This post is by Marcus Lu from Visual Capitalist


See this visualization first on the Voronoi app.

Graphic listing the world's trillion-dollar companies

All of the World’s Trillion-Dollar Companies in One Chart

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. Chipmaker Nvidia is now the world’s most valuable company, which means its time for an update to our frequent “trillion-dollar club” post. In this graphic, we’ve visualized the market capitalizations of the world’s trillion-dollar companies, as of June 18, 2024. Included for additional context is the market cap of the median S&P 500 firm (as of May 30, 2024), as well as Taiwan’s TSMC, which is the next closest company to reaching the $1 trillion milestone.

Data and Key Takeaways

The figures used to create this graphic are included in the table below. Numbers for each company come from Companiesmarketcap.com, while the median S&P 500 market cap was sourced from S&P Global.
CompanyMarket Cap (USD)
🇺🇸 Nvidia$3.34T
🇺🇸 Microsoft$3.32T
🇺🇸 Apple$3.29T
🇺🇸 Alphabet$2.17T
🇺🇸 Amazon$1.90T
🇸🇦 Saudi Aramco$1.79T
🇺🇸 Meta$1.27T
🇹🇼 TSMC$932B
Median S&P 500 company$92B
Here are the key reasons behind each of these companies’ massive valuations:
  • Nvidia: Industry leader in data center chips, essential for training artificial intelligence
  • Microsoft: Dominance in enterprise software products (e.g. Windows, Office, Azure)
  • Apple: Strong track record of innovation and a large, loyal customer base
  • Alphabet: Leading player in online advertising and other digital platforms (e.g. Google Search, (Read more…)