Visualizing the Biggest Companies on Major Stock Exchanges


This post is by Marcus Lu from Visual Capitalist


See this visualization first on the Voronoi app.

Graphic showing the biggest companies on major stock exchanges

Comparing the Top Five Companies on Major Stock Exchanges

This was originally posted on our Voronoi app. Download the app for free on iOS or Android and discover incredible data-driven charts from a variety of trusted sources. With many companies nearing or surpassing the $1 trillion market capitalization milestone, we’ve put together a graphic that visualizes the five largest companies trading on the Nasdaq, New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), and international exchanges. These figures come from Companiesmarketcap.com, and are as of March 12, 2024.

Biggest Companies on the Nasdaq

The Nasdaq is largely dominated by the tech industry, with all of its top five companies belonging to the Magnificent Seven group of U.S. tech stocks.
CompanyMarket Cap (USD)
🇺🇸 Microsoft$3.1T
🇺🇸 Apple$2.7T
🇺🇸 Nvidia$2.3T
🇺🇸 Amazon$1.8T
🇺🇸 Google$1.7T
Altogether, these five companies have a combined market capitalization of nearly $12 trillion. To put this figure into context, the entire U.S. equity market is worth around $53 trillion.

Biggest Companies on the NYSE

The NYSE’s largest companies are more diversified, with a combination of tech, financial services, and healthcare names present. Among this list, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is the closest to becoming the next trillion dollar company.
CompanyMarket Cap (USD)
🇺🇸 Berkshire Hathaway$875B
🇹🇼 TSMC$749B
🇺🇸 Eli Lilly$717B
🇩🇰 Novo Nordisk$604B
🇺🇸 Visa$583B

Biggest Companies on International Exchanges

Saudi Aramco is the largest public company listed outside of the U.S., with a mammoth $2.1 trillion valuation.
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