Top 100 Companies in the World by Market Capitalization, Reach Their New Highs Despite Current Economic Pressures Year 2022

The market Capitalization of the Top 100 companies in the World by Market Capitalization increased by 11% in the year to March 2022, resulting in a record-breaking total market Capitalization of US$35.2 trillion. Despite volatility in the global economy, market Capitalization (market cap) for the Global Top 100 companies is continuing to set records. Although the growth rate for the Top 100 companies by market Capitalization was tempered compared to the prior year, the overall total market cap of these companies still grew by 11% to reach US$35.2 trillion compared to US$31.8 trillion as of last year at the same date. 

Top 100 Companies in the World by Market Capitalization

Technology companies represented 34% of the Global Top 100, with a combined market Capitalization of US$12.0 trillion. The US continues to capture the majority share of market Capitalization among the top 100, with 63 companies represented and a market cap of 70%.

At the industry level, twenty technology companies represent 34% of the Top 100 companies in the World by Market Capitalization, with a combined market cap of US$12.0 trillion. The value of healthcare companies in the Top 100 has also shown sustained growth since 2018, increasing by 84% ($1.9 trillion) between 2018 and 2022 and comprising an average of 16 companies throughout the same period. Although the market cap of financial services and energy companies in the Top 100 companies in the World by Market Capitalization, did not grow as fast as their industry-wide indices in 2022, their market cap increased by 7% and 30% respectively. Representation of financial services companies on the Global Top 100 has steadily decreased over the past five years from 22% in 2018 to 11% in 2022.

The Companies regions represented in the top 100 such as US, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy (etc.), China, Saudi Arabia, India, South Korea, Australia, Canada and Japan have seen compelling growth in value since 2017. Specially for growth in the market Capitalization of European companies has also been muted over the past ten years, with just a 1% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) and 15 companies represented in the top 100. However, the four UK based companies in the top 100 notably experienced a US$477bn increase in market Capitalization from 2021 (on a like-for-like basis).

(PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP analysis)

Related Post:


Popular posts from this blog

Leonel Messi Profile and His Achievements in The World of Football

Pengalaman Beli Rumah Pertama Kali (Part 3) - Akhirnya Sukses Melakukan Akad KPR Syariah dan Akad Jual Beli Rumah dengan Sangat Lancar

Cristiano Ronaldo Profile, His Mansions and His Luxury Cars