, GOOGLE KEEP, HANGOUTS
  7. SOCIAL – GOOGLE+, GROUPS, BLOGGER, SPACES.

STOCK PERFORMANCE:

 

SOURCE: moneycontrol.com

REVENUE PATTERN:

SOURCE: marketwatch.com

  1. MICROSOFT CORPORATION

INTRODUCTION:

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services. Microsoft was founded by Paul Allen and Bill Gates on April 4, 1975, to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800. It rose to dominate the personal computer operating system market with MS-DOS in the mid-1980s, followed by Microsoft Windows. The company’s 1986 initial public offering (IPO), and subsequent rise in its share price, created three billionaires and an estimated 12,000 millionaires among Microsoft employees.

PRODUCTS AND BRANDS

 

  1. WINDOWS – Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile, Windows Insider Preview, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 8 Mobile.
  2. Office – Office for Home, Office for Business, Excel, Word, Outlook, Outlook 16 for Mac, PowerPoint, One Note.
  3. Email & Communications – com, Outlook, Skype, Skype for Business, Yammer, Mail app for Windows 10.
  4. Cloud & Online Services – Microsoft Azure, OneDrive, Office for Home, Office for Business, Office Offline, Sway.
  5. Hardware & Multimedia – Surface, Xbox, Mobile devices, Zune, Microsoft Band, Pixel
  6. Internet & Browser – Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Bing, MSN Explorer, MSN.
  7. Games & Entertainment – Xbox, PC Games, Groove Music, Movies & TV

STOCK PERFORMANCE:

 

SOURCE: moneycontrol.com

REVENUE PATTERN:

REVENUE BY CATEGORY (2012-2016)

REVENUE BY YEARS (2012-2016)

SOURCE: marketwatch.com

  1. THE COCA COLA COMPANY

INTRODUCTION:

The Coca-Cola Company, incorporated on September 5, 1919, is a beverage company. The Company’s segments include Europe, Middle East and Africa; Latin America; North America; Asia Pacific; Bottling Investments, and Corporate. The Company markets, manufactures and sells beverage concentrates referred to as beverage bases, and syrups, including fountain syrups (concentrate business or concentrate operations), and finished sparkling and still beverages (finished product business or finished product operations).

PRODUCTS AND BRANDS:

Some of it’s products and brands are:

  1. COCA COLA
  2. SPRITE
  3. FANTA
  4. COCA COLA ZERO
  5. MINUTE MAID
  6. FRESCA
  7. VITAMIN WATER
  8. VALLE
  9. WORLD OF COCA COLA
  10. COCA COLA STORE

STOCK PERFORMANCE:

SOURCE: moneycontrol.com

REVENUE PATTERN:

SOURCE: marketwatch.com

  1. FACEBOOK

INTRODUCTION:

Facebook, Inc., incorporated on July 29, 2004, builds products that enable people to connect and share through mobile devices and personal computers. The Company enables people to share their opinions, ideas, photos and videos, and other activities.

The Company’s subsidiaries include Andale Inc., Edge Network Services Limited, Facebook Ireland Holdings Limited, Facebook Ireland Limited, Facebook Operations LLC, Instagram, Oculus VR, Parse, Pinnacle Sweden AB, Siculus, Vitesse and WhatsApp Inc.

PRODUCTS AND BRANDS:

  1. FACEBOOK PAYMENTS INC.
  2. ATLAS
  3. INSTAGRAM LLC
  4. ONAVO
  5. PARSE
  6. MOVES
  7. OCULUS
  8. LIVERAIL
  9. WHATSAPP INC.
  10. MASUERADE
  11. CROWDTANGLE

STOCK PERFORMANCE:

SOURCE: moneycontrol.com

REVENUE PATTERN:

REVENUE BY SEGMENT

REVENUE BY YEARS:

SOURCE: marketwatch.com

  1. TOYOTA MOTOR CORP.

INTRODUCTION:

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) conducts business in the automotive industry. The Company also conducts business in finance and other industries. The Company’s segments include Automotive, Financial Services and All Other. Toyota sells its vehicles in approximately 190 countries and regions. Toyota’s markets for its automobiles are Japan, North America, Europe and Asia.

The Company’s Automotive segment includes the design, manufacture, assembly and sale of passenger vehicles, minivans and commercial vehicles, such as trucks and related parts and accessories.

The Company’s Financial Services segment consists of providing financing to dealers and their customers for the purchase or lease of Toyota vehicles. The All Other segment includes the design, manufacturing and sale of housing, telecommunications and other businesses.

