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Top 20 World's Most Valuable Companies 2012
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This is a list of the Top 20 World's Most Valuable Companies based on Forbes' Annual Ranking as of April 18, 2012. They are ranked in terms of market value. Having $546 billion market cap, Apple ranks as the most valuable company in the world. Exxon Mobil, which ranked first in the previous year, now ranks as the second most valuable company in the world having $407.4 billion market value. The higher the company's market value, the greater the growth potential.



Top 20 World's Most Valuable Companies 2012
(as of April 2012)

RankCompanyMarket Value
(in billion $)
Country
1Apple$546.00United States
2Exxon Mobil$407.40United States
3PetroChina$294.70China
4Microsoft$273.50United States
5IBM$238.70United States
6ICBC$237.40China
7Royal Dutch Shell$227.60Netherlands
8Chevron$218.00United States
9China Mobile$216.50Hong Kong-China
10General Electric (GE)$213.70United States
11Wal-Mart Stores$208.40United States
12Nestle$205.40Switzerland
13Google$203.20United States
14Berkshire Hathaway$202.20United States
15China Construction Bank$201.90China
16BHP Billiton$187.50Australia
17AT&T$187.30United States
18Procter & Gamble$185.20United States
19Petrobras-Petroleo Brasil$180.00Brazil
20Johnson & Johnson$178.80United States


Here's a bar graph of the Top 20 Most Valuable Companies in the World 2012. Notice how Apple outranked the other companies:

Most Valuable Companies in the World 2012

Can Apple company hold its position as the most valuable company in the world until next year (2013)?

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