In this list you will find the ranking of the largest hardware companies by market capitalization in the world. With 707.48 billion euros, Apple leads the ranking of the world’s largest hardware companies in terms of market capitalization . They are followed by Samsung and Canon, with 230.18 and 39.80 billion euros respectively.
Apple based in Cupertino sweeps the ranking with a very clear advantage over its competitors, this American company founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Gerald Wayne, offers its consumers a wide range of hardware products, from players to Music (iPod) to smart watches (Apple Watch), not forgetting the company’s flagship, the iPhone.
The electronics industry is today a universal battle where patents, supply and demand participate in a very aggressive game to obtain the most advanced device to satisfy consumer delights. These companies are designed to design and produce devices responsible for keeping people connected, they are undoubtedly the most profitable.
We are facing an authentic technological revolution, where with the course of one year to another the technologies can be ridiculously outdated and obsolete. Apple and Samsung, the two most prestigious companies internationally, have been gradually diminished by emerging companies that have become a place in this competitive industry, where a small failure of functionality on a hard drive, a music player or a smartphone can mean losses of billions, or worse, consumer confidence.
Here are the largest hardware companies in the world for their market capitalization in billions of euros as of March 30, 2018 and total assets as of December 31, 2017:
|No.||Business||Stock Market Cap||Assets||country|
|one||Manzana||€ 707.48||€ 338.37||U.S|
|two||Samsung||€ 230.18||€ 235.16||South Korea|
|3||Canyon||€ 39.80||€ 38.41||Japan|
|4||Hp||€ 28.55||€ 28.39||U.S|
|5||Boe Technology Group Co Lt-B||€ 24.37||€ 33.90||China|
|6||Focus Media Information Te||€ 22.01||€ 1.61||China|
|7||Hewlett Packard Enterprise||€ 21.00||€ 49.63||U.S|
|8||Western Digital||€ 20.87||€ 24.82||U.S|
|9||Fujifilm Holdings||€ 16.96||€ 26.09||Japan|
|10||Netapp||€ 12.57||€ 7.87||U.S|
|eleven||Seagate technology||€ 12.04||€ 7.28||U.S|
|12||Catcher Technology Co||€ 6.95||€ 6.00||Taiwan|
|13||Ricoh Co||€ 6.64||€ 21.02||Japan|
|14||Xerox||€ 6.41||€ 13.26||U.S|
|fifteen||Nec||€ 6.32||€ 20.03||Japan|
|16||Quanta Computer||€ 6.28||€ 17.20||Taiwan|
|17||Seiko Epson||€ 6.24||€ 7.75||Japan|
|18||Legend Holdings||€ 6.06||€ 42.84||China|
|19||Logitech International-Reg||€ 5.67||€ 1.52||Switzerland|
|twenty||Asustek Computer||€ 5.58||€ 9.67||Taiwan|
|twenty-one||Pegatron||€ 5.25||€ 13.69||Taiwan|
|22||Brother Industries||€ 5.12||€ 5.31||Japan|
|2. 3||Lenovo Group||€ 4.95||€ 24.54||China|
|24||Meitu||€ 4.52||# N / A||China|
|25||Advantech Co||€ 4.01||# N / A||Taiwan|