PRODUCTS AND BRANDS:

  1. LEXUS
  2. HIND MOTORS
  3. JAPAN AIRLINES
  4. TOYOTA KIRLOSKAR MOTORS
  5. TOYOTA BOSHOKU
  6. TOYOTA FINANCIAL SERVICES
  7. KDDI
  8. TOYOTA MOTORS PHILIPPINES
  9. FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES
  10. TOYOTA PLC
  11. TOYOTA MOTOR MANUFACTURING CANADA
  12. KUOZUI MOTORS
  13. CENTRAL MOTORS

STOCK PERFORMANCE:

SOURCE: moneycontrol.com

REVENUE PATTERN:

SOURCE: marketwatch.com

  1. IBM

INTRODUCTION:

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), incorporated on June 16, 1911, is a technology company. The Company operates through five segments:

  1. Global Technology Services (GTS)
  2. Global Business Services (GBS)
  3. Software
  4. Systems Hardware
  5. Global Financing

PRODUCTS AND BRANDS:

Systems and servers:          

  1. IBM Systems overview
  2. Servers and Storage overview
  3. Blade Servers
  4. Cloud
  5. Big Data

Popular software product lines:

  1. Cognos
  2. FileNet
  3. IMS
  4. InfoSphere
  5. Tivoli

Storage

  1. Disk
  2. Network attached storage
  3. Storage area networks
  4. Storage software
  5. Storage “A-Z”

Networking

  1. Switches
  2. Transceivers and cables
  3. Networking software

STOCK PERFORMANCE:

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REVENUE PATTERN:

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  1. WALT DISNEY CO.

INTRODUCTION:

The Walt Disney Company, incorporated on July 28, 1995, is a worldwide entertainment company. The Company operates in four business segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, and Consumer Products & Interactive Media. The media networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, domestic television stations, and radio networks and stations.

The Company’s Walt Disney Imagineering unit designs and develops new theme park concepts and attractions, as well as resort properties. The studio entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures, direct-to-video content, musical recordings and live stage plays. The Company also develops and publishes games, primarily for mobile platforms, books, magazines and comic books.

BRANDS:

  1. WALT DISNEY STUDIOS
  2. WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS
  3. DISNEY THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS
  4. THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY INDIA
  5. PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS
  6. MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT
  7. MARVEL STUDIOS
  8. LUCASFILM
  9. THE MUPPETS STUDIO
  10. DISNEY-ABC TELEVISION STUDIO
  11. ESPN INC (80%)
  12. A+E NETWORKS
  13. RADIO DISNEY
  14. HULU
  15. UTV SOFTWARE COMMUNICATIONS
  16. MAKER STUDIOS

STOCK PERFORMANCE:

SOURCE: moneycontrol.com

REVENUE PATTERN:

REVENUE BY BUSINESS SEGMENT (2016):

YEARLY REVENUE:

SOURCE: marketwatch.com

  1. MC DONALD’S

INTRODUCTION:

McDonald’s Corporation (McDonald’s), incorporated on December 21, 1964, operates and franchises McDonald’s restaurants. The Company’s restaurants serve a locally-relevant menu of quality food and drinks sold at various price points in over 100 countries. The Company’s segments include U.S., International Lead Markets, High Growth Markets and Foundational Markets and Corporate. Of the approximately 36,525 restaurants in over 120 countries approximately 30,080 are franchised and over 6,444 are operated by the Company. McDonald’s franchised restaurants are owned and operated under various structures, including conventional franchise, developmental license or affiliation.

TYPES OF RESTAURANTS:

  1. McDrive
  2. McCafe
  3. Create Your Taste Restaurants
  4. McDonald’s Next
  5. McDonald’s Play Place

STOCK PERFORMANCE:

SOURCE: moneycontrol.com

REVENUE PATTERN:

SOURCE: marketwatch.com

  1. GENERAL ELECTRIC CO.

INTRODUCTION:

General Electric Company (GE), incorporated on April 15, 1892, is a global digital industrial company. The Company’s products and services range from aircraft engines, power generation and oil and gas production equipment to medical imaging, financing and industrial products. The Company’s segments include Power, Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, Aviation, Healthcare, Transportation, Energy Connections & Lighting, and Capital.

PRODUCTS AND BRANDS:

PRODUCTS

  1. AIRCRAFT ENGINES
  2. APPLIANCES
  3. ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION
  4. ELECTRIC MOTORS
  5. ENERGY
  6. FINANCE
  7. GAS
  8. HEALTH CARE
  9. LIGHTING
  10. LOCOMOTIVES
  11. OIL
  12. SOFTWARES
  13. WATER
  14. WEAPONS
  15. WIND TURBINES

BRANDS

  1. GE AVIATION
  2. GE CAPITAL
  3. GE GLOBAL RESEARCH
  4. GE HEALTHCARE
  5. GE HOME & BUSINESS SOLUTIONS
  6. GE OIL AND GAS
  7. GE ENERGY
  8. GE TRANSPORTATION

STOCK PERFORMANCE:

SOURCE: moneycontrol.com

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SOURCE: marketwatch.com



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