The list of the world’s largest companies of 2015 measured in terms of profits, revenues, market value and assets is given by the FORBES Global 2000. The ranking is done by weighing the 4 metrics equally. It provides a complete, comprehensive and unbiased account. This year’s companies of Global 2000 summons 60 different countries with a combined profit of 3 trillion dollars, revenues of 39 trillion dollars, market value worth 48 trillion dollars and assets of 162 trillion dollars. Here is a list of the top 5 world’s largest companies of 2015. Have a look.
1. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
This bank is abbreviated as the ICBC was founded in the year 1984. It is one among the “Big Four” commercial banks of the nation. The sales value of the organization worth $166.8 billion, assets worth $3322 billion, profits worth $44.8 billion and market value of $278.3 billion. It is ranked number 1 by weighing it in terms of all the 4 metrics on an equal basis.
2. China Construction Bank, China
The second rank holder of the world’s largest companies of 2015 is the CCB, China or the China Construction Bank. This bank is supposed to be the 2nd largest banks of the world, when weighed in terms of the various 4 metrics. The organization was founded in the year, 1954. The sales value is $130.5 billion, assets is $2968.9 billion, profits worth $37 billion and market value is $212.9 billion.
3. Agricultural Bank of China, China
The 3rd among the list is the Agricultural Bank of China. It has proved to be one of the most valuable and profitable companies of the world. It was founded in the year, 1951. It has a sales value worth $129.2 billion, assets worth $2574.8 billion, profits worth $29.1 billion and market value worth $189.9 billion.
4. Bank of China, China
This is the oldest bank of the nation. The Bank of China is founded in the year 1912. It is ranked number 4 in the FORBES Global 2000. The sales value of the company worth $120.3 billion, assets of $2458.3 billion, profits worth $27.5 billion and market value of $199.1 billion.
5. Berkshire Hathaway, United States
This company is ranked as the 5th largest company of the world. The major credit goes to the investor, Warren Buffet. Berkshire is known to own a diverse array of business activities, which include home decors, confectioneries, jewellery, newspaper publishing and vacuum cleaners. The sales worth $194.7 billion, profits of the company worth $19.9 billion, the market value is $354.8 billion and the assets worth $534.6 billion.
Thus, according to the survey done by weighing the various metrics globally, here are the top 5 world’s largest companies of 2015.