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)|
|Largest companies in the S&P 500 by net income|
|Company||Net income ($ billion)|
|JP Morgan Chase||39|
|Largest companies in the S&P 500 by revenue|
|Company||Revenue ($ billion)|
|Largest companies in the S&P 500 by employees|
|United Parcel Service||534|