World's Largest Companies 2015

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With a value of more than 650 billion euros and with customers in almost any corner of the planet, Apple, is placed again in the first position, with a value that practically doubles the value of the second company on the list; its competitor Microsoft. The podium is completed by the famous search engine, Google.

Another year the American economy shows its dominance of the world economic panorama. In addition to placing 7 of the top 10 companies on the list, 54 of the 100 companies in the ranking have American nationality. And, as if that were not enough, in recent months they have been favored by the strength of the dollar.

If you look at the sectors that make up the list, tech companies, banks and oil companies, as well as fashion / pharmaceutical companies dominate. You can buy shares of any of these companies through the following link:

The first Spanish company in the ranking of world companies is once again Banco Santander, which is ranked 72nd, down three places since last year. The next national company is Inditex, climbing 7 positions to 82. The Spanish telephonic operator, Telefónica, does not enter the top 100 and is placed in 133rd place.

Here are the largest companies in the world, by their market capitalization in 2015:

Ranking Company chap. Stock market Country
1 Apple Inc. 650,05 USES.
2 Microsoft Corp. 346,11 USES.
3 Google Inc. 324,59 USES.
4 Exxon Mobil Corp. 320,78 USES.
5 Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 314,07 USES.
6 Petrochina Co-H 308,57 China
7 Industrial & Commercial bank of China (ICBC) 259.,95 China
8 Wells Fargo & Co 253,00 USES.
9 Johnson & Johnson 246,67 USES.
10 China Mobile 244,23 China
11 Novartis Ag-Reg 242,79 Switzerland
12 General Electric 241,38 USES.
13 Wal-Mart Stores 222,19 USES.
14 Nestle Sa-Reg 221,79 Switzerland
15 Roche Hldg-Genus 221,74 Switzerland
16 JP Morgan Chase 215,07 USES
17 China Const Ba-H 208,25 China
18 Toyota Motor 206,19 Japan
19 Facebook Inc-A 198,70 USES.
20 Procter & Gamble 191,89 USES
21 Alibaba Grp-Adr 190,57 China
22 Bank Of China-H 183,89 China
23 Pfizer Inc 183,22 USES.
24 Chevron Corp 180,09 USES.
25 Verizon Communic 179,50 USES.
26 Royal Dutch Sh-A 178,54 Netherlands
27 Amazon.Com Inc 176,16 USES.
28 Anheuser-Busch I 172,24 USES.
29 Tencent Holdings 171,46 China
30 Oracle Corp 169,29 USES.
31 Agricultural-A 169,08 China
32 HSBC Holdings Plc 166,71 UK
33 Walt disney co 163,39 USES.
34 Samsung Electron 159,15 Korea
35 Coca-Cola Co / The 158,76 USES.
36 Spdr S&P 500 ETF 157,35 USES.
37 At & T Inc 155,50 USES.
38 Bank of America 152,42 USES.
39 IBM 150,47 USES.
40 Inc-Class A Visa 149,17 USES.
41 Merck & Co 147,98 USES.
42 Citigroup Inc 145,81 USES.
43 China Life-H 143,92 USES.
44 Gilead Sciences 139,00 USES.
45 Intel Corp 137,26 USES.
46 Cisco Systems 131,85 USES.
47 Novo Nordisk-B 128,21 Norway
48 Home Depot Inc 127,42 USES.
49 Pepsico Inc 126,49 USES.
50 Comcast Corp-A 124,66 USES.
51 Sinopec Corp-H 123,02 Australia
52 Bhp Billiton Ltd 118,34 China
53 Bhp Billiton Plc 118,22 U.K.
54 Philip Morris In 116,99 USES.
55 Unilever N.V. 116,53 Netherlands
56 Unilever Plc 116,41 U.K.
57 Sanofi 116,14 France
58 BP Plc 115,33 U.K.
59 Total Sa 112,67 France
60 Ping An-H 111,90 Taiwan
61 TSMC 108,947 China
62 Bayer Ag-Reg 107,79 Germany
63 Amgen Inc 107,205 USES.
64 Volkswagen Ag 104,32 Germany
65 Schlumberger Ltd 103,29 USES.
66 Actavis Plc 102,19 USES.
67 Qualcomm Inc 100,50 USES.
68 Cvs Caremark Cor 100,36 USES.
69 Unitedhealth Grp 98,9115 USES.
70 Bristol-Myer Sqb 97,873 USES.
71 Commonwealth Bank of Australia 96,70 Australia
72 Santander Bank 96,38 Spain
73 Glaxo Smith Kline plc (gsk) 96,32 UK
74 Mastercard Inc-A 95,1975 USES.
75 Medtronic Plc 94,9334 USES.
76 The real 94,5673 France
77 British American Tobacc 92,9489 UK
78 United Tech Corp 92,93 USES.
79 Abbvie Inc 91,57 USES.
80 Daimler Ag 91,3106 Germany
81 3M Co 90,4389 USES.
82 Inditex 90,3829 Spain
83 Ambev Sa 89,96 Brazil
84 Altria Group Inc 89,96 USES.
85 Boeing Co / The 89,9319 USES.
86 Mitsubishi Ufj F 88,2021 Japan
87 Lloyds Banking 87,7603 UK
88 Vodafone Group 86,38 UK
89 Siemens 84,47 Germany
90 Royal Bank Of Canada 83,6001 Canada
91 Sap Ag 82,4941 Germany
92 McDonalds Corp 82,3812 USES.
93 Walgreens Boots 81,7372 USES.
94 Kinder Morgan In 80,7791 USES.
95 Biogen Inc 80,7346 USES.
96 Sabmiller Plc 80,5172 Colombia - South Africa
97 Lvmh Moet Henne 79,7916 France
98 Celgene Corp 79,705 USES.
99 Goldman Sachs Gp 79,5007 USES.
100 UPS 79,2425 USES.
133 Telephone 64,3723 Spain
147 America Movil-L 60,4907 Mexico
155 BBVA 57,5353 Spain
* Market capitalization of May 14, 2015 in billions of euros

Check the ranking of the world's largest companies from last year to see the differences.

Also read: Companies by regions and sectors.

Also read: The world's largest banks.

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