10 Largest Foreign Companies by Market Capitalization on the OTC Markets

Many foreign companies choose to list their stock on the OTC markets instead of the organized exchanges. Some of these companies  include foreign multinational corporations with large market capitalizations.

The ten largest foreign companies trading on the OTC markets based on market capitalization are listed below:

S.No. Name Ticker Market Capitalization (as of Oct 5, 2012) Industry Dividend Yield Country
1 Roche Holding Ltd. RHHBY $138.0B Major Drugs 3.75% Switzerland
2 BASF SE BASFY $79.2B Chemical Manufacturing 3.83% Germany
3 LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA LVMUY $78.7B Apparel/Accessories 2.18% France
4 Bayer AG BAYRY $73.9B Major Drugs 2.40% Germany
5 BG Group plc BRGYY $71.2B Oil & Gas - Integrated 1.19% UK
6 Australia and New Zealand Banking ANZBY $69.1B Regional Banks 5.50% Australia
7 National Australia Bank Ltd. NABZY $58.3B Regional Banks 6.77% Australia
8 Daimler AG DDAIF $54.2B Auto & Truck Manufacturers 5.66% Germany
9 Allianz SE AZSEY $54.0B Insurance (Prop. & Casualty) 4.89% Germany
10 Wal-mart de Mexico S A B de C V WMMVY $51.1B Retail (Department & Discount) 1.12% Mexico

It is interesting to note that Walmart Mexico appears on this list with a market cap of over $50.0 billion. Walmart entered the Mexican market in 1991. Today the retail giant has 2,197 retail units in the country with 216 Supercenters and 130 Sam’s Club stores. In the U.S. it has 4,540 retail units with 3,000 Supercenters and  615 Sam’s Club stores.

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