This is a list of the top 20 largest companies in the Philippines in terms of market capitalization this year 2016. These companies are publicly listed in the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE). We use the market cap as the barometer of measuring the size and growth potential of the companies. Market cap is calculated by multiplying the total outstanding shares by the current market price of each share:
Market cap = Outstanding Shares x Current Market Price of 1 Share
Market cap reflects market value. Investors are willing to buy companies with growing market capitalization.
The bigger the market cap, the greater the growth potential.
The holding company of Henry Sy family SM Investments Corporation is now the no. 1 largest company in the Philippines by market cap. Industries such as real estate, utility and banking are booming in the Philippines. You can see in the graph below how SM Investments Corporation outranks other Philippine companies in terms of market cap.
Name of Company
Stock Market Symbol
Full Market Capitalization (Php)
SM INVESTMENTS CORPORATION
SM PRIME HOLDINGS, INC.
JG SUMMIT HOLDINGS, INC.
AYALA LAND, INC.
PHILIPPINE TRUST COMPANY
PHILIPPINE LONG DISTANCE TELEPHONE COMPANY (PLDT)
UNIVERSAL ROBINA CORPORATION
ABOITIZ EQUITY VENTURES, INC.
BDO UNIBANK, INC.
BANK OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS
MANILA ELECTRIC COMPANY
ABOITIZ POWER CORP.
METROPOLITAN BANK & TRUST COMPANY (METROBANK)
GLOBE TELECOM, INC.
JOLLIBEE FOODS CORPORATION
GT CAPITAL HOLDINGS, INC.
METRO PACIFIC INVESTMENTS CORPORATION
SAN MIGUEL CORPORATION
DMCI HOLDINGS, INC.
Note: Figures are based on the data provided by Philippine Stock Exchange Website (www.pse.com.ph). Retrieved on July 29, 2016.
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