Largest Companies by Market Cap 2015: Facebook Topples Walmart


Facebook (FB) has passed Walmart (WMT) on the list of largest companies by market cap.

largest-companies-by-market-cap-facebook-walmart-fb-wmtFacebook’s market cap passed $236 billion on Monday. This was enough to bump it past Walmart, which has a market cap of $235 billion. The social media company was able to make this change to the largest companies by market cap list thanks to a 30% increase in stock over the last year, despite not being as large a company as WMT, reports Quartz.

Here are the 15 largest companies by market cap, as of June 22, 2015, as listed by Dogs of the Dow.

  1. Apple (AAPL)
  2. Google (GOOG,GOOGL)
  3. Microsoft (MSFT)
  4. Exxon Mobil (XOM)
  5. Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A,BRK.B)
  6. Wells Fargo (WFC)
  7. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
  8. General Electric (GE)
  9. China Mobile (CHL)
  10. JPMorgan Chase (JPM)
  11. Novartis (NVS)
  12. Facebook
  13. Walmart 
  14. PetroChina (PTR)
  15. Proctor & Gamble (PG)

To see the more of the largest companies by market cap, click here.

FB shares were up 2% and WMT shares were down slightly as of Tuesday afternoon.

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