Malaysian PLCs on Forbes’s “The World’s Biggest Companies” 2009

                                                        

 

Forbes The World’s Biggest Companies

 

Forbes had announced the global 2000 biggest companies, Forbes’ ranking of the world’s biggest companies use an equal weighting of sales, profits, assets and market value to rank companies according to size.Malaysia has 19 companies in the list and the companies ranking is as below,
 

 

 

 

Ranking

Company

Sales ($Bil)

Profits ($Bil)

Assets ($Bil)

Market Value ($Bil)

534

Maybank

4.71

0.90

81.98

6.71

569

Sime Darby

10.41

1.07

10.79

9.16

575

Tenaga Nasional

7.58

0.76

20.58

7.54

685

Public Bank

3.02

0.76

56.55

8.62

705

Commerce

3.68

0.57

59.60

6.66

875

MISC

4.05

0.76

9.08

8.58

1051

IOI Group

4.49

0.68

5.27

6.14

1290

RHB Capital

1.74

0.31

30.13

2.17

1467

Petronas Gas

0.98

0.34

3.06

5.20

1540

YTL

2.00

0.24

11.77

3.11

1612

PLUS

0.87

0.32

4.92

3.96

1684

PPB Group

1.02

0.38

3.82

3.10

1692

AMMB Holdings

1.72

0.21

25.82

1.82

1734

TM International

3.33

0.15

10.75

3.06

1805

HL Financial Group

1.20

0.17

25.53

1.30

1823

Genting

2.66

0.17

8.78

3.46

1938

Petronas Dagangan

6.97

0.21

2.69

1.98

1941

KL Kepong

2.28

0.30

2.47

2.87

1976

Telekom Malaysia

2.54

0.23

6.51

3.21

 

Forbes ranking is not merely based on the market capitalization and hence the ranking is different from the Bursa Malaysia top 10 largest market capitalization. However overall the companies are still the same blue chips stocks, the different is only the ranking. One of the rule of thumbs for stock selection is to go for the stocks that are fundamental strong.

 

 

Malaysia Banks Market Capitalization in Bursa Malaysia as at 08 April 2009

 

Malaysia commercial banks market capitalization in Bursa Malaysia as at 08, April 2009 are

as follows :

 

 

Bank                            Price        Share Issued            Market Cap

 

Public Bank                    7.85         3531925834              27725617797

Maybank                        3.82         7077663000              27036672660

Bumiputra Commerce      7.40         3370981632              24945264077

Hong Leong Bank            5.30         1580107034               8374567280

RHB Capital                    3.64          2153474695              7838647890

AMMB Holdings               2.64         2722969590              7188639718

Alliance Financial Group   1.83         1548105929              2833033850

Affin Holdings                   1.40         1494366667              2092113334

EON Capital                     2.80          693208732              1940984450

 

Public bank is still the biggest bank in term of market capitalization at this time even tough Maybank has increased the total number of share.

 

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