There are several big and influential enterprises in the world. These companies belong to different trades. Some of the companies are old ones while others became popular decades ago while still others became popular during the pandemic that hit the world in 2020. IT communication technology companies like Slack and Zoom became popular when work from home was adopted by various companies due to the pandemic. As during this time of crisis, a huge role is played by technology which has resulted in improving the value of their stocks as well. Due to its popularity, the share price of these companies increased. Sources claim that the aggregate cap of the 15 biggest global companies is $14.4 trillion. Among these 15 companies, 10 are US-based, 2 are based in China, while 3 belong to Saudi Arabia, South Korea, and Taiwan. Based on data from last year (2019), the total revenue of all 15 companies is approximately $2.5 trillion. These companies have an asset of over $3.6 trillion while the aggregate profit of these companies is $453 billion. The combined workforce of these companies is around 4.4 million people. These data figures have been gathered from Fortune Global 500. Now, we can look at Top 10 Public Companies in this article. We will provide a brief introduction to a few companies. You can check out more information about more companies in the article by Insider Monkey.
Apple is one of the biggest and most popular public companies. It is a US company and is among the Big Five information technology US-based companies. Apart from Apple, the other 4 are Microsoft, Facebook, Google, and Amazon. During 2019, the company’s total revenue was $267.7 billion and during the same year, it owned assets worth $320.4. As per data from 2019, the company has a workforce of 137,000. Saudi Aramco is another big company with total revenue of $329.80 billion, as per data from the year 2019. This company has the biggest IPO in 2019. The Saudi government owns this company. In 2019, the company owned assets worth $398.30 and made a profit of $88.20 billion in the year 2019 alone. Saudi Aramco is the world’s largest profitable company with a workforce of 69,687 people. As of December 31, 2020, the market cap of Saudi Aramco was $2,052 billion. Unfortunately, this company is among the largest global polluters as well. The list of public companies is not that short if you want to read more about these top 10 public companies along with others which are shared in a yahoo post, then you are at right place. You can read more information at 15 Biggest Public Companies In the World In 2021.