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BusinessWeek's top 40 companies. Guess what number Nintendo is?
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October 06, 2009, 18:40:49
 
Link here and data below!

Rank Name Industry Country Value CAGR (2004-2008) Sales CAGR (2004-2008) Market Cap ($ Millions, Dec. 31, 2008 ) 2008 Sales ($ Millions) International Sales (%)

1 Nintendo Electronics Japan 38.11 35.75 52,930 16,802 81.00
2 Google Internet Services U.S. 8.62 61.69 96,953 21,796 51.00
3 Apple Electronics U.S. 24.16 40.74 75,871 32,479 28.00
4 Doosan Heavy Industries Construction Products & Services Korea (South) 25.79 34.21 5,241 15,269 70.00
5 Hyundai Heavy Industries Shipbuilding Korea (South) 42.59 17.37 12,038 21,820 82.00
6 GDF Suez Utilities France 16.67 39.91 105,346 94,420 48.00
7 MTN Telecommunications South Africa 17.61 30.81 21,923 11,090 63.00
8 Monsanto Chemicals U.S. 23.74 20.13 38,547 11,365 50.00
9 Inditex Apparel Spain 18.57 25.05 27,563 13,969 66.00
10 BHP Billiton Mining & Metals Australia 13.51 29.49 113,807 63,140 90.00
11 Reliance Industries Chemicals India 10.29 30.35 39,858 34,055 59.00
12 Jacobs Engineering Engineering & Contracting U.S. 14.59 25.10 5,913 11,252 38.00
13 World Fuel Services Oil & Gas Services U.S. 3.96 34.51 1,084 18,509 54.00
14 Fluor Engineering & Contracting U.S. 10.26 24.21 8,146 22,326 44.00
15 ABB Industrial Machinery Switzerland 21.09 11.77 33,412 35,262 55.00
16 CNOOC Oil & Gas China 3.25 28.58 41,727 18,273 27.00
17 Amazon.com Online Retail U.S. 1.22 29.00 21,948 19,166 47.00
18 America Movil Telecommunications Mexico 10.33 19.87 50,974 24,960 61.00
19 Occidental Petroleum Oil & Gas U.S. 8.56 20.81 48,607 24,217 40.00
20 Teva Pharmaceutical Pharmaceuticals Israel 8.60 20.38 36,443 10,458 99.00
21 Mapfre Insurance Spain 4.24 24.28 9,157 19,827 33.00
22 Petrobras Oil & Gas Brazil 5.54 22.67 85,934 92,246 48.19
23 Kühne + Nagel Transportation Switzerland 7.65 20.49 7,493 16,904 34.00
24 Sasol Chemicals South Africa 10.83 14.43 18,941 16,599 30.00
25 Komatsu Construction Machinery & Equipment Japan 4.64 18.31 12,361 22,535 77.50
26 Tenaris Oil & Gas Services Luxembourg 0.61 26.37 11,922 11,476 83.14
27 Li & Fung Trading Company Hong Kong 1.17 23.87 6,227 14,286 97.82
28 Schlumberger Oil & Gas Services U.S. 0.47 24.02 50,546 27,163 70.27
29 Saipem Engineering & Contracting Italy 0.12 23.54 7,148 13,423 80.10
30 Apache Oil & Gas U.S. 0.12 23.46 24,946 12,390 45.40
31 Oracle Software U.S. 1.21 21.91 91,310 22,430 48.80
32 Telefónica Telecommunications Spain 2.85 18.24 100,898 80,550 38.30
33 Bilfinger Berger Engineering & Contracting Germany 3.46 16.39 1,772 13,563 39.10
34 Anheuser-Busch InBev Beverages Belgium 2.02 17.74 36,458 22,383 44.60
35 ConocoPhillips Oil & Gas U.S. 1.54 17.39 78,784 225,424 30.90
36 Praxair Industrial Gas Supplier U.S. 5.56 13.12 18,215 10,796 39.70
37 Bidvest Group Trading Company South Africa 3.96 14.36 3,709 14,113 42.60
38 ExxonMobil Oil & Gas U.S. 4.11 12.65 397,234 425,071 87.00
39 Fresenius Medical Devices & Services Germany 1.42 14.77 9,168 17,148 55.00
40 Kao Cosmetics & Toiletries Japan 4.04 11.16 16,204 13,247 30.00

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Posted: 10/06/09, 18:40:49  - Edited by 
 on: 02/18/11, 00:55:48    
 
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Fuck, I was just thinking of buying some Nintendo stock yesterday, since my bank is giving me $50 for starting an account. Now it's too late!

Anyway, Nintendo's stock seldom reflects the healthiness of the company. They profit per employee is UNGODLY.


Posted by 
 on: 10/07/09, 02:36:13
Geez Louise.

EDIT: and Apple is Numbah 3? And MS isn't in the top 5? Holy hell the world "flipped, turned upside down!"


Posted by 
 on: 10/07/09, 04:55:08
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