The World’s Leading Tire Manufacturers by Revenue in 2020: Chart

The World’s Top Tire Manufacturers based on revenue from tires in 2020 are shown in the chart below. The world’s top tire maker is Michelin(MGDDY) of France followed by Bridgestone (BRDCY) of Japan, Germany’s Continental (CTTAY), US-based Goodyear(GT) and Sumitomo of Japan. Here is an interesting fact: There used to be two tire makers in the US. But with …

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Apple’s Market Cap is Now Larger Than The Entire Australian Stock Market

Apple(APPL), the world’s already most valuable company is getting even more valuable. Last week Apple’s stock jumped to closed at another record. As of yesterday the market cap was $2.4 Trillion. With Friday’s closing at $145.11 the stock us up over 12% year-to-date. Over the past five years the stock has soared by over 487%. …

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The Top 30 Stocks in the S&P 500 over the Past 30 Years

I came across the below list showing the top 30 stocks in the S&P 500 index in terms of annual returns over the past 30 years from May 1991 thru May 2021. The best stock during this time period was Netflix(NFLX) with an annualized return of over 38%. Though it is interesting to review this …

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The Largest Companies By Market Value Change Over Time

The top companies by market value change over time especially in a decade or sometimes even every year. As the saying goes, change is the only constant in equity markets. Accordingly investors have to calibrate their holdings and not become overconfident in holding the leadership positions by today’s market leaders. Just like a revolving door, …

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