The World’s 50 Most Profitable Companies

most profitable companies
from Fortune's Global 500 list for 2017

Here is the list of the world’s most profitable companies in 2017:

RankCompanyFortune Global 500 RankProfit ($M)Profit Change
1 Apple 9 45687 -14.4%
2 Industrial & Commercial Bank of China 22 41884 -5%
3 China Construction Bank 28 34841 -4%
4 Agricultural Bank of China 38 27688 -3.6%
5 Bank of China 42 24773 -8.9%
6 JPMorgan Chase & Co. 48 24733 +1.2%
7 Berkshire Hathaway 8 24074 -0.04%
8 Wells Fargo 61 21938 -4.2%
9 Alphabet 65 19478 +19.1%
10 Samsung Electronics 15 19317 +16.8%
11 Bank of America Corp. 62 17906 +12.7%
12 Toyota Motor 5 16899 -12.3%
13 Microsoft 69 16798 +37.8%
14 Johnson & Johnson 97 16540 +7.3%
15 Citigroup 74 14912 -13.5%
16 Gazprom 63 14223 +10.4%
17 Walmart 1 13643 -7.2%
18 Gilead Sciences 358 13501 -25.4%
19 SoftBank Group 72 13163 +233.3%
20 Verizon 32 13127 -26.6%
21 AT&T 19 12976 -2.8%
22 Fannie Mae 46 12313 +12.4%
23 IBM 81 11872 -10%
24 Cisco Systems 187 10739 +19.6%
25 Procter & Gamble 98 10508 +49.3%
26 Intel 144 10316 -9.7%
27 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 369 10284 +7.8%
28 Facebook 393 10217 +177%
29 National Grid 491 10151 +160.2%
30 Bank of Communications 171 10117 -4.4%
31 Roche Group 169 9720 +5.5%
32 China Mobile Communications 47 9614 -5.2%
33 State Grid 2 9571 -6.2%
34 Daimler 17 9428 +0.9%
35 General Motors 18 9427 -2.7%
36 Ping An Insurance 39 9392 +8.9%
37 Disney 161 9391 +12%
38 China Merchants Bank 216 9345 +1.8%
39 Oracle 280 8901 -10.4%
40 General Electric 31 8831 ----
41 Comcast 79 8695 +6.5%
42 Nestlé 64 8659 -8.1%
43 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 164 8550 +7.9%
44 BNP Paribas 43 8517 +14.7%
45 Industrial Bank 230 8106 +1.5%
46 Sberbank 232 8078 +121%
47 Shanghai Pudong Development Bank 245 7993 -0.7%
48 Home Depot 59 7957 +13.5%
49 Exxon Mobil 10 7840 -51.5%
50 Royal Bank of Canada 304 7839 -1.8%

Source: Fortune

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