The Top 10 S&P 500 Companies By Sales, Net Income and Market Capitalization

Apple Inc. (AAPL) seem to be losing its shine. The stock has been in a flat to downward trend for many months now. In 5 years, Apple stock has more than doubled. However in one year, it is down about 15% excluding dividends and year-to-date it is basically flat. Despite the lackluster performance, Apple still …

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The Platts Top 250 Global Energy Companies 2015

Every year Platts, a unit of McGraw Hill Financial published the world’s top 250 energy company rankings. This list can be important source for investors looking to invest in the energy space which includes oil, natural gas electric and gas utilities. With the current turmoil in the oil industry some investors may be interested in …

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The Top 10 Non-Financial State-Owned Multi-National Companies

Governments in some countries own major stakes in private companies.This type of state ownership is not only limited to emerging countries but is prevalent in developed countries as well. The table below shows the The Top 10 Non-Financial State-Owned Multi-National Companies ranked by foreign assets: Click to enlarge Source: World Investment Report 2015, UNCTAD Volkswagen(VLKAY) is …

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Infographic: The Top 40 Asian Retailers

Here is an infographic showing the Top 40 Retailers in Asia: Click to enlarge Source: Euromonitor International In 2014, the top 500 Asian retailers had sales of US $1.1 Trillion. Japanese companies dominate the top 10 list as they have consolidated in the local market and expanded in regional markets as well.Walmart’s (WMT) China subsidiary …

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The Top 50 Global Pharma Companies 2015

The Pharm Exec magazine published its annual ranking of the Global Pharma companies for 2015 earlier this year. The top ranked companies are selected based on sales. From the research report: Specialty drug sales, record-breaking M&A paired with tax synergies, and global expansion helped to bring a new face into this year’s Pharma 50 top 10, …

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The Ten Largest U.S. Electric Utilities

The utility sector is lagging the S&P 500 this year as investors fret over the impact of rising interest rates on utilities. For investors looking to gain exposure or take a contrarian view on this sector, the following are the ten largest US electric utilities: 1.Company: Consolidated Edison Inc. (ED) Current Dividend Yield: 4.17% 2.Company: …

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