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Largest companies in the S&P 500 by market cap, revenue, and employees

The largest company in the S&P 500 by market cap and income is Apple, while Walmart reigns supreme when measuring revenue and the number of employees.

The Standard and Poor’s 500, better known as the S&P 500, is a stock market index tracking the stock performance of 500 large companies listed on exchanges in the United States.

The S&P 500 is widely regarded as the best single gauge of large-cap U.S. equities, with an estimated $13.5 trillion indexed or benchmarked to the index.

An analysis by Charlie Bilello, CEO of Compound Capital Advisors, revealed the largest companies in the S&P 500 market cap, net income, revenue, and the number of employees.

His analysis shows that Apple has the largest market cap at $2.5 trillion, followed by Microsoft with $1.9 trillion, Google owner Alphabet with $1.4 trillion, and Amazon with $1.3 trillion.

Apple also reigned supreme on net income at $100 billion, followed by Microsoft at $73 billion and Alphabet at $72 billion.

Walmart generated the most revenue with $588 billion, followed by Amazon with $486 billion, and Apple with $388 billion.

Walmart also topped the biggest employer list with 2.3 million staff members, followed by Amazon with 1.6 million and Accenture with 710,000.

Largest companies in the S&P 500

The tables below show the largest companies in the S&P 500, based on Charlie Bilello’s analysis.

Largest companies in the S&P 500 by market cap
Company Market cap ($ billion)
Apple 2.482
Microsoft 1.928
Alphabet 1.414
Amazon 1.323
Tesla 906
Largest companies in the S&P 500 by net income
Company Net income ($ billion)
Apple 100
Microsoft 73
Alphabet 72
JP Morgan Chase 39
Exxon Mobil 39
Largest companies in the S&P 500 by revenue
Company Revenue ($ billion)
Walmart 588
Amazon 486
Apple 388
Exxon Mobil 352
CVS Health 308
Largest companies in the S&P 500 by employees
Company Employees (thousands)
Walmart 2,300
Amazon 1,608
Accenture 710
FedEx 547
United Parcel Service 534

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